Marmaris Dolphin Park, also called Marmaris Dolphinarium, is a dolphin therapy and activity centre for disabled children, located at the end of Marmaris Long beach, before Icmeler.
It is the first open water Dolphinarium in Europe. Dolphin therapy had healing effects on so many children which was before held for impossible.
Dolphins triggers joy, happiness, laughter and peace. Under the management of dolphin trainers and medicinal / therapeutic trained personnel, the dolphins are used exclusively for the therapeutic treatment of disabled people.
The park has bottle-nose dolphins and the facility allows a limited number of holidaymakers to see or swim with the dolphins every day.
In Marmaris Dolphin Park; you can watch the dolphins, meet a dolphin on a platform, swim with the dolphins; feed and swim with stingrays and visit dolphins.
Marmaris Dolphin Park offers swimming with the dolphins program for its visitors.
The floating sea dolphinarium is open all the year round and the session times are daily at 09:30, 11:30, 13:30, 15:30 and 17:00. Each session last about 40 minutes.
No advance reservation is required for swimming with the dolphins program.
You can book on-site up to 3 days in advance due to high demand in high season. Reservations by phone is not accepted.
Apart from the rehabilitation courses of the park, you can also watch and meet the dolphins, play or accompany them by swimming with them.
* Watch the dolphins (visitors)
* Meet with a dolphin (interaction on the platform)
* Swim with a dolphin (interaction in the water)
* Dolphin Trainer for a Day (full day learn program incl. 10min swim)
Touristic sessions last about 40 minutes. Holidaymakers may visit the dolphin park and see the dolphins, get a chance to learn about their behaviour while watching interactive swim and meet programs, take some memorable photos.
Marmaris Dolphin Park is situated on the seafront of Grand Mares Resort and Grand Yazici Club Turban at the end of Marmaris towards Icmeler (3 km from Icmeler, 5 km from Marmaris Centre).