Dolphin Discovery Tortola, Road Town

3.6
#5 of 19 in Wildlife in British Virgin Islands
Tick another item off your bucket list at Dolphin Discovery Tortola. Swim with the friendly critters, who live here in an enclosed part of the ocean just off the island's coast. Choose from different experiences, always professionally supervised. Learn about these creatures from the knowledgeable staff, who can tell you about their behavior and habitat, and the dangers facing them in the wild. An onsite snack bar with a viewing platform provides a restful post-swim option. Use our British Virgin Islands trip itinerary planning site to add Dolphin Discovery Tortola and other attractions to your British Virgin Islands vacation plans.
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  • swam with the dolphins (my dream come true) an independent excursion whilst in port , very professional trainers with the dolphins and was able to do a few activities with the dolphin, such as handsha...  more »
  • It had long been a dream of mine to swim with the dolphins and when my husband and I took a cruise and October 2016 we were able to get tickets to go see the dolphins on Tortola. The trip there from S...  more »
  • We loved swimming with 5 year old, Pizzaro! I was our first experience with dolphins and found them to be such delightful animals. The trainers were kind and loving to the animals and the dolphins app...  more »
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  • Our Dolphin Discovery experience was the highlight of our cruise!!! We arrived early and one of the trainers took us on a tour of the facility. We lucked out and were the only 2 in our group, so we wound up getting to spend extra time with the dolphins. We started off with the "baby" dolphin, helping to "train" him. Then we moved over to the alpha male for the real fun. Hands down a once in a lifetime experience. Well worth every penny spent. The dolphins were AWESOME!!! The staff was courteous and knowledgeable.
  • Please educate yourself on the horrible life dolphins live when imprisoned for your entertainment. Please do not go to these types of places, seeing free dolphins on a sunset cruise is far more amazing
  • It was very fun, the trainer was great. The dolphins were very well trained and it was wonderful. They dolphins had plenty of room to stay in and they were treated well. I would recommend this to anyone.
  • An exceptionall experience! The best shore excursions on this cruise. Our trainer was so knowledgeable and patient. A memory for a lifetime! Great staff and, of course, the dolphins were awesome! Such beautiful creatures!
  • Not at all impressed by this excursion we booked for our stop in Tortola. The water is gross, the dolphins were held in tiny enclosures, and the staff was not friendly. Things didn't start well when a jelly fish was pulsating towards us as we waited with our back to the dock, as instructed. The kids were so scared and wanted to get out immediately. The trainer would not answer us when we asked repeatedly if it was a jelly. Just called someone over with a net. Halfway through, the poor dolphin stopped responding to the trainer. Nothing was organized. Some of the people in our group didn't even get to engage with the dolphin. Don't support this place. I feel guilty that we ever chose to do this.

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