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Royal Palm Way | The UNEXSO Building, Port Lucaya Marina, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Royal Palm Way | The UNEXSO Building, Port Lucaya Marina, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
+1 800-992-3483

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Reviewed May 17, 2015

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...More

3  Thank Lalonde22
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...More

6  Thank DrSmileAPS
Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

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!

2  Thank kelley p
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....More

4  Thank sandseekerNepa
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...More

4  Thank Dave S
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...More

5  Thank Wyatt24
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...More

3  Thank jenniferpZ7871DI
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,...More

6  Thank Cah858
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...More

5  Thank Punkrockdad215
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...More

2  Thank Pingbao
LOUNEXSO, General Manager at Unexso, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2015

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your experience. We welcome all reviews regardless of content, however we do ask that our reviewers give accurate details. There may have been 100 persons on your departure but not program. All programs are combined for transport...More

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Amber K
November 10, 2017|
Response from Kristi W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the price is booking with the cruise line but it should include transportation to UNEXSO which would be around $30 by taxi each way if you went yourself. The price to do the dolphin swim is $179 and worth every... More
September 10, 2017|
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Response from Denvergal1234 | Reviewed this property |
What Stephanie wrote is correct and I do not thing you can hold on to or "ride" a dolphin, even with the "swim with the dolphin" trip here or (I hope) anywhere.
angela s
May 23, 2017|
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Response from Rebecca B | Reviewed this property |
2 separate areas, so you would not be together