The first step into the dolphin tank is the moment fantasy turns
reality. Only reality is better than you ever imagined.
Standing in waist-deep, 80-degree water, face to face with an
Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, you can reach out and touch him. With
his trainer at your side, you can send him into a high flip in the
air, dance in the water with him, reward him with fish and even get
The Indianapolis Zoo is the only place in the Midwest where you
can get into the water with some of the zoo's eight amazing
dolphins. It is a best-kept secret well worth sharing.
The experience begins with learning about dolphins in a classroom
near the pool, followed by the dolphin show and the dolphin
Many people can only admire the dolphins from a distance, but
you'll be astonished by how great these animals are up close.
"It's a great experience for anyone," says Indianapolis Zoo
dolphin trainer Kelly Tabor. "It allows people a closer look at
dolphins that might help them realize why we need to protect
dolphins and how they are important to our world."
The zoo's Dolphin In-Water Adventure is 90 minutes that will last
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