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The Dolphin Explorer

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Marco Island, FL, USA
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About The Dolphin Explorer
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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Mike wrote a review Jun 4
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Exceeded my expectations from start to finish! I highly recommend this experience! Head Marine Biologist Bob and Kristin were informative, friendly and made the trip unforgettable! Captain Eddie was incredible, helpful and knowledgeable. The experience was above and beyond what
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Cassie M wrote a review Jun 2
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Bob and Eddie led our tour and it was AMAZING! It was definitely worth paying a little extra to do this tour with dolphin researchers instead of just any old tour guide. They were so knowledgeable and really valued the well being of the dolphins. I loved hearing about the lives
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Regina M wrote a review Jun 1
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Capt. Eddie and Bob were great. They were very knowledgeable and explained quite a bit about the area dolphins. There are activities for kids to keep them involved. The highlight was the dolphins playing in our wake.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Victoria Keller wrote a review May 2021
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We had such a wonderful time with Capt. Eddie and Naturalist Bob today on the Dolphin-Explorer! I highly recommend this trip, especially for the younger set. Edutainment at its' finest! Both Bob and the Cap knew the dolphins by name, knew where they hung out, who was related to
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Rachel S wrote a review May 2021
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My family had a wonderful experience on the Dolphin Explorer. We spotted dolphins two minutes into our ride! We saw 18 dolphins during our entire boat ride. Bob was highly knowledgeable about all of the dolphins. As a bonus we were able to do some shelling on Tigertail
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Date of experience: May 2021
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