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Dolphin fun facts

Our neighbor, the Dolphin Academy offers meet, swim. snorkel and dive sessions with the dolphins.
A special experience if you are on Curacao and love these beautiful animals. Yet there is so much more information about the Dolphin Academy that many people probably don’t know.

Two dolphins playing

These are our top 5 facts about dolphins and the Dolphin Academy that you want to know!

  1. Dolphins are extremely smart!
    Dolphins are known for their friendliness, but they are also very intelligent. Scientists believe that they may be the closest animals to our level of intelligence.
  2. What’s on the menu?
    Dolphins are carnivores, they love to eat fish and crustaceans.
  3. The best fish!
    Dolphins at the Dolphin Academy are getting the best fish, imported from Canada. The staff selects each fish themselves before dolphins can eat it.
  4. Swimming on open water!
    The Dolphin Academy is one of the three academies in the world where dolphins can swim on the open water. It’s symbolic for the cooperative relationship that the trainers have developed with the dolphins.
  5. How many species are there?
    Dolphins can be seen throughout the world. Nearly 40 species swim in the oceans of the earth, mostly in tropical and shallow waters, some dolphins even live in rivers.
Four dolphins giving a show