Swim with Dolphins in Marmaris 2020
Marmaris Dolphin Park, also known as Marmaris Dolphinarium, is a state of the art facility hosting dolphins which allow disabled children to receive important and well needed therapeutic benefits. Marmaris Dolphin Park is located between the city centre of Marmaris and Icmeler, making the access to visitors easy. More precisely, the facility can be found on the seafront of Grand Mares Resort and Grand Yazici Club Turban. What makes this Dolphin Park spectacular and unique is that it was the first open water facility of its kind to operate in the European continent. Thus, visiting the Dolphinarium and interacting with the dolphins will be a truly exceptional experience for all. Most importantly, visiting Marmaris Dolphin Park will be a first class opportunity to learn some interesting information about the dolphins and their therapeutic abilities.
Dolphins have long been considered as one of the sweetest, smartest and human-friendly sea creatures. Indeed, this is not a coincidence as dolphins are able to have a positive effect on humans’ psychology by allowing the creation of a sense of calmness, relaxation and joy. Based on that and under the proper management of professional trainers, dolphins are able to have a positive impact regarding the treatment of disabled people.
Marmaris Dolphin Park has professional trainers who are also experts in providing therapies with dolphins. These professionals are experienced and fully licenced in order to take care and interact with the bottlenose dolphins of the park. The facility has helped many children so far whose treatment was even unthinkable some years ago. Due to its incredible work and good reputation, Marmaris Dolphin Park allows a limited number of visits every year in order to offer the opportunity to visitors to observe and understand more about dolphins, but also to interact with them. More precisely, visitors may observe and meet the dolphins, swim or feed them. Holiday makers in Marmaris have a unique opportunity to experience an alternative, exciting, yet informative activity during their vacations and create long lasting memories.
Marmaris Swimming with Dolphins
One of the most exciting activities that you can join is Swim with Dolphins in Marmaris program. Our guests are able to swim in the same pool with the dolphins and interact with them. These swimming sessions are available to public throughout the year and follow a specific timetable (09:30, 11:30, 13:30, 15:30 and 17:00). It must be noted that, every swimming session has an approximate duration of 40 minutes.
Those who are interested in experiencing this unique swimming session are not required to have a reservation. However, during the summer months, a reservation is required up to 3 days prior. Bookings are accepted via our webpage only. Please note that phone reservations are not accepted.
The session includes:
- Observation of the dolphins
- Meeting the dolphins on the platform
- Swimming with the dolphins in their pool
- An assigned dolphin trainer for the day to assist you and provide information
The tourist sessions offered by the Marmaris Dolphin Park have an approximate duration of 40 minutes. During this time, participants are able to visit the facility accompanied by an assigned dolphin trainer. The experienced personnel will be in charge to assist visitors and explain interesting facts about dolphins, their behaviour and their therapeutic abilities. In addition, during this time, participants will be able to interact with the dolphins while on the platform and snap some photos with these beautiful sea creatures. Then, a swimming session follows during which visitors are able to swim with the dolphins and interact with them.
Book Swim With Dolphins Marmaris
During your holidays, you may find a plethora of tour agents who are organizing several tourist activities and daily excursions. However, as insiders, we do recommend to purchase your activities and excursions via Mares Travel, the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB) registered (License No:10209) tour agent in Marmaris. This particular agency is capable of organizing exceptional daily excursions with professionalism and exclusive customer service.
Below, you may find some more information about tickets, transfer and prices for the Marmaris Dolphinarium. Furthermore, you may use the form below in order to proceed with your reservations. Once the form is received, a tour agent will contact you within 30 minutes in order to confirm and finalize your booking. It is important to note that, no payment is required during this stage. Payments are taking place upon arrival at the park.
