Shore Excursion Details

Balmoral Island Dolphin Encounter & Beach Day

Nassau, Bahamas

Balmoral Island Dolphin Encounter & Beach Day

DETAILS

  • 41/2
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Family Recommended
  • Age

This experience is the perfect opportunity to escape the over-crowded pools of other dolphin programs and interact with Balmoral’s dolphins right from the beach as you enjoy a private island getaway.


Upon arrival on the island, you will be greeted by the staff, the hostess will indicate the time of your Dolphin Encounter and then walk down to the water and wade out to a waist-deep depth where you will have an up-close meeting with your dolphin. For approximately the next 30 minutes, your trainer will introduce you to your dolphin, answer all your questions, demonstrate simple as well as more complex behaviors. A photo capturing that moment can be purchased at the end of your encounter. Our island follows security measures of social distancing to guarantee the safety and security of our guests. No observers will be allowed in the Marine Park.


The rest of the day is then yours to enjoy by doing as much or as little as you please. On the sugar white beach, you can lounge on your included lounge chair or enjoy the refreshing azure blue Bahamian water.


A bar is open, and a small snack menu is available for purchase to be ordered and served to your beach chair without contact.


For your convenience, restrooms are located around the island as well as freshwater showers and foot baths. Umbrellas are available on the beach on a first-come basis.


Need to Know:

Note: This tour includes a limited amount of walking, primarily at the guests’ discretion on the island. There will be a 10-minute walk to and from the meeting point and once on the island, surfaces there are asphalt and sand. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests. Swimwear, hat, sunglasses, bio-degradable sunscreen (for the health of the marine life and coral), a towel, cash, or credit cards (no AMEX) for optional purchases, and water shoes are recommended. For the welfare of the dolphins, loose items such as jewelry and cameras or items with a strap cannot be taken into the water. Lockers will be provided during your interaction. The minimum age to participate is 5 years old. And children 5- 11 must have an adult on the tour and 12-year-old - 17 years old must be accompanied by one paying adult on the island who will also sign the waiver for them Food and alcohol cannot be brought onto the island and any food or alcohol discovered upon arrival at the island will be confiscated and disposed of. There are no lifeguards on duty and guests who participate in any water activities do so at their own risk and responsibility. Guests not on a marine encounter will not have access to the marine encounter / habitat area. Personal photos cannot be taken in the marine encounter / habitat area. At the conclusion of your encounter, a photo CD or video will be available for purchase. Please only bring what you need. The operator reserves the right to cancel the tour for weather related conditions or safety concerns.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Wildlife Tours
Beach/Swimming
Scuba-Snorkel

Activity Level:

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  • 1
    Easy
  • 2
    Moderate
  • 3
    Challenging
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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