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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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A place to visit for sure

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Miha R
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Shawsville, Virginia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
37 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I was wanting a dream trip of swimming with dolphins. And that's what is was with a few exceptions. We booked prior to our trip on the Unexso website. We arrived early, but were told that they did not meet their minimum for the trip so the 11am tour was cancelled. Would have been nice if they had called us... More 

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Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My wife and I dove with UNEXSO this past week. Between my wife and I, we cover the range of certified divers. My wife is an extremely nervous diver while I am a completely self-sufficient diver with 30 years of experience and really good with my bottom time. Sarah, Meredith, Jarvis, Steven, Shelly, Alex et. al. kept encouraging my wife... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Mistake #1: After reading positive reviews about this group, we signed up for a two-tank dive. In the shop doing registration, there was a very senior diver who was having trouble keeping his balance, complying with the required registration information, and slurring his speech. Not one staff member questioned this man's fitness to dive. A second person, a woman in... More 

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Due to the choice in dive sites on your particular dive as SAFETY is paramount to UNEXSO, it is apparent that there were novice and inexperienced divers on board. Due to the skill and experience level of divers on board a full briefing would have been given including instructions regarding NOT handling any marine life. With regard to the ladders,... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Many thanks to the UNEXSO staff for the highlight of our Freeport family vacation. This swimming with dolphins is an absolute must for all families visiting the Freeport area. Many thanks to our Captain for his very friendly charter service to the cove where we swam with dolphins. Your friendliness made your part of our experience memorable. In all my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

My experience with Unexso was fantastic. Prior to the trip I emailed inquiring on the shark dive, Jaimee answered all my questions in the numerous emails I sent. The crew on the boat was amazing, helping me with my equipment as it had been a while since I had been diving. Diego even suggested I wear a thicker wetsuit than... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We originally booked a dolphin dive and shark dive for our trip. The weather was bad so our dolphin dive was cancelled, but they easily refunded our money. We then opted to add reef dives and a swim with the dolphins. Our first reef dive was to shark junction. I was scared to stay in the water after seeing all... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We partook this scuba attraction and found the dive personnel, equipment, and boats to be top notch. Never did we feel as if we were not part of a professional operation. I completely left my camera on the boat during the dive and the intern brought it down to me(nice). The dolphin experience is one-of-a-kind and something that my wife... More 

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New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Really great opportunity to meet the dolphins, touch them, enjoy the tricks they show! It was really cold when we went to the Dolphins Encounter, but we enjoyed it anyway! The dolphins are amazing!

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Peterborough, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You have a variety of options with UNEXSO. You can choose to swim with a dolphins of your own in an aquarium which will set you back $190 U.S. Most people choose to do the simple dolphin encounter where each person gets a peck on the cheek with the dolphin along with a group show at the encounter pool. This... More 

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