Teamwork paid off as the rescuers kept the dolphins wet, comfortable and upright before they could be returned to the water

Check out the dramatic rescue of these two stranded bottlenose dolphins in Sandy Bay today (Thursday).

The NSRI’s Emergency Operations Centre was alerted to the marooned mammals by an eyewitness just after 8am this morning.

The dolphins had beached at Sandy Bay, near Llandudno.

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A team of experts including, Shark Spotters SANParks – Table Mountain National Park, the Cape of Good Hope SPCA, and the City of Cape Town’s Marine Animal Stranding Network, were called in to help.

More than 10 people had to help move the heavy dolphins into the sea on stretchers.

Eventually, the dolphins were helped back into the water.

Check out the videos of the dramatic rescue below: