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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: 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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Safe and competent dive instruction

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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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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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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