Dolphins Close Encounter - Bahama Paradise Cruise Line

The Dolphin Close Encounter gives you the once-in-a-lifetime chance to interact with these magnificent creatures. Your excursion begins with an orientation by the dock. Dip your feet in the water and watch the dolphins swim by your feet as the staff tells you interesting facts about these intelligent creatures. In pairs, you’ll take turns stepping down into waist-deep water.

As you stand facing your partner, enjoy the thrill of watching the dolphins swim between you and even have the chance to pet them!

Book your excursion today by calling (800) 995-3201.

Children Price Ages 4-12
Free for children 3 and under

  • Information session
  • Interact with dolphins
  • Visit wildlife on the bird patio
Know Before You Book
  • Upon arrival you will be greeted by our friendly guest service staff and dolphin trainers who will direct you to the briefing area for your program. During your briefing your dolphin trainer(s) will explain to you about the program and what to expect. You will be taken down to your program area which consists of floating docks surrounding a submerged platform ( 3’ deep) where you will be seated to start your program, feel free to dangle your feet in the water if you’d like!
  • Your dolphin trainer will educate and entertain you with facts about these amazing creatures and tell you more about the facility where they live and how they are cared for, as the dolphins swim around your feet and show off what they can do. You will also be given an opportunity to ask questions.
  • During this program guests will enter the water in pairs to get up close and personal with a dolphin. As you stand on the platform with the trainer you will have the opportunity to touch, hug and maybe even receive a kiss from a dolphin! Approximate in water time with the dolphins is 7 – 10 minutes. Our photo staff will be on hand to capture these moments for you. After your program and an exhilarating goodbye from the dolphins, explore more of the facility with a visit to our bird patio, home to macaws, cockatoos and African tortoises of all sizes. Our animal care staff will be on hand to safely handle the birds while your friends and family take some “Insta-worthy” photos! Or visit the snack stand for a soft drink or treat.


Adults: $131 (no lunch)

Children: $99 (no lunch)

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Phone: (800) 995-3201