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The Divine Dolphin

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The Divine Dolphin has been taking people to encounter the glorious dolphins and whales of Drake Bay, Costa Rica since 1998. We are also a research and conservation organization dedicated to creating a protected marine area here, and are the only...more
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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+506 8818 9784
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful journey on the boat. Our guide explained us a lot of things abour dolphins and we had the opportunity to see hundreds of them, swimming and jumping around us. It was wonderful

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Due to a planning squeeze I trusted Sierra to organize a 3 day event with National Park, whale tour and snorkeling at coco. Big mistake. Sierra is outsourcing everything else than the whaling to Rancho Tours and heavily overcharging for that. My advise is to...More

1  Thank Ralph M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. I don’t even know where to begin! We missed our flight to go back home so we could spend a few days in Drake to go on this specific tour. So glad we did. Sierra took us out on her boat and found 3...More

Thank Tam418
Sierra G, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Tam! It was an honor for me to take you and Brian out to see our amazing marine wonderland. As you know, I have been trying to get Brian out here since he was caught in the earthquake and tsunami in Japan while...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sierra was an awesome host for our dolphin whale watching tour. She was flexible and up for anything as far as searching for and finding us dolphins and we were even blessed to see False Orcas or Pseudo Orcas! Tons of them. They are huge...More

Thank Linda M
Sierra G, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, Linda. What an incredible day we had with the Pseudo Orcas! I am working on the video today and will send you a link when it is ready. We hope you will come back again. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed every second of this tour and were lucky to see some big pods of dolphins. Sierra and the captain were really cool dudes. Lunch was really good as well. I can recommend this experience 100% to everyone that loves nature and the ocean....More

Thank frshmn
Sierra G, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming out with us and for your very nice review. We always enjoy taking people out to see the incredible marine wonderland of the Osa Peninsula and Drake Bay. We hope we will see you again!

Reviewed March 18, 2018

My girls (age 9 and 11) and I had an amazing time on this tour with Sierra! She was informative, passionate, and enthusiastic! We saw tons of dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish and a few other things. We got several opportunities to snorkel and swim...More

Thank RBD1975
Sierra G, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We totally enjoyed taking your family out to see our incredible marine wonderland. Your girls are awesome! We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice tour if you want to see and maybe swim with dolphins and sea turtles. Some more information about the animals would be nice. Also the price is maybe a little high compared to the contribution of the tourguide, but maybe I am spoiled with...More

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DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, Bob. I was a bit surprised to read it, though, as I patiently answered all of your questions on the tour, including why we don't jump into the water as soon as we pull up to the dolphins before observing...More

Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Went way beyond expectations, Sierra was so friendly and passionate about her cause to make Drake Bay a marine protected area. She actually loves the dolphins and whales as if they were her own children. Her boat captain was equally committed not to mention gifted...More

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DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind words and the great review. Your family was so fun to be around and the dolphins always respond to that. I'll never forget your son saying Whaaat??? over and over as we were surrounded by friendly dolphins....More

Reviewed September 21, 2017

I have had many wild dolphin experiences and used to run Dolphin Camp in the Caribbean - beautiful and different waters and mostly bottle nose dolphins. Being in them magnificent deep blue waters of Drake Bay is a completely different experience. This is a marine...More

1  Thank Cary E
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Thank you so much for your beautiful and kind words, Cary. You know you are very welcome here any time and I look forward to sharing this marine wonderland with you again soon. Oceans of Love.

Reviewed September 7, 2017

One of the best experiences of my life! Got to spend time with 2 humpback whales. A mother and calf were very curious so we got to see them up close (2 metres away). Sierra and the captain were very professional and respectful in their...More

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Dimebars19690
February 17, 2018|
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Response from DivineDolphin44 | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for writing. We take between 4-10 people on our boat. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
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teasley02
January 8, 2018|
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Response from DivineDolphin44 | Property representative |
Hi there! Drake Bay is the perfect honeymoon spot and swimming with dolphins is possible. Of course, they are wild animals and it depends on them whether or not we get into the water based on their behaviors. We do not... More
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janieZ
April 3, 2017|
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Hi Jane, it really depends on the day. We can have totally calm waters or if it is windy, a bit rough. We always advise to take sea sickness medication the night before and the morning of the tour if you tend to get sea... More
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