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Address: Uvita, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +(506) 2743-80-13
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Great dolphin/snorkeling tour

I should start by stating that we were supposed to go with Bahia Ballena tours, but when we made it to the beach, they overbooked their boat. As a favor, Dolphin took us out on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I should start by stating that we were supposed to go with Bahia Ballena tours, but when we made it to the beach, they overbooked their boat. As a favor, Dolphin took us out on one of their boats with one other couple. The guide was very friendly and spoke English very well(unlike the "bilingual" guide from Bahia Ballena). The... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We did a Day-Trip Fishingtour with Dolphin Tour. The equippment was very good, safe and the guide knows, where the fishingplaces are. We saw dophines and sea turtles. A highlight - the lunch at Isla Violina. What a lovely place. The lunch prepared by Dolphine Tour was excelent. In the end of the day we catched 3 big fishes. Thanks... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Off in the distance the clouds were dark and forseen rain yet it passed us. Our tour guides were great and let us stand in the front of the boat to take photos of the surrounding dolphins. Bottled water was provided. One of the guides pointed out a turtle swimming in the water. We even took a side trip (not... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
5 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I cannot review their trips but had a poor experience of customer service with this operator. I was trying to juggle tours and dates and around 1pm before the day my tour was booked I asked to move it out by a day. They said no explaining they had already incurred all the costs of my trip. I had no... More 

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We booked with Dolphin Tours to see the whales with friends. We had a wonderful 1/2 day tour with Dolphin Tours in Bahia Ballena de Osa,Puntarenas,Costa Rica. We arrived from Golfito about 30 minutes early and they were able to recommend a local soda for an excellent breakfast. Since we had been shopping the day before in the duty free... More 

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Munich
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Booked the 3 hour whale and dolphin trip. Pick up from the hotel worked perfectly. Boat was new and felt extremely safe. First they showed us some great beaches, caves, island, birds. Then they got the call that whales had been spotted. 5 or 6 boats work together to improve the chance of finding something. We then sped across the... More 

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Iowa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We did the half day dolphin/whale tour. They were very professional. Nice operation. The only problem I ran into is that I don't speak Spanish & they speak very little English. It would not have been an issue if I had known how to find them. Here is a tip- take 34 just past the 2nd BM in Uvita, turn... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We had a perfect day with Dolphin Tours. there were 4 of us, joined by another couple for a total of 6. Our two guides were young, energetic, helpful, and truly enthusiastic about showing us things we never otherwise would have seen. You wouldn't know they do this every day. We paid for the trip to snorkel Cano Island and... More 

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NH
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We are a family of six and considered several different water-based excursions before settling on Dolphin Tours. I was quoted a rate comparable to other half-day trips in the area ($70), but was then told that for an extra $10 per person they would make it a private tour, so we jumped at the chance. We did have a little... More 

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