Dolphin Discovery

Program Length: 45 Minutes; 15 minute educational class; 30 minutes in water with the dolphins


Program Behaviors: Hug, Hand Shake (deep water activity), Belly Ride (deep water activity), Melon Rub, Swim By's and Deep Water "Playtime" (various behaviors/mimics).

Cost: $189 plus tax per person. (photos included)

Restrictions: Participants must be 54inches (4'6" or 137cm) or taller to participate in this program. No exceptions. For safety reasons, pregnant women are not permitted to participate in this program. Guests with any medical restrictions, special needs or fish allergies are required to email or call us at 1 (305)-289-9975 to make a reservation.

Program Times: 9:45am, 11:45am, and 1pm. (Times can and may vary.)


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If you are an action and adventurous type of person or think you are up for the thrill and excitement, then look no further! Our Dolphin Discovery program is for you! Feel the Florida breeze through your hair as our dolphin friends bring you back to the submerged platform from the deep water.


Following a brief educational session into the world of our dolphins, conservation and a mini demonstration on proper hand placements for each behavior to better prepare our guests. Our Dolphin Discovery provides a high quality up-close and personal experience for each guest. Guests will be welcomed into the water and greeted by one of our friendly and knowledgeable trainers and dolphin companion. During this program, guests will experience a number of various behaviors, including things like an unforgettable shoulder hug, sweet (and maybe a little salty) kisses, and a deep water heartfelt handshake. Of course who could forget the thrilling, action of the dorsal tow! Our talented photographers will be capturing your experience throughout the program. 


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(Advance Bookings Are Highly Recommended!)


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, 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 beach 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 15-20 minutes prior to their program time. We recommend coming program ready and with a towel and change of clothes, if needed. Wetsuits and life vest provided. 

Cancellation Policy: Programs cancelled up to 48 hours prior to program time will be charged a fee of 10%, receiving 90% of booking cost back. No refunds will be given for cancellations that take place after the 48 hours mark, nor will refunds be given for participants who do not show up for their scheduled program. Customers will receive a full refund if Dolphin Connection has to cancel due to extreme weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Programs are not cancelled due to rain or cold. Wetsuits are provided. To cancel or inquire about a cancellation please call at 1-305-289-9975 between the hours of 9:30am and 4:30pm.

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

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