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Dolfinarium

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Strandboulevard Oost 1, 3841 AB Harderwijk, The Netherlands
+31 341 467 467
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Very Good Day to spend with kids

It was fun going there with my 3.5 years old kids, there are 3 main shows where the main one is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amrtarek2009
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The Hague, The Netherlands
If you have nothing else to do

Waiting time by the gates and the shows are impossible. You stand in the sun for long,nowhere to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
batyayogev
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Yehud, Israel
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An unforgettable day A visit to the Dolfinarium is an unforgettable day out for the whole family. Because how often do you get the chance to meet dolphins, take a close look at sea lions and touch sharks? Use all of your senses You can easily spend an entire day at Europe's largest marine mammal park. Take a stroll from the Dolfijnendelta (Dolphin Delta) – where newborn dolphins swim – to the Zeehondenzand (Seal Sand) where common seals live together with grey seals. Listen to the rowdy sea lions and see with your own eyes how enormous walruses are. At the Roggenrif (Ray Reef) you get to meet some smaller inhabitants of the North Sea. Sea bass, rainbow trout and anemones, for example. You can observe them closely and learn all about these interesting creatures. You can even touch the sharks and the rays. Eye to eye Of course you get to take a close look at our marine mammals. There are eleven unique shows in which the dolphins, sea lions and walruses show you their best moves. Be amazed and moved by their extraordinary appearance! Animal welfare first The Dolfinarium has been around for nearly fifty years. Over the years we have done a lot of research and made a significant contribution to the protection of the animals in the wild. Animal welfare has always been and will always be our top priority in our research. We take care of our marine animals with a lot of love, passion and respect. And it shows: the animals in Harderwijk grow (a lot) older than their congeners in the wild and every year many babies are born in our park. As the main sponsor of Stichting SOS Dolfijn we are proud that we are able to help increase the well-being of the animals.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“dolphin show” (40 reviews)
“sea lions” (12 reviews)
“nice place” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Strandboulevard Oost 1, 3841 AB Harderwijk, The Netherlands
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+31 341 467 467
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun going there with my 3.5 years old kids, there are 3 main shows where the main one is the dolphin show; it lasts for around 30 minutes; it is quite good, but I think it can be better . The other 2...More

Thank amrtarek2009
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiting time by the gates and the shows are impossible. You stand in the sun for long,nowhere to hide. They charge at the gates much more than online. Not a lot to do.

Thank batyayogev
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pity. The whole site is looking tired. Not too crowded, which was good, but understaffed in certain areas. Pools for the seals, sea lions, are too small and some are not even occupied. Dolphin show was more or less in the dark and nothing to...More

Thank Tobago2001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long lines. We have to wait 2 hours for the show. Terrible!!!! The food was extremely expensive and ugly.

Thank Lior C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another beautiful place in Holland. An unforgettable experience for adults and children. The shows are wonderful , we enjoyed every moment. I paid 23 euros for a combo picture, with a dolphin and a sea lion. Beautiful memories for my daughter. It seems that the...More

Thank Florentin Georg... M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Dolfinarium to see dolphin shows. The shows were very nice. Pity that you have to pay 8euros for a parking spot and have to walk 20 minutes to the entrance while 300m away from the parking lot you have free parking.

Thank Leon V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the least enjoyable attraction in our trip and i wish we would have had a review like mine in order to skip it The place it VERY VERY old, look neglected and there are only few attractions The Dolphin show is nice but...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2018

We decided to head to the Parc and booked our tickets online the morning we were going. Good discount for eticket. We parked in P2 car park. Easy to get to and a short walk to the parc. Parking was €8.50 for the day. Entry...More

Thank Kim M
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place with lots of playgrounds for kids, large paid parking area and shows. Shows include sea-lions, dolphins and walruses with a fixed schedule. Unfortunately the water slides were under maintenance. The area is also very nice; nearby beach and walking dock with a...More

Thank Mohamed N
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Lots to do and see with young children. Lovely shows with dolphins and other sea creatures. Definately would go again.

Thank Leoni_vS
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