Dolphin Encounter

Dolphin Encounter

3.5 hours | Curacao | C U R - 7 0 5
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$ 189.95
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Points of Interest

  • Willemstad
Easy activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Play, splash and get a kiss from a resident dolphin at the Curaçao Dolphin Academy. Your Dolphin Encounter offers a uniquely designed program that allows guests to interact with these naturally playful creatures from a waist-high submerged platform in a relaxed and interactive environment. No swimming is required. This three hour day begins when you arrive at the Curaçao Sea Aquarium, a marine animal park and educational venue where guests can deepen their appreciation of these frolicking mammals of the sea. Meet a professional trainer and learn more about the behaviors of the more than 20 bottlenose dolphins in residence, renowned for their intelligence, playfulness and outgoing personality. Watch the dolphins perform tricks and eagerly splash and jump around for you. Then, wade into the warm water of the Caribbean Sea yourself and gently pet and even get a kiss of the dolphin. A professional photographer is on hand to capture the moment. Bid good-bye to your new friends at the end of this splashing-good time! After your program you'll have time to visit the Sea Aquarium park where you can watch a Sea Lion Training demonstration, a Dolphin training Demonstration, watch a shark or Flamingo feeding or join the Aquarium tour.

Special Notes:

Every child under the age of 8 need to be accompanied by a full paying adult. Participants must descend some stairs to get on the platform in the water. All surfaces are fully paved. The duration of the program in the water with the dolphins is approximately 20 minutes. Personal photography is prohibited at the Curacao Dolphin Academy. The photo service at the venue is not affiliated with or provided by the cruise line. Any photos purchased from this service will be the passengers' responsibility.


Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Meet at the Dolphin Encounter Tour at the Pier

Transport type: Walking
Travel time: 00:15

Taxi departure from pier to the Seaquarium Park and the Dolphin Academy

Transport type: Taxi
Travel time: 00:15

Orientation and signing of liability forms

Time at site: 00:15

Trainers' Briefing

Time at site: 00:15

Dolphin Encounter Tour

Time at site: 00:20

Time to shower, dry up and change

Time at site: 00:25

Dolphin tour photographs viewing and Seaquarium visit with all available animal shows

Time at site: 01:00
Free time at site: 60

Taxi departure back to pier

Transport type: Taxi
Travel time: 00:15