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Our Animals Are Celebrities!

We have had the pleasure of hosting many celebrities and their families throughout the years. Everyone from Oscar winners, Grammy winners, Emmy winners, Tony winners, stars of screen, stage, radio, TV and every kind of pro-sport players have been our guests. But did you know that our animals are famous too?

Three of our dolphins played the role of Flipper in the Paul Hogan, Elijah Wood version produced by Universal Studios. Our dolphins and Blue Lagoon Island was also featured in the Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen movie Holiday in the Sun.

Several of our sea lions have played the starring role of Andre in the movie Andre and appeared in Slappy and the Stinkers.

Our beautiful facility and dolphins have appeared on NBC, CBS, E!, CNN, ESPN, MTV, GMTV, NIPPON Television, QVC, Nickelodeon, Oxygen, SKY News, VOX TV and many additional television stations. We have been featured in many international newspaper and magazines.

Chances are you have already seen or heard about our dolphins, sea lions and programs - now it's time for you to meet them yourselves - it will be our pleasure to welcome you!

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Dolphin Encounters FAQs - Dolphin Information

How many dolphins does Dolphin Encounters have?
Dolphin Encounters has 18 Atlantic bottlenose dolphins.

How old are your dolphins?
Dolphin Encounters has dolphins ranging in age from 1-year-old to 41-years-old.

How long does it take to train your dolphins to do behaviors?
Training time varies. It depends on the trainer and the dolphin. Humans learn differently, so do dolphins.

How do you come up with names for the dolphins?
Several of our dolphins are named after our employees; others were named by students participating in "Baby Naming" competitions. It is an interesting process.

What are your dolphins' names?
Abaco, Andy, Aunty V, Cacique, Chippy, Dot, Goombay, Gussie Mae, Jake, Laguna, Miss Merlin, Niña, Princess, Salvador, Soca, Shawn, Stormy.



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