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Dolphin Connection

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61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
+1 305-289-0136
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Two of my children took part in the experience in August. They had a wonderful time. Their trainer... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Long Island, New York

It's not cheap, but it is worth every penny. I did it with my family and it was great fun. There... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
+1 305-289-0136
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Two of my children took part in the experience in August. They had a wonderful time. Their trainer was engaging with the people and dolphins. She explained what she was doing and demonstrated what those in the group would need to do and how. They...More

Thank kcamp2016
Reviewed 26 August 2017

It's not cheap, but it is worth every penny. I did it with my family and it was great fun. There are five dolphins and they are kept in a salt water lagoon at the side of the hotel. We got to interact with all...More

Thank Cossy9
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and 2 sons aged 10 and 12 did the dolphin swim experience this morning. The staff were fantastic and so knowledgeable about the dolphins. the dolphins are clearly loved and well looked after. We were introduced to each dolphin and got to spend...More

Thank amanda w
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I would normally be wary of commercial ventures involving dolphins but we were reassured of the ethics behind Dolphin Connection and it was clear the staff all had the dolphin's best interests at heart and the kids loved the time they spent learning about the...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My best friend and I dolphinately had an amazing time! We participated in the dolphin discovery experience and loved the push for cleaning up our ecosystem. Jess our trainer was absolutely fantastic! If you're in Marathon, Dolphin Connection should be a top priority!

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great place to stop and stretch your legs and use your tourist $$ for a good cause. We always stop on our way to Key West, last time we were they had babies, if you have never seen a baby dolphin you're missing the cutest...More

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My 11-year-old daughter and I did this at Hawks Cay resort in Duck Key, Florida. My daughter left loving these creatures and wanting to do it again. It was well organized and the instructors were all very nice! They all seemed educated and able to...More

Thank Cris C
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Discovery Cove in Orlando and I rated it 5 stars. I would give this 6 if I could. It was a remarkable experience. My teenage girls did Trainer for the Day and loved it. The staff were excellent, knowledgeable and helpful. My wife...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The trainers were great and made the kids all feel comfortable. Very nice experience and well organized.

Thank Alice P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I had a great experience with the dolphin connection. I booked for my 2 daughters, my niece and my nephew. From the inquiry with the staff was very accommodating, to the interaction with the dolphin was a smooth sailing! My daughters, niece...More

Thank bzz2017
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4 January 2017|
Response from Dawn T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's 61 Hawks Kay Blvd., Key West, FL, 33050. Hope this helps. Thanks!
2 November 2016|
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Response from Cassandre B | Reviewed this property |
that is correct , you do not actually ride the dolphins. about a half an hour in the water
Mark P
21 October 2016|
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Response from peter f | Reviewed this property |
my daughter did the dolphins experience and loved it. I looked at DRC too alot more expensive plus not at the hotel, the people are nice and dolphins love the attention.