Island Dolphin Care, Key Largo

4.9
#5 of 6 in Zoos & Aquariums in Florida Keys
To schedule a tour, please call (305)451-5884

~Island Dolphin Care Organization:

Island Dolphin Care, a 501c3 not for profit organization, was developed to help children with special needs and their families who are dealing with developmental and/or physical disabilities, emotional challenges, and critical, chronic or terminal illness. Island Dolphin Care believes that children with special challenges can and should enjoy the full range of activities that life’s experiences can offer, and that every child deserves the opportunity to play, giggle, and have fun!

~Island Dolphin Care Mission Statement:

IDC provides unique, therapeutic, motivational, and educational dolphin-assisted therapy programs, for children with special needs, adults and families, through the use of innovative therapy techniques, which enable participants to discover and achieve desired goals, strengths, and their fullest potential for individual fulfillment.

~Make a Donation:

If you would like to help Island Dolphin Care by making a tax deductible donation please click the link below or contact us at www.islanddolphincare.org

https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/IslandDolphinCare/OnlineDonation.html
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  • This non-profit organization is truly amazing! The staff is very knowledgable and so nice to be with... everyone should have dolphin happiness around them every day! Kissing Bella and Fiji has made my...  more »
  • Where all the mammals, humans and dolphins alike are nurtured and well cared for. This is a non-profit that provides therapy for children and adults with special needs as well as vets with ptsd. Take ...  more »
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  • Island Dolphin Care is a wonderful place that does a lot for the dolphins, the community, and children/adults with disabilities. The programs they offer are quite impressive and therapeutic for children. The only reason I give my 4 star rating is due to the amount of money we paid for what we got out of it. My family and I visited here and took the tour. I paid for 4 people in total and felt like the money doesn’t account for the experience. The staff is friendly and they do a great job working with children and going into detail about the sea creature in their touch tanks. They explain their programs and what they do for their sessions as well as caring for the dolphins. It may have been my misunderstanding by the website kind of makes it seem like if you take a tour you would at least get to pet the dolphins. This is simply not the case. So from start to finish we walk in, talk about some creatures, see the dolphins swimming around, pay, leave. To me it’s not worth the money for a tour and I kind of felt cheated. I don’t want to discredit them as they were friendly and quite knowledgeable and took their time to explain things to our child. We just felt like it could have been a bit more.
  • Island Dolphin Care: the best word to describe it is "Magical". A visit to the facility is healing from within as a stand alone. For therapy, well miracles happen. I recommend it for all of us humans as a reminder of mother natures great gifts. A truly passionate and caring group

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