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The Divine Dolphin

#4 of 13 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Drake Bay Features Animals
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8818 9784
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Whale and Dolphin Tour in Drake Bay
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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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Hours Today: 07:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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+506 8818 9784
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Having first having first experienced Divine Dolphin trips last year we couldn’t wait to repeat the experience. We were not disappointed and being surrounded by a mega pod of spotted dolphins leaping and playing as far as the eye could see was an amazing and...More

Thank Pipossibility
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

It was absolutely our pleasure to have you and Ian out again to play with us and the dolphins. Thank you for your kind words and wonderful energy. We know we will be seeing you again next year and we look forward to that! Oceans...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Be careful going on this tour because you will not be able to stop thinking about it and will have to go back again! See my first review hahaha. Literally the best day of my life. NO joke. I went back 3 months later and...More

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I came back for a fourth time to Drake Bay especially to go on the Divine Dolphin's tour. Sierra, the owner, is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the dolphins, whales and all sea life and every trip I have had with her (I think six...More

Thank Dyan G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My husband and I traveled to Costa Rica in the winter of 2017. This dolphin watching trip was to be one of the highlights, but was nothing but a disappointment. I would not recommend this tour. At first Sierra seemed nice and accommodating, but as...More

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DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Every now and then we get a bizarre review that is so out of place with the rest of them, I have to wonder where it came from. A competitor maybe? Rolling my eyes when people asked me questions as if I was annoyed? Taking...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Sierra is very nice and a good guide. The biodiversity across Costa Rica is amazing, especially in the ocean. We saw a super pod of spotted dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and many sea turtles. It was a great experience

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Thank sarahcieslinski
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

It was great having you and your husband on board, Sarah! We hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Perfect Tour,best of my life❤️ We saw many dolphins and sharks hunting for sardines! Small group of 6 people...we come back!

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Thank vollmer1984
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Nothing makes us happier than when people tell us it was the best tour of their life!! Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a fabulous time on our 2 Divine Dolphin tours! Spotted, bottlenose and rough tooth dolphins, lots of birds - and beautiful blue water to swim in! Snorkels, masks, fins are provided... as is a simple lunch. A wonderful experience all around! Sierra helped...More

Thank wavelady2017
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

It was so great to finally meet you in person, Ms. Wave Lady, and share our love of the ocean and the color turquoise ;) I hope you will come back for another Birthday Celebration!

Reviewed 16 March 2017

fabulous trip! there was only 6 of us including the boat driver and sierra! very intimate with chances to sit on the front of the boat!been to many countries to see dolphins! but this trip was superb! hundreds of dolphins! 4 different species!sierra was so...More

Thank bartonjess63
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

It was our pleasure to take you out to play with our finned friends and family. We hope you will come back. And thanks for your lovely comments.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

My family of 4 traveled to Drake Bay to visit Divine Dolphin. Since we had never been to Costa Rica we decided to book the all inclusive package through Divine Dolphin. Sierra booked our entire trip (except for the flight to CR). Sierra was very...More

Thank Candie B
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

It was SO FUN to have you and your family on board, Candie. We will never forget all the excitement and cries of delight. We hope you will come back sometime for more fun on the sea!

Reviewed 19 February 2017

We took this tour because we had hoped to see some dolphins AND whales, but this year the whales are stopping up by Mexico instead. Anyways - the guide/owner Sierra was great, and the boat driver was also really nice! Left at 8 am, got...More

Thank bmg617
DivineDolphin44, Owner at The Divine Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

It was our pleasure to take you out to see our amazing ocean biodiversity and we appreciate your kind comments. We hope you will come back soon!

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janieZ
3 April 2017|
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Response from DivineDolphin44 | Property representative |
Hi Jane, it really depends on the day. We can have totally calm waters or if it is windy, a bit rough. We always advise to take sea sickness medication the night before and the morning of the tour if you tend to get sea... More
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Darla B
1 March 2017|
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Response from DivineDolphin44 | Property representative |
We do have dolphins year round here. We tend to go further offshore in the months of December - April as this is normally the time of the calmest ocean. Mid-July through October is the best time to to see the Humpback... More
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Shannon H
3 November 2016|
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Response from DivineDolphin44 | Property representative |
HI and thanks for your inquiry. April is not a good time to see the whales, but the dolphins are always around! it is approximately three hours from Manuel Antonio to Drake Bay and yes, there are buses and taxis. The best... More
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