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Water Planet

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5709 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
+1 850-230-6030
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HEAVEN FOR MY SON!

Our son is autistic, and is very addicted to electronics. Water Planet Harmony program is... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
sherylematthews
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Round Rock, Texas
Amazing adventure

My daughter and I had an adventure to remember forever. Captain Jay was knowledgeable, passionate... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jesse F
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Water Planet offers a variety of fun and educational swim-with-the-dolphin tours for the whole family in Panama City Beach, Florida, including the opportunity to explore Shell Island, snorkel on ship wrecks and collect shells. We also offer dolphin therapy programs for children with special needs. Specialized help for small children by request during your tour.
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“captain eddie” (63 reviews)
“wild dolphins” (52 reviews)
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5709 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
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+1 850-230-6030
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our son is autistic, and is very addicted to electronics. Water Planet Harmony program is amazing, not only did he put them down, he participated, he laughed and drove the boat. It is the most amazing program my son has ever participated in. All the...More

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2  Thank sherylematthews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter and I had an adventure to remember forever. Captain Jay was knowledgeable, passionate and friendly. We couldn’t have asked for a better day.

1  Thank Jesse F
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waterplanet, Owner at Water Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I went on the 4 hour dolphin experience tour. Captain Jay was amazing. He knew about the area, the water, the dolphins and all types of marine life. We learned a lot. Captain Jay also deserves the title “Dolphin Whisperer”. He was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

super knowledgeable and fun staff. my daughter (10) and I went in June and swam with dolphins until we were exhausted! then went to shell island and collected hermit crabs, shells, and other fun creatures. highly recommend

Thank Katie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour. This was the highlight of our trip. Awesome experience swimming with the dolphins in the wild. We had multiple encounters with several different dolphins. We saw a huge Eagle Ray and a school of tarpon. We were also able to snorkel...More

Thank Paula H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Jay done an excellent job. He was able to put us on wild dolphins, successfully. After this part of our tour he took us out to shell island where the family was able to swim the grass beds searching for aquatic life and shells....More

Thank rogerwayne75
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The company provides life jackets and masks to see under the water. Our tour guide was Captain Jay. He was great. He was very good about not scaring the dolphins with the boat. He gave us the opportunity to get in the water before they...More

Thank grace2you123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun with Captain Eddie. The whole trip was amazing, we learned a lot, got to swim with wild dolphins, and snorkel with tons of fish! I highly recommend doing this, you will not regret it! We will definitely be back every...More

3  Thank Chassity W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible company this is! I was fortunate enough to be able to intern with Water Panet for June 2018. For the first half of the month I went on beautiful eco tours and the second half of the month I participated in two...More

Thank jvonschlichti
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent day! Captain Jay is the best! We saw tons of dolphins, swam with them and then searched for shells. He was very knowledgeable and took great care of us. Awesome for families, couples, or individuals!

Thank Catherine H
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jasoninchcliff
18 July 2018|
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Response from waterplanet | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. The price of the wild dolphin boat tour includes the dolphin swim, snorkeling gear, life vest, dolphin educational package, free bottled water. It does not include gratuities. Based on... More
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8 July 2018|
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Response from Courtney T | Reviewed this property |
The tour is $98 per person for 4 hours. That does not include tax or tips. We tipped our captain the recommended 20% because he was great!!
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Jamie P
1 July 2018|
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Response from Shari S | Reviewed this property |
You jump in the water off of the boat and they swim around you if all goes well. We had several opportunities. They work very hard to find the dolphins and create opportunities.
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