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Water Planet

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5709 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
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jay was a great guide was funny knew the area knew the creatures gave us an amazing ride into the... read more

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_caleb0507
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Panama City Beach, Florida
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Our captain jay was amazing really great guy funny and showed me a bunch of new things he made this... read more

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North Houston, Texas
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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” (56 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

jay was a great guide was funny knew the area knew the creatures gave us an amazing ride into the ocean and found many many dolphins and gave us the experience of a life time

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our captain jay was amazing really great guy funny and showed me a bunch of new things he made this trip worth coming back for really and truly a great experience

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is my 2nd time doing this tour with water planet, both times we went out with Captain Eddie, who is simply amazing. He knew exactly where to take us to swim with dolphins. Captain Eddie is so knowledgeable and for the 2nd time i...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My 12 year old daughter said this was her favorite part of this years vacation and believe me...she did something new everyday! Well worth the money!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

we had a great time seeing the dolphins .everyone at water planet where helpful to answer our questions

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the review. We appreciate it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Swim with the dolphins was outstanding! Captain Dale was exceptional! and the dolphins, well they were amazing! What a lovely day in the Gulf with my sister who was visiting from Pennsylvania. She wanted to swim with dolphins and boy did they show up. One...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family had the best time with Water Planet! Jay was the captain of the boat, and he was so knowledgeable about the wildlife and the ocean. He helped us to better understand the creatures, and worked so hard to make sure we could swim...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw multiple pods of dolphins! We swam with them. Our 16 year old wants to become a marine biologist with specialized dolphin therapy because of the wonderful excursion and caring education provided by our captain. This trip was the sunset dolphin cruise. We've done...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Eddie was EXCELLENT!!! He was very informative and answered questions we had! The entire trip was so worth it!! It was an experience that my 8yr old will remember for ever!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, I want to say how skeptical we were about this company, but I’m so glad we gave it a try. Definitely worth the money. This was my family first time ever going to experience swimming with the dolphins. We actually called an hour...More

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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes. Thank you Dale. I am glad you gave us a try. We appreciate your great review.

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Amanda P
7 June 2018|
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Response from waterplanet | Property representative |
Thank you for your questions. Because of our long experience with children with special needs, I believe that we would be able to help you and your family with your dolphin experience. Based on availability, we can send out... More
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406cevans
4 June 2018|
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Rebecca O
30 May 2018|
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Response from waterplanet | Property representative |
Rebecca, Thank you for your question. Yes you can wear swimming shoes to snorkel. After the dolphins, we often anchor the boat in very shallow water where you can wade to look at marine life. Swimming shoes can be a good... More
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