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Moorea Dolphin Center

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Address: | Intercontinental Moorea Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
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+689 40 55 19 48
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Dolphin encounters

Great place to get close to a dolphin and meet and learn more about these amazing creatures. Several programs to chose from, I did one together with my 3-year old and she really... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
sannis82
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Auckland
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a treat to be so close to these friendly Dolphins. They are so keen to perform and be stars of the attraction. Always difficult to know if captivity is the right life for these beautiful creatures but these Dolphins are older and have been living this life for over 2 decades. A lovely setting & professional operation with the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Those poor dolphins should be allowed to swim freely. They have no space at all and are there for the hotel to make money from the tourists. Moorea has a huge lagoon in which the dolphins can swim around in, if they get hungry and are happy to free willingly swim back to be fed and play with humans they... More 

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Wylie, United States
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Miti tour which is the shallow water experience as our son is 8 years old. It was the first time that is was available in 3 weeks due to the remodel of a bridge at the resort so we were lucky that it was not cancelled. It was a great thing to do as you learn a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went, but I am in two minds about this type of centre. The few dolphins seemed to be a bit sad and would probably prefer to be out at sea. But of course we enjoyed watching them at close proximity for a while.

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Pendleton, Kentucky
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our bungalow was very near the dolphin center and even though we didn't reserve an educational session we were able to enjoy the dolphins as the staff interacted with them multiple times a day. The dolphins seemed well cared for and were fed frequently. The sessions seemed informative. I loved the location of our bungalow to see this site.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were staying at the Resort so naturally had to explore all of it. The Dolphin Center was so low key & beautiful. We were so impressed that the resort was part of this effort - how lucky for the Dolphins (and turtles).

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great place to get close to a dolphin and meet and learn more about these amazing creatures. Several programs to chose from, I did one together with my 3-year old and she really enjoyed it. Passionate staff, very informative. Both photos and a video available after.

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Thank sannis82
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Swimming with dolphins that r trapped in s pool where they are feed dead fish in exchange for tricks is not educational

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Roxbury, New Jersey
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I purchased this for my son and daughter-in-law for their honeymoon. They were staying at a nearby resort and arrangements were made for Moorea to pick them up. Unfortunately, it was not on their detailed itinerary created by their travel agent so they did not know they missed it until much later. If someone came to pick them up (as... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We got to swim with a dolphin and also learn more about them. The two dolphins in the enclosure were retired dolphins from a zoo.

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