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“Best dolphin experience”

Dolphin Discovery Tortola
Ranked #4 of 39 things to do in Road Town
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Dolphin Discovery invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins in the Caribbean paradise of Tortola. We offer a range of programs for all ages, a family-friendly adventure you will never forget.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

Best experience I have been to. If you go there and haggled you can get a good deal. Very friendly trainers and dolphins. Make sure you go at a slow time (if you are not with a cruise ship) to get a personalized experience.

1  Thank WesBEnterprise
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

Not sure that I'm happy about dolphins being kept in captivity for the entertainment of tourists, but the centre seems to be well run. The day my daughter-in-law visited it was a slow day so she had the pool to herself with the dolphins. The trainers video the experience so you have a visual memory to walk with.

2  Thank Littlejohn511
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

It was very fun and memorable, but they gouge you on the picture/CD deals after your experience. You can only purchase the pics/video/CD on the day of your visit, so take a lot of money if you'll want these. They do allow observers to take pics/video. The trainers were very nice and made the experience fun! It's a bit pricey, but worth it if you think you'll never do this again! Staff in the buildings are not as friendly. Also...heads up...your online purchase includes the ferry ride from USVI, so if there are issues with the ferry, be prepared for a tangle with staffers at the attraction. They are not equipped to deal with issues outside their own establishment. There are a few stairs to get to gift shop.

1  Thank Shoefly6
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Reviewed July 4, 2012

We had a great time and were spoiled by the staff with a private tour of the dolphin pools. The trainers are great with the dolphins and as far as the captivity thing, I have changed my mind completely upon hearing how well cared for they are, and the medical care and attention they receive and how many babies are being born at that facility. I thought the photo package was a bit pricey but overall a fun experience.

1  Thank kiwithebird
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Reviewed June 27, 2012

WE have done this in other cities and we never have done it again but it was part of our package.
WE were the only guests that hour which made it special.
Learned a lot about dolphins. Kids would love it.

1  Thank TVHOST
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