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Address: 9A Garvin Road | Morgan's Harbor, West Bay KY1-1301, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: +1 345-946-3396
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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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Royal Swim

This was my first time swimming with dolphins and the royal swim was great. The swim was exciting and the crew was personal and it did not feel like any time at all before the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Lowell, Vermont

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Lowell, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first time swimming with dolphins and the royal swim was great. The swim was exciting and the crew was personal and it did not feel like any time at all before the time was up.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and i booked this excursion while on a cruise. We had great time during the interaction with the dolphins. The instructor was polite, courteous, and knowledgeable. The downside the "weather conditions" would not allow us to interact with stingrays. We were disappointed to say the least. We aren't sure what the "weather issue was". We also were not... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was on my bucket list so I was excited going in. It was so great. We got to interact with the dolphins and the trainer was very informative when we asked questions. Getting to hold the dolphin was the best part for me. I wanted to take it home. We were able to pet them while everyone took there... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked online 6 weeks out for a couple in the royal experience, to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. Our appointment was at 930am today, they said to show up 30 minutes early. We take a taxi ($25+tip) show up at 845am to find it closed. We wait until 905am, still closed and no lights or people inside. My wife... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The teens had great fun this was another great experience. It is something kids will always remember and enjoy.

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Layton, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

You have your choice to either get in the water right next to the pier as the dolphins come up to you while the instructor has them do tricks and you learn about them or you can pay more and swim in the cove with them. The advertising is a little misleading as we thought we'd be on open water... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Took out kids here figuring it would be an open cove with Caribbean light blue waters. Not the case it was dark green so dolphin discovery is probably your better bet since it'll have light blue water in photos of you care. It was the first time we took our kids and when we asked for a family picture with... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Poor management and staff are not trained. Its very clear that they have eyes on your money. This attraction is one of the most expensive attraction on the island. Photographer is a real character. He thinks that you are a dumb person who doesnt know the right cost of photographs. . He gave us $250 price for about 100 pictures... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

$149 buys you 25 minutes in the water with the dolphins and three push/pull experiences with the beautiful creatures. It does not buy you the right to any of the photos taken by the Dolphin Cove personnel - who offer one print at $40. If you go, accept the fact you will either leave without close up photos of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

A must do for anyone visiting Grand Cayman. We did Dolphin Swim and Sting Ray city offered from Cruise ship. It was well worth the money. We got into the water (26ft deep) with life jackets on. We got a kiss from our dolphin Lucy on the cheeks and lips. We also got to hold her. We did a push... More 

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