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Address: 9A Garvin Road | Morgan's Harbor, West Bay KY1-1301, Grand Cayman
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Dolphin Encounter Program: This program is specifically designed for young...

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).

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Dolphin Cove Adventure

We did the Dolphin Swim Adventure in conjunction with the Stingray City Adventure as an excursion with Disney Fantasy last week. The Stingray City Adventure portion had to be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Chatham, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There were lots of pros and cons. Unfortunately for this reviewer the negative outweighed the positives. This review will just list them. Just FYI we chose the Lovers Swim. It's the lower end experience. The pros: the interaction with the dolphin, the staff member interacting with us and the dolphin was very knowledgeable, the natural setting, and by doing this... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the dolphin and stingray excursion while at port for the day. There was so much wasted time. It took an hour to get transportation to the cove. Then we had to wait for almost an hour before getting on the boat to the long boat ride out to the stingrays. The water was rough and there were so... More 

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Scottsdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Dolphin Swim Adventure in conjunction with the Stingray City Adventure as an excursion with Disney Fantasy last week. The Stingray City Adventure portion had to be canceled because of weather so this review is simply regarding the Dolphin Swim Adventure. This is the second time our family has been swimming with dolphins as we also did it... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove Cayman, responded to this review

Good afternoon dear FamilyTraveler70, We really appreciate you have taken the time to share your experience with us, it has been great to realize that your family enjoyed the dolphins activity and your day was plenty of memorable moments. At Dolphin Discovery we thank you again for your review and hope to see you soon in any of our locations.... More 

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good state of shape this accuarium of Dolphin if you go to Gran Caiman and not visit this atraction you havent visit this beautifull islan,right in front of thr dolphin are the place were they have the most rare turtugle of th ears, this two place are the most important place to visit to this islan, they have also... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove Cayman, responded to this review

Dear user, Dolphin Cove appreciates your visit, we are so pleased to know that your enjoyed the day with us. The interaction with the dolphins is a marvelous lifetime experience worthy to be shared with friends a family. On behalf of Dolphin Cove we thank you for your comments and look forward to see you once again. Best Regards More 

Powder Springs, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We signed up for the Dolphin Experience, not the Dolphin Swim. There were 6 groups there at the same time. With the Experience you stand on a platform about 3-4 feet deep and interact with the Dolphins. With the Swim you get into the water with them and they push and pull you around. Both are good excursions for the... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove Cayman, responded to this review

Dear Valorie V, Many thanks for taking the time to share with us your experience, we are so pleased to realize that you enjoyed the interaction with these magnificent mammals. On reference to your comments about the photo service please be kindly informed that is for security reasons that any electronic device is allow and our prices are based on... More 

Whitewater, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are really intelligent animals that shouldn't be kept in a cage. The ones we saw had noticable damage/open sores to their noses from being kissed and pushing people all day. These animals are trapped and their bodies showed signs of having tried to escape repeatedly. These events need to go away.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a cruise and had booked this excursion while we were anchored off Grand Cayman. WHAT A PHENOMENAL TOUR! Shawn and the rest of the marine specialists were extremely professional, knowledgable, and friendly. We also added a trip out to Stingray City with this company. Thomas and his crew were excellent mariners and we were glad to have... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We booked the Dolphin Encounter and Stingray City excursion on our Carnival Breeze cruise. Our trainer's name was Annie (spelling?) and she was fantastic! You can tell she absolutely loves her job and the dolphins she works with (especially Alegria). With the Dolphin Encounter you don't get to swim with the dolphins, but you do get to pet, kiss, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Everyone should do this once. Great time, so much more than I expected. We were well cared for, they showed us how to signal the dolphin and gave us plenty of time to play.

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Powhatan, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We booked the Dolphin Encounter & Sting Ray City tour through our cruise line. The dolphin encounter was amazing!!! I researched quite a bit beforehand because I wasn't sure whether to do the dolphin swim or just the encounter, but we ultimately chose the encounter based off of our children's ages. The difference between the swim and the encounter is... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Cove Cayman, responded to this review

Dear Lora Dolphin Cove appreciates your visit, we are so pleased to know that your day with us was full of fun and adventure. The interaction with the dolphins is a marvelous lifetime experience worthy to be shared with friends a family. On behalf of Dolphin Cove we thank you for your comments and look forward to see you once... More 

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