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Whale Rescue

Created on Thursday, 20 February 2014 20:42

AN injured Pygmy Sperm Whale was rescued on the Holiday Inn beach in Montego Bay Sunday by a team from Dolphin Cove with the assistance of the hotel staff and Montego Bay Marine Lab experts.

Marilyn Burrowes, Dolphin Cove co-owner, said they received calls that there was a "porpoise" on the Holiday Inn Hotel beach.

A team, led by Dolphin Cove's in-house veterinarian Dr Miska Sennett and Marine Mammal Specialist Delloy Peharie of the Half Moon Lagoon, responded to find the whale in distress.

"The injured whale had facial scratches and appeared to have been stranded on the beach from Saturday evening," Burrowes said.

The mammal, which Peharie estimated to be 350-400 lbs heavy and nine feet long, was treated, fed and then guided out to sea.

"At sea, his pod was seen hovering as if waiting for his return," Burrowes stated.

"We feel great that we were able to send him back to the pod. It seemed as if he had crashed into a reef or someone had crashed into him," she added.

Information from Jamaica Observer.

Dolphin Cove Awarded Caribbean's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction

Created on Friday, 27 September 2013 14:12

Dolphin Cove has been awarded the Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction by the World Travel Awards. The award was presented to the marine attraction at the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony which was held on September 14 at the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa.

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Dolphin Cove Voted Jamaica's Best

Created on Thursday, 13 June 2013 16:45

Dolphin Cove again underlined its status as Jamaica's #1 attraction when it was awarded the Attraction of the Year by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association at the awards ceremony held on June 1, 2013. Dolphin Cove previously won the award in 2010.

The largest marine attraction in the Caribbean, Dolphin Cove is a water park with more than 1500 feet of ocean frontage. In addition to swimming with dolphins, Dolphin Cove offers its visitors many other activities including swimming with sharks and stingrays, snorkeling, kayaking and a jungle trail featuring macaws, snakes and iguanas.

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Baltimore Ravens' Cheerleaders Spend Day At Dolphin Cove

Created on Monday, 27 May 2013 02:35

Dolphin Cove, Jamaica’s Number One Attraction, recently played host to the Baltimore Ravens’ Cheerleaders who were having their 2013 calendar shoot in Jamaica. The ladies were in Jamaica from May 6 to May 10 and visited several local attractions and institutions.

The Baltimore Ravens are a professional American football team based in Baltimore, Maryland. The team is a member of the American Football Conference's North Division and current defending champions of the National Football League.

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Dolphin Cove Supports Ocho Rios Craft Vendors

Created on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 02:16

Dolphin Cove Ltd., Dunn’s River Videos Ltd and the Florida Caribbean Association recently partnered to sponsor President Nadine Brown of the Ocho Rios Craft Market Association and Maudiline Gloria Wright, Public Officer of the Craft Traders Association to attend the Sea Trade Conference in Miami from March 11 – 15.

Ms. Michelle Paige, President of FCCA, hosted them at the Grand Gala where they were able to meet with cruise executives at the annual event.

President of the Ocho Rios Craft Council, Mr. Devon Mitchell, heaped praises on the companies and lauded their generosity.

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