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Blue World Institute

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Address: Kastel 24, Veli Losinj 51551, Croatia
Phone Number:
+385 51 604 666
10:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 02:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Blue World Institute carries our research on resident population of about...

Blue World Institute carries our research on resident population of about 180 bottlenose dolphins. As research goes on for 30 years, each dolphin has its name and can be recognised. In Losinj Marine Education Centre you can learn about dolphins and their environment. Also, you can Adopt a dolphin and support the work of the organisation to protect this small dolphin group. You can also inquire and book Dolphin Watching Tour with Blue World and experience dolphins in their natural environment guided by experienced educator and skipper. If you would like to participate in 10 day course with researchers, inquire about eco-volunteering!

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Fantastic adventure out on the sea

We actually booked the tour because we wanted to go out on the Adriatic Sea to get a nice view on the islands. It helped that we were promised to also see dolphins and that part... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia
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Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We actually booked the tour because we wanted to go out on the Adriatic Sea to get a nice view on the islands. It helped that we were promised to also see dolphins and that part of the ticket fee would be for supporting the Scientific Work on dolphins of the area. Our expectations were brilliantly over-fullfilled. First, there was... More 

Thank bball15
Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Educational and informative. There are video lectures about dolphins, acoustic room, models of dolphins and turtles... They also organize a boat ride for dolphin watching.

Thank Marko K
Zagreb, Croatia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

it is great if you want learn something more about seaworld ii enjoy it wery good want to see dolphins you can get here or if you want to see dolphin on beach travel to this town

Thank Lovro P
Central Croatia, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Dolphins are one of the attractions of the Lošinj island. Blue World is engaged in educating people about those magnificent animals and eco system. Panels and the movie with explanations are well organized. Although quite small, exhibition gives an insight into animals habits and teach us how should we behave in order to preserve dolphins in sea. It takes about... More 

1 Thank Lilly102015
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Walk through peaceful Veli Losinj and find the Blue World dolphin research center. Bring the kids - target demographic goes all the way from toddler (clean toys and lots of craft supplies) to teens, with a good quality 20 minute film (subtitled with actual audio mostly in Croatian with some English). A quality experience made by professionals intent on sharing... More 

Thank SondraWilliams
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Rather good exhibition. Engaged people. Good lecture about the basics about dolphins. They organize a Dolphin tour in association with the Turist agency. We where two persons and a just perfect Skipper.

Thank Gunnel16
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

there are still about 200 bottle-nose dolphins in the sea around Losinj and the centre provides a lot of useful information about them. It would be great if this fabulous area was even better protected!

Thank torstenth96
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

You can participate for a 12-day volunteering program with the blue world. It's an amazing experience and you will learn a lot from dolphins at the Adriatic. As a volunteer, you get to go on the boat quite a bit with the Blue World staff members. You will be working on data collection on dolphin behavior, feeding, numbers, etc mostly... More 

4 Thank MichaelZern
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Reviewed 13 February 2013

In 2012, we visited with my wife Centre for the Protection delfínů.Je small resort and it would be a shame to not take it because it is in Croatia unikátní.S joy we all viewed, watched a documentary about dolphins and talked with a nice lady that we vysvětlila.Škoda willingly everything that the printed guide is in Czech jazyce.Snad, this gave... More 

1 Thank Petr Z

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