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Dolphin Cove

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Address: 1 Carr. A, Lucea, Jamaica
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+1 866-393-5158
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In a natural lagoon, set in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea,...

In a natural lagoon, set in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea, surrounded by the lush beauty of Jamaica's flora, Humans, Dolphins, and sharks become friends at Jamaica's # 1 attraction, Dolphin Cove. We offer snorkelling with stingrays, a jungle trek, Tropical birds at our own aviary and many more things to help you enjoy your entire day.

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Great experience, expensive pictures

We gave the kids a choice of what they wanted to do while we were in Jamaica, and they chose to swim with the dolphins (who wouldn't). I had done a similar experience in Cabo... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We gave the kids a choice of what they wanted to do while we were in Jamaica, and they chose to swim with the dolphins (who wouldn't). I had done a similar experience in Cabo, but since the kids are not 18 I was told I needed to go with them. We thought this would be perfect since my husband... More 

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Thank difish
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to lucea . Two mins from our hotel Iam terrible for animal cruelty and did my research before taking this tour. I was gobsmacked at how amazingly kept the dolphins were the pool was a cold only stopping them from getting out into the ocean was a small Gateway. Given the chance to have different experiences made our... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing time.. The staff made it so much more fun.. Very informative.. loads of laughs..As a long time Dolphin lover it was a must.. The staff helped me get over the fear of swimming in the water with the dolphins. Was able to touch Sting Rays.. And feed an ostrich.. Lucea is a smaller place but soo worth it.. Its... More 

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Thank Lisa A
DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove, responded to this review

Dear traveler, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Cove and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience. Our team is pleased to help you and make it a lifetime experience. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your visit and preference... More 

Burlington, Canada
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have looked at several other locations outside of Jamaica, and by far this is the place to swim with dolphins!!! The price is great and the experience wonderful. Double check your reservation before you leave the hotel. We did the ultimate experience and it was 100% worth it. We started with the stingrays and stopped and had a fresh... More 

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

Dear traveler, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Cove and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience. We are happy that you had enjoyed delicious food and great service. Our team is pleased to help you and make... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely breathtaking,very expensive but a once in a lifetime dream.the trainers are so skilled and the dolphins are very happy and pleased to be with you,

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Thank Carey W
DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove, responded to this review

Dear traveler, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Cove and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed dolphin activity, our team is always ready to help you and make it a lifetime experience Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your visit and preference and hope to see you again... More 

Morecambe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic trip to Dolphin Cove which is only 5 minutes from Grand Palladium. Very knowledgable staff who know each dolphin and can tell you everything you want to know about these wonderful creatures. The dolphin our group were swimming with was called Wendy, she is 7 years old and is extremely well trained. Great trip although the photos are extremely... More 

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Thank KayPhil
DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove, responded to this review

Dear traveler, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Cove and especially for taking the time share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed the dolphin activity, our team is always ready to help you and make it a lifetime experience, also Wendy loves making new friends. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your visit and preference... More 

Vestal, New York
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44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked through Sandals. Told to be ready for pickup at the hotel at 9:20. We double checked an hour prior and Dolphin Cove had no record of it even though we had confirmation in writing. Finally after 11:30 we were picked up meaning we arrived after noon. Manager said just go ahead and see the show and he would arrange... More 

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Thank dwmapes
DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Many thanks for contacting us on reference to your experience at Dolphin Cove. We really regret that you have not totally enjoyed the day as you described, for us it's very important our client's full satisfaction, be assured that your review will be passed to the proper areas in order we can improve our services. Best regards! More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love dolphins. I have always been able to watch these beautiful, intelligent animals perform tricks from afar, but I have never been able to hug, kiss, and swim with one! :D The wait wasn't too long. The dolphin trainer takes you in groups of about 10 people. This site was beautiful as you can tell from my pictures. The... More 

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Thank Kristen K
DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove, responded to this review

Dear Traveler Dolphin Cove staff thank you very much for your visit and especially for sharing with us your comments. We are happy to know that your experience was great and have a lot of memorable moments. We look forward to see you once again in the near future. Warmest regards! More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had planned on doing the ultimate dolphin encounter and was not disappointed. The staff are wonderful, funny and informative. I was in the water with a dozen other people, all pleasant and having a great time. I am not a swimmer, so the life vest are great. You do have to swim out a ways out to be able... More 

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Thank Sue G
DolphinDiscovery, Comunity Manager at Dolphin Cove, responded to this review

Dear Traveler The team at Dolphin Cove thank you for your visit and especially for sharing with us your comments. We are happy to know that your experience was plenty of memorable moments and our staff was useful and you feel attended properly by them, for us it's very important to offer high quality services in order to make this... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked online for the Royal swim and shark encounter. They told us it would be 30 minute ride. Our shark excursion started at 1030 so when they picked us up at 10 we were a little surprised to be getting there late but the driver said it would be fine and we would make it for both our excursions.... More 

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

Dear user, Many thanks for taking the time to share with us your experience at Dolphin Cove. For Dolphin Discovery our client's satisfaction is our first goal, it is pleasant to know that you enjoyed the dolphins activity, on the other hand please be assured your comments will be pass to the right persons in order to improve our services.... More 

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