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Address: Mailing: 203 Greenwood Dr, Boat Dock: 5709 N. Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Phone Number: +1 850-230-6030
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Water Planet offers a variety of dolphin swim programs for the whole family...

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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Paul and Greg were amazing! They were so patient with our kids and taught them about dolphins. Despite the weather not being the best they still made the trip amazing. We HIGHLY... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
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Aurora, Colorado
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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Paul and Greg were amazing! They were so patient with our kids and taught them about dolphins. Despite the weather not being the best they still made the trip amazing. We HIGHLY recommend them for your adventure.

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1 Thank Traci P
Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We went out with Paul yesterday. He was amazing!! Very knowledgable, patient with the kids and worked hard to ensure we had the best interaction with the dolphinswecould. This was one of our best family activities ever and I think he was 100% responsible for it. I cant recommend him and Water Planet USA enough when booking your trip. 10... More 

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3 Thank aim04744
California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

I went out today for the four hour tour. Captain Eddie worked hard so we could see a ton of dolphins. I enjoyed how easy it was to get on and off the boat. Also, it was a very reasonable price for that much fun.

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2 Thank grasshoppers2
Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I went out with CAPT Eddie to find dolphins. This company runs smaller boats, which I think makes for a better experience. There were just four swimmers, plus Eddie. Eddie was very familiar with the behavior of dolphins and did a good job of informing the passengers. He made sure everyone had at least a couple of in water encounters... More 

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3 Thank kroraback
Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The 1 day dolphin trip was one that my 15 and 16 year old will remember for the rest of their lives. In fact my 15 year old said it was the "coolest thing he has ever done!!" and the 16 year old says "I cannot believe I got to be within an inch of a dolphin in the ocean,... More 

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Dickson, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

First the staff was great. We booked a 4 hr dolphin tour 10/14/15. They have a maximum of 6 people per tour. I sent 3 teenagers on it without me cause i did not want to do it. Their ages were 14, 15 and 16. So the review in part will be from a teenagers opinion of the tour. They... More 

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3 Thank Wendy H
Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Water Planet's captain and crew were awesome! They took time to explain to us the best way to interact with the dolphins and how important conservation is in order to preserve this beautiful resource! If you are looking to go on a dolphin tour, Water Planet is the company to use when you are in Panama City Beach, FL.

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1 Thank Erik G
Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Captain Paul was fantastic! The dolphins were not in their usual hangouts that day but Paul persisted until we saw many. We appreciate Water Planet's philosophy of taking their customers to where they want to go/ taking the customers to see what they want to see instead of a fixed route regardless of conditions or customer's wishes.

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Franklin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I am so glad that we read the reviews & decided to try this out. 4 hours--lota of time in the water with the dolphins. Paul was a great captain!! All 4 of my teens loved it! You won't be sorry--it is less expensive than most and better! I was close enough that a dolphin was eye to eye with... More 

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Fairview, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We had ages ranging from 2 1/2 to almost 60 and everyone had fantastic time. Captains Paul and Dennis were awesome and they shucked scallops for us at Shell Island. They were very knowledgeable and helped with my son so everyone got to participate!

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