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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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Beautiful experience

It was fun, educating, and beautiful! Even the colder weather didn’t ruin the experience. Saw lots... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Maria S
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Cleveland, Ohio
Amazing Adventure

We booked a 1pm adventure on 12/4/17. I wasn't sure what to expect but it was the best 3 hour boat... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tjschaffer74
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Lakeville, Minnesota
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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 2 days ago

It was fun, educating, and beautiful! Even the colder weather didn’t ruin the experience. Saw lots of dolphins, birds.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked a 1pm adventure on 12/4/17. I wasn't sure what to expect but it was the best 3 hour boat trip I've been on. They were very knowledgeable about the dolphins, the area and other wildlife we encountered. We seen many different dolphins of...More

Thank tjschaffer74
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked for Dec. 7 at 1 PM. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Captain Michael and Kent were very knowledgeable and made sure we were taken care of well on the trip. We encountered several groups of dolphin and learned a lot about their territory,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Bob and Captain Bob guided us through the 3 hour tour around Marco Island where we saw some of the local dolphins and how they are identified by their dorsal fins. Both Bobs were a lot of fun and very knowledgeable and the three hours...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went out with a small group on a Sunday morning and had a great time. Saw many dolphins including lots of calves. Very educational. They are super nice, provide you with photos to remember the trip. Highly recommend.

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Thank Knitwhiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A highly recommended outing. 3 hours simply not long enough. Very informative and pretty much guaranteed to see dolphin and even identify them from the multitude of photos recorded and available in albums on board. In addition we saw Osprey, Egret and even a pig...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This 3 hour tour was full of dolphins and other wildlife. It was very informative and fun! The visit to the beach is a nice added attraction. Thanks much for a great time. Thanks also for the refreshments and the pictures you gave us at...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time on the explorer. We had great weather, the crew was informative and we saw a lot of Dolphins. We appreciated the free water and the pleasant conversation. We stopped on one of the islands to do shell collecting, we had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve bin on a lot of trips this one was by far the best ever they have a book with all the dolphins in the area names there babies pictures galore and than they take you on a island for 30-40 minuets give you bags...More

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Thank Albert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Mike and Bob, our guide, were fabulous! They found lots of dolphins and knew all their names. Bob also told us lots of facts about the ecology and wildlife! I plan to go again!

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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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