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Dubai: Dolphin Encounter Ticket at Atlantis Waterpark

Dubai: Dolphin Encounter Ticket at Atlantis Waterpark

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Interact with playful dolphins during this dolphin encounter at Dubai's Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis the Palm with this ticket. Connect with your dolphin and get same-day access to the waterpark.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Enjoy a shallow water encounter with a dolphin
  • Learn interesting facts about dolphins and other marine mammals
  • Admire the marine mammals high energy antics
  • Get same day access to the Aquaventure Waterpark
Full description

Get up close with playful dolphins in shallow water with a dolphin encounter at Dubai's Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis the Palm. Make your way to Dolphin Bay at Atlantis the Palm at your allotted time, and meet a marine mammal specialist for a 15-minute safety briefing and orientation session. Then, wade waist-deep into the water to interact with a dolphin. Enjoy a 30-minute in-water encounter as you pet and touch the dolphins in groups of no more than 10 people per animal. Including check in and time to change into the provided wetsuits, the full experience should take around 1.5 hours. Experience an animal encounter suitable for all ages and ideal for non swimmers.

  • Complimentary same-day access to Aquaventure Waterpark
  • 30-minute check in and changing
  • 15-minute orientation session with a marine mammal specialist
  • 30 minutes in the water
  • Wetsuits and/or vests (required while in the water)
  • Bottled water and soft drinks
  • Towels and lockers (for use during the dolphin encounter only)
  • Photographs (available after the program at the Dolphin Bay retail store)
  • Access to the Lost Chambers Aquarium
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Proceed to the Dolphin Bay Ticketing Plaza upon arrival.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • This activity does not include access to the Lost Chambers Aquarium
  • You can purchase photos of your activity after the program at the Dolphin Bay retail store
  • This experience does not include swimming with the dolphins
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 515 reviews

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The dolphin encounter was an incredible experience. A wonderful opportunity to get up close with the dolphins; learn about them from the guides; and to interact with the animals. Lots of fun, and a special, unforgettable experience. Only negative was the unbelievably high price to purchase the photographs they take of you with the dolphins. The photos are spectacular, but 1,250 Dirhams to purchase the pics on a USB drive came as quite a shock!

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September 25, 2022

Such a lovely experience, photos are a bit pricey but also so worth it. We got some amazing photos, our member of staff was lovely and helpful throughout, it seems they all love their job which is nice and welcoming. I shouldn’t have told them it was my birthday as the dolphin splashed me as a present at the end.

May 29, 2022

An exceptional experience for our two daughters aged 4 and 5. We got to Atlantis via the Monorail, the station is right next to the entrance. With the voucher "Get Your Guide" we presented ourselves 15min before at the counter of "Dolphin bay" after crossing the shopping mall. Then we were taken care of by the staff to take us by cart directly to the site of the encounter with the dolphins. We were able to choose vest or wetsuit to go in the water. The water temperature at the beginning of April was very pleasant. We had plenty of time to enjoy this moment. The staff is very nice, kind. It is forbidden to have your phone in the water. Only an accompanying person remaining on the beach can take photos or an additional budget must be provided for souvenir photos taken by the photographer on site. We had booked a late morning slot. Restaurant on site and water park.

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April 12, 2022

Product ID: 157476