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Dolphins Pacific

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Address: Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
Phone Number:
+680 488 8582

The $4 million dollar center provides several different ways to learn about...

The $4 million dollar center provides several different ways to learn about dolphins.

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fun experience with dolphins

This is a non-profit sanctuary that uses rescue dolphins as well as those born there for research, as well as a tourist attraction. We went with our daughter, and she was able to... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed the good people who take care of the sanctuary and dolphins and admire their commitment to this small but noble cause. It's a non profit venture that needs our support and I only see as positive. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience which included interaction with and diving with the dolphins and learned much... I would do it again... More 

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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Palau is a Marine Sanctuary for Sharks and then they have a Dolphine Prison ??? !!!! This shouldn't happen in Palau. I urge everybody not to support this Dolphin Prison. Dolphins belong to the open ocean !

Thank fotodive
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The dolphins are kept in very small pens and are made to perform the usual tricks for tourists. Horrible.

Thank BobWinston
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a non-profit sanctuary that uses rescue dolphins as well as those born there for research, as well as a tourist attraction. We went with our daughter, and she was able to participate in the Close encounter as well as the Dolphin Symphony program. The dolphins are well trained, and appear to be well fed and healthy. We were... More 

Thank CigarIndian
long beach calif
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great place!!!! friendly dolphins!! Visited with family of all ages!!! Not sure of price !!! Across street from sea passion beautiful hotel that was five yrs ago. From reading trip advisor it went down the drain too bad!!! I really liked it there

Thank peace3
Urbandale, Iowa
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My visit here was the highlight of my trip and the one that made friends back home the most envious. There are many options that you can choose to customize your experience with the dolphins, and all are FAR and away less than you would spend for a similar experience in French Polynesia, Hawaii, or other places. The cheapest option... More 

1 Thank mikcool68
Prague, Czech Republic
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Incredible experience of a lifetime. We had a blast here, dolphins were amazing. We took freedive tour, so we had a chance to snorchel with them, touch them and enjoy every moment. Very nice guide Niky from Sweden. We were lucky we were there the only one during afternoon session. Lucky we! Highly recomended.

Thank mirkahofmanova
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I brought my 12 year-old here who is keenly interested in dolphins for the introduction and "dolphin symphony". Our guide from Sweden was absolutely wonderful with my daughter who has a slight mobility disorder and social aspects of autism. Although my daughter was afraid to touch the dolphins from outside the pool, our lovely guide did a "practice session" with... More 

1 Thank Melissa N
Sofia, Bulgaria
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The venue has several pools where the dolphins live. You are able to get a lecture and experience how the trainers work and teach the dolphins exercises. We've got a great time at the 1 day trainer activity. But for the price we paid, the actual interaction with dolphins is quite short - we were permitet to feed the dolphin... More 

1 Thank Petko P
Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I came here on a whim and it may have been the best experience of our trip. We had the most amazing guide who was from I think Sweden, so she luckily spoke English and took her time explaining everything to us. As a person who is conscious of animal rights, I would have been hesitant to... More 

Thank Elizabeth T

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