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Water Planet

Mailing: 203 Greenwood Dr, Boat Dock: 5709 N. Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
+1 850-230-6030
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Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Water Planet offers a variety of dolphin swim programs for the whole family in Panama City Beach...
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Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: Water Planet offers a variety of dolphin swim programs for the whole family in Panama City Beach, Florida, including fun and educational swim-with-the-dolphins tours and dolphin therapy programs for children with special needs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Water planet made our entire trip worth while! Paul, our captain, was amazing. He knew everything about dolphins and sea critters. He went out of his way to please us, and we saw tons of dolphins! One dolphin (Irene) even swam right up to our boat! Amazing experience. This is the best place you could go to for a dolphin... More 

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Louisville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Had an amazing time with the Water Planet crew. The captain was incredibly knowledgeable about any aspect of marine life/biology I could ask about and knew the dolphins habits well. She was comfortable in the water and dove right in to show us what was left of the old ship wreck (not a pirate ship like you're thinking, WWII vintage... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Yes our captains are great and will go out of their way to show you a good time. Come back see us. More 

Hendersonville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Since age 3 I have decided to work with dolphins, my high school stem program is planned out. I have done 1 day, week camp at Sea World an also how to care for animals at sea world, an this was great. Letting them swim all around us was the best feeling you could ever have. This is a must... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thanks Vicki. It was a pleasure to have you on board for that experience. Even though I do this every day, I had a blast. More 

Winchester, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We took the four hour tour. We saw dolphins nearly the entire time we were on the ocean. Denis, the Skipper, knows where to look, gave excellent instructions so we could get the most out of the experience, and handles his boat splendidly. We were in the water with the dolphins and watched many from the boat. It was really... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

John. I appreciate your review and yes, this was a great day on the water. Thank you for choosing us. More 

Wise, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Everyone was easy to work with and very accommodating. I loved the fact that they use small boats and take only small groups. The captain was very pleasant and she was very knowledgeable and made sure a great experience was had by all aboard. I would certainly go again if I am ever back in PCB!!!! Thanks Water Planet for... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We certainly appreciate and we are looking forward to having you back. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We had an excellent time on the dolphin tour! It exceeded our expectations, and we appreciate that the staff genuinely cares for the protection and well being of the marine animals we observed. Our Captain was knowledgeable and made us feel safe. We started our trip by snorkeling, and our Captain knew exactly where to take us. Afterwards, we spotted... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thanks Taylor. I am glad you liked the trip and I am looking forward to having you guys back with your son. Such an experience can contribute to shaping up the way children will look at the marine environment in the future. More 

Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We really appreciated WP's desire to both give us patrons an exciting experience swimming with dolphins as well as respect the animals nature and habits. When the dolphins weren't 'around to play', WP had some creative things for us to do with our time on board. (Thanks for the lessons on jellyfish!)

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thanks guys. It was a pleasure to take your family out to the dolphins. They were great that day and thanks for posting the photos. I am glad you also liked the jellyfish show and tell session. They are not as bad after all. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Rosanne was the best. She could have been on if our sisters! We had a fabulous time and would do it again tomorrow if I could. Thanks!

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review. Yes Rosanne is excellent a passionate about the ocean and marine life. More 

Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This was an amazing experience. We went on the 9am tour and wasted no time. Our captain was Roseann. She was very knowledgable about everything. She quickly found the dolphins and told us what to do. It was hard at first to get the hang of , but at the end, the dolphins were right underneath us. We also did... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Yes Shell Island is on the list of activities and most of the time, we have enough time for everything and I am sorry you did not get to walk on the island. We do our very best to accommodate everyone on board. Yes it is a good idea to make your wishes known... More 

Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

At first we were all a little unsure when we saw our Captain...but he was nothing short of amazing! He was young but friendly, knowledgeably, and safe. He always had animals and passengers safety in mind. We all got to swim with dolphins. And then had a blast snorkeling. We actually drove in on our vacation to Destim because there... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thank you. We appreciate your feedback. More 

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