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Water Planet

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5709 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
+1 850-230-6030
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Outstanding staff, wonderful experience

We have a child with intellectual disabilities and the staff was absolutely wonderful with her. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eileen D
Amazing!

It was late in the year so they were able to get us in on short notice. Our family of six ages... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Tavenson
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Clearwater, MN
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Water Planet offers a variety of fun and educational swim-with-the-dolphin tours for the whole family in Panama City Beach, Florida, including the opportunity to explore Shell Island, snorkel on ship wrecks and collect shells. We also offer dolphin therapy programs for children with special needs. Specialized help for small children by request during your tour.
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“captain eddie” (50 reviews)
“wild dolphins” (50 reviews)
“special needs” (24 reviews)
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5709 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
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+1 850-230-6030

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a child with intellectual disabilities and the staff was absolutely wonderful with her. We all learned a lot about dolphins and how to respect them and their home. And we had a ton of fun. Water Planet will definitely be an annual trip...More

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Eileen. It was a pleasure to have you and your family for this experience. We are looking forward to having you back this summer.

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

It was late in the year so they were able to get us in on short notice. Our family of six ages 10-42 all had the best time. It was a little cold being so late in the year but we didn’t mind. Captain Eddie...More

1  Thank Tavenson
waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for giving us a review. We appreciate it very much. Oftentimes, the after season is excellent and nobody is out there except for the dolphins.

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Captain Eddie shows great respect to the marine life. He wants the different species to trust and not fear Water Planet's boat. That may be why we had such success with this excursion with them coming right up to us in the boat, or swimming...More

1  Thank Renée B
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I think we do this tour every year just to spend time with Captain Eddie. He goes above and beyond to educate you and give you a memorable day. He has respect for all marine life and the life of his passengers. We go in...More

2  Thank Ghiszmara
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My GF and I had a wonderful experience with Water Planet. Very informative and fun. Captain Eddie made it so easy to get close to the dolphins and we saw a large group of rays and many smaller fish at a wreck. Clearly knowledgeable about...More

2  Thank F1tExec
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

With a group of 12 friends we had 2 boats of 6. Unanimous about this experience: fabulous!!! The guides, the trip with the boat, the shipwreck, the sealife, and of course swimming with the wild dolphins. We’ll never forget this.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

The experience you can make during the tour with waterplanet was incredible!!! We saw a turtle, fish, sting rays, a shark and of corse lot of dolphins :)

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2  Thank Kristin123_Kiel
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We went out on a pretty choppy and windy day making it hard to find any dolphins at all but Eddie made sure we had the best trip possible despite the uncooperative weather. I personally am pretty prone to seasickness and we had some pretty...More

2  Thank BonbiTravels
waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you so much for your great review. I love your review because it tells things the way they are. Yes there are days when the conditions are not ideal and everyone should remember that. This is what a wildlife adventure is about. We cannot...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Educational, fun, and exciting! We had a wonderful time and our guide was very knowledgeable and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this adventure!

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2  Thank bmckinneyreed
Reviewed 18 October 2017

First I have to say that our guide, Eddie, was AMAZING! Simply the best. He went out of his way to make sure that we had a great experience. Hurricane Nate hit on Saturday night and our trip was on Tuesday causing the waters to...More

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wlecuyer2017
10 December 2017|
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Response from celticmom2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The trip is 4 hours long. We paid around $90 a piece and we booked a week ahead, in September. It was amazing.
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Nanadee2013
23 August 2017|
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I didn't ask Captain Eddie to take any pics but I'm sure he would have had I asked him. You will have to bring your own camera though.
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X3777VGsusant
19 June 2017|
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Response from waterplanet | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. For the sake of a more meaningful experience, we use 6-passenger boats. Should your party be of more than 6, we will send up to 5 boats out side by side.
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