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Dolphin Discovery Tortola

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Address: Prospect Reef Resort, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
Phone Number: 1-866-393-5158
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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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Too 'manufactured'

We had a nice time, but this place is a 'fun factory'. It seemed like we were checking off the boxes of the experience. The trainer seemed mildly annoyed the whole time, but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
taramike
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Parker, CO
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Swam with dolphins at dolphin discovery Tortola with 3 adults and my young daughter. The experience was amazing and well organised. We saw parrots which we could hold on our arms/shoulders. The staff were friendly and attentive and made the experience an enjoyable one. We purchased photographs and a DVD of our experience at a fair price which is well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I'd highly recommend this location! We had a blast with the dolphin named Hippo. Our trainer Elwin was also very informative and calming considering we were a little anxious. Plus lunch was included and there were many choices to choose from. Would go again!

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We visited the Island for half a day whilst on the NCL Gem as part of my 50th Birthday Celebrations; and I did this as part of a bucket list tick; and to give one of my 8 year old twins the thrill too (the other twin and their mum were not keen so watched close by). We did the... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We weren't sure what to expect, but everyone was very friendly and helpful from the minute we entered the place. The experience was well run, fun, and definitely worth the time and money. We would do this again if we visited Tortola!

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Management response:

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Tortola. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. We are very proud that your experience was incredible, we are grateful too about your comments of our staff,... More 

Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Pricey, however there is a reason for it. The proceeds all go to sustain the Dolphins. Our experience was excellent. The staff was very informative, patient and professional. We were able to touch, feel and hold a Dolphin. The staff takes lots of pictures while each individual interacts with a Dolphin. The Pictures come in a package with many photos.... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Tortola. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. We are very proud that your experience was incredible, we are grateful too about your comments of our staff,... More 

Parker, CO
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a nice time, but this place is a 'fun factory'. It seemed like we were checking off the boxes of the experience. The trainer seemed mildly annoyed the whole time, but the dolphin, 'Bolivar', was wonderful. The photographer was off in her own world, we had to get her attention several times. The cost is absolutely ridiculous. I... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Tortola. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. About the service we're going to let General Manager know about your comments in order to improve our service.... More 

Easley, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

What a beautiful island and reserve for the dolphins. We did the tour through the cruise ship. I have had this on my bucket list for some time and was not disappointed with the experience. Staff was very friendly. Be ready to spend extra on pictures.

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Tortola. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. We hope you can visit us again soon, we will be here to welcome you with open arms. Dolphin... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Swimming with dolphins was a definite bucket list item for me. I don't know how it's organized elsewhere and I guess this is more or less what we were expecting, but the pens were small and the dorsal swim and foot push felt perfunctory and were over in no time. There had been a mix-up with our reservation and the... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Tortola. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. About the photos price is because the price is set by the market for our competitive location, we're going... More 

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Let's just say this was a horrible experice. My boyfriend and I paid for the royal swim. We were rushed from the moment we got there. The Dolphins were cute. After we swam with them for 15 minutes they rushed us out of the water and told us we could wash off quicky. On the website it said towels were... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This was my first time swimming with the dolphins, and I paid the extra 20$ EACH to have both optional experiences (dorsal swim and foot push swim). The experience with the dolphins was fun, we had Grace (dolphin) and she was just lovely. Lots of petting her and hands on experience. My only real critic is that the trainer didn't... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Tortola. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. We're going to let General Manager know about your comments in order to improve our service. We hope you... More 

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