Focused on environmental stewardship, conservation and wildlife education, Stefan founded Palm Beach and Jupiter Dolphin Tours to provide people of all walks of live with the opportunity to watch wild dolphins up close, while using the revenues to finance the important conservation work of the Taras Oceanographic Foundation and its Palm Beach Dolphin Project..
Exploration is an activity motivated by curiosity, sustained by tenacity and perseverance, and made possible by ability, good fortune and courage
Our dolphin scientists and certified naturalists deliver authentic, fun, interpretative and personalized expeditions that are memorable and transformative.
Dr. Stefan E Harzen
Scientist, entrepreneur, writer, broadcaster, photographer, musician and explorer with 30 yrs experience studying wild dolphins.
Barbara Brunnick, Ph.D.
Marine mammal conservation researcher with more than 40 yrs of experience studying whales and dolphins on the west and east coast of the U.S. and in the Caribbean.
Skipper who plays a key role in delivering our dolphin tours in a safe, yet fun manner, aboard our expedition vessel Osprey.
Our naturalists are experts on dolphins, local wildlife and marine ecology, naturalist interpretation techniques, but also local landmarks. As a result we deliver informative, educational, entertaining, and memorable experiences to all of our guests.
For your peace of mind, they are also trained to respond to any emergencies.
CARBON NEUTRAL TOURS
RESEARCH & CONSERVATION
Barbara J Brunnick, Ph.D. and her team have been studying these populations for more than a decade, but broader support is needed to ensure that these magnificent creatures survive and thrive.
We currently support the Taras Oceanographic Foundation, and work with the Make a Wish Foundation to provide some low low-income, or otherwise challenged, children and families with free dolphin tours.