Family Activities:

Dolphin Research Center


Dolphin Research Center

58901 Overseas Highway, Marathon, 33050, FL

Meet and swim with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and high-five and share hands-on interactions with California sea lions at this environmental education, rescue and rehabilitation facility, located in Grassy Key, Fla. Dolphin experiences range from a family “Dolphin Dip” to Paint with a Dolphin” to “Researcher for a Day.” Younger kids can splash around at an onsite sea-themed sprayground.

Recent Traveler Reviews

Happy Dolphins

by L and B C

Loved our dolphin experience. I did the family dolphin splash we’re you can have a toddler on your hip for a meet the dolphin in waist deep water. My 3 year old and I both…
Wonderful! Don’t miss!

by IndigoKam

Loved it!! Great for kids! Staff are so kind to the animals!! Do the dolphin T-shirt painting for sure. Would go back again!!