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Wild About Dolphins
Reviewed September 27, 2012

There's not a whole lot that we can add to all the rave reviews Capt. Sheri and First Mate Maya have received. Our small group (6) was great, the light lunch was very nice, and Sheri's respect for and knowledge about dolphins is most impressive. We completely circumnavigated Key West by the end of the day and were treated to flyover by jets from the local air station as we headed in.

We also were impressed that Sheri took a lot of time with one member of our group who was initially very apprehensive about snorkeling for the first time. Sheri made sure the person was properly and comfortably fitted with the gear, and and even got in the water with her to make sure her first experience was a wonderful one. Maya made sure that every passenger felt loved and appreciated, and she is a talented dolphin spotter. This was our second such expedition in Key West and, while we saw more dolphins on our previous adventure (always a crap shoot, regardless), you can't go wrong with Wild About Dolphins!

Thank David C
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wildfin, Owner at Wild About Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2012

Yeah... We deeply appreciate your choosing 'WILD about DOLPHIN's' and your awesome trip review. Dolphin dog "Maya" is the best and takes her "job" to heart - entertaining, loving, dolphin spotting and more... I appreciate your comment regarding working with a novice snorkeler..It is incredibly rewarding to work one on one with a guest that wants to snorkel but is fearful &/or apprehensive.. The majority of our guest's are new to snorkeling...we specialize in sharing this experience in a safe, patient, educational environment.

We look forward to your next vist - Warm Regards, Captain Sheri, Captain George & dolphin dog "Maya"

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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Trip Advisor to the rescue again. After reading all the reviews, we selected Wild About Dolphins for our dolphin and snorkeling experience. Captain Sheri, Maya and the Amazing Grace did not disappoint. We had a beautiful day out on the water, stopping to swim on a sandbar and marvel at the colors of the water - so close to Key West, but so very far. Though it took us a bit to spot the dolphins, Captain Sheri was optimistic and determined to make it happen for our group. Once we came upon the dolphins, we had non-stop fun watching them frolic around the boat. We could tell by Captain Sheri's reaction that she was truly happy to have spotted them for us. You can see our videos on Captain Sheri's facebook site - Captain Sheri's WILD about DOLPHINS - September 11, 2012.

After watching the dolphins for quite a while, we headed out to a reef to snorkel. Captain Sheri provided all the equipment, instructions and information on what we would see. For 2 inexperienced snorkelers, it was a nice, relaxed way to see the fish.

Enjoy your trip!

Thank Jeanne D
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wildfin, Owner at Wild About Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2012

Thank you so much for choosing 'WILD about DOLPHIN's' and for taking your valuable time to write your wonderful trip review. Every trip is special - I really love sharing the magic of the dolphins and the wonders of the Key West waters, marine life and wildlife with my guest's. We hope to see you again. Warm Regards, Captain Sheri & dolphin dog "Maya"

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Reviewed September 12, 2012

We were in Key West one week after a tropical storm so we knew waters would not be ideal for snorkeling and picked the Wild About Dolphins tour as an alternate. We scheduled for 9/5 using their web-site and called Capt Sheri, who emailed our confirmation, "what to bring" and easy to follow directions to the marina. This afternoon was the highlight of our trip!
We shared the trip with one other couple (they take no more than 6 passengers per trip).
I was momentarily disappointed that Capt Sheri and Maya would not be our guides, but Capt George was the best. He was extremely nice and very knowledgeable about the dolphin, other sea life and the area in general. Capt George absolutely did everything he could to make our trip memorable.
We saw many, many dolphin including very small babies. They fished, they played, they jumped (!), they came right up to the boat. After watching the dolphin for a long while, we were off to a shallow area and to snorkel (snorkel gear provided by Wild About Dolphins). The water was churned up even in the shallow area, but we saw angel fish, snapper and a large sting ray. It was my first time snorkeling off a boat in open water, so it was very exciting.
When we got back on the boat (you can get on and off as you like during the snorkeling), there was a light lunch prepared and waiting for us.
We still had time after we ate, so we went back to where we had seen the dolphin and they were still there.
On the way back to the marina, George told us to keep a lookout for turtles and we did spot a large turtle and trailed him for a bit.
The dolphin, the fish, the turtle, the company - everything was perfect. Wild About Dolphins has a personal touch and I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone. Well worth the cost.

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wildfin, Owner at Wild About Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2012

100th review for WILD about DOLPHIN's - Captain George is awesome... WILD about DOLPHIN's deeply appreciates your patronage and wonderful trip review. Captain George & Captain Sheri thank you for choosing our company for your Key West wild dolphin/snorklel/back country excursion.

P.S. -Captain Sheri & dolphin dog "Maya" really appreciate your comment regarding "your awesome trip" guided by Captain George. Dolphin dog "Maya" and Captain Sheri really do need a day off sometimes.... Captain George "rocks" - Warm Regards from Captain George, Captain Sheri & dolphin dog "Maya". Thanks for the great photos!!

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Reviewed September 11, 2012

Captain Sheri and first mate Maya were fantastic hosts.
The trip is an intimate low key cruise with Sheri and Maya visiting their turf.
The trip is a great look at not only the dolphin habitat around Key West, but also a look at some of the history of the island and sea life.
The opportunity to snorkel provided an up close and personal view of sea life.
We will visit Captain Sheri on our next visits to the Keys.

Thank Hans K
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wildfin, Owner at Wild About Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2012

WILD about DOLPHIN's Captain Sheri & dolphin dog "Maya" deeply appreciate you choosing our small owner-operated company for your wild dolphin excursion in Key West. Thank you so much for your wonderful review. W look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, Captain Sheri & dolphin dog "Maya"

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Reviewed September 8, 2012

I am a local resident of Key West and we decided to give Capt Sheri a chance as it sounded fun. It was beyond fun. I purchased the trip as a birthday surprise for my wife and it turned into a great afternoon that we will be repeating. Capt Sheri and her dog Mia knew right where to go for the dolphins and her knowledge is amazing. I see every type of tourist tour living here but this one is a true experience. It is small and intimate and worth twice the amount she charges.

Thank you Capt Sheri and Mia for a perfect afternoon.

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wildfin, Owner at Wild About Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2012

Wow- what a great review from a Key West local. WILD about DOLPHIN's really appreciates you choosing our company and your awesome trip review. It really "rocks our world" to hear from Key West locals that our trip experience was special and that you plan to join us again. Yeah.... Looking forward to seeing you again. Warm Regards - Captain Sheri & dolphin dog "Maya"

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