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Strandboulevard Oost 1, Harderwijk 3840 GC, The Netherlands
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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in Harderwijk
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Aquariums, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Is this park worth the money? Difficult question actually ... I visited the park in the winter period and was a bit disappointed. First of all, let's be honest: it does not offer a lot of attractions. It actually fits in my backyard. Almost, anyway. The shows provided are okay for children, but it's not like it's top quality. Except... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We visited the Dolfinarium Dec 22 when open for two weeks for the Holiday Season. It was excellent family fun, the truly world class Aqua Bella show and other animals shows, as well as the family fun activities including Santa. All this for 15 Euro's: incredible bargain for quality outfit.

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Harderwijk, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Every time whether it's for a business meeting or together with friends or children the dolphins, seals, sea lions and walruses give so much fun. And don't forget the shows: great show of animals, people, music and light.

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Beersheba, Israel
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The main thing to do is the three shows: dolphins, sea lions and would you believe it - walruses and the short demonstrations that include some explanations (only in Dutch) and feeding of some of the animals. Tip - plan to queue about 20 minutes before each of the three major shows - and plan the rest around that. Whatever... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We had a great time at the park! The park is lovely, not very big. Good atmosphere. Lots to see and to do. Show for the whole family. Food is simple (fastfood and sandwiches). The dolphin show is pretty and fun. We like the "Walrus-show" the most. It's really a must see!! It's so funny. The underground facility to watch... More

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Valkenswaard, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Us, parents hadn't been to the Dolfinarium for 35 years and now we know why. The parc is far too expensive for what you get. It's old and you can see that clearly, nothing changed the last years. There is no shade in the parc, except for two places which were crowded since it was a busy day. The advertisements... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Children and adults, enjoyed great time. The Animal's trainers do a great job entertaining the audience while feeding the animals.

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Taipei, Taiwan
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I had never been to one of these places before. I was invited by a friend. I didn't realize what kind of place it was til I got there. As I believe in animal conservation and support their right to a normal existence in their natural habitat, I had to walk out. My friend was a little surprised, but with... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Pretty expensive to get in, and plenty of opportunities to spend more once there. Well, it was a hot July day, and the place was pretty crowded. That said, the wait times for shows were quite reasonable despite the high attendance. Clearly the biggest draw is the Dolphin show, which was well worth it. It's fascinating to think about what... More

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The Hague
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The Dolfinarium has been updates with a new show. Waiting times are reasonable and although acces to the park is not cheap, parking is easy and food and drink prices in the park are acceptable. All in all a great time out for the smaller kids.

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