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Address: 9A Garvin Road | Morgan's Harbor, West Bay KY1-1301, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 13459463396

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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Great experience to swim with dolphines

The teens had great fun this was another great experience. It is something kids will always remember and enjoy.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Patrique C
Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The teens had great fun this was another great experience. It is something kids will always remember and enjoy.

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Layton, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

You have your choice to either get in the water right next to the pier as the dolphins come up to you while the instructor has them do tricks and you learn about them or you can pay more and swim in the cove with them. The advertising is a little misleading as we thought we'd be on open water... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Took out kids here figuring it would be an open cove with Caribbean light blue waters. Not the case it was dark green so dolphin discovery is probably your better bet since it'll have light blue water in photos of you care. It was the first time we took our kids and when we asked for a family picture with... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

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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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

$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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port-of-spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 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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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 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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