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Dolphin Close Encounter

| Nassau, New Providence Island
242-363-1003
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Traveler Description: The Dolphin Close Encounter is the name of one of the programs offered by Dolphin Encounters. Located on Blue Lagoon Island, just off of Paradise... more »
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Petersburg, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Mason City, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

First, to be clear, the dolphin experience was wonderful. My kids, wife, and I had an awesome time. The tour was setup by the Royal Caribbean ship Majesty of the Seas. It was to be in two parts, a dolphin experience and then a tour of Atlantis. Or so we thought when we signed up for it. The tour started... 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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512 reviews 512 reviews
156 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

What a great time we had. We met a dolphin, up close and personal, and interacted with him for an hour. Such a great experience and safe, clean, and fun. Great gift shop for a souvenir of this once in a lifetime type of visit (it's not cheap).

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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290 reviews 290 reviews
70 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
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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