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Dolphin Academy Curacao

#4 of 109 things to do in Willemstad Features Animals
Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
+599 9 465 8900
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Private kids swim for my 7 years old daughter, it was fantastic! Great! It was worth the money! We... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Vankerckhoven V
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Bruges, Belgium
Bucket List item completed!

This was an incredibly awesome experience. We got to swim with the dolphins as a family and we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
josie122003
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin swim” (128 reviews)
“sea aquarium” (71 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
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+599 9 465 8900

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Private kids swim for my 7 years old daughter, it was fantastic! Great! It was worth the money! We reservated online, had great pictures

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an incredibly awesome experience. We got to swim with the dolphins as a family and we spent a wonderful afternoon frolicking and doing tricks with them. This was truly a life experience that I am so grateful I got to experience it. My...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although it was quite expensive for four people and we have previously considered whether it is worth its money, but after the encounter with the dolphin there was with us only a permanent smile and if one for a lot of money from Europe flies...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked an encounter for ourselves and our two sons of 5 and 7 years old. One word: AMAZING. Staff is extremely friendly, caring, etc, including the dolphins ;). It is fantastic to see how they treat these amazing animals, keeping them in their natural...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 2 days ago

The infrastructure is quite good, the dolphins live in a great tank that is connected to the sea. From content wise, it's awesome, people can swim with the animals, and have a lot of fun. The only thing that made me rate as average is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter , my grandson and I had an encounter witte the dolhins and it was amazing! We asked all kind of questions and we could touch them.. they were sooo Nice and soft..it was an Awesome experience!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first experience swimming with dolphins and I wasn't too sure what to expect. What I got was a memorable experience that I will never forget. It's educational, exciting and just awesome. The entire staff was very friendly and took time to explain...More

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Dolphin Academy C, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin Academy Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear happy guest, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We hope to welcome you back to soon! Greetings, Laura Dolphin Academy

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently took a cruise to Southern Carribean and went to the Dolphin Academy on a shore excursion. We had wanted to do the dolphin swim but had our3 year old granddaughter with us so that was not an option. We did the dolphin encounter where...More

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Dolphin Academy C, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin Academy Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear happy guest, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We hope to welcome you back to soon! Greetings, Laura Dolphin Academy

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the dolphin encounter. Was great. Had a 1 year old and it still worked really well. Quite pricey though. The marine centre it sits in is also nice.More

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Dolphin Academy C, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin Academy Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive comments and I am pleased that you had a visit overall. However, I apologize for the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay and don't hesitate to call me to share more information and I can tell you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I get to swim with the dolphins 🐬 for my birthday 🎉🤗 my man gave me the best present 🎁 ever 😃 all the staff there were amazing thank you for the unforgettable experience 🐬❤️More

Thank Raya Z
Dolphin Academy C, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin Academy Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your visit. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations on your birthday. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Dolphin Academy Curacao in the...More

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alli2423
15 April 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
We booked separately from the cruise line. You can do it either way. We saved some money by booking separately but we had to find our own transportation to the academy.
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diyqu33n
22 February 2017|
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Response from Nolly N | Reviewed this property |
Hi!, It is near to the port, around 10-15 minutes by taxi or 30 minutes walking, it is easy to go there, every local can show you the way. There is different kind of activities to do with dolphins in a small space.
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Britvik
24 January 2017|
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Response from Bjorn D | Reviewed this property |
They are not captured but adopted after they were found and rescued. After that they started a very succesfully breedingprogram. 2 times a week the gates open and they are free to go where ever they wanna go. They come... More
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