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Baia dos Golfinhos

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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: 558136191220
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we really loved to play with the dolphins

to be in the ocean, swimming with dolphins can be the most rewardable sensation, because these animals are very friendly to men...it was fantastic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
jossy d
Saskatoon, Canada
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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

to be in the ocean, swimming with dolphins can be the most rewardable sensation, because these animals are very friendly to men...it was fantastic.

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Parkville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the site 5 times during our 7 day visit. There was an ocean surge for many of these days so the Dolphins did not show up. On one day all was Ok in the ocean and they showed up. 270+. What a site to behold. A must see. Local personnel that study the Dolphins were very informative.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

let me state that the Island of Noronha Is a nature-lover's and beach lover's paradise and although expensive, is a lifetime experience. our expeirnece with Baia dos Golfinhos was not as wished. we went TWICE to try to see the famous dolphin passage, and this (supposedely) happens every morning at around 7 am. so, first time we went (latish), at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

It is a very nice place very preservad the boats can't go in the baia. I liked everything. I went there in the morning and i saw many. They were eating, jumping was really nice

Thank Jdesouza2014
Campinas, SP
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128 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This hill is so high up that seeing any dolphins isn't an amazing experience. We saw only 1 pod of dolphins and only the people with binoculars could see them, if they could find them. There is a large tree blocking a lot of the right areas so when everyone is looking out where the dolphins would be many people... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were there at 7:15 AM for an hour and there were no dolphins. (They told us the place opened at 7 AM and you do usually need the card proving you paid the Marine Park fee, although that early in the morning they let us in through an entrance whee we could bypass this checking.) There are TAMAR guides... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Although you can't see much from the top of the hill, it is certainly worth the visit. If you go without a guide, take your own binocles. Hundreds of dolphins will certainly entartain you for at least 45 minutes.

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Brooklyn, New York
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I arrived around 6:15am, stayed for 2 hours and saw maybe 1-2 dolphins. Sad! Maybe they just weren't hungry that day! I did however get lots of little gnat bites while waiting for the dolphins. I was bummed.

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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

There is a short walk (less than 1 km) on a boardwalk to the viewpoint. The view is spectacular and there were lots of spinner dolphins (we went in the morning, but not terribly early, got there about 8.30). Bring binoculars! We also saw a turtle and two teju lizards, several birds, both flying tropicbirds, nesting terns and the Noronha... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I went there expecting I do not know what...I thought it was a PRAIA, first of all, while it is a BAIA. As it happens for do Sancho you are x m above sea level, but in this case you cannot reach the sea level. There might be a great view early in the morning when the dolphins seem to... More 

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