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Address: 61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
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+1 305-289-0136
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Amazing experience !

This was a fantastic dolphin encounter. It's expensive but worth it. I've done a dolphin encounter before and both were amazing unforgettable experiences. However this was small... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Meghan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic dolphin encounter. It's expensive but worth it. I've done a dolphin encounter before and both were amazing unforgettable experiences. However this was small groups. I did it with four friends and we were the only ones there. In my previous dolphin encounter there was probably around 30-40 people in the group so not much time with... More 

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Glens Falls, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a perfect experience in every way. The team was awesome (dolphins and crew) and I am so glad we splurged to check this bucket list item off. It's worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four did the dolphin experience. We enjoyed learning more about dolphins at the information meeting prior to going to the dock. The staff was friendly. Even though they do this countless times a day, they still seemed to enjoy seeing my children interact with the dolphins.

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1 Thank Neely L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bucket list in safe and conservation environment, care of dolphins that have never been in wild. Great care and fun for kids.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not really a fan of animals in captivity but I was impressed by watching these dolphins. By the way the interact with the people, the sounds they make and how the trainers treat them, you can that they seem to be happy. And by the way, if they weren't they would just jump through the net that keeps... More 

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Englewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must-do family adventure. Even though it is pricey, it is totally worth it. The interactions with the dolphins were so much fun, and we learned a lot about dolphins and the ocean too. The staff was totally professional. My child was nervous at one point and they were gentle and patient until he warmed up. The pictures... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great experience. The facility is wonderful with a breathtaking view. We did the dockside dolphins for my three little girls. The instructors were very informative and great with children. This was a once in a lifetime experience that they will always remember. This attraction is easily the deciding factor on where you should stay in the Keys.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great experience for our 3 year old. They staff was great and the dolphins were very friendly. Definitely recommend.

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The kids loved this. We had a 13,12 and 9 year old daughters participate in the dolphin encounter! They absolutely loved it! Our 7 year old also got to experience the dolphins from the dock. It was a once in a lifetime experience for them all and something they will be sure to remember. It was a bit pricey and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

My son really loved this. Kids have to reach a minimum height requirement in order to get in the water. Otherwise they can enjoy dockside feeding and activities with he dolphin. Highly recommend doing at least once.

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