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Dolphin Connection

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61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
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Bucket list!

I have always wanted to have an up close encounter with dolphins. This was an amazing experience! I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MamaBear_3516
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Lexington, Kentucky
Bucket List!

We had the opportunity to enjoy the Dolphin Connection at Hawks Cay Resort and.... WOW! We were so... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
jaybutler804
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61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always wanted to have an up close encounter with dolphins. This was an amazing experience! I learned about them, about the ocean environment, and the importance of doing my part to help protect them and other marine life.

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We had the opportunity to enjoy the Dolphin Connection at Hawks Cay Resort and.... WOW! We were so impressed by the knowledge and professionalism of the staff and how well the dolphins are treated. There are so many stories of sad conditions and poor treatment,...More

1  Thank jaybutler804
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

My granddaughters participated in the dolphin experience. It was wonderful. They enjoyed their encounter with the dolphins. I had fun watching them and the dolphins. The staff were very warm, cordial and helpful.

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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We just completed our vacation at Hawks Cay. Our 12 yr-old son did the dolphin experience yesterday morning. I cannot say enough good things about the entire experience. The trainers were all very personable but yet professional. The experience was very educational. Our son will...More

1  Thank bethh2
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

Dolphin connection is a great place to come and meet Dolphins. The onsite staff were very friendly, helpful, welcoming and of course extremely professional at all times. They offer various packages, from meeting the dolphins dockside, to actually swimming with them. Its a great experience...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We stopped in to experience Dockside Dolphins and it did not disappoint. The staff was friendly, professional and accommodating. The hands-on experience from the dockside kept the two boys attention. They really enjoyed the time with the dolphins.

Thank palascak
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

This was a wonderful place to experience swimming with dolphins. It was small, low key, and no hype. Due to the hurricane damage, Hawk's Cay resort, where this is located, was closed, but the Dolphin Connection remained open. Maybe this is why we had the...More

Thank Laura S
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

A first for both of us, this activity has been on my bucket-list for years. I chose this particular outfit because I wasn't looking to actually swim with or be towed by dolphins, but I did want a full encounter where I am IN the...More

3  Thank 802magpie
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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Dolphin Connections provides up close educational experiences with their five dolphins. A top notch time with trainers who really care for these animals and a full of information. Hawks Cay resort is closed now due to Irma but this experience is Open and a must...More

Thank FLTraveler407
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Two of my children took part in the experience in August. They had a wonderful time. Their trainer was engaging with the people and dolphins. She explained what she was doing and demonstrated what those in the group would need to do and how. They...More

Thank kcamp2016
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Elizabeth C
April 8, 2018|
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Response from bethh2 | Reviewed this property |
$179 per person
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Swoodhall
February 12, 2018|
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Response from DolphinConnection1 | Property representative |
No procedure necessary - family and friends are always welcome to watch for free!
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Wingstrans
January 4, 2017|
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Response from DolphinConnection1 | Property representative |
Our address is 61 Hawks Cay Blvd, Duck Key, FL 33050 but the easiest way to book is on line - please visit our website
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