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Address: Mailing: 203 Greenwood Dr, Boat Dock: 5709 N. Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Phone Number: +1 850-230-6030
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Water Planet offers a variety of dolphin swim programs for the whole family...

Water Planet offers a variety of dolphin swim programs for the whole family in Panama City Beach, Florida, including fun and educational swim-with-the-dolphins tours and dolphin therapy programs for children with special needs.

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AMAZING!!!

Best thing we've done in Florida yet! Kevin our Captain was extremely knowledgeable and very patient with our children ages 8 and 11. We loved him he kind of felt like family... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best thing we've done in Florida yet! Kevin our Captain was extremely knowledgeable and very patient with our children ages 8 and 11. We loved him he kind of felt like family after 4 hours ;) Kevin made sure that our safety was number 1 at all times. My kids will never forget swimming with wild dolphins. They also loved... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the kind of one day excursion that i would recommend to anyone in Panama beach area. We had an amazing opportunity to watch some dolphins and other sea life in our excursion. Our Captain/guide Eddie was very knowledgeable about these marine species. All of the above plus the wonderful weather made our day trip super fun. i recommend... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw lots of dolphins and the water was still warm to swim. Tips; bring warm clothing for trip home if you are scheduled for an afternoon excursion. Also bring your own snorkel equipment because you have to view the dolphins under water. Bring a snack to keep your energy up, and make the captain stop long enough for you to... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thanks for a good review. Yes the weather is cooler November and it is a good idea to bring a sweatshirt but if you do not own your own snorkeling gear, you are welcome to use ours. We also have flotation devices if you need them. Come back see us. We'd love to have you back. More 

Grand Marsh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The captain of our boat was the owner of Water Planet USA - he was very knowledgeable, pleasant, caring and accommodating. We saw more than what we expected to see - we saw many dolphins, a very large school of fish and a small shark among them, areas where ship wrecks remain at the bottom, very large jelly fish and... More 

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Hude, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We are a couple from Germany, who were travelling along the panhandle for 2 weeks. We booked this trip in advance, because waterplanet ensured, that the dolphins would not be harrassed or disturbed by the humans. It was exactly like that. When a school of dolphins were swimming into the directions of our boat, we were allowed to go into... More 

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Simpsonville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was one of the best excursions we have ever been on. Captain Eddie was so knowledgeable about the dolphins and other marine life. He was extremely conscientious about how we interacted with them and did not want to disrupt their normal behaviors in any way. We were lucky enough to have several amazing interactions with the dolphins.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our Captain was knowledgeable, patient, and informative. The dolphins were so close and amazing, but the other creatures were just as exciting!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our Dolphin swimming experience! Eddie is fabulous at finding pods of dolphins and knowing just when to have you jump in. It was just a blast to watch as they swam under and around us. My husband even even had one jump over his head! The time just went too fast. We drove 3 hours round trip... More 

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. Your comment about photo opportunities is well taken. We have been thinking about ways to offer this service in an efficient manner. We do have staff on board to help out with all your needs May through August. We will have a video drone on board one of the boats next year. But again,... More 

Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a wonderful time and Dennis was a great guide! We saw and followed a pod of about 10 dolphins.

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Clarksville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a great experience with Water Planet! Really enjoyed our 4-hours out on the boat with Capt. Dennis. It was very laid back and relaxing. Very much enjoyed being in the water with the wild dolphins and snorkeling! Would definitely book it again!

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