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Dolphin Discovery Tortola

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Address: Prospect Reef Resort, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
Phone Number: 1-866-393-5158
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Dolphin Discovery invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins...

Dolphin Discovery invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins in the Caribbean paradise of Tortola. We offer a range of programs for all ages, a family-friendly adventure you will never forget.

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My wife and I swam with the dolphins, a bit pricey but worth it. The pictures taken allow you to bring home the memories you created. Very smart animals and fun to swim with.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Green Valley, Illinois
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Green Valley, Illinois
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I swam with the dolphins, a bit pricey but worth it. The pictures taken allow you to bring home the memories you created. Very smart animals and fun to swim with.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done this 3 times in my lifetime, and I've enjoyed it every time. It's great for kids, but many of the people doing it are adults. Pictures are expensive, so consider whether you really want them before swimming with the dolphins.

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gave this 4 start because it was my children's favorite activity on our vacation. We made sure to plan this excursion on a day that there would not be cruise ship passengers - best thing ever! We had the place to ourselves. When we arrived the photographer told us what we would be doing with the dolphins and the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let's see: 4 people x $129 + $200 for photos (more on that in a moment) = WAY TOO MUCH money. You do exactly what the description says: you kiss dolphin, dolphin kisses you, flipper shake with dolphin, and you touch dolphin's nose and he "dances." What they don't tell you is that it only takes 5 minutes to do... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The experience is limited to touch the dolphins; there is NO swimming with the animals and the cost of the pictures could be the most expensive pictures in your lifetime! Try to take your own pictures if you want to take some memories back home OR try to negotiate the cost, but in any case they would be so expensive.

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Thank jdcardena
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveller, First of all, thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. On the other hand we regret that you felt the service was not as you expected and your comments are well appreciated, we will let the General Manager know about it so we can improve the quality of our service. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your... More 

Pennsylvania
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I pre booked and prepaid for this excursion. There were 6 of us, four adults and two teenagers. We were coming from a cruise and I booked this separately which is highly recommended and a lot cheaper. We actually walked from the ship. It was a hot walk, about a mile, but doable. We were in the water for around... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Thank you very much for taking from your time to write about your experience at Dolphin Discovery Tortola. We are happy that you enjoyed this great adventure! We appreciate your preference and we hope to see you again. Greetings. More 

Sedona, Arizona
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The Dolphin experience is run by a Mexican based company with facilities all over the Caribbean. The Dolphin swim and behaviours are well executed however the price gouging comes with the photo’s and that leaves a bit of a bad taste.

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear Robert, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Tortola and above all, we are grateful that you took some of your time to write about your experience. Definitely it is an experience that you will never forget! We appreciate your preference and we hope to see you soon. Greetings. More 

Washington
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This experience was fun but not worth the money. My friends and I got the upgrade and thought is that all there is? It was all very scripted and yes we know the dolphins are trained to do their act, but we thought we would be spending more time swimming with them. Very restricted area. We also thought the time... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear Cissy, First of all, thank you for taking your time to write about your experience with us. It is worth to mention that all our programs have different interactions levels, but you will always have the opportunity to have fun with dolphins. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your preference and hopes to see you again. Greetings. More 

Hilliard, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We just visited Dolphin Discovery today with my husband, 4 girls ranging in age from 18-9 and my 64 yr old MIL- all 7 of us had an amazing experience. I booked our trip online through the the online chat service on the Dolphin Discovery website- it was very simple to use and I was able to get a slight... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear traveller, Thank you very much for taking from your time to write about your experience at Dolphin Discovery Tortola. We are happy that you enjoyed this great adventure with all your family! We appreciate your preference and we hope to see you again. Greetings. More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited Tortola on a cruise. We booked direct with Dolphin Discovery and saved $$$ There are cabs available as soon as you get off the ship about $5 pp. The facility in over crowded and not at all organized. Reserve an early time. The facility is clean and the dolphins are well cared for. I was a little apprehensive... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Tortola, responded to this review

Dear Eileen, First of all, thank you very much for writing about your great experience with us! We are happy to read that you and your son enjoyed this experience of a lifetime. Dolphins love to interact with our guests. In addition, we will tell all our team that they are doing a great job! Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your... More 

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