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Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8818 9784
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07:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Divine Dolphin has been taking people to encounter the glorious...

The Divine Dolphin has been taking people to encounter the glorious dolphins and whales of Drake Bay, Costa Rica since 1998. We are also a research and conservation organization dedicated to creating a protected marine area here, and are the only tour operator exclusively dedicated to dolphin and whale tours. It is our specialty! Our tours feature highly experienced tour guides, our resident marine biologist and a hydrophone that allows us to hear the dolphins' and whales' sounds. We often encounter mega pods of dolphins numbering in the hundreds and even thousands and we have the longest season of Humpback Whales in the world. We celebrate the connection that people have with these amazing and highly intelligent beings and approach them with the utmost respect. We have been featured on Animal Planet, The Travel Channel, Fine Living and in numerous magazines and publications. Dive on in and meet the Divine Dolphins and Whales up close and personal while helping us to create a protected marine area. Everybody wins, especially the marine mammals we are working to protect.

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Whale and Dolphin Tour in Drake Bay
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Sierra is passionate about whales and dolphins and shows it well. She knows them very well and was able to answer all our questions. Her boat driver is very competent. They were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Sierra is passionate about whales and dolphins and shows it well. She knows them very well and was able to answer all our questions. Her boat driver is very competent. They were able to spot and follow 3 whales and playful dolphins for a while. Maybe we were lucky - I guess sometimes you just see no animals at all... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have been to Costa Rica over the years several times, but this was the first trip to Corcovado and tour with Divine Dolphin. Sierra is a true animal lover! She is truly in tuned with the whales and dolphins. She can spot them from so far away! We had the chance to see two separate mother and calf. One... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Wow!! I have been to Costa Rica multiple times and have experienced several dolphin/whales tours--but this one was definitely the best! Sierra is so in tune with the marine life in Drake Bay that she knew exactly where the dolphins and whales typically hang out. Her passions for these beautiful creatures really shines through and is contagious. We got quite... More 

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Thank AdrienneGoff
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this review

It was so very awesome to finally meet you in person, Adrienne and it makes me so very happy that you could experience in person what you are always seeing through my posts on Facebook. I look forward to your next visit! Thanks again for joining us. More 

Austin, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Sierra of Divine Dolphin is likely the most experienced English speaking guide for all dolphin/whale tours in Drake Bay. She knows the spots to go! Tours leave on time and the boat is comfortable- bring hats, sunscreen and your swimsuit! No tour has boats with bathrooms so if you need to go you've got to be comfortable jumping overboard- not... More 

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DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. it was wonderful to finally meet you in person, Robert after our long Facebook friendship. It was a pleasure to introduce you to our fantastic finned family out here on the Osa Peninsula. We look forward to your return visit in the future. Cheers! More 

Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I absolutely recommend to do the tour with Sierra. You get a wonderful and close impression of the dolphins, whales and all other creatures in drake bay. I spent two weeks traveling through Costa Rica, but the tour was definitely one of the highlights!

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DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to take such fun and happy people out to play with our dolphins and whales, and it is an honor to be the highlight of your trip. We hope you will come out again in the future. Thanks again for joining us! More 

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Sierra is super knowledgeable and passionate. I learned so much about humpback and the marine life in Costa Rica! Also, we got to hang out with so many majestic animals! I will never forget it! Thank you!

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Thank GeraldineDion1984
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this review

It was so great to finally meet you. I know you had been looking forward to this trip for a very long time and it makes me very happy that we were able to meet your expectations! I have this feeling you will be back and I look forward to that! Cheers! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

What a great day! Sierra was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the animals. She and our captain were so good at seeking out interesting sights that this was definitely one of the highlights of our vacation to Costa Rica. We saw brown boobies diving for fish, little tiny jellyfish swarming around a submerged log (which Sierra saved us from snorkeling... More 

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Thank Emma L
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this review

Hola Emma! We are so happy you had a great time on our tour. We had fun with you too and we hope you will come back again some day. Many blessings to you both! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Valentines trip we saw dolphins and whales! My Birthday trip we saw dolphins and lots of turtles. Sierra, our host, loved our energies and said we made the best boat trips ever! Looking forward to enjoying a beautiful day on the ocean again, thank you Sierra!

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DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this review

You are a JOY to have on the boat, Jason and I hope you'll come back next year for your birthday so that we can do it all again. Oceans of Love to you! More 

Escazu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Sierra's love and passion to the dolphin's is truly amazing! The trip is super interesting and informative, with a lot of respect to the dolphins - it's beautiful to feel that they hang around the boat on their on free will. We had a birthday Dolphin (it was my husband's birthday) that played with us for half an hour! We... More 

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DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this review

It was a total delight for us to have you two on the boat. We LOVE when people are so passionate and excited to see the dolphins... and the dolphins love it too! We know we will be seeing you again... hopefully in whale season!! Much love and blessings to you both. More 

Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Sierra is passionate about her ‘finned friends’ and has worked for 20 years to create a Marine reserve to protect them from destructive fishing practices. She truly understands dolphins and whales and their behaviours and the dolphins know her and her boat and choose to interact. I went on several tours and each one was a dream come true and... More 

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DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this review

We so LOVED having you and Ian out on our tours. I have never seen sea turtles so responsive to people as they were to you! You are a true turtle whisperer... and we know you will be back as soon as you can. We will be here waiting!! Oceans of Love! More 

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