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Dolphin Connection

61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
1-888-814-9154
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Ranked #3 of 8 attractions in Duck Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Educational Sites
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Charlestown, Nevis
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Kids loved it…. It's pricy but worth doing for the kids. Absolutely recommended. The trainers really know what they are doing.

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Westampton, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Program was well done, informative and so much fun! A bit pricey but comparable to other dolphin encounters. Worth the spend to make my 19 year old daughters childhood dream come true! Her 16 year old brother enjoyed it just as much :)

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Dublin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

If staying in or around Duck Key you have to do this. It was a great experience. The trainers were very knowledgeable and friendly and the dolphins are clearly well looked after and cared for which makes the experience even more enjoyable. We expected the photos to be an extortionate price as they usually are with these kinds of things... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Fun but limited dolphin interaction. My girls really enjoyed it and learned a lot. To purchase pictures of the activity is pricey considering they are either emailing them or putting them on a disc for you.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

absolute must do! great staff, kids loved it as did everyone watching. lasts about 30 mins. very informative and great interaction

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Winchester, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Rather costly but it was a special treat for our 18 year old daughter. She loved it. You spend about 25 mins in the water, with a short talk beforehand. They provide a photographer so you can pay extra for photos if you like but no pressure to buy. Observers can watch from a good view point nearby.

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Staff was wonderful, very nice, helpful, however, the dolphin trainer we were with was insistant on having the dolphins switch every 1-2 minutes, seemed like more time spent exchanging dolphins than interacting with them.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My teenagers ages 17,15, and 14 had "the best time of our lives swimming and playing with the dolphins" but kept saying no to the dolphin connection because of the expense-175.00 plus tax. I talked them into it because it was a once in a lifetime experience.

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York, Pennsylvania
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12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our daughters did the dolphin connection & thoroughly enjoyed it. We have pictures galore of them in the water with the dolphins. The trainers do a fabulous job with the visitors & the dolphins. Well worth the money to make that happen.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I've long said I missed my calling to be a marine biologist. I feel a strong connection with marine life, but especially with dolphins. Growing up, we had Sea World nearby (long since closed) that fostered my love. I've spent countless hours sitting near dolphins, watching them, observing them. Long before I knew what a bucket list was, I wanted... More

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