Program Program Behaviors
  • Melon Rub
  • Handshake
  • Mimicries with a dolphin
Program Times Every day. (Times can and may vary.)
  • 2023 TIMES
  • 09:15 A.M.--please arrive by 9:00 A.M.
  • 10:45 A.M.--please arrive by 10:30 A.M.
  • 12:45 P.M.--please arrive by 12:30 P.M.
  • 02:15 P.M.--please arrive by 2:00 P.M.
  • 03:45 P.M.--please arrive by 3:30 P.M.
  • Program Times may vary by season, some time slots may be unavailable. Call 305.289.9975 for more information.

 This program is perfect for families with young children that don’t mind getting splashed, but aren’t ready to be in water with these friendly faces, and with the desire to meet and interact dockside with our dolphins. This is a 30 minutes from the docks dolphin meet and greet.

Following a fun educational session into the world of dolphins, conservation and a mini demonstration on proper hand placements for each dolphin behavior, to better prepare our guests. The Dockside Dolphins program allows play and interact with our animals from our dry training docks. Guests will also get the opportunity to have some fun play time, which can be semi-customized to better enhance each group. Our talented photographers will be capturing your experience throughout the program.


Children 7 years old and older $99.99, 6 years old and younger $99.99 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant 18 years or older. Guests with any medical restrictions, special needs or fish allergies please call us at 1-305-289-9975 to notify staff. All Jewelry of any kind must be removed prior to participation.

Additional information

For the dolphin’s health and safety, all jewelry must be removed prior to the beginning of the program. For liability reasons, NO personal cameras, GoPros, cell phones or any any electronic items/devices are permitted on the docks or in the water at anytime, on/during/or after program. These items are approved to have at our observation deck and overlook areas for any observers. For your convenience, staff photographers are present at each program. Participants our highly encouraged to check-in at the Dolphin Connection facility 15 minutes prior to their program time. We recommend coming program ready and with a towel, shoes, and excitement. Life Vest are provided and mandatory. (Wetsuits are only provided in winter months on a first come, first serve basis. Guest can bring their own if preferred.)

Photo codes sent are valid for 30 days for digital download from Dolphin Memories.  Please make sure photos are downloaded in that time frame.

Cancellation Policy

No Refunds. All dolphin interactive experiences are Non Refundable.

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*No Programs offered on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, due to facility being closed