Dolphin Encounter

The Dolphin Encounter is an unforgettable experience where you get to meet and play with our dolphins in shallow water. Open to all ages and swimming abilities.

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Dolphin Encounter

Key Features:

  • Shallow water interaction, non-swimmers are welcome
  • Open to all ages
  • Limited to just 10 guests per dolphin
  • Connect to your dolphin through kisses, hugs and dancing
  • Enjoy watching as they show off their high energy behaviours
  • Discover interesting information about dolphins and other marine mammals
  • All children under 12 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult (18 years and above). One adult per three children, per interaction
  • All programmes are conducted in English

Please see Dolphin Bay Policies below for full terms and conditions

Choose from any of the below Dolphin Interactions to unlock a unique aquaventure including:

  • Complimentary same day access to Aquaventure Waterpark & The Lost Chambers Aquarium worth up to AED 400
  • 30-minute check-in/changing*
  • 15-minute orientation with a Marine Mammal Specialist*
  • 30 minutes in the water*
  • Wet suits and/or vests are provided and required while in the water*
  • Bottled Water / Soft Drinks
  • Towels and lockers - for your use during the interaction only*

Aquaventure Waterpark Entry Included

All guests receive complimentary entry to the no. 1 water park in the Middle East and Europe when you book any marine mammal interaction at Dolphin Bay or Sea Lion Point.

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Memories To Treasure

Make a truly personal connection through dolphin hugs and kisses. You will not want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Deep water Interaction

Dolphin Adventure

This is a one-of-a-kind interaction in the depths of our lagoon. Enjoy hugs, kisses and belly-rides with one of our amazing dolphins.

Dolphin Encounter

Dolphin Encounter

Enjoy an unforgettable experience with this shallow water interaction at Dolphin Bay.

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Dolphin Photo Fun

The perfect opportunity to meet and take a picture with one of our fascinating dolphins without getting into the water.

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Dolphin Scuba Dive

Experience a dive with our resident dolphins. Bring the original copy of your dive certification to participate.

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Royal Swim

Enjoy fast-paced fun with our dolphins in the deep water, as well as intimate shallow water time for hugs and kisses.

Shallow Water Interaction

Wade waist high into the crystal clear waters of the lagoon to enter the playful world of these dolphins. Each Dolphin Encounter is open to guests of all ages and is perfect for non-swimmers and young families.

Marine Mammal Specialists

Dolphin Bay's qualified Marine Mammal Specialists guide guests through their experience with educational facts about our Dolphins and will explain what makes these playful and charismatic creatures so unique.

Observer Pass

Observer Passes are only valid in conjunction with any dolphin interactions booked by family or friends, available for AED 325 per person.

Private Experience

Exclusive pod and private lagoon experiences are available upon request.

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