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“Dolphin Cove is a CONFINED dolphin park”

Dolphin Cove Cayman
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Owner description: Dolphin Encounter Program: This program is specifically designed for young children, non- swimmers and those keen to get an up close encounter with a dolphin. Guests stand waist high in the water and interact with the dolphins. You will get to touch, kiss, dance, sing and learn all sorts of fascinating facts about your dolphin. The dolphins will also perform some high energy behaviors guaranteed to thrill and delight. No minimum age – however for safety reasons, young children must be accompanied by one adult per child. (Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied an adult). Dolphin Swim Program You will receive a life vest before getting into the deep water, where guests will get to interact, touch, kiss and enjoy an up close experience. You will get a thrill out of our famous belly rides, where you ride belly to belly with one of our amazing dolphins. At the end of your program, see your dolphins fly high in the air with their spectacular jumps. Minimum age 5 years or older and must be strong swimmers– however for safety reasons, young children must be accompanied by an adult. (Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied an adult).
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage
Quebec
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Dolphin Cove is a CONFINED dolphin park”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

The conditions at Dolphin Cove are as good as any other artificial dolphin environment.

However, paying admission to places where their dolphin are imported directly caused the death of the very animals you want to swim with. Each year thousands of dolphin die horrific deaths so that a few can make it to their dolphin prisons to jump through hoops for unwary or uncaring patrons.

To help the species you find so beautiful to pay to swim with, please NEVER visit any parks or aquariums where dolphin do not have direct access to open ocean.

Visited October 2012
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“Dolphin Encounter”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Only get to hold fin, touch, and kiss dolphin. I would recommend the bigger package if you want to play with dolphin.

Visited October 2012
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NY
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“One to cross off the Bucket List!”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

After reviewing the 2 different dolphin experiences available on Grand Cayman, I am so grateful we chose to go with Dolphin Cove!!!! As it was our 20th wedding anniversary we decided to go for the ultimate package!! Amazing animals!!! The staff was very professional and very helpful!
Having had the chance to dance, kiss, and be pushed through the water like superman by these two beauties was an awesome experience!! (FYI: On another side trip we passed the other dolphin place and walked through just out of curiosity and it just reaffirmed we had made the right choice...... it was like and assembly line!) You have to experience the beauty of being with these awesome creatures!!!

Visited October 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Dolphins and staff were amazing”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

What a great time! We booked this trip through Sharon (who is awesome) at Native Way Watersports (345) 916-5027! We combined this trip with Stingray City!

The dolphin encounter was really amazing! We were with 4 adults and 4 kids ages 8,9,11,11! Riding on the dolphin was something I will NEVER forget and either will my family! It was such a wonderful day and the dolphins seem very well loved and taken care of in this natural habitat they live in! Trainer was awesome.

The only reason I didn't get it 5/5 was because for the money I thought it was a little short and the fee for the photo disk they take is $85! Crazy high, but they get away with it because once you see them you can't say no! Great time in the Caymans!

Visited October 2012
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Thank laurierdh
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Dallas, Texas
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“Amazing”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

Swimming with the dolphins was amazing. We did several interactions with them and they were very gentle animals. The belly ride was by far the best part. I would recommend the dolphin swim as opposed to the dolphin interaction. Pictures were $20 each which we felt was pricy. Overall, amazing experience.

Visited October 2012
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