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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Snorkeling, Swimming with dolphins, Scuba diving
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

It was everything I have ever dreamed of and more!! Dolphins ARE NOT FORCED CAPTIVE and our trainer, Monty, was amazing. I highly recommend this experience!! This was a dream come... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was everything I have ever dreamed of and more!! Dolphins ARE NOT FORCED CAPTIVE and our trainer, Monty, was amazing. I highly recommend this experience!! This was a dream come true for me and the experience was definitely worth every penny. Amazing.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I recently visited Grand Bahama for the first time in order to do the shark dive at UNEXSO. Check in was easy and the staff was very friendly. I bought my own mask, snorkel and fins, but rented the full-body wetsuit, BCD and regulator from the shop. Equipment was well-known quality brands and in good shape. Instructions were given on... More 

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Pequannock, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Just returned from a cruise and the dolphin encounter was one of our excursions. I highly recommend it. We had done a swim with dolphins in Paradise Island years ago, but this was much more hands-on. We were taken into the water 2 at a time, where you got to spend some quality time with a dolphin. We got to... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I'm a certified diver, but dive only once every year or two. My husband isn't certified, so I always take the resort course with him as a refresher. Our instructor was patient, knowledgeable, and did a great job with a language barrier with one person in the group. The equipment seemed in very good shape, and the price was fair.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I was timid at first to try the shark dive. After talking to the staff, they made me feel more comfortable about being so close to these animals. The equipment was well maintained and they had a wetsuit that fit me.(Im 6'7" and they require everyone to dive with a wet suit) The whole facility was just amazing. The locker... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Absolutely fabulous, crew were awesome, knowledgeable and cared. They looked after all of us and made us feel welcome. Never been on a dolphin encounter before but we will go again.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Unexso has a great shop, the staff is really nice, especially our boat driver, he was awesome...I feel really bad I can't even remember his name! We went on the Dolphin Encounter excursion with our 18 month old and it was pretty cool. The duration was perfect, the encounter with the dolphins was fun and we even got to see... More 

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

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

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

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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