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Dolphin Reef

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Dolphins are wonderful

Diving is organized flawlessly. Every participant get their “own” instructor. Reef is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Madka_Moska
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Gdynia, Poland
via mobile
Amazing Experience

The Dolphin Reef is a Natural Protected Area on which you can swim with Dolphins. Is clean, inside... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Daniele C
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Located on the shores of the Red Sea, this reef area gives visitors a chance to observe and swim with a group of bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat.
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Southern Beach | POB 104 Eilat, Eilat 88100, Israel
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+972 8-630-0111
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Diving is organized flawlessly. Every participant get their “own” instructor. Reef is beautiful, and the dolphins do swim by you!! Worth every shekhel :))

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Madka_Moska
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Dolphin Reef is a Natural Protected Area on which you can swim with Dolphins. Is clean, inside you can find various different animals and good restaurants. The normal entrance is not expansive but the price could be really high if you add massages and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Daniele C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been before but it was nearly 20 years ago. My daughter really wanted to see dolphins and boy did this place deliver. We chose the scuba option which while expensive is a great way to get among the dolphins. To give everyone a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank erict873
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did dive with dolphins early in the morning and then just stayed relaxing while watching the dolphins. Also there's always a member of staff available for any questions about dolphins. It's nice to how the other animals live in a harmony. There's a resident...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JakubMiarka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought you would be able to swim with lots of dolphins here. You have to pay some ridiculous price to dive with them and it didn’t look that great. So we paid a small fee to go in but wasn’t worth it. Get here...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sarahhI8880LH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a lovely time here, we dived with dolphins and enjoyed every moment. We also ate at the reef which was nice to relax

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank xdann1x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dolphins live happily in this reef. You can swim with them, walk around and see them swimming, eating, jumping etc. If you have time, ask for the hydrotherapy treatment. It's not cheap but it's worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Avivva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, a must to go when you are in Eilat.Friendly people and a great experience to do the floatation baths

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Safari734968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great time seeing swimming dolphins, but I can't understand, why in the tickets office she said, that there is no snorkelling with dolphins, only diving. After 10 min I saw people snorkelling... How?

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Darrius7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a place where you can experience how dolphins live in nature. They are not under capture, they can swim to the open sea. Definitely recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Avitalp3
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magda_hau
January 24, 2019|
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Response from 816SaraG816 | Reviewed this property |
The water all over the year is warm so you can joyfully stay in the pools.
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DianaPan
December 4, 2018|
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Response from limorb851 | Reviewed this property |
Yes watch the trainer feed the dolphins, play at the beach side which is beautiful and peaceful
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Bill F
June 11, 2018|
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Response from mobius6 | Reviewed this property |
the earlier the more active (and interested in you) the dolphins are, the payment also includes full access to the beach and services for the day + free entry the day after (not sure if the second free day can be at a later... More
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