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Dolphin Close Encounter

Address: | Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: 242-363-1003
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Owner description: Meet some of the ocean's friendliest residents: they're loveable, if not a little pushy, so why not...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Owner description: Meet some of the ocean's friendliest residents: they're loveable, if not a little pushy, so why not meet them through this program?
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Just came back from Bahamas, seen the dolphins. It was my first time so I didn't know what to expect . Thought it was interesting . Wish we could of spent more time in the water with the animal. But I think it's worth it. Next time I'll try actually swimming with them instead of just petting them.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My kids did this and my husband and I were observers which is a fee of $45 each (just to watch them)!!!! You have to take a 30 min ride to & from the place while in port at Nassau. The kids had so much fun. The cute dolphins were like kids themselves. I was wishing I had did the... More 

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Southampton, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My BF and I did the Dolphin Swim at Blue Lagoon and we're wowed by these beautiful creatures. I had done a similar program a few years back in Florida, but this one was in the open and on a beautiful private island. The dolphins were fun, friendly and smart. We couldn't stop smiling the whole time we were there.... More 

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Wakefield, LA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We loved it! Highly recommended!!! The staff was great and the Island is beautiful! Bring your underwater camera and snorkel gear.

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Levelland, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Quite expensive for what it was. Spent almost as much time with dolphins as we spent in the classroom orientation. Neat experience but we expected more.

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Creston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

This was an excellent excursion for the family. The boat ride over to the island was great for sightseeing. The Dolphin Experience was informative and fun. The staff did a great job. There were also other activities and beaches on the island. The food was affordable as well. We were very impressed!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Me and my bf swam with the dolphins that played "flipper" in the 1995 movie and also the one they used for a Guns & Roses video. The whole program was educational, good for kids of all ages.

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Somers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Get close and personal with these amazing creatures. So loving and smart, this is not to be missed. Try and book the first encounter of the day so you can spend the day on Blue Lagoon Island. It's a great place to hang out.

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Kennewick, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Well worth the money. My fiancé and I had the experience of a lifetime. We meet the dolphin that was in the 1995 Flipper movie. We did the swim with the dolphin experience. You will get to dance with them, they will give you a kiss, give them a hug and of course they will push you through the water... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

We thought that you will go to the island, meet the dolphins and than going back. But it is an island with a nice beach, a water park (not included in the price), restaurant and so on. The boat is leaving on different times, so you can choose when you will go back. We arrived there at 9.00, met the... More 

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