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Dolphin Discovery Tortola

Prospect Reef Resort, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
1-866-393-5158
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$79*
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Ranked #7 of 21 Activities in Road Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Adventure
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Paia, Hawaii
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

You might be able to get past the fact that the poor dolphins are kept in captivity here in sad little murky ponds (for decades and without chance for return to the wild). You might be able to get past the depressed looking employees. You might overlook the old musty life-jackets they make you wear. You might be amused enough... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My husband and I came to BVI for our Honeymoon and this was high on our priority list of 'must's' for our trip! It was worth EVERY penny! The staff was fabulous and the Dolphins were well taken care of and so happy! We swam 1 on 1 with Boliver, Gracia, Hippo, and Ayla. Our trainers were Jamal, Maria, and... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The trainer, Jamal, was impressive! We booked the Royal Swim and honestly if we could we would have done this every day we were there. I haven’t felt that much pure joy since I was a child. We met Ilia and Hippo, the two biggest dolphins there. They were so awesome and friendly I can’t say enough about our experience.... More

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Aurora, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband along with another couple did the Dolphin Discovery at Tortola Island. This was one of the items on my bucket list and it topped every expectation I had. We went during off-peak (late Sept. early Oct.) and happened to be the only group booked that day. So we received extra time and attention with the dolphins. It was... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What a wonderful morning we spent here. I highly recommend this to anyone who loves dolphins or who has any interest in getting to know this wonderful animal. Our experience could not have been better. We had a brief orientation showing the poses that we would do with the dolphin. Then it was time for the first pictures then water.... More

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Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was something I had wanted to do forever! With our cruise coming up I knew I had to make it work even though we would be going to the US Virgin Islands and not the British side. It didn't matter...I did my research on this facility and after reading all the wonderful things about it and, especially the care... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This was a wonderful experience. The three of us had a wonderful time swimming with the Dolphins and learning so much about them. It truly gave me a better understanding of these wonderful creatures.

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Malta
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I couldn't believe I was actually swimming with a dolphin! This was a great experience not only for our teanage son but for us as well. Plus the boat ride from the pier to Tortola was fantastic. The trainer was excellent and gave us all his time and attention. I have rated as very good and not excellent as It... More

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Woodridge, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have never seen my husband excited as when he was interacting with the dolphins! This was both our first time swimming with them. We came on a very rainy day. We got the basic package which did not include swimming with the dolphins, just to interact with them,but the trainer found out we came a long way and let... More

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Beijing, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

For many us the thought of being propelled through the water on the back of a dolphin is something that we probably never imagined would ever happen, but if you find yourself in the British Virgin Islands this is exactly what you can do! Dolphin Discovery is just a short walk from the center of town. Once there it is... More

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