Island Dolphin Care, Key Largo

4.8
#5 of 7 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

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  • Great therapy, friendly therapists. And a visibly great success for our little ones! Danne squirt and Mallorie!
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  • please go to the web site and learn about them before you go. My sweetheart and I came here for a tour and were amazed. This is place has worked miracles for coutless people, their children and spouse...  more »
  • Very professional and the dolphins are well taken care of. The staff does a tremendous job educating the public.  more »
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  • What a wonderful program for families with special needs. Watching the trainers and staff work with the dolphins and families makes this a very unique Key Largo destination. The story of the family that founded this facility is inspiring.
  • I just visited this amazing place with some friends visiting from Spain and Colombia. Wowwwww, what an experience. We not only had an opportunity to see the dolphins up close and personal but we also learned so much about them. This place does God’s work. They help so many kids with emotional and physical disabilities. We will be returning there for sure.
  • Deena and her staff at Island Dolphin Care are extremely inspiring. The work they do to help others and the love they show the dolphins is magical!
  • Incredible cause and staff. I went for a tour with my girlfriend while spending a night in Key Largo and was amazed at the facilities and staff they had. It's truly an incredible story of animal therapy, and providing a service that can change lives and at the very least provide a super positive experience for a client and their family. The tour itself was very laid back and free flowing. Very knowledgable tour guide that was candid me encouraged questions for her and the staff. We will definitely return and will be sharing the story.
  • please go to the web site and learn about them before you go. My sweetheart and I came here for a tour and were amazed. This is place has worked miracles for coutless people, their children and spouses. The guided tour was give by Melanie, an lovely lady who is a volunteer there. She is very passionate about what they do there. The tour showed their facility and some of the aquatic therapy sessions in progress. The staff is amazing, full of smiles. You can see how the kids there bennift from it instantly. Please keep in mind that this is not a "swim with the dolfins" tour. This is a professional facility dedicated to enriching and helping disadvantaged (physically, psychologically and some times both) peoples through an amazing program and with the assistance of dolfins. We were able to see each of the dolfins and take a few memorable pictures. I won't spoil for you the amazing story of how one mom's strength, dedication and love for her child... Made this possible. Made it possible to make a difference in hundreds of lives and ...the lives of families. Go see for yourself...
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