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Dolphin Discovery Tortola

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Address: Prospect Reef Resort, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
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Description: Dolphin Discovery invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins...
Dolphin Discovery invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins in the Caribbean paradise of Tortola. We offer a range of programs for all ages, a family-friendly adventure you will never forget.
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I normally travel to the BVI off season. We went here and were the only couple enjoying the session. They called the day before with directions and information we needed before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Kalispell, Montana
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

To be fair, the dolphin portion was as expected. However, this is an "open water" system- meaning there are fish and critters in the water with the dolphins. My daughter was stung by a jellyfish, which was clearly unfortunate. They offered us a vinegar soaked piece of gauze, which they had at the ready clearly showing this is an often... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for chhoosing Dolphin Discovery as part of your vacations. Please accept our sincere apologies, we never tried to made you feel like we didn't care about this issue, there is no excuse. The management has been advised about your comments and suggestions, and we will work on this issue because we don't want to... More 

Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The tour guide Lori was great. We had a kind of scary boat ride though, would like to have rode in a safer boat for the price (about $300). The boat ride was about an hour each way and the time spent with the dolphins was less than an hour. The dolphins were great but I felt they were cramped... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for your preference and for your comments they help us improve so we can offer better services everyday. Thank you for sharing them with us and the community. We are glad that Lori was great and was able to help you create memories for a lifetime. Regarding prices of the photos, as you said... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I normally travel to the BVI off season. We went here and were the only couple enjoying the session. They called the day before with directions and information we needed before our trip ( including ferry passes if you are not staying on Tortola) We got there, and staff was great. So great in fact at the end of our... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler. We are happy to know that you had a great experience with us, we really appreciate that we weree able to exceeded your expectations, and that you had the opportunity to spend more time with the beutiful and intelligent dolphins. Our main goal is that you live a great experience with the dolphins and that you remember this... More 

New York
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115 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We are staying on Virgin Gorda and had done Dolphin Discovery in Cozumel, so we decided to try it here. We arrived at 12:30 for a 1 pm experience and were told they were running late. We ended up having to wait over an hour, but the staff offered us a free upgrade to make up for it to the... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your day at Dolphin Discovery. Thank you very much for accepting our sincere apologies after the inconveniences, we are glad to know that you had a great time with the dolphins and enjoying the extra time you had with them. It is good to know that the marine mammal specialist... More 

New York City, New York
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64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There is nothing like swimming with the Dolphins, said Don Corleone or was that someone else. Our dolphin, Venus (not Williams) was charming, friendly and provided us the show of a lifetime. Our trainer, Anna, was amazingly patient with my 5 rug rats. The setting while tired was adequate as its along the coast in Roadtown. So what's the buzzkill?... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for your preference and for your comments they help us improve so we can offer better services everyday. Thank you for sharing them with us and the community. We are glad that Anna was great and was able to help you creat memories for a lifetime. Regarding prices of the photos, as you said... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We recently visited as an excursion from our cruise. The cost was pretty high and the group was quite large that went. We were split up into groups of 15-17 people. Our group had a guide named Rocky who was quite friendly and good with kids. Mine are 10 and 12. They loved this excursion. You cannot take pictures and... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler. We are happy to know that you had a great experience with us, we really appreciate the marine mammals specialist exceeded your expectations of your program, and that he was friendly and good to the kids. Our main goal is to offer an educational experience so you can learn more about the sweet dolphins. Regarding prices of the... More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great time - my wife was extremely hesitant to go because she is a weaker swimmer, but the dolphins raised her out of the water like superman. My high school aged kids thought it was one of the coolest things ever to do on vacation!! Definitely worth doing. The only negative is the high price for the photos. They want... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler, We are so glad that you were able to enjoy this activity with your family and that your wife gave us the opportunity to show her how amazing the dolphins are. Thank you very much for your preference. Regarding prices of the photos, as you said these are professional quality so you can take back home great memories... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We loved our first experience swimming with the dolphins. The staff was great and we were the only 2 there (may 2014) so we had a more personable and longer experience. We can not wait to do this again! We just wish the living space was larger for the dophins.

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and share it with the community. We are happy to hear that you enjoy your first experience with the sweet dolphins. We are pleased to know that you care about the wellbeing of the dolphins, we do too, that is why we are certified by the... More 

Mobile, Alabama
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My sister, niece, and I had a great time doing the Swim Adventure last week. The highlights were the boogie board foot push and and belly ride. The dolphins were well cared for and had a large area with inflowing sea water to live in. I would recommend this for people of all ages.

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler. We are really glad to know that you had a great experience with us and your family, enjoying the time with the lovely dolphins. We would like you to know that we hope you can come back soon to visit us in any of our 16 locations, so you can live this wonderful time again. Receive our best... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This was a great experience, the instructor we had was named Elwin and we swam with a dolphin named Hippo. Elwin was very informative and kind, he was a great instructor!

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for choosing Dolphin Discovery. We are very glad that you had a great time with the dolphins and that you receive a great service from the marine mammal specialist . We would also want to thank you for taking the time to write a review, is because of travelers like you that we can... More 

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