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Dolphin Cove

9A Garvin Road | Beside Calypso Grill & Morgans Harbour, West Bay KY1-1301, Grand Cayman
345-946-3396
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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... more » 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). « less
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Farmingdale, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

They charge a lot but my son had a great time so I guess it was worth it. Not something we would ever do twice though. Picture afterward are really expensive.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Put this attraction on your bucket list! My wife and I have wanted to swim with dolphins since we started dating 20 years ago, but really believe a pool or man made lagoon is not where dolphins would choose to live. Dolphin Cove is an ocean setting, with real caribbean seawater and a real marine environment for feeding, etc. Yes,... More

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

We did two ultimate swims and the dolphin encounter. The ultimate swims were INCREDIBLE. A foot push from the dolphins pushed us up and out of the water which made for great pictures. My grandmother, who is not a very strong swimmer, opted for the dolphins encounter package in waist deep water. She received a one on one encounter with... More

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were very lucky to visit in off season on a weekend (i.e. when there were no cruise ships) and so were the only ones in the entire place. The staff were friendly and unrushed. The locations is very pretty. For us, the experience is what we expected: a bit like Disney World but neat to touch a dolphin and... More

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Swimming with dolphins. Worth extra to pay for the ultimate swim and get the foot push- makes for great pix (although the the pix were expensive) The guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Book later in the day to avoid the cruise ship crowds. During the off season there were only 6 of us and gave us plenty of time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Dolphin Cove is positively amazing..... worth every dime. Everyone who works there is so friendly and helpful. Special shoutouts to Kanardo, Oscar and Kevin .... You're all awesome! And getting to swim, dance and even kiss the dolphins .... seriously no better experience out there! If you're in Grand cayman make the time for this one!

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

A once in a life time experience!! The staff and dolphins could have been better, I was treated like a VIP. I would highly recommend dolphin Cove!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was such an awesome experience to be able to hold sea turtles at the turtle farm. But the most awesome experience that my family had was when we went to Dolphin Cove and we were able to swim with the dolphins. My kids are still talking about the experience that the had with the dolphins.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very well organized and a fun day. This was a Carnival tour we first went to swim with the Dolphins then on the Stingray city it was amazing day. The guides at both facilities were knowledgeable and thoughtful. The only drawback was the dolphin pictures ( $120 ) this on top of 159 per person. But the memories are priceless.... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It was a pleasant surprise to learn that our booking included bonding with parrots before and a boat trip to stingray city after swimming with the dolphins. But as everybody has to be in the water at the same time and non participating visitors are kept far away, you have to pay heavily for the pictures taken by the photographer,... More

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