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Dolphin Cove

#9 of 69 things to do in Ocho Rios Features Animals
Belmont Road, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 866-393-5158
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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 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.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
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Belmont Road, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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+1 866-393-5158

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

While I very much enjoyed the experience with the dolphins and the trainers were patient, friendly and personable, the manager gave us a hard time when we came in. They told us even though we paid for the ultimate experience and we even had the...More

2  Thank Iris B
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The dolphin swim was literally one of the most heart-warming experiences of my life. Buy the video and photos - they're expensive but worth it!

Thank Jaclyn W
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We visited the Dolphin Cove for our daughter's 4th birthday. It was a little difficult to get a hold of someone at first but we finally got the reservation and it was worth it in the end. The park was great, we did the dolphin...More

Thank vacationersforlife
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Okay I'll start by saying our itinerary was changed due to a hurricane so Jamaica was a surprise stop, That being said once the ship was alerted to the change it was a mad dash to book new excursions, We chose Shark encounter and Dunns...More

1  Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We chose the "swim" option and it was fantastic. We were in the water with Toni the dolphin for at least 45 mins. She kissed our cheek, we kissed her nose, we made her sing, we made her dance and best of all we got...More

Thank Claire R
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Been here multiple times but the swim is the best would do it again in a heart beat. There is so much to do my family and friends had a great time. Best best best

Thank handray h
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The trainers here were wonderful and the swimming experience was so exciting. The section where you can snorkel and swim with the sting rays is a cool feature too. Confusing layout, and picture and video prices are a ripoff, expect to bring your money if...More

Thank Caitlin C
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We came to Dolphin Cove as part of tour package offer. It was amazing! The trainer was really great and you'll get to spend quality time in the water with the dolphin - Misty. She is really loving and looks to be well taken care...More

Thank Rosa C
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Well, we had a great time at the swim with Dolphins! My 8 years old and 13 year old said it was one of the best experiences ever. Even my husband enjoyed it, and he is a harsh critic. We had a small group and...More

1  Thank Laura T
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great family day out. Dolphin swim was great! So much to do, snorkelling, kayaking and more. Don't forget your camera.

Thank Howza0911
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joeysmomma
Hi - I have a few questions about this place: 1. is the royal swim all that much better than the regular swim? It looks like the difference is that you are with 2 dolphins in the royal swim vs 1 dolphin in the regular swim? It would be about $75 more for my family of 4 to do the royal swim. 2. how do you get the best price? I looked through the excursions list that the all inclusive resort offers and for 2 adults and 2 kids it was $672 but if I booked directly through the dolphin cove website the same dolphin swim was $372 (with a current 25% discount). that is a huge price difference. maybe b/c the resort offers transportation? So, I am wondering what was the best "deal" you can get? does the dolphin cove website ever offer more than 25% off? I swear I looked a few days ago and it was 40% off but maybe I was imagining that. this may be the one and only time we do a dolphin swim and I'm just not sure if the royal swim is that much better than the regular swim encounter. Any opinions appreciated!
5 May 2017|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Dear traveler, Thank you for your interest in Dolphin Discovery. These are our 3 main programs: 1. Encounter: 15 minute briefing and 40 minutes with the dolphins. (Kiss and smile, Hand target, Handshake) 2. Dolphin Swim... More
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Laurie H
I'm looking to book tickets direct through the Dolphin Cove website but noticed transport isn't included in the price. We'll be travelling from Montego Bay. Can anyone recommend transport options and the average cost I'd be looking to pay? Thanks!
3 April 2017|
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Response from Anthony T | Reviewed this property |
From Montevideo bay your looking at a 45 minute to hour trip. The cost will vary depending on the amount of people and if you have them wait for you for your return. Booking it through you all inclusive or hotel usually... More
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Kaligirl2016
Would you recommend booking in advance or waiting till arrive in Jamaica? Anyone travel from Montego Bay to the Ocho RIos Dolphin Cove? If so how much to expect to pay for transportation?
24 March 2017|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Hello traveler, Thank you for your interest in Dolphin Cove. We invite you to visit our official page, where you can get our contact number or if you prefer the on line agent will assist you to make your reservation and... More
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