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Melka Excelsior Dolphin & Wildlife Resort

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Dolpin show

Great's. The only one hotel in Bali you can swim with the dolphin at swiming pool. The dolphin... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2017
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Meet with dolphin

The only one hotel at Lovina with Dolphin show facility. and you can also have some picture with... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
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  • Very good20%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
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Jl. Raya Kalibukbuk, Anturan, Indonesia
+62 623 6241562
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 6, 2012

Ok everyone listen up, myself, my partner and a mate from work made the trip to this resort from kuta. This was what I had chosen to do for my birthday was to swim with the dolphin. To all of the ones that have moaned...More

12  Thank figjam11
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 2, 2009

If you grew up with the "Flipper" series on TV like I did, and at age 50 you would get the rare chance to swim and touch these allegedly intelligent and kind mammals, could you refuse? Even more so when you keep on hearing wonderful...More

26  Thank ton_utrecht
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I firmly believe that the Dolphins are not well treated and should be released. The show was sad to watch and we wish we had not been there and left after a short time.

Thank John C
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Hotel is not as described nor are the pics recent - the hotel property is very run down needing lots of maintenance, this includes the rooms. Broken tiles, missing paint from walls, paint coming off the walls, poorly maintained gardens and the dolphin park is...More

Thank StewartM1016
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

we went with our 5 year old, the staff were really good with him explaining everything. once on the pool we had Rocky and Rambo who were both great with him. the experience lasts around 20 mins and you get to do quite a bit...More

Thank daveV6602ZV
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Stay with friends back then, and we got an upgrade to a suite near by the pool, how lucky :) Even it is quite old but still okay to stay here, the reason is they have the dolphin in the pool and it is used...More

Thank Cening B
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed swimming with the Dolphins. The staff were friendly and informative and it was a memorable moment.

Thank Judi R
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Yes the dolphins are kept in small pools, but the chance to see them up close and have your photo taken with them is fantastic. This was our second visit - we knew what to expect and we all had a great time. The young...More

Thank EliotJ
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Great's. The only one hotel in Bali you can swim with the dolphin at swiming pool. The dolphin show also available here. Swin with the dolphon have so many benefit,, especially for an autist.

1  Thank putulovinadriver
Reviewed October 27, 2017

The only one hotel at Lovina with Dolphin show facility. and you can also have some picture with them. So excited

Thank edith_purple81
Reviewed July 29, 2017

It was really a nice experience, the staff was friendly. We just felt sad for dolphins that swimming pools were quiet small. We wanted to try this but still mitigated after.

Thank Fabien C
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Don't go this is cruelty of the highest form Dolphins are not pets and if you want to see them jump in a boat and see them in their natural habitat just a few metres away Please don't go here

8  Thank Nick G
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