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Island Dolphin Care

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Dolphin fun

Such a fantastic experience playing with the dolphins and watching my child light up. This place... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ELYSE S
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The Highlight of our South Florida Visit

While looking for things to do in the Keys, we found a description of this center and were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nansea2013
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Please call in advance to make a reservation for your tour! Island Dolphin Care, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization is a magical place where therapy and dolphins bring children, adults, veterans with special needs and their families joy and the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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150 Lorelane Pl, Key Largo, FL 33037-4235
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a fantastic experience playing with the dolphins and watching my child light up. This place is truly special and provides something for everyone. The staff is so friendly and informative and learning about how special dolphins are and the history of the facility was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ELYSE S
fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for visiting Island Dolphin Care while you were in Key Largo! We are happy you had a great time - Come back and visit again next time you are in Key Largo !

Reviewed 5 days ago

While looking for things to do in the Keys, we found a description of this center and were immediately intrigued. We were so amazed at what we found here. The knowledge and dedication of the volunteers was exceptional. We learned so much about the center’s...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nansea2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do if you are in Key Largo. These people do amazing work with the dolphins. Our grandsons were in awe!! So glad we stopped here!!More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mimi7335
fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for writing a review - We are happy that everyone enjoyed the experience ! I hope you all learned a lot too! Come back the next time you are in Key largo ! Join us on social media too and stay in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to visit! This is such a great experience. The volunteers and trainers were very informative and you can certainly tell they love what they do. I love that they provide therapy to veterans with PTSD too. thank you for what you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you fr visiting and taking the time to tell everyone how great your experience was! Come back and visit again !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sharing the water with Leo guided by his wonderful trainer was a wonderful activity. I highly recommend that you visit and enjoy meeting members of the Island Dophin Care family.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MMT7891
fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review! Our dolphins and staff enjoy reading reviews like yours! Come back again and meet the rest of the family!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most fulfilling tour I have ever experienced!!! A must see when in Key Largo. It has touched my heart and perspective on the powerful impact these amazing dolphins have on individuals with special needs. I am spreading the word on the life...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Deena H, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review and for taking the time to write one! We are so glad you enjoyed the time with us - please come back again and again - and bring your friends too! Join us on social media too !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to visit the Island Dolphin Care due to the great review on Trip Adviser. We weren’t disappointed, in fact we both truly enjoyed our time there. We booked via the website, the website was easy to use and we received...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the detailed review! We are so glad when people see and acknowledge the effort we all make as a team to provide an extraordinary experience to all of our visitors! We look frward to seeing you during your next visit to Key largo!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience as so many have already said. My parents in their 70s and I and my boys, 7 and 9, so enjoyed the tour. My dad had never been so close to a dolphin, and my boys marveled at their flips. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We love reading reviews like this to learn how our tours and programs leave lasting impressions on people that join us! Thank you for taking the time. We are especially grateful to know when we have touched young minds and know our work is truly...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have the pleasure of bringing a group of veterans to Island dolphin care once a month and I have been able to see firsthand how amazing the staff and dolphins at this facility are. The staff truly care about their clients and providing the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trinity006
fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for writing this review. We are grateful that you took the time to let others know the value of our programs. Our goals are to help both people and dolphins live the greatest life possible! We are glad to have you come again and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a must stop if you’re in Key Largo! We were a little unsure of what to expect and were worried the adults wouldn’t enjoy it. We were very pleasantly surprised! Awesome place! Awesome mission! Awesome tour! We had 7 adults and 2 children (aged...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ashley L
Deena H, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking time to write a review! We are thrilled to know that all ages enjoyed the time ! Come back again !

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12Natalie25
26 May 2018|
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Response from fonzie362 | Property representative |
thanks so much for your interest in our facility and programs. We provide tours to the general public as well as classes in Marine Mammal Veterinary Medicine. Please call ahead of time to schedule your tour.
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Staci S
7 May 2018|
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Response from fonzie362 | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our facility and programs. We provide therapeutic programs, marine science education, internships for therapy programs & animal care for college level and above students and tours to the... More
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Susie D
27 June 2017|
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Response from fonzie362 | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry ! Please call our office or use the "contact" button on our website page to send a direct and private email. Every program we provide is individualized for each participant. Once we have more... More
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