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Address: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Come and Swim with Dolphins in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.


Come and Swim with Dolphins in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Dolphin Island Park is a business dedicated to creating moments of intense happiness for their visitors through a natural, friendly and safe interaction with dolphins, sea lions, sharks and stingrays.

We are experts in creating the most memorable experiences with unique activities that bring you up close to these amazing aquatic animals.

Our privileged location allows us to offer a one of a kind swimming opportunity in which you can interact with the animals in their natural habitat.

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Incredible experience I'll do it again

The dolphin are so cute but they have few scratches probably the bracelets from the hotel hurt them, but over there it's not alloewd to wear rings or any kind of jewrly to avoid... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2009
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
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Reviewed July 13, 2009

I booked a "Swim with the Sea Lions" encounter for me and my boyfriend while in Punta Cana through the Dolphin Island company. I thought it was a great deal at $75 a piece since it also included a snorkel with sharks and sting rays. We booked our trip for 1:15pm, and were told to be at the lobby of... More 

2 Thank Kellie224
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2009

The dolphin are so cute but they have few scratches probably the bracelets from the hotel hurt them, but over there it's not alloewd to wear rings or any kind of jewrly to avoid hurting them. Thwe price is 120$ per person , the dvd is 35$ don't worry they improved the system now before you take it they play... More 

Thank Cathycp83
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2009

I have always wanted to swim with dolphins and wanted to make sure that I wasn't encouraging the mistreatment of these amazing beings. I found this place and saw nothing but great reviews (that these animals were the ones saved from other places that mistreated them) and so thought I would give it a try. I was not disappointed at... More 

1 Thank SpecialKH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2009

My family and I were looking forward to swimming with dolphins. Our adventure started out by the bus picking us up 45 minutes late then we drove around for an hour and 15 minutes picking up guests at other hotels. When we finally arrived at our destination and brought out to swim with the dolphins--it was very structured and controlled.... More 

1 Thank muffinboston
West Chester, PA
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2009

I recently went to Dolphin Island while I visited the Dominican Republic. Swimming with the dolphins is something that I have always wanted to do. The day started off with issues. I was supposed to be picked up at my hotel at 7:20 in the morning. However, an hour later I was still sitting in the lobby. The concierge at... More 

2 Thank Kristy S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2009

I really enjoyed our time on dolphin island, make sure you dont give the voucer to the drive! we had to wait an hour and half so they could call "headquarters" to get verification. Trip itself was fun, we also got to snorkel with stingrays and sharks! DVD is very expensive, they charge $ per person in your group. we... More 

1 Thank bgunther
Edmonton, Alberta
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2009

Went to this "attraction" having already read the comments posted here. Expecting that it could be a rip off or wonderful but just being satisfied with getting to touch a dolphin!! It was amazing and even more than I expected. First off, the staff were absolutely wonderful, spoke at least 6 languages each and were friendly and interactive. The prep... More 

3 Thank romanticvacgirl
New York
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203 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2009

My daughter and I signed up for the dolphin and sea lion encounter. First, the positives: very professionally run, the animals looked well taken care of. We had a great time stroking the dolphins. We had even more time with the sea lion, which turned out to be a lot more fun than I thought. The photos were more reasonable... More 

2 Thank dp_2000NewYork
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2009

Ok, so this was the one thing I wanted to do on my honeymoon if possible and there it was! Yes, it is pricey and yes some people will not be happy with the time, although when we were done it seemed like we were there much longer then we were. The animals were nice. We even swam with a... More 

9 Thank bauer08
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2008

My daughter enjoyed the swim with the dolphins very much, a great experience. . at the dominican republic dolphin island park, bavaro..... we were able to purchase photos from them at $20US.... however - to our disappointment - when we uploaded the cd onto the computer - the disk was empty.. .there is no contact information to be found on... More 

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