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Dolphin Academy Curacao

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Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
+599 9 465 8900
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Amazing Experience!!

We visited as a family of 4 (kids 14 and 16). We did the swim with the dolphins and it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
WetheNorth905
Superb snorkling

Just finished 30min snorkling with two of the male dolphins and what a fab experience. Went 0830... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tormod H
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Dolphin Academy offers fun and educational intimate experiences, like a Dolphin Encounter, a Dolphin Swim, a Dolphin Snorkel with Coastal Bottlenose Dolphins in a natural saltwater lagoon and the open sea. Different programs and courses available for all ages.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
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+599 9 465 8900
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited as a family of 4 (kids 14 and 16). We did the swim with the dolphins and it was amazing!! If you are in the area and you like dolphins you have to do this swim experience.

Thank WetheNorth905
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just finished 30min snorkling with two of the male dolphins and what a fab experience. Went 0830 and had the basin to our selves. Very well organised and professionally maintained. Thx for the adventure...

Thank Tormod H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must do when on holiday at Curaçao. Its a ifetime experience. Choose swimming, not encounter, it's worth the extra cost. Doe starters there's a briefing where some basic handsignals are learned to you. Encounter is just what the word means. Standing in 1 meter of...More

Thank Erik M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting and learning about dolphins could not be better!! This place care about their animals, they have the best therapies with dolphins for special needs kids. They even open the gates do the dolphins ca ho out yo open water every week and they can...More

Thank MarcelaAncona
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend a visit to the Dolphin Academy. The staff were all so kind and informative. Watching the dolpins perform and being involved with them was so much fun! We were very impressed by their rehabilitation efforts to release the animals back into the...More

Thank traveler5770
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dolphins were great and the trainers too, the main message to be take care of our world: nature and animals was absolutely necessary for all of us!!! It was disapointing for us that the swimming with the dolphins was not really swimming together with...More

Thank marien857
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great time for my family. Memory of a lifetime. The Dolphins were amazing and the trainer made the experience very special.

Thank accurateonetr
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 10 year old daughter and I booked the Dolphin Academy in Curacao ahead of our cruise vacation. We were a few minutes late due to the late docking of the cruise ship, but they held our spot and were great about everything. The trainers...More

Thank Missy H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Dolphin Academy show! It was absolutely wonderful. The dolphins are in an enclosure that’s much more natural looking, and they take then out on ocean trips. It’s a must see if your going to the aquarium.

Thank Blake H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just spent 8 nights in Curacao. We left on July 3rd, 2018. Our hotel was in walking distance of the Aquarium. We did Snorkel with the Dolphins 2 times. It was that much fun!!!!! The Aquarium is clean, well staffed and most parts have...More

Thank Stephanie r
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RedPandaRCute
16 May 2018|
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Response from sapringle322 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not that I know of - with the fins you can stay afloat well without life jacket and more fun but several people in our group felt more comfortable with a jacket. No wet suit involved. Great experience.
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Thomas C
9 May 2018|
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Response from bluebird03 | Reviewed this property |
We arrived on the cruise ship. They told us to do the 2 PM session. And I think we got off the ship and arrived for our morning scuba dive around 9 AM
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LizzzzyZ
16 April 2018|
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Response from Jodith | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes, there is an entrance fee. They have a seal show, a flamingo encounter she can watch or participate in, she can touch lots of creatures in touch tanks and there is a pretty cool dolphin show! There is also a dolphin... More
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