Interact with the friendliest creature of the sea the bottlenose dolphin in the beautiful crystal-clear water of Blue Lagoon Island. This educational adventure will be a highlight of your vacation.
Just a short ferry ride from Nassau Harbor is the beautiful Salt Cay, more popularly known today as Blue Lagoon Island. This island paradise is home a pod of dolphins that would love nothing more than to share the water with you. The island also includes an educational and training center where you will learn everything you need to know about the bottlenose dolphin. The bottlenose dolphin is the most common of the dolphin family. They live in warm-water climates around the world in pods ranging from 10 to 30 dolphins. The dolphins communicate with each other by squeaks and whistles. They are also attuned to each other's body language. Slapping their tails on the ocean's surface is another way they talk to each other. At our educational center, you will learn about the bottlenose dolphins' social structure, how we care for our pod of dolphins, and what animal training techniques we use. By the time you are ready to get into the water, you will know how to entice our friendly residents how to do tricks for you. You will also learn about the ecosystem that supports amazing aquatic wildlife like the dolphin.
After you have learned everything we have to teach you about the bottlenose dolphin, it's time to take a swim these sea creatures and experience them personally. These dolphins are not shy. They love to be hugged and to swim up and give you a kiss. Work with the trainers to encourage the dolphins to show off their tricks and acrobatic skills. At the end of the swim, everyone will have a chance to experience dolphin foot push. In this maneuver, two dolphins will propel your body forward in the water by pushing on your feet with their heads. Our professional photographers and videographers will be right there to capture your experience with the dolphins so you can relive this exciting day for years to come.
What is the difference between the "Dolphin Encounter" and "Dolphin Swim" programs?
In the swim you are completely in the water with the dolphins, while in the encounter you interact with the dolphins from a waist-deep platform.
How much do you spend with each dolphin?
For the swim, you are in the water for 20-30 minutes with the dolphins.
How large are the ferries?
The ferries are large double deck catamarans that can carry well over 100 passengers.
What is the weather cancellation policy?
If the activity must be cancelled due to bad weather, and you cannot reschedule, you will be issued a full refund.
Where is the departure point for this tour?
Check-in instructions will be included in your activity confirmation email.
What am I required to bring?
Please bring your email confirmation, towels and sun screen.
Is this tour handicap accessible? No, read below.
We will provide assistance for manual wheelchairs including providing wheelchair access into the water (with our waterproof chair) for the "Dolphin Encounter" program. For boating purposes, motorized powerchairs and non-collapsible wheelchairs are not allowed on our boats.
It is your responsibility to make sure you are aware of and understand all restrictions pertaining to this tour before booking online or over the phone. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are medically qualified and within any limits listed below in order to participate in this activity. No refunds will be given to those who reserve a spot and can not participate due to the restrictions listed below. For more information please read our cancellation policy and terms and conditions page or call our staff with any questions regarding your ability to participate.
Bahamas Tour Center is always interested in your tour experience with us. We hope you enjoyed your tour and love to hear comments.
I have been to the Bahamas many times, but Blue Lagoon Swim with the Dolphins is one of my favorite trips! It includes everything that everyone should do here. As a Bahamas veteran, I can say only the best about this experience!
Thanks to the professional guides! I was a bit worried about kayaking because I had never done it before, but the instructions were great and I had such a good time!
The best way to discover nature! ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)