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Dolphin Encounter and Turtle Farm
Georgetown | Cayman Islands |
 
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This up close and personal encounter takes you onto a platform in waist deep water to meet these incredible creatures.

After an approximately 30-minute orientation with the instructors/trainers, you will step onto a special platform that will cover half of your body in water. From this shallow position, you will take turns meeting your new friend who will give you unlimited love, a handshake, and perhaps a little song and dance. You will be able to pet them and exchange looks; a gaze full of liberty and love.

It does not matter if you are 1 or 80 years old, you will be able to enjoy this experience with your new friend. As groups are limited to only 20 members at a time, it is important that you book this early to avoid disappointment. The dolphin portion is approximately 30 minutes. Professional photographers will be on hand taking pictures.

After your dolphin encounter, continue the fun with your included admission to the Turtle Farm, one of Grand Caymanís greatest tourist attractions known around the world for its conservation programs, public awareness and entertainment. The farm includes over 500 turtles separated in tanks that show the progressive stages as they age. You will learn about turtle gender, reproduction and the operation to keep them from becoming extinct. There is also a touch tank and many opportunities for photos of the turtles. The farm is located adjacent to the Dolphin Encounter.

Your dolphin encounter also entitles you to a discounted admission ($20 US per person) to the Boatswain's Beach Park. Here you will find 2 swimming lagoons, a nature trail with a small cave system, a predators reef with sharks, groupers and eels, a lagoon for a snorkeling experience with a viewing panel towards Predatorsí Reef, an aviary with Caymanian and Caribbean birds flying freely in an enclosed setting, Cayman Street where you can view traditional buildings featuring distinctive Cayman designed porches, doorways, gardens and local artisans, as well as restaurants and gift shops. There is enough to make a full day of fun for all ages.

In order to allow you to tour at your own speed at the turtle farm and/or park, taxi to and from the dolphin center is not included in the tour price. Taxi for the 15 minute drive between downtown and the Dolphin park should cost you approximately $25 US per person each way for the vehicle and most taxis can hold up to 4 guests. This gives you the ability to return at your leisure.

There is no cost for observers for the Dolphin portion only, and no need to pre-reserve; you simply pay for transportation to and from the dolphin park. Observers must pay to visit the turtle farm or Boatswains Park. The facility has lockers, changing rooms, fresh water showers and a snack bar for you to utilize during your tour.

Tour Size
Small
Tour Type
Active, Water/Beach
Tour Duration
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Tour Departs From
West Bay Road. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Activity Level
Easy
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing a bathing suit under comfortable clothing and shoes. A beach towel, sunglasses and sunscreen (biodegradable) are also suggested.
Restrictions
MINIMUM AGE to participate is 1 year old and MINIMUM HEIGHT is 2' 11". Guests must meet BOTH requirements.

Children 3'11" and shorter must be accompanied by one participating adult (18 years or older) per child. Children (12 and under) over 4' tall must have an adult present (participating or observing) at the dolphin facility.

Pregnant women are not allowed to participate. You do not need to be a swimmer to participate in this program. All participants are required to wear a life jacket. You cannot wear sunblock, jewelery, watches, rings, bracelets or any object which might scratch the dolphin while in the water with the dolphins. The instructors have the final say on what can / cannot be worn in the water with the dolphins. Personal cameras are not allowed in the water or in the programs area.



Item# Item Name Price: Number of Individuals Add
LCACYGT336DTRDOLENC-EC Dolphin Encounter and Turtle Farm-Children (Height 2' 11" - 3' 11")
$89.00
LCACYGT336DTRDOLENC-EA Dolphin Encounter and Turtle Farm-Number of Adults
$115.00
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