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Island Dolphin Care

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Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fascinating Therapeutic Support!

My wife and I found this small non-profit on Key Largo and went by for a tour. We ended up making... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
johnmc82
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Port Orange, Florida
Beneficial dolphin care

Took the tour last week. Sharon was a great guide. Unfortunately didn't get to see the dolphins in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mheid
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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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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150 Lorelane Pl, Key Largo, FL 33037-4235
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I found this small non-profit on Key Largo and went by for a tour. We ended up making a donation to support the therapeutic work they are performing. This is not a place you go to feed the dolphins, swim with them...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for the lovely review! We are so glad you stumbled upon on during your visit to Key Largo! We hope you will continue to follow and like us in all social media so that we can stay in touch and share with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the tour last week. Sharon was a great guide. Unfortunately didn't get to see the dolphins in action with kids or disabled, but I did get to witness feeding time. These dolphins are smart and well trained. Great to see the work they do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit and also to write a review! I am sorry you did not get to see us while working and helping children, veterans & their families so please join us again whenever you can! Follow us on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Island Dolphin Care is a special place. We were given a private tour of the facility with Eli (he’s fantastic). We learned so much about dolphins as well as the many programs they have for veterans and special needs people. The sights and sounds are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for visiting our facility and sharing your experience with others. You are certainly welcome to join us again any time you are in Key Largo. I am sure your review will be helpful to others looking for something meaningful to do while...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018

We were amazed by this experience. I cannot say enough good things about the team and the program. We would recommend not only looking at this as an unforgettable experience but also making sure others learn about it. So very grateful that our son had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review and for taking the time to tel others about our wonderful programs!

Reviewed 17 October 2018

My daughter and I had great luck being introduced to Island Dolphin Care through her autism skills summer camp. We visited in group-form for a 1-day session. During the session, it became apparent to me these dolphins were special. Just being close to them would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The work that they do with people with special needs is 2nd to none. I was there with a family member who was doing a swim. My wife and I got to swim as well. Just an all around AMAZING experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks so much for taking time to write a review! We are so happy you had the chance to experience our programs first hand! Come back and visit again next time you are in Key Largo !

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I was truly touched when I learned about this facility and what they do for families with special needs. If you have a chance to look at their FB page - check out the article “the story of IDC”. I was very fortunate to spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review! Lotus is very special as well as the rest of the family :-) Hope you will visit us again the next time you are in Key Largo ...

Reviewed 29 September 2018

Decided to check this place out because I had a free day to explore the keys, and this was the top destination in Key Largo. It was definitely worth stopping by! I didn't know much about dolphins, and the tour was really interesting and gave...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks so much! We are so glad you took the time to come by and found your visit worthwhile. Thanks for telling others about our therapy & dolphins- come back and visit again next time you are in Key Largo!

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Went for Thursday morning yoga with my husband and learned of the amazing work they do here with programs to help those in need. An incredible non-profit I am happy to support and encourage others to do as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thanks so much for joining our community yoga class! It was a pleasure meeting you both! Looking forward to seeing you again !

Reviewed 2 September 2018

We visited this place on a tour as a recommendation from a family member who lives nearby. The kids loved seeing the dolphins and touching the sea creatures in the touch tank, and I loved learning about the cause. Highly recommend .More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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fonzie362, Manager at Island Dolphin Care, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review about your tour at Island Dolphin care. I hope next time you are in Key Largo you will stop by again. We change our exhibits & the critters in the aquariums so there is...More

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12Natalie25
27 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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