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Dolphin Academy Curacao

Dolphins in Depth Course

Our most comprehensive dolphin interactive and educational program!

Enter the dolphin world in depth and learn what it is like to study and work with dolphins up close and personal. Our most experienced staff lead you through a college-level curriculum profiling past and present dolphin research from around the world.

At the same time, you will participate in multiple interactive sessions with dolphins themselves - even learning to handle dolphins for public training demonstrations.

The course consists of two levels that can be taken together or split between visits to Curacao. These are provided in English for mature individuals 15 years and older who are competent swimmers.

Topics

Activities

 

Level 1 $349
(two half-days)*

• Introduction to Cetaceans
• Dolphin Anatomy and Physiology
• Dolphin Senses
• Dolphin training lessons
• Food preparation and feeding
• Dolphin Training Demonstration
• Dolphin Encounter
• Dolphin Swim

Level 2  $549
(three half-days)**

• Dolphin Echolocation
• Dolphin Cognition
• Dolphin Communication
• Dolphin Society
• Conservation of dolphins
• Echolocation experiment
• Training demonstrations
• Water behavior training
• Dolphin ID Profiling
• Dolphin Snorkel


*     Monday and Tuesday afternoon
**   Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoon

Dolphins in Depth Course


• Ages 15>
• Bring along a bathing suit, towel and dry clothing
• Snacks are included
• Manual included
• Participants have to fill in an assumption or risk waiver before activity
• Pregnant woman can't participate in the Dolphins in Depth Course only the Encounter
• Level 2 only accessible after completion of level 1