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Address: 61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
Phone Number: 1-888-814-9154
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Worth Every Penny

Expensive, but worth the money. The dolphin staff were first rate, eager and well-honed. The dolphins themselves were a rare treat of nature and we loved interacting with them.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Expensive, but worth the money. The dolphin staff were first rate, eager and well-honed. The dolphins themselves were a rare treat of nature and we loved interacting with them.

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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

So at first I was a little aprehensive as an adult. But what a great experience it was. It is a beautiful facility and the staff was outstanding. Don't miss it. It is fun for adult and children.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

One daughter went here and the other to Dolphin Research Center (where Flipper was filmed). It sounds like the experience is much better at the latter. Photos afterwards are also cheaper.

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ft. lauderdale
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great experience. Well organized and run by a terrific staff. Would do it again! The staff handled children nd adults with humor and patience and were wonderful with the dolphins

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Argyle, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Trainers were fantastic, friendly and knowledgable. It was a little pricey but my child LOVED it!! It was clean, organized and well attended. My only complaint is so many wanted to do it it was hard to reserve a spot. Head trainer was awesome.

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Chicago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Do it! It's expensive, it's memorable and it's well worth it. There is something in the eyes of the dolphins that is so human. Even after being in the water with the dolphins, I was continually drawn back to watch them play together when they were off duty.

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essex, ct
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

grandson really enjoyed it but he wasn't paying the bill. pretty well handled. good facility. find something more attractively priced

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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife found the Dolphins so much fun. I took lots of pictures with her and them. The guides are great and make sure you gave a good time. Also it's very informative.

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Cincinnati, OH
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The demonstrations were frequent, interesting and informative. You can get very close up view. The trainers are amazing with the dolphins and their knowledge about them is so impressive!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My husband booked the trainer for a day program for my 40th birthday. I had a blast! It is definitely worth the money as you get over 3 hours learning about what it means to be a trainer. You get to prep food for dolphins, feed dolphins, learn all about caring for these beautiful animals. A day I will always... More 

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