Shore Excursion Details

Dolphin Close Encounter

Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas

Dolphin Close Encounter

DETAILS

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Enjoy a once in a lifetime kiss and hug from one of our Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. This is an interaction that is fun and educational, ideal for non-swimmers and families with young kids.


Your bus will bring you to UNEXSO where you can enjoy a quick dip in the pool before your 20 minute boat ride to your destination. Once at Sanctuary Bay, one of the most natural and largest protected dolphin facilities in the world, you will begin your dolphin encounter. Learn about these amazing creatures as the informative staff conducts an educational orientation. Interact with these friendly dolphins while they splash and jump around you, and then step into a 3 foot deep platform of crystal blue waters where you will touch, kiss and hug a dolphin.


Before you depart, don’t forget to say hello to the many tortoise’s that live on the property and have your photo with one of the colorful parrots or white macaws. After your incredible experience at Sanctuary Bay, head back on the boat to the gift shop to see your professional photos and be given the opportunity to shop prior to returning to your ship.


Need to Know:

Note: Participants of all ages are welcomed; children 3 years of age and under are free and those 16 years of age and under must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian. Guests are not permitted to wear tanning oils or excessive amounts of sunscreen. Jewelry should be removed for the safety of the dolphins. Snacks, beverages and photos will be available for purchase upon your return to the facility. Guests must sign a waiver release form. Photographers will be taking photos while you interact with the dolphins, available for purchase after the program. This facility does not offer an observer or ride along program.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Wildlife Tours

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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