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Address: 9A Garvin Road | Morgan's Harbor, West Bay KY1-1301, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 13459463396
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Dolphin Encounter Program: This program is specifically designed for young...

Dolphin Encounter Program: This program is specifically designed for young children, non- swimmers and those keen to get an up close encounter with a dolphin. Guests stand waist high in the water and interact with the dolphins. You will get to touch, kiss, dance, sing and learn all sorts of fascinating facts about your dolphin. The dolphins will also perform some high energy behaviors guaranteed to thrill and delight. No minimum age – however for safety reasons, young children must be accompanied by one adult per child. (Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied an adult). Dolphin Swim Program You will receive a life vest before getting into the deep water, where guests will get to interact, touch, kiss and enjoy an up close experience. You will get a thrill out of our famous belly rides, where you ride belly to belly with one of our amazing dolphins. At the end of your program, see your dolphins fly high in the air with their spectacular jumps. Minimum age 5 years or older and must be strong swimmers– however for safety reasons, young children must be accompanied by an adult. (Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied an adult).

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A must do for anyone visiting Grand Cayman. We did Dolphin Swim and Sting Ray city offered from Cruise ship. It was well worth the money. We got into the water (26ft deep) with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poor management and staff are not trained. Its very clear that they have eyes on your money. This attraction is one of the most expensive attraction on the island. Photographer is a real character. He thinks that you are a dumb person who doesnt know the right cost of photographs. . He gave us $250 price for about 100 pictures... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$149 buys you 25 minutes in the water with the dolphins and three push/pull experiences with the beautiful creatures. It does not buy you the right to any of the photos taken by the Dolphin Cove personnel - who offer one print at $40. If you go, accept the fact you will either leave without close up photos of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do for anyone visiting Grand Cayman. We did Dolphin Swim and Sting Ray city offered from Cruise ship. It was well worth the money. We got into the water (26ft deep) with life jackets on. We got a kiss from our dolphin Lucy on the cheeks and lips. We also got to hold her. We did a push... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the dolphin experience and Stingray City. Started out with a very quick orientation and then we swam out in groups of two and Luna the dolphin would pop up in front of one person and give them a ride in. We did the same thing again, this time with a boogie board and the dolphin pushed us by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was voted the best day of our visit! The staff was very accommodating to our large group with different levels of swimmers. We could all stay together and they offered a great deal. Our guide was fun and helpful. We truly enjoyed this experience. It is a little pricey but where else could you experience swimming with dolphins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We swam with the Dolphins in Discovery Cove Orlando a few years ago and were not sure if we wanted to pay to do it again. Our girls are 14 and 17 now and I'm so glad we did. It was a great experience for the whole family! We did the Dolphin Swim where we got to pet, kiss, hold... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience. I strongly recomend to everybody who is looking for adventure. Sally, Lucy, Copernico are Dolphins well trained that make everyone happy with their performance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What an absolutely incredible experience!! I was in awe of the dolphins and their trainers. We did the Swim portion of the excursion, so we were able to actually swim with the beautiful animals. I'm always concerned about how the animals are treated at places like this, but I was pleasantly surprised. The trainers and the dolphins had beautiful... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We had a great experience at Dolphin Cove! We went to Stingray City and our captain was fabulous. When we returned for our dolphin swim with Lucy, it was the best 1 hr in the water. I am so impressed with the professionalism at this establishment. Well worth the $. We purchased the picture package and it is WELL worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Dolphin Cove is simply amazing. The trainer who was with the Dolphins was wonderful and got everyone involved. Not only did he and the two Dolphins, Reggae and Luna, entertain us, we also learned about Dolphins and their features. As a group of 4, none of us were ever left out of the fun and at the end of the... More 

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