4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Written by Volitionary Tours

On October 12, 2019

4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios

Dolphins are one of the most intelligent mammals after humans with extremely sharp learning characteristics. Their intelligence also makes them humans’ best friend from all of the marine life. The amiable nature of dolphins makes playing and swimming with them a tremendously fun activity.  This is the reason why it is one of the top entries in many bucket lists.

If you are planning on to visit Jamaica anytime soon and have ‘swimming with dolphins’ in your wish list, then you are in luck. The Dolphin Cove in Ocho Rios, Jamaica is going to fulfill your wish. Yes, you can interact and swim with the dolphins at the authentic Caribbean cove. You can certainly find many dolphin sanctuaries on the ‘mainland’. However, these conventional or—more aptly put— artificial sites are no match for Dolphin Cove.

Let’s see why visiting Dolphin Cove, Ocho Rios is going to be a one of its kind experience.

 1) No Guilt Trips: You Will Be in Their Natural Habitat

Dolphin shows are usually held in places that are ‘designed’ and ‘constructed’ for that purpose. In other words, we bring dolphins into an unfamiliar setting from their natural habitats just to entertain ourselves. Sounds
pretty cruel, right?

By visiting Dolphin Cove, Ocho Rios, you actually swim and interact with dolphins in their natural habitat. These dolphins are not captives. Though they are trained, these dolphins live in their natural settings. In short, there is no burden on your conscience when you swim with them in the natural habitat of the Ocho Rios cove.

2) A Great Insight into Their Social Abilities

Dolphins are one of the most socially active mammals. They have names for each other and communicate in a really distinctive manner. All of this feels surreal when you observe it while ‘roaming’ in their social space. For any nature buff, this firsthand observation of animal’s social skills can turn into a lifetime experience.

3) There Is More to Dolphin Cove Trip

Since you swim in an absolute natural marine setting, you don’t only encounter dolphins. Occasionally sharks and stingrays also join you in the dip. But don’t worry; these creatures are not from the film Jaws. Not all sharks are human predators. In Ocho Rios, you are more likely to come across a Caribbean reef shark that doesn’t attack humans in regular circumstances. The thrill of sharing the same waters with sharks definitely has its own high.

4) Swimming in a Cove

Even if we take away the marine life interaction from Dolphin Cove trip, you still get to swim in the exotic turquoise waters of a Caribbean cove. This, in itself, is nothing short of a great experience.

Volitionary Tours

Swimming in a blue lagoon along with one of the warmest and chirpiest aquatic species is an opportunity that no one wants to miss out on. Get in touch with Volitionary Tours to plan your excursion to Dolphin Cove, Ocho Rios. They will take care of all the details of the tour on your behalf to make your immersive marine experience hassle-free.


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