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Address: 9A Garvin Road | Beside Calypso Grill & Morgans Harbour, West Bay KY1-1301, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345-946-3396
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Description: Dolphin Encounter Program: This program is specifically designed for young...
Dolphin Encounter Program: This program is specifically designed for young children, non- swimmers and those keen to get an up close encounter with a dolphin. Guests stand waist high in the water and interact with the dolphins. You will get to touch, kiss, dance, sing and learn all sorts of fascinating facts about your dolphin. The dolphins will also perform some high energy behaviors guaranteed to thrill and delight. No minimum age – however for safety reasons, young children must be accompanied by one adult per child. (Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied an adult). Dolphin Swim Program You will receive a life vest before getting into the deep water, where guests will get to interact, touch, kiss and enjoy an up close experience. You will get a thrill out of our famous belly rides, where you ride belly to belly with one of our amazing dolphins. At the end of your program, see your dolphins fly high in the air with their spectacular jumps. Minimum age 5 years or older and must be strong swimmers– however for safety reasons, young children must be accompanied by an adult. (Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied an adult).
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Grand Cayman Dolphin Ultimate Swim on a Natural Lagoon
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We signed up for the Ultimate Swim which included two Dolphins to swim and play with. It was totally worth it! The whole experience probably took about 1.5 hours, first starting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We signed up for the Ultimate Swim which included two Dolphins to swim and play with. It was totally worth it! The whole experience probably took about 1.5 hours, first starting with a 45 minute introduction to the animals and other facts about their facility. Then we got life vests and splashed into the water with the Dolphins. The instructors... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Mixed feelings about this place. We booked the dolphin swim package but on arrival when we were paying it came out more expensive, I questioned this and they had put us down for the ultimate swim package instead which was more expensive. I corrected them but it appeared we couldn't do the original one today. We agreed to the ultimate... More 

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Richmond, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Along with my wife and 2 teenage daughters we reserved the dolphin ultimate swim along with stingray city the day before without having to pay anything. If we had to cancel the next day we were not out any money. We found coupons at Budget for 25% off so that helps. The staff was very friendly. We were allowed to... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We chose the Ultimate Dolphin Adventure. It included foot push, dorsal fin pull, kiss, dance with, and holding the dolphin. They are VERY organized, having all people in the water doing something in different groups so no one waited long to have a turn doing one of the experiences. They take good pictures, and even though expensive ($30 & $45... More 

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West Babylon, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Spending time with Dolphins and they trainers where great! the kids really had and fun time and it also very safe. but when it came to time for leaving. the staff they didnt let you use your own camers so you had to buy they phots. It was not worth the money at all. They wants $200.00 usd to but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Dolphin Cove is a great place to interact with dolphins. I was hesitant, at first to go to a place with captive dolphins, but the dolphins there are all rescues and are given the best care. The trainers and staff were very nice. My friends and I did the Ultimate Swim and we enjoyed every second! We also went to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I can't say enough about the people, the facility, and of course the dolphins. I picked Dolphin Cove because I wanted to swim with the dolphins in more of their natural habitat rather than a swimming pool. The facility is gorgeous and the gift store is amazing. While we were waiting for our reserved time, a gentleman brought out two... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Worst customer experience I have ever seen, as soon as we arrived we were left out of the activities, people in photo area very arrogant, worst experience and the only bad experience I had on the Cayman Islands.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great experience for you and the kids! Included in your fee is a trip to stingray city or the turtle farm. Guys went out of their way on the stingray city trip to make sure everyone on the boat had a chance to get pictures with the stingrays. Dolphin experience was definitely a bucket list thing to try! We chose... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I swam with dolphins nearly 20 years ago and this was no different with the exception to the prices. We were able to get a 50% discount from ExploreCayman.Com and this made pricing very reasonable for a family of five. As many others have stated, watch out for the photo prices. They won't let you bring your own camera in... More 

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Address: 9A Garvin Road | Beside Calypso Grill & Morgans Harbour, West Bay KY1-1301, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345-946-3396
Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  West Bay

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