Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios

For many, swimming with Dolphins is a life long dream. At Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios, that dream can become a reality.

Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios is located in a natural cove surrounded by five acres of tropical rain forest.

There is so much to do at Dolphin Cove that makes it more than a "swim with the dolphins" experience. Guest are also given the opportunity to learn about what it takes to care for the marine mammal, how to train them, and more. There is also plenty of opportunity to interact with other sea creatures, captain a mini boat, head out on a snorkeling expedition, or hike the Jungle Trail.


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Dolphin Cove is set adjacent to Dunn's River Falls.

Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios is located near downtown Ocho Rios; it's three miles (five kilometers) to the west of Ocho Rios.

Nearby Restaurants

If your belly starts rumbling during a visit to the attraction, don't worry -- you'll find a plentiful supply of restaurants in the vicinity. Whalers, which has a menu full of Caribbean fare, is also the closest restaurant to the zoo. Whalers is a brief ways off, but removed enough that you might want to make arrangements for having a viable method of transport to visit there. Also nearby, you will come across options including Oceans 11 Seafood Restaurant and Blue Runnings where you and your group may sample Jamaican meals and experience the flavors of Jamaica.

Nearby Attractions

There are some additional attractions in the area, including Dunn's River Falls, which is a quarter mile away the vicinity of Ocho Rios. You might also want to consider visiting Dunn's River Park, which is another attraction nearby.

If a visit to the Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Dunn's River Falls GeoFeature 0.3 mi. (5.4 km) WSW 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Park -- 0.3 mi. (5.4 km) WSW 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Cove Theatre Other Activities/Excursions 1.5 mi. (2.8 km) SE Downtown Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls -- 1.6 mi. (3.2 km) SE 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Milford Falls GeoFeature -- -- Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Garden Falls GeoFeature 1.6 mi. (2.9 km) SE Ocho Rios
Turtle River Falls and Gardens -- 1.8 mi. (3.1 km) SE 1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Mahoe Falls GeoFeature 2.2 mi. (3.3 km) SE 2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios

More Information


At Dolphin Cove Ocho Rio, Shark Programs run four times a day and Dolphin Programs run eight times a day. Your Shark or Dolphin experience must be scheduled in advance, and you must arrive at least a half an hour before your scheduled time.


Belmont Main Road, the vicinity of Ocho Rios, Jamaica


(876) 795-2272




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