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Dolphin Discovery Tortola

Prospect Reef Resort, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
1-866-393-5158
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Ranked #7 of 20 activities in Road Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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... more » 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. « less
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Coldspring, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Overall this activity was great. Although I wish we had more time with the dolphins, we all did have fun interacting with them. We opted for the Dolphin Royal Swim, even though we were on a cruise, I reserved our adventure online separate from the cruise and saved a considerable amount of money. Once on the dock we hired a... More

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Shelton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Don't be discouraged when you get there. It doesn't look anything like the brochures. However, it was a great experience to swim and play with the dolphins with their great trainers. Everyone was very friendly and knowledgeable and we all did have a great day there. Definitely worth the trip to Tortola from St. Thomas. It was only a half... More

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband and I visited the Dolphin Discovery as an excursion of a cruise we were sailing on. As soon as we arrived, we were given life vests and watched a short video about how to interact with the dolphins. Before long, we were headed into the water. I was a little nervous as I did not know what to... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Recently did this as an excursion on a cruise. I was hesitant as I am not great in the water and wasn't sure about the actual living conditions of the dolphins but signed up anyway. Must say that the trainer was patient and informative. I believe her name was Stephanie. There was a young boy in the tour who was... More

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DolphinDiscovery, Social Media Affiliate at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for visiting Dolphin Discovery in Tortola. We're happy to hear that you had a once in a lifetime experience with dolphins, we really do take very seriously all travelers point of view. We want to share with you we are certificated by IMATA (International Marine Animal Trainers Association), an association dedicated to advancing the human care and... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We purchased the trip from Thomson Cruise. It covered the transport to the dolphin centre, on a comfortable coach, which was only about 15 minutes :) On arrival we were given the safety talk, asked if we wanted to upgrade to include a dorsal fin pull or a foot push for extra cost and split into groups, issued with good... More

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DolphinDiscovery, Social Media Affiliate at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for visiting Dolphin Discovery Tortola and taking time to share your experience, we're happy to hear that you had a great time with dolphins, you can be sure that we're going to let General Manager know about your comments in order to improve our service. Thank you for give us your feedback, we appreciate it. We hope... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

I was vacationing in Tortola for the week and was excited to check out Dolphin Discovery and interact with dolphins for the first time. I had a great time doing something new and the trainers were very knowledgeable. I would recommend this to anyone! The only downside to the day was that I got, what I believe to be, jellyfish... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

OMG this was amazing!!! My family of 6, ages 25-62. went and had the time of our lives. The trainer was very educational about the habitat the dolphins live in and how, contrary to movies and bad press, the dolphins have a better life and longer life expectancy in captivity. They are loved and given great care. The photos were... More

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I flew my nephew out to the British Virgin Islands so he could swim with the dolphins and get a stamp on his passport. We selected the Discovery Swim package. As a non swimmer, I thought I would sit by the side while my nephew joined the group and did the activities. They insisted that I join and they would... More

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We did the Royal Swim already in 2008 with our two sons and it was a life time experience for us. When I read all the recent reviews, I am happy to see that Dolphin Discovery still makes dreams come true!

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We did the royal swim and it was perfect! Lots of time with the dolphins. Trainers were great! Pictures were expensive but so worth it!

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