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Dolphin Bay

#9 of 403 things to do in Dubai Features Animals
Crescent Dr | Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 426 1030
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Beautiful creatures

I was so excited about the dolphin experience (kiss, danced, shook hands/fins) as I have always... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tracey V
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Fantastic Experience!

I took my better half here in late June for her birthday. Simply a fantastic experience - we loved... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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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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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Crescent Dr | Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 426 1030

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Reviewed yesterday

I was so excited about the dolphin experience (kiss, danced, shook hands/fins) as I have always been in awe of these beautiful creatures. The staff were very informative and seemed to care about the dolphins. They were amazing and it left me very emotional. wish...More

Thank Tracey V
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my better half here in late June for her birthday. Simply a fantastic experience - we loved every moment of it! The dolphins are amazing, and the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and professional. It's pricey and the pictures are ridiculously expensive, but I...More

1  Thank SKBeebs
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really unforgettable experience! Staff is friendly and very professional. But getting a kiss on the cheek from Dolphin Lilly is just out of this world.

1  Thank Vlad Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a 9.30AM Dolphin Encounter on 02 July, and while it is expensive, it is worth every dollar. We arrived at the entrance of Dolphin Bay, and as only two of the four of us were doing the encounter, the other two were able...More

5  Thank DCB95
Reviewed 1 week ago

We managed to get an experience with the Dolphins at the Atlantis whilst in Dubai in August. It was a spur of the moment thing, which we booked via the Hotel. It cost £150 each which included the Dolphin Experience (30 minutes with the dolphins...More

3  Thank LeaHJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife had a fantastic experience swimming with the dolphins. We decided to go with the royal swim, which was so much fun. The trainers where extremely friendly and gave us plenty of time with the dolphins. Our dolphin was Lennox, and the...More

2  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best things I think I've ever done. Have always wanted to swim with dolphins and - although it's relatively expensive - it's probably the best money I spent on my holiday. I'm not a very competent swimmer and...More

2  Thank krisgreen65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife had previously swam with dolphins in Mexico, Cuba, Dom Rep and Florida but this was the 1st time with our 5 year old daughter. The encounter was amazing and easily as good as anything we had done before, the trainers were...More

2  Thank Nick H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about Dolphin Bay, well it was a truly magical experience, we booked our family Dolphin encounter ( 2 x adults & 16 & 11 year olds ) to celebrate our wedding anniversary during our weeks stay at the Atlantis. We were...More

5  Thank Larko88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to treat our children to the Dolphin Adventure it's certainly not a cheap option but does give a half hour in the pool with a Dolphin our package included a swim with them . Like all of these amazing experiences they do cost...More

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20 August 2017|
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Response from shreyans s | Reviewed this property |
Exact rates you need to find from the hotel itself as there is some preference for the hotel guests. Entry to the water park is complimentary for hotel guests
12 August 2017|
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Response from shreyans s | Reviewed this property |
The dolphin encounter at dolphinarium is very basic there u wont need googles. But if u want a immersed experience with dolphins go to Atlantis dolphin show. There u can carry googles even though they provide u everything... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from Aidanreith | Reviewed this property |
I cannot help you with the pricing but there is either just the dolphin experience where it comes up to you and does tricks and you are in wetsuits with water up to your chest. there is also another type where you get the... More