Eljay Colebrooke

First Mate

As the First Mate at The Cove, Elijay Colebrooke joins us after five years as a Marine Animal Trainer. Licensed as a Captain for two years, Elijay thrives on the excitement and unexpectedness of leading boat tours, turning each day into an adventure on the water.

His love for the ocean is fueled by marine life, from coral reefs to colorful fish and mangroves. In Elijay’s new role, he looks forward to helping guests experience marine life up close. During his downtime, Elijay’s philosophy is simple: savor life’s pleasures.