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Dolphin Research Center
Dolphin Research Center(Grassy Key)
Owner description: Dolphin Research Center is a nonprofit education and research facility. Home to a family of dolphins and sea lions, we offer fun-filled narrated behavior sessions and educational... more Owner description: Dolphin Research Center is a nonprofit education and research facility. Home to a family of dolphins and sea lions, we offer fun-filled narrated behavior sessions and educational presentations every half an hour. During your visit you can watch and learn all about these amazing animals including dolphin maternity, social groupings, physiology, natural abilities and more. You'll see how we care for them, how we're working with them in cognition and behavioral research and the importance of conserving them and their ocean habitat. DRC also offers a variety of interactive programs including the Dolphin Encounter swim program, Ultimate Trainer for a Day, Trainer Experience half-day program, Researcher Experience half-day program and Paint with a Dolphin. We are actively involved in programs for people with Special Needs, as well as veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project, Military families, and others. Most of our dolphins were born here. Others have come to us for a variety of reasons -- including those who were injured and rescued as youngsters and later deemed non-releasable by the government. We are deeply committed to providing all of them with a safe, healthy, happy home for life. The well-being of the dolphins and sea lions is our top priority. Your visit and participation in programs supports the care of our marine mammal family, the maintenance of their natural sea water home, and the rest of our mission to educate others about these animals and the importance of conservation. Thank you for your interest in Dolphin Research Center! less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Sunset Park Beach
Sunset Park Beach(Key Colony Beach)
Attraction type: Beaches
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Coffins Patch
Coffins Patch(Key Colony Beach)
At a depth range of 15 - 30 feet, this dive site consists of a series of small patch reefs, and is where the Spanish Galleon Ignacio sunk in the 18th century.
Attraction type: Reefs
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Thunderbolt(Key Colony Beach)
A majestic shipwreck sitting at the bottom of the ocean floor. A perfect destination for scuba divers.
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins; Ships; Reefs
The Turtle Hospital
The Turtle Hospital(Marathon)
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Alma
Alma
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Duck Key
Price: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Angler and Ale
Angler and Ale
Ranked #2 of 5 Restaurants in Duck Key
Price: $16 - $42
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Grassy Key Outpost
Grassy Key Outpost
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Grassy Key
Price: $7 - $24
Cuisines: American, Grill, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Key Colony Inn
Key Colony Inn
Price:
Cuisines: Italian, American, Bar, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hideaway Cafe
Hideaway Cafe
Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Grassy Key
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Gulf View Waterfront Resort
Gulf View Waterfront Resort
$113 - $218
Ranked #4 of 16 Hotels in Marathon
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Marathon
2.5 of 5
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Marathon
$148 - $332
Ranked #5 of 16 Hotels in Marathon
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hawks Cay Resort
4.0 of 5
Hawks Cay Resort
$283 - $562
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Duck Key
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Lime Tree Bay Resort
3.5 of 5
Lime Tree Bay Resort
$192 - $391
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Layton
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Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort
3.0 of 5
Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort
$262 - $471
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort
4.0 of 5
Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort
$307 - $804
Ranked #3 of 16 Hotels in Marathon
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.