Marmaris Swim With Dolphins Tour Itinerary
Visiting Marmaris Dolphin Park includes
– A dolphins’ observation session
– A session during which you may meet the dolphins on the platform
– A session during which you swim with the dolphins
The tour takes place on a daily basis on a specific timetable (09:30, 11:30, 13:30, 15:30, and 17:00). The total duration of the tour is approximately 2 hours, while swimming lasts for approximately 30-40 minutes. According to the tour’s schedule, a complementary pick up and drop off service is offered to all participants. The service will take place on a pre-arranged time and participants are kindly requested to follow the schedule for the smooth operation of the tour.
Tour Programme & Info
Marmaris Dolphin Park is a modern facility providing assistance and rehabilitation courses to disabled children. Within its premises, properly trained bottlenose dolphins achieve to have an impact on the therapeutic processes and the psychological state of children. In an effort to make its mission known to the general public, the Dolphinarium allows limited number of visitors every year to attend a specially designed tour and enjoy interacting with these intelligent and beautiful sea creatures. Visitors are able to observe the dolphins and learn interesting information about them from the professional staff of the park. Moreover, visitors are able to interact with them via the platform and swim with the dolphins in a specially designed pool. Joining this exceptional activity enables you, your family and friends to create long lasting memories. It must be noted that, the activity is family friendly and totally safe.
According to several scientific studies, it has been proven that interaction with dolphins has multiple positive effects. Thus, this would not just be a memorable experience but, it will also be a great opportunity to get immersed into the therapeutic benefits of this process. Dolphins are known to boost self-esteem, confidence and for allowing the creation of positive feelings. In addition, they provide the ideal ground for relaxation and calmness. Thus, set yourself free and swim with the dolphins for a truly memorable experience.
During Marmaris Dolphin Park tour, professional photographers will be there in order to snap some beautiful photos of you with the dolphins. Therefore, you can relax and enjoy the tour without worrying about the pictures. These photos can be purchased at an extra cost by the end of the tour.
Tours are held on a daily basis and interested visitors are instructed to use the reservation form below at least 3 days before. A complementary pick up and drop off service in included. Please note that, participants should wear comfortable clothes, swimsuit and slippers.
- Swim Suits
- Some Cash
- Drinks & Food
- Tips & Gratuities
- Pickup & Drop back Service
- Full Insurance
- Swim with Dolphins
- Entrance Fee
Free Hotel Transfer for Dolphin Park
Planning to spend your holiday in Marmaris with kids? Make sure that you take our ‘Swim with the Dolphins’ tour in Marmaris. The world-class dolphin center near Marmaris, right on the beach-front awaits you. You can spend some quality time with the angels of the ocean and make your holiday experience in Marmaris an unforgettable one. The dolphinarium is open all the year round. You can join in at any of the four sessions that start daily; each session lasts for about 40-45 minutes. The dolphinarium having a very central location in Marmaris, we arrange for your easy and comfortable hotel transfer. This is one of the best trips to enjoy with your family, especially with your kids!
You can buy your pictures at the Dolphin Park
Located right on the sea-front and just 200 meters from the popular Hotel Grand Yazici Mares and Club Turban, the Dolphinarium offers you the most unique moments of joyful holiday. One can swim with the dolphins, touch them and kiss them during your stay at the dolphinarium. You can bring in your own cameras to capture pictures of your most memorable moments at the dolphinarium. Guests can also take help from professional photographers to take their pictures. Visitors can also register for other interesting programs such as ‘Meet the Dolphins’ and ‘Watch the Dolphins’. This tour has become very much popular with the guests and during summer you need to book the tour at least 3 days in advance!
Swim with Dolphins in Marmaris is Good Fun for kids
Many think that holidaying in the resort town of Marmaris is mostly suitable for grown-ups. But this place has some interesting sites for kids as well. Marmaris Dolphin Park is one such place. The dolphin trainers here are friendly and behave with kids affectionately. And also the dolphins are trained to be friendly with grown-ups and kids alike. Kids accompanied with grown-ups are welcome to participate in swimming and other activities. Children aged over 8 are allowed to take part in swimming and spend time with the dolphins. A 15-minute unique program ‘Swim with the Dolphins’ allows you and your kids spend some valuable time with the dolphins and learn more about their behavior and their all-interesting world.