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Dolphin Cove

Address: 9A Garvin Road | Beside Calypso Grill & Morgans Harbour, West Bay KY1-1301, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345-946-3396
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Ranked #11 of 23 Activities in West Bay
Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Dolphin Encounter Program: This program is specifically designed for...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: 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).
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Maple Valley, WA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We did an excursion with Dolphin Cove in conjunction with Disney Cruise Line on 1/14/15. Our excursion was called: Dolphin Encounter and Stingray City. We had an amazing day! In Grand Cayman, you have to tender in from the ship to the port. When you arrive at the port, they have reps from Dolphin Cove putting a wrist band on... More 

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South Wales, NY USA
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16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This attraction is located in an enclosed natural ocean lagoon on the North Sound of Grand Cayman. The operation is well run, and the staff here are polite, helpful, and very customer focused. The main stars are the six bottlenose dolphins who go through their acrobatics, interactions, and vocalizations with guests from the dock or in the water depending on... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went with a large group for an early morning reservation. The check in was easy, and we were given wristbands and went down to the docks. There were also two other groups that also joined at this time. We received an introduction, education on dolphins and other marine animals, and background information on how to act with the dolphins.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Very pleased with our trip. Two for one deal, stingray city (always a crowd pleaser ) and then a dolphin encounter. Lots of unique experiences for a fair price. Highly recommended

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Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Dolphin cove staff are so friendly. They walk you through the entire adventure and ensure you have fun. The dolphin swim and pull was out of this world. It was an experience of a life time. The dolphins are so smart and friendly. You are in an ocean cove instead of a pool so you feel like you are in... More 

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Farmingdale, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Came here from a cruise ship excursion with a 3 Yr old and a 9 yr old. We did the "Dolphin Encounter" and aside from the cold water -which heated up after people started kissing dolphins; ) everything was awesome! The dolphins were great with both kids and it was totally age appropriate for both kids. We were warned ahead... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Tour fee was $115 for adults and $95 for children. Dolphin cove is about 40 minutes drive from the port (tender). Touching the dolphins is not allowed. You have to bend forward while they ask you to put your hands behind your body and the dolphin will give you a kiss first, and you can give a kiss for the... More 

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Another of Cayman's must do experiences for the children. Where else can you get up close and personal with these amazing animals in their own habitat? Just do it!

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Sarasota, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Definitely would do again! All the staff were in great character as well as the dolphin interaction!

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Miami, Florida
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We book the excursion with Celebrity Cruise... We did the swim with the Dolphin experience was fantastic, our Dolphin was Richie a 10 year old Jamaican Bottle nose. The time of the encounter is about 30 minutes, hi swim with you and your little group, You kiss him, and he dance and so some noise... This encounter is expensive, but... More 

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