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Address: 951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
Phone Number: +1 239-642-6899
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A National Geographic approved tour, we see dolphins on every trip up-close...

A National Geographic approved tour, we see dolphins on every trip up-close and personal. Join the crew of the Dolphin Explorer cruising the waters of Marco Island in search of dolphins as part of the only dolphin research study in Southwest Florida. On our trip, you will visit rookeries, estuaries and a barrier island that you can explore and shell. Two trips daily, seven days a week. A fabulous family adventure.

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Perfect pace--worth the money!

I was worried since we had two grandparents and our ten-year-old daughter. Would this be too long, o hot, or boring. None of the above. This tour was so informative and relaxing... read more

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Madison, Wisconsin

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I was worried since we had two grandparents and our ten-year-old daughter. Would this be too long, o hot, or boring. None of the above. This tour was so informative and relaxing. Our daughter was all over counting the dolphins and trying to identify them. They take pictures and give them to you at the end. Such a great perk.... More 

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Philo, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Highlight of our week on Marco Island! Very family friendly, the kids learned a lot, and the entire family enjoyed the experience!

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Bellows Falls, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three wonderful hours with the crew and the 21 dolphins we saw. Entertainment and education for both adults and children. It was a great trip with a well informed and polite crew. Take the kids.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best tour we have taken for seeing wildlife and enjoying the natural beauty of SW Florida waters. Our guides were wonderful!

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to put-on your agenda. It was a pleasure and informative cruise.One that anyone and age group will enjoy

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the Dolphin Explorer tour with a group of friends. We were not disappointed! Knowledgeable, friendly staff knew the dolphins and where to find them. We even had a group jumping and playing in the wake of our boat. A highlight of our vacation!!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local and have gone on different types of boat tours when family and friends visit. This is my favorite! Reservations and payment were a snap on my phone. We were warmly greeted and given lots of attention throughout the tour. Captain Bob and Guide Bob were a great team. This tour company is both professional in customer service... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would definitely recommend The Dolphin Explorer. It was a very enjoyable and educational experience. The staff was engaging, friendly and especially great with the kids. A super way to spend the day!!!!

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Westfield, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I surprised my 11-year old daughter with a trip to FL, and our encounter on The Dolphin Explorer WELL EXCEEDED my expectations! I would do it again in a heartbeat! Our guide (Bob) was SO knowledgeable about the local dolphins, and taught us a lot about them in general. On 3 occasions we had dolphins chasing our wake which was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were on vacation in Naples and decided to take to kids to see the dolphins. It was a great experience and great to entertain the kid for a morning. We saw lots of dolphins and the stop at the beach was great. The staff was great doing everything to ensure we all were having a great time.

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