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Address: Mile Marker 101.9, Bay Side, Key Largo, FL 33037
Phone Number: +1 305-451-4060
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

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Very cool experience!

We didn't get signed up in time for the swims (they had space available the next day, but we were to be leaving then), but we were able to get Dolphin Kisses! What a treat! We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
Clarkesville, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I swam with my two kids with the Dolphins. They loved it and will never forget it and for that I'm grateful. I on the other hand, was sad afterwards. I have always wanted to swim with dolphins. However, I disagree with keeping them captive just for entertainment purposes. When I read that this place is about research I talked... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Terrible experience!!! we were waiting on the sun about 30 minutes just for photographer. we make the sea lions. we actually just feed one, and pet the other. the rest was just that we have to stay on some position for photo. we re really in a bad mood after that... I am from Czech and I was really looking... More 

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We didn't get signed up in time for the swims (they had space available the next day, but we were to be leaving then), but we were able to get Dolphin Kisses! What a treat! We have never been so close to these beautiful creatures before! My 25 year old son and I thought it was pretty cool that we... More 

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Crittenden, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My wife and I did the structured swim with the dolphins and that was well worth the price...although the actual time in the water was no more than 20 minutes. We coupled that event with the sea lion experience and that one wasn't all that great. There are two sea lions and they haven't been there that long and were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were able to experience swimming with 2 beautiful dolphins! They interacted with us and the photographer captured beautiful pictures!

Thank Evelyn M
Independence, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Ed got to swim with the Dolphins. We got to see baby dolphins while there. The scenery was beautiful. The drive from Orlando was awesome. I am so glad we got this opportunity.

Thank Christi B
Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I was very impressed with this organization and their program . I saw children swimming with Dolphin and learning so much about this amazing creature. Keep up the good work, can't wait to go back again.

Thank Roxycallen
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

One of the best dolphin encounters that I have had. I enjoyed it so much that I have returned several times with family and friends so they could have this experience.

Thank Jo-Anne G
West Palm Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Took a friend from Chicago there, we had the best time and she the the greatest experience with the dolphin and trainers. The has hospitality built in to everyone who works there.

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Lacey, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

This park is actually a federal research site for dolphins and sea lions. As a result the "trainers" are actually highly educated and very professional. The dolphins and sea lions along with their trainers are working most of the day so there is plenty to observe for many hours. Of course, the highlight and it is worth every dollar is... More 

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