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Dolphin Close Encounter

Features Animals
| Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-363-1003
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A must do while in the Bahams

This was indeed a once in a lifetime experience! We booked the 'encounter' at $85 per person (2... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2008
Queensbury, New York
Once in a lifetime experience

I love this experience. It’ll be a wonderful memory for my lifetime. People working there were very... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2007
Santa Clara, California
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Meet some of the ocean's friendliest residents: they're loveable, if not a little pushy, so why not meet them through this program?
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
23 Jul 2016
15 Jul 2015
“Life changing experience and very informative.”
| Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-363-1003
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Reviewed 20 April 2008

This was indeed a once in a lifetime experience! We booked the 'encounter' at $85 per person (2 adults and a 6 year old), but my 3 year old was free. The ferry ride to the private island went right by the huge cruise ships,...More

Reviewed 19 December 2007

I love this experience. It’ll be a wonderful memory for my lifetime. People working there were very nice and most importantly, the dolphins seemed very happy there. The trainer said the dolphins were not locked in by the fence, but the fence was used to...More

2  Thank vjgoobee
Reviewed 16 December 2007

I've always wanted to swim with a dolphin, but "down-graded" my dream so that I could take my 3 year old with me. We decided to try the close encounter at the Blue Lagoon. What a phenomenal experience. We both loved it and got so...More

3  Thank leet
Reviewed 6 September 2007

This was definitely the highlight of our entire trip to the Bahamas. The ferry ride took about 20-30 minutes which was a little long but in the end, it was worth it once we arrived. The trainers are very humorous and the dolphins were completely...More

1  Thank Chris10M
Reviewed 28 November 2006

I had the opportunity to participate in the "Swim with the Dolphins" program last Friday. It was an unforgettable experience, and I highly recommend it. I have worked with animals in varying capacities for most of my adult life (in veterinary hospitals, as a zookeeper,...More

5  Thank ktregar
Reviewed 25 October 2006

After reading all the positive reviews, I went into this attraction two weeks ago (Oct. 2006) expecting good things but came away not as happy. We had problems that could have been avoided. In the end it is a lot of money for a few...More

8  Thank ski_fiend_MN
Reviewed 16 July 2006

We did the "encounter" for $85 and absolutely loved it! There is a brief orientation and then you are broken up into groups. You take turns getting onto a platform in the water. You get to rub the dolphins belly and back, touch its teeth,...More

2  Thank fsufan
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 February 2005

While on our first trip to Nassau, we visited Dolphin Encounters on 1/26/05. Being an animal rights activist, I was somewhat skeptical and hesitant to fall into such a "tourist trap." We also have two toddler boys, ages 2 and 3, and did not want...More

7  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
A TripAdvisor Member
Watervliet, New York
Reviewed 19 November 2003

My wife & I have been going to the encounter for over 10 yrs. Mostly all of the encounters, we have brought a group of our friends with us. This trip was no exception. Everyone thought it was "FANTASTIC" !!! If you don't come away...More

10  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 August 2003

We (2 adults and 2 kidss age 11 each) just got back from our vacation in Nassau, Bahamas. We spent 6 gret days in the bahamas (8/12 thru 8/16/2003) I would Highly recommend swimming with the dolphins, you have a choice of close encounter which...More

13  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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