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The Dolphin Explorer

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951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
+1 239-642-6899
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First rate family outing

We have been twice - both times with pre-school and school agers. What a great morning for all... read more

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Dolphin Explorer

This was my husband and my second experience, my daughter and son-in-laws first. We all loved it... read more

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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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951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been twice - both times with pre-school and school agers. What a great morning for all. Very personable and knowledgeable presenter, lots of dolphins and other fauna, complimentary pictures of our family and the Dolphins. A little pricy but worth every penny. Plan...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my husband and my second experience, my daughter and son-in-laws first. We all loved it. Captain Mike and Jent were great. The boat ride was fun. We saw lots of dolphins. We would definitely do it again!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great way to become acquainted with the coastal dolphins in the mangroves of Marco Island. The cruise is very informative about the lives of the dolphins and the family groups. All of the crew are very friendly and share their knowledge in a very...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We experienced a fun and educational tour. The captain and the tour guide were both very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. They responded well to both children and adults, always listening with obvious interest to all questions. We will definitely take this tour again if we are...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Highly recommend this tour. The staff couldn't have been any nicer and friendly, very attentive to young children. My two grandchildren Boys ages 5 and 7 absolutely loved it. Definitely worth the cost. Dolphins were following our boat and jumping right next to the boat....amazing..

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've take this excursion twice now. My first experience was so fantastic, that this last one left me disappointed. We hardly found any dolphins and none of those showings were very active. I realize we're dealing with nature here, but the captain and guide were...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw so many dolphins! The naturalist guide was fantastic - friendly and very knowledgeable. Felt safe and comfortable the whole time. Perfect for grandparents and kids alike. Fantastic photos given at the end - at no charge.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been on the Dolphin Explorer 6 times! It's great for both children and adults. When I have visitors it's one of the top things they want to do. The tour guides and staff are very knowledgeable and engaging. It's great for kids as...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We really enjoyed the 3 hours on this dolphin-eco tour. We will definitely do this again the next time we are in Marco Island.

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Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to the dolphin explorer. I love watching the dolphins follow the wake of our motor and jump and entertain us. The visit to the island was short, but if your lucky you'll find some unique items.

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Gina I
30 April 2017|
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Response from MaryViktoria | Reviewed this property |
The trip was 3 hours long. They offer a trip in the morning and one in the afternoon. We took the 1 pm - 4 pm trip.
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larryandd0ttie
31 March 2017|
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Response from Candy V |
Srs are $64 plus taxes/fees. $69 for others plus t/fees. You can go to their website and click on reservations and prices come up.
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