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Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences - Anthony's Key Resort

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Dolphin Trainer for a Day

This is a great opportunity to spend a day with the dolphins. Very different from the typical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TomM6930
Dolphin Encounter Anthony’s Key Roatan

We had such a great experience at dolphin encounter. The staff was very professional and friendly... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
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The Roatan Institute for Marine Science (RIMS) is ideally located for marine study on the northwest coast of Roatan where over 30 miles of fringing and barrier reefs, seagrass beds, mangroves and shoreline are home to an astonishing profusion of...more
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Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great opportunity to spend a day with the dolphins. Very different from the typical resort dolphin experience. They still do some of the circus tricks, but I guess they have to pay the bills. For the price, it can't be beat. You...More

Thank TomM6930
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had such a great experience at dolphin encounter. The staff was very professional and friendly!! We learned lots of good information about a dolphins life. Price was fair. Pictures are separate price make sure to wear sunglasses and a nice color bathing suit!

Thank Carmen B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Do not miss this opportunity! Hands down, the best dolphin experience I've come across. Friends of ours enjoyed the dolphin encounter (their pictures are spectacular) but we feel we lucked out with the Dolphin Action Swim. I couldn't believe how much hands-on time we had...More

Thank HeideBF
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Swimming with dolphins can be controversial, and isn't always a feel-good experience. Often you will see dolphins kept in swimming pools, in resorts from Florida, through Mexico and Central America. It's pretty sad. In contrast, the dolphins at this marine institute are in a two-acre...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We booked the Dolphin Swim/Snorkel activity for a family of 4 (2 teenagers). The entire experience far exceeded our expectations for a true 'bucket list' adventure. The Dolphin Encounter was very cool and gave you close up and personal time to meet the dolphins and...More

Thank JeanetteBrown627
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We booked this as an excursion through the cruise line. Oh what an amazing day we had. Our group had 7 people which was nice. We arrived and was told to wait in the gift shop and look around til the boat came. The boat...More

Thank DeniseWayne
Reviewed 8 May 2018

My husband and I and our two teenage sons did the Dolphin Swim and Snorkel. It was one of the most amazing and fun experiences I have ever had. We travel a lot, and have done many adventurous things including diving with the sharks on...More

Thank seekingahimsa
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Had high expectations as I've been dreaming of swimming with dolphins my whole life. This absolutely exceeded them in every way!! The encounter portion was fun and informative, letting me get to understand the animals better and see them interact with their trainers, plus learn...More

Thank Rebekah S
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot. If I ever return to Honduras I would stay here or as close to here as possible. Customer service at check was excellent. My 2 you'd children and I were brought into the Dolphin section. Which is huge and looks to be a...More

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The best dolphin encounter ever! Very friendly staff. Dolphin trainers are very friendly and knowledgeable. Totally worth every penny!

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Tricia B
3 July 2017|
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Response from bmc1965 | Reviewed this property |
I would not be able to tell you exact price since our tours were included with our Oceania cruise. However, the professional photos were $55 for the total package of 12-15 shots.
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Lmlamp218
21 October 2016|
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Response from Dive4Kicks | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for not seeing your question sooner. We stayed on property so I do not know.
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Harriet B
31 January 2016|
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Response from scheig1 | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes from the cruise ship.
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