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Dolphin Academy Curacao

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Address: Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
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+599 9 465 8900
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Dolphin Academy offers fun and educational intimate experiences, like a...

Dolphin Academy offers fun and educational intimate experiences, like a Dolphin Encounter, a Dolphin Swim, a Dolphin Snorkel with Coastal Bottlenose Dolphins in a natural saltwater lagoon and the open sea. Different programs and courses available for all ages.

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Must see when you are in curacao

Its a really nice place yiu can even sw with the dolphins depends which package you choose and how much you want to spend. There are shows daily not only the dolphin but also sea... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Willemstad, Curacao
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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its a really nice place yiu can even sw with the dolphins depends which package you choose and how much you want to spend. There are shows daily not only the dolphin but also sea lion and feeding the shark also. A must see when you are in curacao

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you wanna swim with dolphins this is the place. This place is next to the Mambo beach and you can go by bus. Taxi is xxxxx expensive in this Island

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Thank Thomas F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Snorkling with these amazing dolphins makes you realize how special they are and that they wanna share it with you. I can think of a better place for dolphins to take care of then the Dolphin Academy Curacao!! Put it on your bucketlist and you wont regret, i promiss!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our whole family went for the dolphin swim. Definitely worth the expense as it is a truly once in a life experience. Great setting, professional staff and just great fun.

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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see. World famous attraction. It's even be on TV nationally. People go there and volunteer for several months at a time. Run on donations and volunteer labor.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice experience but... it is almost the same to pay for swimming with the dolphins and just the encounter, and the encounter is cheaper. The girl trainers were so kind with us and explain everything good about them.

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Leicester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truly memorable day spent experiencing the Dolphin Encounter with Serena the adorable 4 year old Dolphin. A magical experience for us all followed by a nice walk around the Sea Aquarium and finished off by watching the excellent Dolphin show. Incredibly we experienced monsoon like rain for much of our visit yet this did not detract from a great... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sad. They deserve to be free. Don't visit this if you love dolphins. They are intelligent animals who shouldn't be held in captivity.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It wasmy first timeto see dolphins, it was amazing. Show was good amd attractive, they made lot of tricks. Price wasnt high at all for that

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We did the dolphin "encounter" as opposed to the "swim" with the dolphins. It is somewhat similar because you get to be in the water with the dolphins, but not actually swimming. You go down some stairs to a platform to be in the water with them. The guide gives a lot of information about the animals, and has them... More 

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