We are located right at the shore, all of our programs are carried in the sea water. It is very important to us that you swim with dolphins in their natural environment since Jamaica is full of natural wonders that is what we want you to see and enjoy here at Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios.
Snacks like hot dogs, hamburgers, meatballs and beverages for all ages are available for an additional cost.
We open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., everyday.
Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios is located on the north coast of Jamaica, near Dunn's River Falls and Rainforest Bobsled Jamaica. Only 7 km away from Ocho Rios Cruise terminal (about 7 min drive). To get to the park you must go south on Turtle Beach Rd towards Main Street until you see the Dolphin Cove sing.
Yes we do! Showers are located outside by the locker area. We advise you to take a towel as they are not provided at the facility.
You will be able to enjoy a memorable kayaking experience when riding along the caribbean turquoise waters. As well as the chance to watch and live a very unique experience of a shark show. You can go on an exploration guided mini boat ride that will take you to witness the famous Dunn´s River Fall. Or go on a nature trail where you get the chance to interact with mother earth and even feed the birds!
Yes, we have the Parrot Grill Restaurant which offers some of the best dishes in all of Jamaica! Offering a variety of dishes from our famously known Real Jamaican Jerk Chicken, to various salads like the Garden Salad and Chicken Salad, and also something for the kids to feast on. You can also grab a delicious drink from our bar that will refresh you after a long day of interaction with our friendly dolphins.
We have a wide selection of hamburgers, club sandwich and delicious hot dogs. Though we also offer the best dish in all of Jamaica which is our home cooked Real Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Snacks are also offered such as nachos, our delicious Chicken Quesadillas, french fries and options for kids such as chicken nuggets.
The Parrot Grill restaurant is open from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.
We are open from 9 am to 5pm.
Transportation is not included with your swim program but you are able to include it at an additional cost depending on your hotel´s location. Children aging from 1 to 2 are free of charge. Please contact our call center to get more information and add this service to your reservation. Toll free Jamaica number 1-877-344-3385 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to our strategic location we are fortunate to be able to work under any climatic condition.
Adult: + 13 years
Kids: 6- 12 years
Infant: 1-5 years
Children from 1 up to 7 years old or with less than 1.20m tall. They may participate accompanied by 2 adults in the Swim Adventure performing activities according to their age and height.
Children from 8 years or more 1.20m tall can participate accompanied by one adult. Children aged 10 years or above 1.40m tall can participate on their own in any program paying the adult rate.
Royal Swim: Foot Push, Dorsal Tow, Handshake, Kiss, Hand target, hug.
Swim Adventure: Belly Ride, Boogie push, Hug, Hand target, handshake, kiss.
Dolphin Encounter: Hand target, kiss, handshake, as well as information about the behavior and anatomy of dolphins.
Royal Swim: 10 maximum.
Swim Adventure: 12 people maximum.
Dolphin Encounter: 15 to 20 people maximum.
We recommend to arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled time as you need to check in and receive a small induction.
Dolphins have a specifically balanced diet according to their age, activity and development, so feeding dolphins is not allowed as this could affect their health.
No, we currently do not have this service, our programs are educational and interactive. However, we invite you to participate in any of our programs, you can review the security policies section for more information on the participation of people with disabilities.
The use of life jackets is required in all water programs, our staff will provide the jacket that best suits your complexion, we have jackets available in different sizes and for babies one year old and up.
People with disabilities may participate in our programs, this requires filling a format and send it via email to email@example.com, in this format is to specify the type of special attention they require and based on this information we can determine which is the best program for you and how many people will assist you.
For security reasons, is not allowed to use cameras in the water, professional photos will be available for sale.
Our programs dolphin swim Swim Adventure and Royal Swim are not allowed for pregnant women, however our Dolphin Encounter program is a great option for women with up to 5 months of pregnancy, previously signing a waiver and accompanied by another adult.
Yes, as long as it's done at least 4 days before the scheduled date of your swim. Cancellations with less than 4 days notice does not apply for any refund. The refund will be made if cancellation is made 5 days or before the scheduled date, however there are bank charges for 10% of its total.
Our programs go on rain or shine, so there are no cancellations or refunds in these cases.