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Address: 951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
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+1 239-642-6899
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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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Unforgettable experience

We are so glad we chose to take this tour during our vacation. It was extremely enjoyable and truly unforgettable.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are so glad we chose to take this tour during our vacation. It was extremely enjoyable and truly unforgettable.

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Auburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love watching the dolphins, every time I am in Marco Island, I sit on the deck watching for them. This is the first time I took this trip, it was wonderful and I will be back next year !

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unbelievable experience. This isn't simply two guys and a boat of tourists. They are true professionals dedicated to both researching the dolphins of south west Florida and your family's enjoyment and education of the eco systems they inhabit.

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Leavenworth, KS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with this excursion where we saw many dolphins and learned so much about them. The guide and boat captain were very pleasant and knowledgeable. We also had time for shelling which was a nice extra. This is one of the few excursions I have been on where we were allowed to bring snacks and water and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked early for the 1-4pm cruise and the weather the day we went was absolutely beautiful. The guys on board the boat know the dolphins by their fin markings and said we saw 18 different ones today on our trip. They pass out handy books to all the people on the boat, so you can see all the different... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This experience was absolutely incredible! Most definitely exceeded any expectations we had. The staff were incredibly friendly, entertaining and knowledgeable. We would highly recommend to anyone in the area and will 100% go on this excursion again next time we are visiting Florida! Was an incredible treat to witness numerous dolphins in their natural environment!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful tour, Bob our captain and Bob our guide were both excellent. Would do it all again. Thanks.

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Milford, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had such a great time on the Dolphin Explorer. We saw well over 15 dolphins and really enjoyed the expertise of the guides. They took beautiful photos of our family and ma y of the animals we saw and printed the pictures for us at no charge. I loved seeing the dolphins in their natural habitat. The visit to... More 

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Layton, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We boarded The Dolphin Explorer and was so excited from the very beginning with the experts Bob and Mike and their knowledge of the dolphins in the area. They knew the names of each dolphin that we encountered by their fins. It was an awesome experience and would be for all ages. They took pictures throughout the trip and at... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Third time. Can't miss on this tour. Expert guides - all good! Bring your friends. It's terrific! We'll be back again.

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