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Address: 61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
Phone Number: +1 888-814-9154
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So much fun

The kids loved this. We had a 13,12 and 9 year old daughters participate in the dolphin encounter! They absolutely loved it! Our 7 year old also got to experience the dolphins... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Tricia M
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The kids loved this. We had a 13,12 and 9 year old daughters participate in the dolphin encounter! They absolutely loved it! Our 7 year old also got to experience the dolphins from the dock. It was a once in a lifetime experience for them all and something they will be sure to remember. It was a bit pricey and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My son really loved this. Kids have to reach a minimum height requirement in order to get in the water. Otherwise they can enjoy dockside feeding and activities with he dolphin. Highly recommend doing at least once.

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Lillian, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched an afternoon training and feeding session and it was SUPER interesting to see the dolphins perform during their session.

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Thank keith44ranger
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chose to do the dockside encounter and at $60, I felt like it was worth every penny. Of course if I had my twins and husband in tow, it'd add up fast. Maybe a discount for booking the whole family? The class was quick (which is what you want... let's face it, I was there to pet some dolphins) but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At Hawks Cay Resort, little pricey but I guess it is to subsidize the program for the wellness of the fish. $60 for my 14 month old granddaughter? Great experience and some memorable pictures

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had my reservations about swimming with dolphins but they seemed very stimulated and in good condition. Time in the water was not too long as to harm or tire the dolphins but long enough to be delighted by the experience. They are also trying to encourage swimmers to cut plastic bag use to protect wild dolphins and sea turtles.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We're staying at Hawks Cay resort so I called the local number. The lady was very polite and reserved my son's spot. She asked about any allergies or special needs to be considered. When we showed up, the staff members were great. They had read the information I gave the reservation person about him and explained that they would take... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kids had a great experience swimming with the dolphins!! a bit pricey but nevertheless worth it. will do it again!!!

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Well cared for pod of five dolphins with great handlers. This an "experience" not a "show" so to get the most out of it it is worth spending the cash (if can) to get in the water with them.

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I had such a great time at the Dolphin Connection. Not only is this a great hands on experience, it's also a great educational session as well.

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