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Istanbul Dolphinarium

#102 of 1,051 things to do in Istanbul Features Animals
Silahtaraga Mah. Silahtaraga Cad. No:2 D:4 Eyup Merkez, Eyup, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 5817878
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Istanbul Dolphinarium presents you a unique chance to explore the fascinating world of sea mammals. Here, by taking a closer look at these magnificent creatures, you will get to know them better and realize the importance of these species in our world's Nature. Istanbul Dolphinarium invites the visitors of all ages to meet in person merry dolphins, playful fur seals, massive walruses and the gorgeous white whale! Here, you can watch marine mammals' exciting show, swim, interact or SCUBA dive with the dolphins. Also, there are individual dolphin-therapy sessions for the kids with special needs.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Silahtaraga Mah. Silahtaraga Cad. No:2 D:4 Eyup Merkez, Eyup, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 5817878
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took 2 children with me 9 and 6 years old. To be honest I think the name of this place needs changing as the dolphins were only on for about 10 minutes. The rest of the show was seals and walruses. There was a...More

1  Thank havachatkiwi
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Compared to other seaworthy shows this was funny and in a short period you get to see 4 different kinds of marine animals.

Thank maalshamsy
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Went to see the dolphin show & loved it! Very entertaining & they also offer a chance to take pictures with dolphins, whale & Walrus! Walrus was deffo our favourite

Thank Zahra J
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

They have an amazing show that the whole family can enjoy a lot,and also at the end of the show you can have a pic. with the dolphin,but the problem here that they have only one show everyday at 2pm ,but actually it ll start...More

2  Thank Dabouq1234
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the show...first time experience see the dolphin..but the location is a bit far from the city...

Thank azimah j
Reviewed 23 August 2016

You will really enjoy the show, the dolphins and seals are well trained. My kids were so happy that they sit in their seat all through the show, believe me this never happened before. We took the VIP tickets because we came late and most...More

Thank Ahmed-Manara
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the shoe very much. There is a sesion when you are able to take a photo with the dolphins.

Thank Rasha A
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

There are 4 shows; each one lasts for like 9-14 minutes so we stayed there for an hour and 15 minutes. The animals were very smart, talented, well-trained; thanks to the coaches who trained them. After each show you'll get the chance to take a...More

4  Thank Maryam Ahmad A
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The show was nice but I can not not say that it was the best since this was the first time for me to see dolphin show. The problem is that the place itself is disappointing. there is only a small restaurant that has a...More

Thank Ki S
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I have had the opportunity to visit many dolphin shows in different parts of the world, but this one in Istanbul was the best. The acts that were performed needed a lot of training and full marks to the trainers. My son also had a...More

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Safaa S
Hello, I want to know how did you book to swim with the dolphins and how can I go with public transportation from Taqsim to there ?
2 March 2016|
Response from Jan M | Reviewed this property |
Hi I emailed whilst we were on holiday and they answered really quickly, I'm sorry I can't remember which number bus but we got it from the main square near the blue mosque but there is also a main bus depot on the harbour... More