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2 Day Florida Highlights including Airboat Ride and Swimming with Dolphins

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Key facts

Where: Orlando , U.S.A. Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night

Highlights

  • Enjoy an exhilarating airboat ride in the biodiverse Everglades
  • Swim with the dolphins and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Overview

This is your once in a lifetime opportunity for a one-on-one dolphin swim in the beautiful Florida Keys. During your swim, you can expect foot pushes, dorsal tows, water fights, kisses and handshakes as well as a number of other amazing behaviors.

South Florida’s delicate ecosystem is best experienced on an exhilarating airboat safari through the Everglades, home to alligators, birds, crocodiles and other wildlife. He adventurous can enjoy a private snake and gator handling show and your opportunity to get up close and personal with some real Florida natives.

Shop at the exclusive Bayside shopping district in Miami, visit the Hard Rock Café or take the Star Island Cruise around the houses of the rich and famous.

You can also take this tour without the swimming with the dolphin option. Take a snorkeling tour, go deep sea fishing, kayak through the mangroves, or simply relax poolside.

Itinerary

This tour is available in two options: 2-day Swim with the Dolphins and 2-day Dolphins without swim .

2-day Swim with the Dolphins:

Day 1: Orlando – South Beach

You will be picked up from the designated hotel in Orlando in an air-conditioned coach and taken for a swimming with the dolphins tour. An English-speaking guide will accompany you on this tour.

You will arrive in South Beach around 12noon. Take some fresh breath and ready to experience Everglades Farm.

Take the wildest 45-minute airboat ride in the state as you literally ‘fly’ above the waters in the Everglades. 180 and 360 degree spins are the norm as you see the Everglades in a way only possible on an airboat. Look out for a plethora of wildlife, particularly the alligator, which inhabits these waters.

For the really adventurous, there is a private 15-minutes’ snake and gator handling show and your opportunity to get up close and personal with some real Florida natives.

Enjoy over 2 hours of shopping at the exclusive Art Deco District in Miami, take the 90-minutes’ Star Island Cruise around the houses of the rich and famous (payable extra).

Overnight in the Art Deco district.

Day 2: South Beach – Orlando

In morning, after having your breakfast (Direct Pay), be ready to take swimming experience with Dolphin.

Enjoy your swimming session with the playful Florida dolphins in a natural ocean water lagoon that is approximately 15 feet deep. A flotation vest is provided and it is mandatory for all dolphin swimmers to wear.

The entire program lasts approximately 3 hours. It involves an educational briefing, where you will learn about dolphins in general, as well as the individual dolphins you will be swimming with. Two people enter the water with two trained dolphins at a time. Dolphins are extremely friendly and playful and so you can expect foot pushes, dorsal tows, water fights, kisses and handshakes as well as a number of other amazing behaviors.

Around 4:00pm, you will depart for Orlando.

Your tour ends with a drop-off at the starting point in Orlando.

2 Day Dolphins without swim:

This tour is identical to the one above. After arriving in South Beach, take a snorkeling tour, go deep sea fishing, kayak through the mangroves, or simply relax poolside. The swim with the dolphins is substituted with an opportunity to relax in the beautiful Florida Keys.

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Reviews

Early start, but don't let that put you off. Giudes were great and friendly. Airboat was fab and noisy (the earplugs come in real handy) The swim was fantastic. My daughter did... Mr. R L Selby

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Wednesdays

Duration

2 Days/ 1 Night

Start time

Start time: Pick-up is from the following designated locations in Orlando:
Hotel Beds Homes Office at 06:00am
Maingate Lakeside Resort at 06:10am
Disney All Star Music at 06:20am
Cirque du Soleil at 06:30am
Quality Inn International at 06:50am
Sizzler at 06:55am
Double Tree Resort at 07:00am
Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night

Meeting point

Pick-up is from designated location in Orlando.
(We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from selected hotels
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • 1 night’s accommodation
  • Entrance fee to the Dolphins Facility, Alligator Farm
  • 45-minutes’ airboat ride
  • 15-minutes’ alligator wrestling show

Exclusions

  • Meals
  • Star Island Cruise
  • DVD of the swim (if swimming option chosen)

Do/Dont's

Carry your camera. Don’t forget the sunblock, sunglasses and a hat. Comfortable walking shoes are advised

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Designated pick-up is available from the following Locations: Hotel Beds Homes Office, Maingate Lakeside Resort, Disney All Star Music, Cirque du Soleil, Quality Inn International, Sizzler, Double Tree Resort

Swimmer must be 7 years or older (7 years – 12 years must be accompanied by a legal guardian)
No pregnant women allowed
Disabilities must be mentioned at the time of booking

Room occupancy based on 1 room per every 4 passengers, additional room requests charged at $75.00 per room.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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  • "Amazing!" Early start, but don't let that put you off. Giudes were great and friendly. Airboat was fab and noisy (the earplugs come in real handy) The swim was fantastic. My daughter did...
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