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“Had alot of fun with the Dolphins” 4 of 5 stars
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Dolphin Bay
Crescent Road | Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 426 1030
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Ranked #2 of 31 Nature & Parks in Dubai
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Owner description: Dolphin Bay in Dubai is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Here you can select from a range of dolphin interactions suitable for all ages and swimming abilities. Experiences range from standing in shallow water to swimming or scuba diving alongside these charismatic creatures. All Dolphin Bay packages also include access to Aquaventure Waterpark.
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“Had alot of fun with the Dolphins”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Really enjoyed the afternoon at Dolphin Bay. Very similar to other properties around the world, but still very enjoyable.

Visited February 2013
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“Dream come true”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I was there last Saturday and had one of the best days in my life. I booked the Royal Swim online so I did not spend any time queuing. I spent the morning in the water park and the beach and after lunch went to Dolphin bay. They are well prepared for this, each group of maximum 6 persons has two instructors and one photograph at all time. There is a general introduction session and than you go to the bay. There was 3 groups at my bay (there are 3 bays) but there is plenty of space for everybody.
You get to touch, hug, kiss and swim with the dolphin (in my case it was the sweat lady Abby) and learn a lot about them. For the royal swim you do have to swim. It was one of the best experiences in my life, it is a bit expensive but once you are there and if you make a full day visit it is worthy. Photos are expensive with different packages available. I was alone with no observer to take pictures of me and so I had to buy from the shop. But again is one in a lifetime experience and it compensates.

Visited March 2013
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“Fantastic - Brilliant for all the family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Booking on line is a must. Saves money as well as queuing
Don't be tempted to rent locker when you get in
Be aware that you should do your dolphin experience first
Go at allocated time to Dolphin Bay where you get a locker provided for the duration of the activity - leave your camera here until later when you can take your own pictures . Cost of professional pictures very expensive
You can then stay as long as you like after your activity watching the dolphins
The water park is included in the cost and it is really worth trying all the rides

Visited March 2013
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“DOLPHIN BAY IS A MUST!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

This was the most amazing experiences I have ever had in my life! Everyone who visits must swim with these lovely creatures or at least visit the hotel. The staff are so pleasant and you get treated like royalty.

Visited March 2013
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“Great Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

It was really wonderful. We enjoyed it a lot swimming with dolphins. That’s such a great feeling touching them. Crew helped much. They are very gentle and informative. The price is quite high but it worth fair for satisfaction. It’s a unique lifetime experience. Photos are overpriced better you take your own.

Visited September 2012
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