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Dolphin Academy Curacao

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Address: Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
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+599 9 465 8900
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 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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Experience of a lifetime!

This was a fabulous experience and worth every dime. The dolphins are very well cared for, the trainers and staff were friendly and professional. It was truly a once in a lifetime... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a fabulous experience and worth every dime. The dolphins are very well cared for, the trainers and staff were friendly and professional. It was truly a once in a lifetime experience. These are a amazingly strong, smart, and gentle creatures. Be prepared to tread water for about 45 minutes (they provide the flippers).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the last day of our vacation we headed to the Dolphin Academy and i will admit , it was a phenomenal way to end our stay in Beautiful Curacao. The dolphins ,OMG are sooo adorable and well trained , this was my first time witnessing these majestic creatures and boy ohh boy what an experience it was. Very informative... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow ...this experience was just mind blowing. We thought 15 years ago when our daughter was 12 that the Florida dolphin experience was exciting but this made it pale in comparison. We were over in Curacao for 2 week holiday for our 30th wedding anniversary and had our daughter, son-in-law and 5 month grandson, our son and his fiancé to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing to do at the Se-aquarium, anyone should do it. It is very exciting once you are there your heartbeat just race up

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My 11 yr old daughter just finished her two mornings of assistant dolphin trainer training at the Dolphin Academy. She loved it! Anje and the other trainers were really good with her. She got to train with them, learn about dolphins, help prepare dolphin show treats, swim with a couple dolphins and then participate in one of the dolphin shows.... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice to swim with dolphins but a bit slow due to all the cruise people. The outside is nicer than the inside. But I would recommend this, our 2 year old was very excited to see the Dolphins.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a decent experience. I felt the tanks were too small for the animals and overall not much to see. The sharks had no room to swim. We just went to do the dolphin experience. An encounter with a dolphin will always be amazing so I'm focusing on the other aspects of the facility. When we arrived they did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all the trainers and the whole atmosphere is very relaxed and focused on the well being of animals. At first I was somewhat reluctant to this, but the trainers proved me wrong. Next to a demonstration we did a dolphin swim hosted by Marie Christine: very relaxed and continuous focus on fun for dolphins and humans. Really loved... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I swam with the dolphins when we honeymooned in Curacao 1/17. We chose to to do the 'swim' option which gives you around 45 minutes of swimming with the dolphins in a lagoon area where they are kept. Highly recommend doing this. It was a bucket list item for me and it did not disappoint! Trainers were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the swim with dolphins package. It was amazing. After a film introduction of dolphins and the sea we were taken by an instructor who explained what we have to expect and how we have to react and do with the dolphins during our swim. We were than taken to the area were our dolphins and instructors take us... More 

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