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Address: 951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
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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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Our grand daughters had a great time on our excursion with the Dolphin Explorer group as did all the adults. We saw so many Dolphins and the crew were so attentive always keeping... read more

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Naples, Florida

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our grand daughters had a great time on our excursion with the Dolphin Explorer group as did all the adults. We saw so many Dolphins and the crew were so attentive always keeping the kids and adults well informed about each dolphin. None of us had ever been on a boat when the dolphins road the waves, played and jumped... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great time on the Dolphin Explorer. Crew was great and provided an educational experience for all. Our granddaughters enjoyed it very much as did we. Book early!

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boston, ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took this tour today with our Daughter and Grandson. This was by far the best tour we've ever been on. The crew was informative and engaging. We saw lots of dolphins! The 45 minutes on Keewaydin shelling was fun and Bob took the best family picture of us I've ever seen. Do not hesitate to to this tour. It's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had such a fabulous time on this tour! We saw MANY dolphins, and the crew were incredibly knowledgeable about the dolphins and their habits. This was very educational, and they enjoyed studying the dolphins to see who was who (the crew had pictures and names for dolphins they regularly see). The dolphins played in the wake of our boat,... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a very fun filled day....my grandkids (and their parents) thoroughly enjoyed it. The crew up Bob and Bob couldn't of been more professional and pleasing.

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Wheatfield, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been on various tours before and seen lots of Dolphins but nothing like this. It was like having Sea World right at the back of your boat. Bob and Bob did a great job; I would highly recommend this to anyone who likes the water and the Dolphins who swim in it.

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Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bob the naturalist and Bob the captain were just great. Everyone received a lesson about the area around us. The kids received a booklet where they could record all the wonders they saw that day. The dolphins were especially active that day, jumping out of the water to ooohs and ahhhs. Our grandkids (7& 10) were very satisfied and elated... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bob, our captain and Bob (also), our naturalist, made for both an exciting and informative trip this morning. We have never seen so many dolphins close up jumping out of the water alongside and behind our boat. We highly recommend this trip for 4 years thru adult

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kent and Mike were pleasant and went out of their way to tell us a lot about the local dolphin population. Having a cooler full of drinks aboard was a great idea and sharing photos "at no extra cost was a nice surprise. K and M seemed intent on making everyone comfortable ... both the kids and the adults. It... More 

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Lawson, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best excursion we had during our trip to Florida. The guide was fun and informative and we saw many dolphins. Drinks were provided free (water and soda) and we received pictures of the dolphins and ourselves taken by our guide. The captain was friendly and answered any questions we had. The last part of the tour was... More 

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