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Dolphins Plus Bayside

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“structured swim”(262 reviews)
“natural swim”(94 reviews)
Welcome to Dolphins Plus! Here, our guests have the exciting opportunity to observe and interact with our marine mammal friends in a unique and stimulating environment. Our guests can experience our dolphins in their natural seawater homes on the...more
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101900 Overseas Hwy, Bay Side, Key Largo, FL 33037-2668
+1 866-860-7946
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am a return customer and will continue to be! I love that these dolphins are in their natural environment. Staff is great, very thorough in explaining what to expect even for the most novice dolphin swimmers. Great place! So much fun and fair time...More

Thank Dee KM W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been wanting to "swim" with dolphins for a long time. I'm just a scaredy cat. So I started with an "encounter" here at Dolphin's Plus. The encounter is where you stand in waist deep water and interact rather than being out in deeper water....More

Thank Carmen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Swimming with dolphins had long since been on the list of things to do and it definitely didn’t disappoint. We were keen however to visit a sanctuary, albeit run as a commercial operation but where the dolphins were cared for and their welfare important. We...More

Thank AlisonJG25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to this facility a few days ago to watch my children swim with the dolphins and they had the best time ever swimming with Nica and Nia. We arrived and was greeted by a young girl who was very welcoming and excited, then...More

Thank ashley_mon32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family of 4 from Germany decided on this facility because of recommendation from a friend who is a cameraman who was part of a documentary (circa 2002) that selected Dolphins Plus because of its singular profile. We found the organization to be well run and...More

1  Thank Rheinland-Cleveland
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

No complaints. The experience was exactly as described. Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. I would definitely return. Photo package is expensive and tempting. My husband was an observer and got several great photos.

Thank Vacationer810391
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I legit loved this. We arrived and we checked in and then were brought down near the bay and the dolphins to get an instructional briefing and information session about dolphins and how to help dolphins. I learned a lot of stuff! Amanda was very...More

Thank Britney81
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Having some visitors from out of the country, we wanted to do something different. We purchased the structured swim with dolphins since that provided the most interaction with the dolphins out of the program choices. We also liked the idea that it limited the group...More

1  Thank Tyroltrekker
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We took our nieces ages 5, 10 and 13 to do the shallow water swim. It was excellent. The staff were knowledgeable and the dolphins were on point. It was a great experience and the photos were well worth the price. We will definitely go...More

1  Thank niki o
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

If you want to go swimming with dolphins this is the place to go! The trainers and the coworkers were really nice and the dolphins are amazing! It was wonderful to see how the trainers and dolphins were working together giving us a wonderful time!...More

Thank Caroline B
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Amanda R
July 9, 2018|
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Response from DolphinsPlus | Property representative |
They are not. However they are for sale in our gift shop!
December 20, 2017|
Response from Thedevelopingimage | Reviewed this property |
Depends on which experience you choose. Their website lists the different experiences and how much they cost.
August 16, 2017|
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Response from CJAce11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It never get too cold down there. Plus December is a big tourist time for them.