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Address: 951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
Phone Number: +1 239-642-6899
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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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Dolphin Excellence

We spent three wonderful hours with the crew and the 21 dolphins we saw. Entertainment and education for both adults and children. It was a great trip with a well informed and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
VernonT295
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Bellows Falls, Vermont

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Bellows Falls, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent three wonderful hours with the crew and the 21 dolphins we saw. Entertainment and education for both adults and children. It was a great trip with a well informed and polite crew. Take the kids.

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Naples, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The best tour we have taken for seeing wildlife and enjoying the natural beauty of SW Florida waters. Our guides were wonderful!

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to put-on your agenda. It was a pleasure and informative cruise.One that anyone and age group will enjoy

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the Dolphin Explorer tour with a group of friends. We were not disappointed! Knowledgeable, friendly staff knew the dolphins and where to find them. We even had a group jumping and playing in the wake of our boat. A highlight of our vacation!!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local and have gone on different types of boat tours when family and friends visit. This is my favorite! Reservations and payment were a snap on my phone. We were warmly greeted and given lots of attention throughout the tour. Captain Bob and Guide Bob were a great team. This tour company is both professional in customer service... More 

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Naples, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would definitely recommend The Dolphin Explorer. It was a very enjoyable and educational experience. The staff was engaging, friendly and especially great with the kids. A super way to spend the day!!!!

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Westfield, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I surprised my 11-year old daughter with a trip to FL, and our encounter on The Dolphin Explorer WELL EXCEEDED my expectations! I would do it again in a heartbeat! Our guide (Bob) was SO knowledgeable about the local dolphins, and taught us a lot about them in general. On 3 occasions we had dolphins chasing our wake which was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were on vacation in Naples and decided to take to kids to see the dolphins. It was a great experience and great to entertain the kid for a morning. We saw lots of dolphins and the stop at the beach was great. The staff was great doing everything to ensure we all were having a great time.

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Wilmington, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Was invited with the granddaughter on this trip. TOTALLY LOVED IT! The staff were all very pleasant and knowledgeable, familiar with the local dolphins and kept up a constant patter. There was so much to see and look at that I was actually disappointed when it was all over. Will definitely do it again - with or without kids.

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Naples, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Best Dolphin trip in the area. We learn all about the dolphins as well as the surrounding eco-system. It is fun, educational, informative and inspiring . I have been on over 4 times and I learn something new each time. I saw over 14 dolphins each time!

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