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Address: | Intercontinental Moorea Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 40 55 19 48
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Dolphin Encounter at Moorea Dolphin Center
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If you love dolphins don't miss this. The only down side is the price, somewhat expensive but if you want to see dolphins up close this is the place.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
MooreaSunset
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you love dolphins don't miss this. The only down side is the price, somewhat expensive but if you want to see dolphins up close this is the place.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I gave it an average rating because I thought it was just unbelievably pricey. This was an expensive but a wonderful place at the Intercontinental Moorea Resort & Spa. The high prices keep a lot of the tourists at bay and it's not that crowded. Not sure how the dolphins are treated, but in this world where other animals and... More 

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Thank jokerji
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This can't be scientific, or maybe they research how the dolphins behave caged, in shallow water, around tourists!? Free them! (If they still can survive themself in the open sea.)

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVE dolphins and have always wanted to go swimming with them. I am so glad I done it in Moorea at the dolphin Center. You have a choice of a few different packages. We choose the Reva program as I really wanted to swim underwater holding onto the dolphin. This did not disappoint! It was unreal. Such an incredible... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Intercontinental so the dolphin center was easily accessible. For the Miti experience you only get about 20 minutes with the actual dolphin. You get to pet them, give them a kiss, and a hug. You're not allowed to take photos, because the dolphin Center takes them for you and charges you for them after. However, it's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was truly an awesome experience. Small groups of about 6 get to swim with dolphins. They are magnificent creatures. We got to kiss, cuddle and feed the dolphin - pretty cool!

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Animals are meant to be free just like humans. Not captive, trained and conditioned to do what we want them to do for entertainment purposes. I felt so sad for them...watching them swim in their tiny pools that are not even deep enough for them. If you have ever swam with wild dolphins and seen how they interact, play, make... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We did the Moana experience. The experience was 19,500 francs per person, which at first was almost a turn off. Our guide Gerald was very good. He spent 10 minutes going through the different species of dolphins and whales, and gave us some history of the dolphins in the centre. We then got in with Hina (38 year old female... More 

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Crescent City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

My husband gave me the gift of a swim with a dolphin while we were in Moorea. We care about NOT exploiting wild life, and so we felt satisfied when we chose this vendor that the animals we were encountering had not been wrenched from freedom for our purposes. The beautiful female dolphin we swam with has companions, a wonderful... More 

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Fairland, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

They take pride in these babies. The interactive part was great. Someone stays all the time with the dolphins in case they need something

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