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Address: 61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
Phone Number: 1-888-814-9154
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Great time!

Great staff and wonderful Dolphins!!! My daughters only regret was the it was too short and the Dolphins didn't pull us(which we knew when we went). Over all good once in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Ellis, Kansas
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Ellis, Kansas
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great staff and wonderful Dolphins!!! My daughters only regret was the it was too short and the Dolphins didn't pull us(which we knew when we went). Over all good once in a lifetime experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Dolphin Encounter was one of the highlights of our trip. The dolphin handlers are all well qualified and knowledgeable about the dolphins. I found it to be well organised, ethical and educational.

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Thank E B
Stockholm, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes it is expensive to swim with the dolphins but well worth it. All proceeds go to maintain the sanctuary so i feel it is worth the $. My husband and i were trainers for the day. A 3 hour educational look at the behind the scenes in caring for dolphins. It was awesome! Highly recommend.

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Thank micheledelikat
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 16, 14 & 11 year old children had an awesome time playing with the Dolphins. The only minor negative was that they didn't get pushed or ride the dolphins like I have seen at other Dolphin encounter facilities. $175 per kid plus $120 to get the pictures which was definitely a little excessive.

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Thank Chipfio9
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chelsea was so wonderful and taught us so much about the Dolphins! We got to meet the Dolphins, pet them and feed them! So much fun! Chelsea is the best!

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Thank Mandy K
Houston
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

unforgettable to all, little kids and adults. this is a more quaint experience than in most facilities.

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Thank Virginia W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always wanted to swim with the dolphins and be close up with them and this experience did not let me down When we arrived at this Hotel in Duck Key I noticed the dolphin centre straight away. I booked this experience and was given all the details by one of the staff in detail who was very precise... More 

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Camden, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to sign our 12 and 14 year olds up for the dolphin swim and we are so glad we did. The kids thought it was one of the best things they've ever done. It was well worth the money - but get ready bc it's expensive. I would recommend getting some of the photos they take as well... More 

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Thank Rose M
Hays, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't pay extra to interact with the dolphins 1 on 1 but the experience was really cool none-the-less. The dolphins were incredibly well trained. Would be a really good exhibit to take kids to.

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Thank HighSpeedLowDrag
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Expensive dockside interaction with the Dolphins. They spent time in an informative class and then did about 15 mins of interacting with the Dolphins. The staff was fabulous with the kids. A photographer will take pics and the CD is very expensive. I would've given more stars if this was included in the price.

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