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The Dolphin Explorer

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Address: 951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
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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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I've returned twice now this was the most epic, educational and enjoyable dolphin experience of ever. All of the people involved, captain, guide and check in are pure magic. You... read more

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New Hampshire Lakes Region, New Hampshire

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New Hampshire Lakes Region, New Hampshire
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've returned twice now this was the most epic, educational and enjoyable dolphin experience of ever. All of the people involved, captain, guide and check in are pure magic. You go to a beautiful spot to collect seashells. The value is incredible. And the dolphins are abundant , happy and interactive. I will be back again and again! Thank you... More 

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Few things of note: My kids had had a tough boat experience few days earlier with friends, but this ride was smooth and lovely - if your kids are nervous or sensitive on boats, i would recommend! We were in the shaded part of the boat the whole time, but still got some sunburn. FYI and Sunblock completely!! Our guides... More 

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Stolberg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent guide and bootsman. Many dolphins, a lot of Information, nice tour with beach, every time again, when we are in florida

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Ave Maria, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This trip was great and even our 14yr old granddaughter loved being on the boat! We saw lots of dolphins and the complimentary family picture was great!

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Marco Island, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Crew was knowledgeable and very accommodating. The boat was quite full, but you could still see the wildlife.

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South Florida, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Captain & Naturalist were friendly and educated us. They catered to both children and adults. On our trip on Friday, 04/21/17 @ 9 AM, although they do not make any guarantees, we saw many dolphins, a couple of males, a group of adolescents, and 3 moms with their babies. It was truly delightful and joyful. And the weather was... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great trip, we saw dolphins in the first ten minutes. Guide and driver were both lovely and the stop at the beach was fab. Highly recommend this trip.

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Marco Island, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second trip I have taken with them in a month. I brought my other two granddaughters on this trip. We saw a lot of dolphins and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The Guide was very knowledgeable and the Captain was professional but nice. Even the rain shower at the end didn't diminish the trip. I would do it... More 

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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This boat excursion is interesting and fun. Guides are very knowledgeable and congenial. Lots of dolphins and wonderful beach stop at Keewaydin Island. Would recommend to people of all ages. A great family activity. Appreciated the free beverages and bag for shelling.

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First, I would like to thank the crew, who was very kind and knowledgeable. You guys were great! We had so much fun seeing the dolphins and having some time to go to the beach. Great job!!!

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