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The Dolphin Explorer

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951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
+1 239-642-6899
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Best Dolphin Experience

My grandchildren absolutely loved this. The educational experience was one of the best. The... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Donna G
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Great trip

Spent the morning of 10/11 on this tour. We had a great time as we saw a lot of dolphins from the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
NJGIANTSFAN
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New Jersey
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A National Geographic approved tour, we see dolphins on every trip up-close and personal. Join the crew of the Dolphin Explorer cruising the waters of Marco Island in search of dolphins as part of the only dolphin research study in Southwest Florida. On our trip, you will visit rookeries, estuaries and a barrier island that you can explore and shell. Two trips daily, seven days a week. A fabulous family adventure.
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951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My grandchildren absolutely loved this. The educational experience was one of the best. The children loved the interactive activities that kept them busy for the three hour boat tour. Having the dolphins swim beside the boat and jump up and splash in the water was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent the morning of 10/11 on this tour. We had a great time as we saw a lot of dolphins from the first few minutes on Crew gave our 4 year old a checklist of the dolphins and animals she might see and she loved...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thanks to Bob and Bob for a wonderful Sunday with the grandkids! I highly recommend this tour to anyone!

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Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth the trip! Guides were great and very friendly with crowd. Especially children on board. Saw lots of dolphins. Enjoyed our stop to Tiger Tail beach where we found several sand dollars. A perfect morning in paradise! You were given several complimentary photos taken...More

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Thank Tammy E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best dolphin tour I have ever been on. They were extremely knowledgeable and it was interactive which was nice. Lots of dolphins and we learned a lot. Also Great shelling!

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Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant morning out on the water/beach, all members of the team were friendly, knowledgeable, helpful and obviously enjoying their work. Nice boat, plenty of room to move around and beverages provided too. Saw plenty of dolphins and collected some great shells too. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a lovely day and Captain Bob and Naturalist Bob could not have been nicer. The grandkids, parents and grandparents all had a wonderful time! It is a must for a visit to Marco.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time on this tour with Bob and Bob. We spotted a lot of dolphins and learned a lot about them.

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Thank Barb M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second trip on the Dolphin Explorer. 2 weeks after Hurricane Irma, our only problem was a blocked path on Kewaydin island. Captain Bob and Naturalist Bob substituted Tigertail Beach for shelling. Several dolphins played in the boat's wake and we watched others "courting." It's...More

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Thank scotusa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect adventure for a family with kids. We took 4 grandchildren ages 7 through 14 on a dolphin adventure. The trip is conceived as a perfect outing for families. The children learned how to identify specific dolphins and were given dolphin coloring...More

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Gina I
April 30, 2017|
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Response from MaryViktoria | Reviewed this property |
The trip was 3 hours long. They offer a trip in the morning and one in the afternoon. We took the 1 pm - 4 pm trip.
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larryandd0ttie
March 31, 2017|
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Response from Candy V |
Srs are $64 plus taxes/fees. $69 for others plus t/fees. You can go to their website and click on reservations and prices come up.
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