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The Dolphin Explorer

#4 of 85 Tours in Marco Island Features Animals
951 Bald Eagle Dr, Rose Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
+1 239-642-6899
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Fab day out !!!

What a great day out we had..... the staff were extremely knowledgeable about dolphins and other... read more

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Jacquie S
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Best part of vacation!

Best ever! Took our grandkids on this and they both said it was the best part of our week long... 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

What a great day out we had..... the staff were extremely knowledgeable about dolphins and other wildlife on the tour, very gracious and kind and patient with the youngsters on board.... This was our fourth trip but it won't be the last !!!!

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Reviewed yesterday

Best ever! Took our grandkids on this and they both said it was the best part of our week long vacation-they can't wait to go again next year!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were on a tour with Captain Michael and Bob. Our five-year old loved the entire trip! He is obsessed with marine life and Bob was excellent at engaging with him. We saw many dolphins and birds. Stopping at Tigertail Beach for shells was great....More

Thank shepke
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been on many boat trips and dolphin tours but this was the best by far.It was a decent amount of time, very informative and dolphins could be identified individually! Capt Bob and Bob were, apart from being very knowledgeable,,extremely entertaining and nice people. We...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything was excellent. The captain and guide were very nice & knowledgeable. Enjoyed hearing about the dolphins and wildlife.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mike and Kent did a great job! We saw lots of dolphins. Very nice people. Gave us photos of the dolphins, and birds. Stopped at Sand Dollar Spit for shelling. A great value!

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our fourth trip out on tour With this"event". Once again a great tour. Nice crew and awsome experience. Woul recomend EVERYBODY to take the tour. BIG THANX to Capt.Mike & Bob ! We will be back.

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Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday was my third trip on the Dolphin Explorer. Previously, my experience was with family but yesterday I was a solo senior. Nonetheless, the easy and community atmosphere on the boat encouraged interactions among guests. The captains are experienced marine and naturalist researchers who eagerly...More

Thank _mcstrick
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a dolphin excursion that could take a family of 7. Many offered in the area were limited to 6 passengers. This was a relaxing and educational journey that my family of all ages enjoyed. The crew knew right where to find...More

Thank mab992017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this was very well done. I was on this cruise with young girls and they had a quiz, drawings,etc to keep them interested. We saw many dolphins - even a sting ray! The island to go shelling had tons of shells to put...More

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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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