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Dolphin Safari

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Address: 2319 N Roosevelt Blvd, Banana Bay Resort & Marina, Key West, FL 33040-3835
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+1 305-797-5491

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Awesome dolphin watching!

This trip was everything we hoped! Had Captain Richard on The Amanzi boat, and it was really nice that only 6 travellers per boat are taken. Makes it more personal a d quiet... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
Lora J
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

This trip was everything we hoped! Had Captain Richard on The Amanzi boat, and it was really nice that only 6 travellers per boat are taken. Makes it more personal a d quiet. Richard was friendly and funny, and very knowledgeable, and he made great effort to make sure we had the best trip possible. He checked in several times... More 

1 Thank Lora J
1 review
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I went with my mom and her boy friend was amazing small group like private trip was very friendly I enjoy a lot thanks to cap Gary

Thank Sophie G
Woodstock, Georgia, United States
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2017

We took the dolphin watch and snorkeling tour. Our guide found multiple pods of dolphins and it was really fun. We then went to a reef and he instructed us on how to use the equipment, we had never snorkeled before, was very patient. We saw coral and a lot of fish. I would definitely recommend them.

Thank Sara W
Sunbury, Ohio
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5 reviews
Reviewed February 9, 2017

This place was alright and the boat was just fine. Trouble was the captain. We had Kenny but there are others that are certainly better. This cat has opinions on a lot of things and will share them. Regards himself and his abilities very well. I hate to bash him too much but just make sure you get anyone else... More 

Thank sterlingstark1
Shelton, Connecticut
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73 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2017

We have been on Capn Gary's boat trips for the last 5 years. We always look forward to our return. The boats are small but well maintained and clean. The captains are all knowledgeable and friendly. With only 6 passengers max on each boat, the captain takes the time to ask everyone their name, where they are from, etc. It... More 

Thank felicitym14
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2017

We took an early morning safari with Adam, and we had a good time. We were able to find a couple different dolphin groups, and then went on to do some snorkeling. Only thing we could have used was a little more sunshine to help with the cold water. But such is water temps in January.

1 Thank Eric_1549
Carnegie, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed February 2, 2017

My husband and I were on our honeymoon in Key West, and after reading the good reviews, decided to do the dolphin safari. It didn't disappoint! Captain Gary was very knowledgable and entertaining. We did see about 4 dolphins that swam right along and underneath the boat, which was so fascinating to see them in their natural habitat, and it... More 

Thank Erika M
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

My adult daughter and I were visiting Key West for 5 short days and wanted to do at least one big adventure. We decided to do a dolphin tour. There are several different companies that offer this there. We chose Dolphin Safari because of the great ratings, and the affordability. We are so glad we did! They only take 6... More 

2 Thank Michele L
Averill Park, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I booked an afternoon excursion on our recent trip to Key West. We were debating which company on the island to go with and after reading the reviews we decided to go with Dolphin Safari. We were not disappointed, the local wildlife (manatees and large iguanas) at the dock provided free entertainment while we waited. The trip... More 

1 Thank James L
Orlando, United States
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We got there before 11:30am as instructed - the tour was supposed to start at 12pm. The guide didn't arrive until 12:20pm and we ended up leaving at 12:30pm. We did get to see some dolphins (cool) bit the snorkeling was a bit dissapointing. We went to an area with not much visibility (hard to believe in a place like... More 

1 Thank Ronald B

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