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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: Scuba diving, Swimming with dolphins, 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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Dolphin Swim - Experience of a Lifetime!

My husband and I did the "dolphin swim" together as part of our 1st anniversary vacation and had an amazing experience we will never forget! The trainers were amazing and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

My husband and I did the "dolphin swim" together as part of our 1st anniversary vacation and had an amazing experience we will never forget! The trainers were amazing and very easy going, and the entire encounter was very interactive. We had two dolphins for our group of 6, but two girls were too scared to get in the water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We had an awesome time and loved the dolphin experience. The snorkel tour guide was so helpful and patient with our young son (5). I highly recommend this company and the combined tour!

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

My friend and I booked the Dolphin Encounter with a woman in a booth at the Marina. Our encounter was at 11am on a non cruise ship day. We arrived at 1030 and soon after we were greeted by our captain. He was so friendly. We took a 20 min ride to the area where we met the dolphins. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Took our 13 year old nephew for his first "real" open water dives and had a blast! Our first dive day we did the Dolphin dive in the morning and the Shark dive in the afternoon. What a great time interacting with the dolphin and seeing all the sharks up close and personal! The next day we did a wreck... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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