Dolphin Encounter Program from Ocho Rios

This tour is offered for guests staying on island ONLY
(Be sure to book in advance of your trip as this attraction is popular and tours sell out fast!)

Your adventure begins with you being picked up directly from your Resort by one of our friendly driver/guides. He will then take you on a journey along the north coast of Ocho Rios to Dolphin Cove. Dolphin Cove is one of Jamaica's finest attractions. It has won the Jamaica Tourist Allied Members award for "the most distinguished service", as well as the Association of Jamaica Attractions award for "Best Attraction".

All landlubbers and children will have an opportunity to touch and enjoy the company of Dolphins, as well as be thrilled to learn all about their new Dolphin friends. This experience begins with an informative orientation and interesting presentation by a resident expert trainer. After which you will be able to caress, touch and view Dolphins up close and enjoy there company in the shallows – knee-deep water. This 20-minute program is an enjoyable experience for adults and children alike.

After this exciting Dolphin encounter program, you can explore the lush tropical forest on the "Jingle Trail" and view friendly tropical birds and reptiles.

Next, you may visit "Little Port Royal" home of the Pirates. Don't forget to view and pet the Sting Rays and Sharks or do some last minute shopping for souvenirs. This you will do to the sound of tropical music.

Now it's time to say goodbye to the Dolphins, but before your departure you will be offered an optional stop at Margarita Ville - Tajmahal shopping centre before returning to your Resort.

Please remember to bring your waterproof cameras, as you will have opportunities to take pictures of your adventure. You will also need to wear aqua marine shoes. Use good sunscreen lotion and carry a few dollars to tip your guides as well as for shopping.


  • Per Adult: US$99.00
  • Per Child(3-11yrs): US$99.00
  • Duration: Apprx. 3 hours
  • Min Age: None
  • Minimum: 2 persons
  • Interact with Dolphin in knee-high water
  • Pregnant women cannot participate in this program.
  • Children 0-5 yrs. must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children 6-11yrs. can do the interaction without an adult
  • Entrance fees to Dolphin Cove and Treasure reef included
  • 30 minutes orientation
  • Approximately 12-minutes in the water with the Dolphins
  • Round trip transportation from Resorts in the Ocho Rios area included
  • Group discounted rates for 10 or more persons

The following options are also available after your excursion:

  • Enjoy some Jamaican lunch, this includes authentic spicy Jamaican Jerked Pork or Chicken along with unique side orders like Festivals and Bammy (the cost of lunch is not included in the rate). 
  • Visit Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Sports Bar and Grill by the Beach 
  • Duty Free Shopping in town and or shopping by the Craft Market 


Excursion List

Dolphin Cove

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