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Dolphinaris Arizona

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A REAL DOLPHIN EXPERIENCE, RIGHT HERE IN ARIZONA. It's a "next generation" dolphin experience that AMAZES, INSPIRES, & EDUCATES guests about protecting the oceans and its inhabitants. Here's your chance to INTERACT with bottlenose dolphins while...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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9500 E Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2734
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were down for a long weekend getaway. Was told we were going swimming with the dolphins. I said, “What??? Swimming with the dolphins in Arizona? I’ve never heard of this before.” I have been to Arizona many times and never knew or heard of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Butterfly Wonderland, it cost WAY too much and the mirror maze and Lazer maze is a joke. Don't waste your time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank daisymaejustice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 3 children and we did the deluxe water experience and got to swim with the dolohins. It was our first time and it was amazing. The front gate team (Rizza, Carmen, and Kat) Matt in the gift shop, and was amazing at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Louben11
Ann-Marie J, Manager at Dolphinaris Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is wonderful to hear, thank you! We are glad your family will have lasting memories of your experience with Noelani. Thank you for taking the time to share your recommendation and hope to have you back again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took 4 kids for their birthday present to do the water experience. They had a wonderful time even though it was forecasted to rain. We had a small hiccup but the amazing staff turned it into an incredible time. Had a delicious lunch with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kleake11
Ann-Marie J, Manager at Dolphinaris Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Dolphinaris to celebrate with your children. We are glad they had a wonderful experience and enjoyed their time with us. We appreciate your visit and hope to have you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is disgusting. We won a pair of free tickets from at work event so went to check it out. Not only were first point of contact people absolutely rude the place was a mess! You expect some trash in places near a city...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank 86Haley
Ann-Marie J, Manager at Dolphinaris Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so very sorry to hear about your experience. We take pride in our facility and certainly do not want any customer to feel this way. Could you please email us at contactusaz@dolphinaris.com with your name, contact information and date of visit?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is expensive for what you get. It is actually sort of depressing also in that the dolphins don't seem to have enough room to move around and there is very little in the way of actual educational experience. The promises you get are not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Savoyfan50
Ann-Marie J, Manager at Dolphinaris Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this feedback. From your message it sounds like you watched our presentation but did not participate in an experience. We want to make sure we exceed expectations of all our guests. Please send us your name, number and date of visit to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and nephew did the full experience 2 weeks ago and it was a life-changing experience for my nephew. After learning so much about the dolphins and efforts to save & protect this amazing species, he wants to be a marine biologist! I am...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Penny F
Ann-Marie J, Manager at Dolphinaris Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Penny. We are grateful for your wonderful recommendation and glad that your family not only had a great time, but also left with a deeper appreciation for conservation efforts. Please do come back again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love my experience. We had ground experience. The dolphin were so amazing and beautiful and we upgrade to unlimited food package. The food was amazing good. Worth every penny. Awesome dolphin show. Everyone is friendly and helpful even the coworkers hasn't been there long....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ann-Marie J, Manager at Dolphinaris Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are thrilled to hear you and your mother enjoyed a wonderful day with us. Thank you for visiting and please do come back again!

Reviewed January 14, 2019

For education and something marine to experience it is very good. It just does not compete with places with an ocean near by.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Barefoot L
Ann-Marie J, Manager at Dolphinaris Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for providing your review. With our unique location, we are glad to offer the opportunity for others to engage with our dolphins and learn more about what those in Arizona can do to protect their natural ocean habitat.

Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Kat delivered an informative and hilarious orientation, while Sarah the trainer gave us a once in a lifetime experience. 15/10 would recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Samantha J
Ann-Marie J, Manager at Dolphinaris Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Hi Samantha, We are so glad you had an amazing experience from orientation thru your interaction. Thank you for taking time to rate us!

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Vanessa S
January 18, 2019|
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Response from sparkee187 | Reviewed this property |
4 dolphins have died here in less than 2 years. Please do not support this place!!
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kaleenau
November 27, 2018|
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Response from Quest229381 | Reviewed this property |
They do a fantastic job with the dolphin experience. Great for all ages
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September 2, 2018|
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Response from Dorethea H | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure how that works. Contact Dolphinaris to inquire how to view/print. If you purchased the pictures they took, you may be able to their website. I hope this helps.😊
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