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Address: St. Ann, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Phone Number: +1 876-974-5335
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Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Description: This magnificent property has a natural cove which is surrounded by 5...
This magnificent property has a natural cove which is surrounded by 5 acres of lush tropical rain forest. Visitors have the opportunity to interact and "Swim With" dolphins, enjoying the thrill and love of these amazing lovable animals. Visitors can also swim with, hold, feed and learn about the evolutionary secrets of the Caribbean sharks. Visitors can capture their dream of being a dolphin trainer by taking the challenge of being "Sea Keeper" for the day. Voted as Jamaica's Number One Attraction for a reason. Come for the day, for memories of a lifetime.
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Ocho Rios Dolphin Encounter Program
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Ultimate Swim Dolphin Program in Ocho Rios

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Loved the Dolphins!!!

My favorite excursion yet....i have always wanted to swim with the dolphins and finally got to. The staff was super friendly and loved the nature walk and playing with all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2014
hanaleblanc
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Addis, Louisiana
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Addis, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

My favorite excursion yet....i have always wanted to swim with the dolphins and finally got to. The staff was super friendly and loved the nature walk and playing with all the other animals...birds, snakes, iguanas, rabbits, other sea creatures. We did the Ultimate swim and glad we did, we got to do the dorsal pull and the fin push, we... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I had a nice time at dolphin cove. The trainers are very nice but all ask for tips all the time. So be ready to tip just about everyone.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

What a great experience .Once in a life time but will always remember it. The dolphins are so gentle. Not a good swimmer but loved every minute and worth every dollar. Best to go when the cruise ships are not there as it gets to busy. Bought a dvd with the whole group taking turns to swim with the dolphins.... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

People might complain about the prices here but you get what you pay for and is a unique opportunity to most. Here is the video that they took of my ultimate swim with the dolphins package, so you can see what they all do from start to finish as soon as we get into the water and get things going.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We got a "deal" from our resort. If you pay the 1 level below what you want, they will bump you to the next level for "free". It was expensive but amazing. I did the encounter because I can't swim and it awesome but short. My husband did the ultimate swim and it was absolutely amazing! I don't think we'd... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We were staying at an all inclusive and had to get the kids (10 & 12) away for something special just for them. This was the perfect place. There were animals they could touch and hold, boats they could ride on and paddle themselves and the water life was amazing. The sharks were scarey and the sting rays were huge.... More 

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Wilmington, DE
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My granddaughter, 6, and grandson, 4, were so thrilled that they got to touch, hug, and kiss a real DOLPHIN !!

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

If you purchase an animal package (we did the Ultimate Swim for my daughter) and do not expect anything else, then it would get FIVE STARS. The staff who work with the animals are very good at their jobs. However, I found the general staff very rude and (lazy?) not interested in answering questions or being helpful when I was... More 

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dolphincoveltd, Manager at Dolphin Cove, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the dolphin part of your trip but very disappointed to see that you were not happy with the food and staff overall attitude. We are going to take steps to fix this. intact we are already working on our new menu. Thank you for the review. Jeff More 

Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Dolphins cove offers so much more than just dolphins. It is a costly excursion - but my favorite of all of them! It is much better than the other dolphin excursions I have done elsewhere as it has so much to offer! Dolphin - you can do as little as watch to swim with the dolphins - Do it all!... More 

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dolphincoveltd, Manager at Dolphin Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate all feedback. Thank you for making Dolphin Cove part of your vacation More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We took our boys (6 & 8) to the Dolphin Encounter. They had a good time with the dolphin, but it was only about 30 minutes. My nieces (15 & 18) swam with 2 of the dolphins. They loved it and said they would do it again. We also swam with the stingray which was pretty cool. I wouldn't go... More 

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