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Dolphin Explorer

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Come to our beautiful park and discover the awesome feeling of swimming with dolphins and interact with others amazing animals in an unique tropical environment
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Simplemom21 wrote a review Jun 17
Minneapolis, Minnesota1 contribution
When for my daughter's birthday this was the 2nd excursion we did while we were in Dominican Republic and this was by far the worst 1st of all when you got there they made you wait we were the 1st ones there and they waited until bustloads got there before they took us in and then we waited even longer about an hour before we actually got into the water and moving they had groups of 30 and they waited until everybody saw you hair sitting there in the heat with You're your wife has done and it's hot they don't know if you're anyone or nothing and you're sitting there just waiting then when we actually got in the water they there wasnt Any distinction between groups so everybody basically got maybe 2 seconds to 3 seconds with the dolphin and then you couldn't bring your phone in so you were charged on her and $80 or a $150 for pictures that you didn't even wine and if you wanted some that select photos then you paid $38 a piece and no video but if you look at the video you can tell which people got more attention than others and I barely got to interact with dolphin and it was my daughter's birthday and the 1st couple people family members got all the interaction with the dolphins this place is a rip off and not only that when you're We're waiting to go back to the hotel And we waited forever to go back to the hotel instead of just letting someone go 1st as they arrive they waited until the big groups got there and then made us wait even longer until they had enough people so they could make all their money and then you waited to see your pictures it was ridiculous never again. If you want to sit and wait around all day then this is your spot but if you paid 300 and some dollars plus they have to pay another 150 for pictures all of this was ridiculous I mean this was not an enjoyable experiment besides swimming with the dolphins that was about the best part but if you didn't get any of the pictures than you never even have any memories of it so I don't think this is very deep I think this is very this is a very greedy place. In fact I am still trying to download all pictures and I started unable to so I am about to reverse the charges on this because I have still not been able to download the video I got to download and add the pictures and I only like 6 or 7 pictures when I still can download any of them so I don't know what the hell is going on.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Colleen C wrote a review Jun 3
Colorado Springs, Colorado13 contributions
We are a family of 4. Had a great time interacting With the dolphins. We did not get to see stingrays or the macaws and parrots like was advertised so that was disappointing. The sea lion show is cute. Interacting with the dolphins is great except you can’t bring your own camera. We were also with a group of Spanish speakers and our trainer spent most the time speaking to them and answering their questions, so that was a little frustrating that we did not get to hear all of the information unfortunately. The big shock was the sticker price of the photos. The cost was outrageous for photos and the video, but if you want any photos from the experience to remember you have no choice but to purchase it for a family of four expect to pay over $200 US for photos.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Peter D wrote a review May 2021
Yumbo, Colombia46 contributions13 helpful votes
This attraction has you swim with trained dolphins and pet a large ray. Throughout the activity there are employees taking fotos and making videos of your interaction with the animals. You are not allowed to bring your own camera. At the end of the afternoon you are ushered into a room with many tv monitors and shown the pictures and videos taken of you. You may purchase them for an outrageously high price.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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daisaboo wrote a review May 2021
San Bernardino, California152 contributions51 helpful votes
It was an amazing experience. I got to get into the water and touch the dolphins and ride on their backs. I touched a sting ray, seen some sharks. Pet a sea lion . They don't allow you to take your cameras or phones in but they take photos and sale then at the end
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Nancy L wrote a review May 2021
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Talk about some hands on fun. The dolphins 🐬 are amazing. To touch dolphins is fabulous, but better is going for a ride on a dolphin! I love dolphins and had a fabulous time in the pool with them and the trainer. Forever memories! I bought pictures but my code does not work to view them. 😒 Very sad!
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Date of experience: May 2021
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