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Atlantis Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Bay

Wade into waist-high crystal clear waters for a magical shallow-water dolphin encounter at Dolphin Bay. Watch in awe as these beautiful mammals show off some of their favourite skills and then come nose to bottlenose for an up-close experience as you touch, hug and even kiss your new dolphin friend.

Meet and play with the graceful and intriguing Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins during this memorable shallow water dolphin encounter at Dolphin Bay.

Limited to just 10 guests per dolphin, this one-of-a-kind experience lasts around 90 minutes and includes a 15 minute orientation and 30 minutes in the water with the dolphins.

Wade into the shallow waters of the lagoon and watch the dolphins show off their favourite skills and behaviours before an up-close interaction which includes touching, hugging, holding ‘hands’ and even ball games.

As the Dolphin Encounter experience is enjoyed within the shallow waters of the lagoon, this experience is suitable for all ages and is the perfect interaction for younger children and non-swimmers.

As an added bonus Dolphin Encounter tickets include complimentary same day access to the Aquaventure Waterpark and the pristine Atlantis The Palm beach with panoramic views of Dubai’s stunning skyline.

Duration

The Dolphin Encounter experience lasts around 1.5 hours including a 15 minute orientation and 30 minutes in the water with the dolphins. You then have the rest of the day to enjoy Aquaventure water park.

Location

Dolphin Bay is located within Atlantis the Palm hotel on Palm Jumeirah.

Experience Includes

  • 30-minute shallow water dolphin encounter
  • Suitable for all ages including younger children and non-swimmers
  • Come nose-to-bottlenose for an up-close experience as you touch, hug and even kiss your new dolphin friend
  • Enjoy watching the dolphins as they show off their high energy behaviours and discover interesting information about dolphins and other marine mammals
  • Complimentary same day access to the Aquaventure Waterpark and beach
  • Small group experience limited to just 10 guests per dolphin

Terms & Conditions

  • Advanced reservations are required; please choose your preferred date at the time of booking.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18. The maximum permissible ratio of adults to children is one adult to three children under the age of 12 years of age.
  • There is a maximum of 10 persons participating in the Dolphin Encounter at any one time.
  • The Dolphin Encounter experience should not be booked by guests staying at the Atlantis The Palm as preferential rates for hotel guests are available through the hotel.
  • Spectators are welcome, but they must purchase an Observer Pass must be purchased locally. The current cost is AED300 and includes access to Aquaventure Waterpark.