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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Mastercard® Offers

Mastercard and Atlantis summer offer

25% to 40% Off Marine & Waterpark Mastercard® Offer

If you are seeking an amazing day out and are looking to check off some bucket-list experiences, book one or more of the following experiences with your Mastercard® debit or credit card and enjoy exclusive benefits:

  • 25% – 30% off your Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Bay – starting from only AED 555*
  • 25% – 40% off at Aquaventure Waterpark – starting from only AED 175
  • 25% – 40% off at The Lost Chambers Aquarium – starting from only AED 65

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Activity Offer Terms & Conditions

  • General Restaurant, Dolphin Bay, Spa, Aquaventure Waterpark, and Lost Chambers Aquarium terms & conditions apply
  • Booking dates available from 4 June till 30 September 2017
  • Redemption dates available from 4 June till 19 October 2017
  • Offer must be paid in full using a valid Mastercard® debit or credit card
  • Offers can be purchased on the Atlantis, The Palm website, mobile site, Atlantis Reservation Office, Resort Activity Booking Points, as well as Aquaventure / Dolphin Bay / Lost Chambers ticketing plaza, and in all Atlantis restaurants
  • For all offers, the available discount must be requested by the Mastercard® card holder. Discounts will not be granted automatically when paying with a Mastercard®
  • If a guest has made his booking / activity purchase online, he/she must present the Mastercard® used for booking upon arrival at the gate or restaurant otherwise full price will be charged
  • All offers are all subject to availability
  • Offer is subject to availability
  • Offer valid for new reservations only
  • Offer cannot be combined with any other promotion or discount
  • No retro claims will be accepted – offer only valid on new bookings with offer selected at time of payment

Additional Dolphin Bay / Aquaventure Waterpark / Lost Chambers Aquarium Offer Terms & Conditions

  • Blackout dates apply for Aquaventure Waterpark, Lost Chambers Aquarium and Dolphin Bay offers: 26 – 30 June 2017, 1 – 6 September 2017
  • *Dolphin Bay offer is only applicable on Dolphin Encounter programme bookings only and include free admission to Aquaventure Waterpark on the same day. Percentage discount is based on rack rate of AED 895 for out-of-house guests and AED 795 for in-house guests. For in-resort guests, the following rates apply: AED 555 from 4 – 25 June 2017, AED 595 from 1 July until 31 August 2017. For day visitors, the following rates apply: AED 625 from 4 – 25 June 2017, AED 670 from 1 July until 31 August 2017.
  • 30% off Dolphin Encounter offer is only valid during 4 June – 25 June
  • The general Aquaventure Waterpark Mastercard® offer is only applicable on single admission tickets. Rates are AED 240 (adults) and AED 205 (children under 1.2 meters tall). From 4 – 25 June the following rates apply: AED 110 (adults) and AED 75 (children under 1.2 meters tall)
  • The UAE Resident Aquaventure Waterpark Mastercard® offer is only applicable on single admission tickets. Rates are AED 175 (adults) and AED 150 (children under 1.2 meters tall). From 4 – 25 June the following rates apply: AED 110 (adults) and AED 75 (children under 1.2 meters tall). Guests must present their UAE resident ID and Mastercard® used for purchase at time of arrival
  • The general Lost Chambers Aquarium Mastercard® offer is only applicable on single admission tickets. Rates are AED 90 (adults) and AED 68 (children under 1.2 meters tall)
  • To avail the Mastercard® activity offer for UAE residents, a valid UAE resident ID or UAE visa must be presented upon arrival or else non-resident Mastercard® offer will be charged
  • Offers are valid for up to 4 guests including card holder

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

Dolphin Experiences Include:

  • Complimentary same day access to Aquaventure Waterpark
  • 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*
  • 25% off same day admission to The Lost Chambers Aquarium

*Excludes Dolphin Photo Fun

SAVE AED 100 when you book your Dolphin Bay experience at least 14 days in advance.

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.

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 reserved for family and friends of those participating in dolphin interactions, available at Dolphin Bay ticketing plaza for AED 300 per person.

Private Experience

Exclusive pod and private lagoon experiences are available upon request.

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