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Review of Dolphin Cove

Dolphin Cove
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$50.00*
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Shuttle Service from Runaway Bay Hotels to Ocho Rios Attractions
Ranked #9 of 68 things to do in Ocho Rios
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This magnificent property has a natural cove which is surrounded by 5 acres of lush tropical rain forest. Visitors have the opportunity to interact and "Swim With" dolphins, enjoying the thrill and love of these amazing lovable animals. Visitors can also swim with, hold, feed and learn about the evolutionary secrets of the Caribbean sharks. Visitors can capture their dream of being a dolphin trainer by taking the challenge of being "Sea Keeper" for the day. Voted as Jamaica's Number One Attraction for a reason. Come for the day, for memories of a lifetime.
Reviewed March 7, 2013

A very nice place, especially for young families. The tour guides were very accomodating, almost too accomodating. This once lady leached onto our group obviously in search of well uhmm $. I finally gave it to her and she kinda just dissapeared.

Great gift shop and food on site.

Thank Marshymiss
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Excellent dolphin experience... much better than the one in Orlando and I liked it better than Xcaret outside of Cancun

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Reviewed March 6, 2013

Our family of 5 loved this experience. Four of us swam with the dolphins and agree it was worth the price. Our handler was very professional and fun. We were at Dolphin Cove all day and enjoyed it. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Harveymomof3
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

Very nice, clean park. Lots to do - swim with the dolphins, play with manta rays, shark exhibit, and nature trail.

The dolphins were fun, very energetic and smart. Pretty expensive but you get a lot of time with them in close proximity.

Also got to be in the water with manta rays and hold and touch them. Very cool.

The shark show wasn't much, just nurse sharks, but if you've never been around them it's okay.

There's a nature trail you can walk that takes you to a house of lovebirds that you can interact with. The guide will give you bird seed and the birds will eat it out of your hand. There's also a place where macaws and parrots are and the guide will let you hold them. The last stop has a large iguana, Charlie, that you can pet and if there's not too many people around, hold. Next to that is a spot to hold a ball python. Very nice snake to deal with if you're not used to being around them and ever wanted to hold one.

It's a pirate themed park so there's statues and a few guys running around dressed like pirates.

Kinda cheesy, but over all, this is a pretty decent deal.

Thank kencatron
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Expensive but worth every penny! Dolphin enclosures are sectioned off parts of ocean, excellent staff and facilities. Ultimate swim is a lifetime experience. Felt very sorry for parrots that spent whole day just being put on people shoulders.

1  Thank Jussyjus
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