Caribbean Dolphin Encounters
Dolphin spotting adventures in the natural habitat and up close and personal Caribbean dolphin encounters
There are a number of countries in the region that offer Caribbean dolphin encounters. These dolphin encounters are very popular experiences with tourists, especially children, visiting the Caribbean. However, do bear in mind that there are plenty of Caribbean boat trips and excursions where you can go dolphin watching and see them in their natural habitat – in the wild and free. It is wonderful to watch them leaping and frolicking in the waves right in front of the boat.
Where to find Caribbean dolphin encounters
The popular tourist areas where you can get up front and personal with Caribbean dolphin encounters are the Bahamas (Nassau, Freeport), Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands (Tortola), the Cayman Islands (George Town, Grand Cayman), Jamaica (Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Negril), and the Dominican Republic (Puerto Plata, Punta Cana).
In the wild – Caribbean dolphin encounters, from a distance
There are resident pods of dolphins and migratory pods so taking a dolphin and whale watching boat trip can be exciting. The number of dolphins in a pod can is generally between 30 and 60, but many more can often be seen. In the Caribbean waters around St Lucia there are pilot whales, sperm whales, false Orcas and humpback whales. Dolphins include bottlenose, Fraser, spotted and spinners.
Caribbean whale watching adventures
Caribbean countries where whale watching adventures are available include the Dominican Republic (Punta Cana, Samana, Puerto Plata), the Turks & Caicos Islands (Grand Turk), St Lucia (Castries) and Dominica. Dolphin, Orca and whale spotting tours take place throughout the year in Costa Rica.
Several countries offer Caribbean dolphin encounters
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