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Dolphin Cove

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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...more
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Belmont Road, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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+1 866-393-5158
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Reviewed today

Based on some of the negative reviews, we almost didn't come here. Not only am I glad we did, but I wish we had allowed more time - there's a lot more here than dolphins! And the staff were all helpful and friendly. This was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nomadeva3000
Reviewed yesterday

Everyone should experience the swimming with the dolphins. It is absolutely a blast. My grandchildren, 7 & 8 years old, even loved it.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crees2018
DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at Dolphin Cove 8 Ríos. We are very happy that you and your grandchildren enjoyed your day and the dolphin activity was terrific, they are wonderful creatures! We really appreciate your...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This company is not in the business to provide interactions with dolphins and other wildlife: it is in the business to SELL PHOTOS FOR ASTRONOMICAL AMOUNTS OF MONEY: $40 for ONE PICTURE. I’m appalled with the “encounters” we received. I find it INCREDIBLY rude and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RepNJ
DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear traveler, We thank you very much for your visit to Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios and especially for taking the time to tell us about your experience. It has been very useful to read your review, your comments are much appreciated as they work as...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner has always had swimming with dolphins on her bucket list so we booked with our Tui rep in resort. We booked the gold package (royal package) and this also included photos of us swimming with the dolphins. The experience was amazing! I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios. We are pleased to know that your day was full of memorable moments and you enjoyed from the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Didnt think we would enjoy it as much as we did..swimming with those beautiful dolphins was wonderful and will do it again.had a meal there which was excellantMore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank clansweep
DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at Dolphin Cove Ocho Ríos. We are very happy that you enjoyed your day and the dolphin activity was terrific, they are wonderful creatures! We really appreciate your opinion and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great time, i went with my father and did the royal swim and it was super fun. The dolphins mitch and tony were very fun and friendly and cute! The tricks were really good and fun, i really enjoyed the swim. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emily S
DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear visitor, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us at Dolphin Cove, it has been great to read that the dolphins activity exceed your expectations and you and tour father had a memorable day. The interaction with these magnificent mammals...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grest location but the time we are on site 4 hours its not enough and i think the buses should came at 5 to pick up instead of 2.15More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 319cristianp
DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios. We are very happy that you enjoyed your day your time at our facility was terrific. We really appreciate your opinion, listening to our visitors always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Photos expensive.. more importantly the dolphins are clearly unhappy and are kept in a tiny enclosure and we were told they are allowed to swim freely, but that wasn’t the case, they can’t swim naturally in the ocean and come back like we was told.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rubylp90
DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear traveler, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios and especially for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We regret that you felt our location was not on the levels of quality required to host the dolphins and that they...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The dolphins will absolutely entertain and the experience is unique. They told us the dolphins were rescues, but who knows. And booking thru the cruise meant the cost was high. Also the photography they take during the event looks good but is really expensive.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jcarlock
DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear traveler, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us at Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios, it has been great to read that you enjoyed the dolphin activity and you passed a nice time. We really appreciate your comments about our prices,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this excursion but at the same time felt sorry that they are in captivity. The professional photography is a real rip off thoughMore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack M
DolphinDiscovery, E-Concierge at Dolphin Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear visitor, We thank you for your preference in selecting our facility Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios for your dolphin experience and also for the sharing of your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that the experience itself and the service from our specialist...More

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6 December 2018|
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Response from Martikaz | Reviewed this property |
We were there about 3 - 4 hours and that was plenty of time so if you plan the timings right you could def do the blue hole We loved it even tho the pics were expensive
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6 December 2018|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Dear traveler, Many thanks for your interest in Dolphin Cove. For the dolphin swim itself you spent about 3 hrs, however the time spent at our location may vary depending the program and activities you add, our location in... More
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12 July 2018|
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Response from Dave497 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can there are professional photographers their who will take your photographs
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