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Address: The UNEXSO Building | Port Lucaya, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Phone Number: +1 800-992-3483
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Swimming with dolphins, Scuba diving, Snorkeling
Description: WHAT WE DO : SCUBA diving and certification, INTERACTIVE Dolphin Programs...
WHAT WE DO : SCUBA diving and certification, INTERACTIVE Dolphin Programs for all ages, SNORKEL Tours, and 500 sq. ft. retail store. WHO WE ARE: UNEXSO was founded in 1965 as a scuba diving club. Through the years UNEXSO has become world famous and known for pioneering the shark dive and dolphin dive in the Bahamas. UNEXSO offers introduction to diving, certification and advanced diving courses for individuals and superb group packages including hotel for dive groups. Courses are conducted in our 17' deep training pool with observation windows.UNEXSO also offers a variety of dolphin interaction programs, including the Dolphin Close Encounter, Dolphin Swim and Dolphin Dive. Additionally, we are the only facility in the Bahamas to offer an Open Ocean Swim with the Dolphins Program.UNEXSO is also home to Sun & Sea Outfitters, a 4,500 square foot retail store for all your clothing, gift, souvenir and dive equipment needs. Our store has long been the #1 shopping place for tourists and locals alike. Great selection of the newest styles at affordable prices.Don't forget to stop for a cool drink or great meal at the Dive In Bar & Grill, located poolside at UNEXSO, best Pina Colada in town !!!
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Shark Dive

I did the shark dive with Unexso and had an absolutely wonderful experience. They are a first rate outfit. The staff is friendly and very professional. The equipment provided... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Wyatt24
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I did the shark dive with Unexso and had an absolutely wonderful experience. They are a first rate outfit. The staff is friendly and very professional. The equipment provided for rental was well maintained. This adventure was not offered as an excursion by Carnival so I was somewhat apprehensive about the possibility of not getting back to the cruise ship... More 

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Henderson, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was our first trip to the dolphin encounter and we booked from our cruise. Everything ran smoothly. Top notch people from the bus driver to the boat captain (Captain Ross) to the trainers at the dolphin encounter. My 12 year old daughter and I absolutely loved this. Be sure to take a towel with you, you WILL get wet... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is the second swim with the dolphins adventure I've done. The first was in Mexico, but this far exceeded that experience. The Unexso premises are the cleanest and nicest place in Lucaya. The boat captains were hilarious and nice, the dolphin/people trainers were patient, nice and very fun. That made a huge positive impact for everyone. It was an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We did the closeup dolphin encounter and it was positively spectacular. A short and enjoyable boat ride takes you to the dolphin preserve. After a short intro session, you sit surrounding a small pool, where the trainers introduce the guests to the dolphins. Then, one by one (or family by family), each guest is invited to go waist-deep in the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We booked the dolphin close encounter excursion through our travel agency during our cruise. It was supposed to be 1.5 hour trip. But the tour was so overbooked, it took more than three hours, we barely made back to the cruise on time. There were over 100 people in this tour, and two dolphins. There was not even space for... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We booked the dolphin swim directly instead of through the cruise for two reasons. The cruise said you had to be 12 yo or more. Not true but I hear there is a hight requirement of 48 inches. Also way quicker to just grab a cab at marina and head straight here. The experience was incredible! Plenty of time with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Have dove with these guys several times in the past. Very professional and safe crew. Sound boats well trained helpful and friendly staff. Very knowledgable about local are and are just fun to be around.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This organization is fantastic. My buddy an I arrived last friday and the weather turned bad, with heavy rain most of the night. We went for the first day diving anyway on saturday, which was beautiful in the water, but freezing outside. Temperatures got better the next 2 days. The dives were very good, although visibility is not spectacular. The... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had a great time on the snorkeling/dolphin trip. Captain Craig and our guide Remy could not have been nicer. We will be back. Best part of our trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you come to Freeport, you must visit this place. Whether you want to go diving or have the dolphins encounter, they are your top pick for the day. Very professional and cool.

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