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Dolphin Academy Curacao

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Address: Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
Phone Number: +599 9 465 8900
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Dolphin Academy offers fun and educational intimate experiences, like a...

Dolphin Academy offers fun and educational intimate experiences, like a Dolphin Encounter, a Dolphin Swim, a Dolphin Snorkel with Coastal Bottlenose Dolphins in a natural saltwater lagoon and the open sea. Different programs and courses available for all ages.

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Dolphin in Depth

After doing the Dolphin Snorkel last year, this year we decided to do the Dolphin in Depth course. This course takes two halve days. You learn a lot about Dolphins and their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
kchris90
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Nuremberg, Germany

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After doing the Dolphin Snorkel last year, this year we decided to do the Dolphin in Depth course. This course takes two halve days. You learn a lot about Dolphins and their physiology as well as the Dolphin Academy and its history. The course also includes a Dolphin Encounter and a Dolphin Swim program. The course was simply amazing thanks... More 

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Wainfleet, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Allllways wanted to swim with the dolphins, and it was surely a great, exhilirating experience. A bit on the expensive side, but that is to be expected .. My Husband and I went for the "Free Dive" which was 30 minutes with the dolphins with a snorkel and mask. We got to swim and dive down with them, play a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous experience. What can I say other than swimming with dolphins is amazing. They give you a kiss, and you get to swim along side them.

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Thank flowske
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff from the dolphin academy Curaçao is very nice and friendly. The booking was very easy and comfortable. At first I was not sure to book a dolphin swim or snorkel but during our stay in Curaçao we visit the Curaçao sea aquarium and could see how beautiful the dolphin area in Curaçao really are. So we book the... More 

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Bayreuth, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dolphin Academy is a great place to see dolphins in their "almost" natural environment. The trainers show some of their work which is quite impressive. It's possible to get a real dolphin kiss or swim with the dolphins. All the site is pretty nice and the staff friendly and attentive.

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting of the Dolphin Academy and Aquarium is beautiful and very clean. My Granddaughter and I had a great time during our dolphin encounter. The time in the water is fairly short, and is a little pricey, but it was amazing being able to "pet" such a wonderful, friendly animal. This was a special time for my 8 year... More 

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Vaals, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the dolphin swim after some consideration because of the price (which is excluding pictures you can buy afterwards). We are very happy we did not skip this. It is expensive, but it is actually a lot of work (manpower) to guide these tours. This justified the price for us. We entered the dolphin Academy and after signing a... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

don't go there for the aquarium. Nothing much to see there. Dolphin : two of us had the dolphin encounter and two the Dolphin snorkel The encounter is nice for people who just want to touch a dolphin and learn a bit about them. The Dolphin snorkel was in a lagoon (6 persons - 2 dolphins) and you can swim... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience! We all loved interacting with the dolphins and were really impressed that the dolphins get to swim and train in the open ocean in addition to the pools.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

Love this place what amazed me most that the dolphin can go out in the Ocean, the staff is so knowledgeable and friendly there doing a great job tums up for this place!!!

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