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Dolphin Bay

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Crescent Dr | Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dolphin Bay: Remote Natural Beach Getaway Day Cruise From Abu Dhabi
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Dolphin Bay at Atlantis is one of the most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. You have the opportunity to swim with dolphins in Dubai; choose from a range of dolphin experiences suitable for all ages and swimming abilities. Interactions at Dolphin Bay range from standing in shallow water to swimming or scuba diving alongside these charismatic creatures. Dolphin Bay offers an unforgettable experience.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“deep water” (80 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:10 AM - 4:30 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Crescent Dr | Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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"dolphin encounter"
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"royal swim"
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"deep water"
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"swimming with dolphins"
in 72 reviews
"wet suits"
in 35 reviews
"shallow water experience"
in 31 reviews
"observer pass"
in 17 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 111 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 78 reviews
"water park"
in 88 reviews
"professional photographer"
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"small group"
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"photos taken"
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"take photos"
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"bucket list"
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"atlantis hotel"
in 21 reviews
"kiss"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the pictures with sea lions and they are such lovely creatures. The staff here are very knowledgable and clearly care very much about the animals and their welfare. My friend's daughter swam with dolphins and they both ahd an amazing time

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Educational and fun experience with the Dolphins,the educational factors on these amazing mammals, then getting to interact with them in their environment was a great way to spend a couple of hours and a must do when in Dubai. The team and service at this...More

Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the dolphin encounter because, well, the royal swim was even more unaffordable. This is expensive too, but if you want a dolphin experience, this is quite right. I was a bit concerned about some reviews commenting on time in water being very short...More

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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind words and detailed review on TripAdvisor, it is good to read that your experience with the dolphins was enjoyable. Your feedback is valuable and extremely important to us. Best regards, Dolphin Bay Management

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be warned no hair bands or jewellery to be worn whilst your in the pool with the dolphin! Our family of 2 adults and 2 kids visited 3:00 in the afternoon it was really quite and we had a dolphin all to our self :...More

Thank SandraAAU
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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to read that you and your family had a great experience during your interaction. Hope to see you at Dolphin Bay again in the future. Kind regards. Dolphin Bay Management.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dolphin interaction was a one of a kind, special and memorable experience for me & my 5 year old autistic son. Was quite worried about it at first but after letting the guide know, he assured me my son would be just fine :)...More

Thank StX89
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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are honored and delighted to read your positive comments. Kind regards, Dolphin Bay Management

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a life long dream to swim and interact with dolphins. Atlantis dolphin bay is definitely the place to do it. It was such a fantastic and humbling experience. Well organised all round and enjoyed the whole process. What i would call out...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The experience was so great! Our dolphin Sol was absolutely fantastic! Had great fun and highly recommend this activity for people with children and people who love dolphins!

Thank ImaaneP
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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us on TripAdvisor! Hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards. Dolphin Bay Management

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked to do the Dolphin Encounter with our little boy who's 5 years old. He thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience as did I. It was great fun with lots of interaction between us and our dolphin. The trainers and staff were extremely knowledgeable and...More

Thank gymsusie3
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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to read that you and your family had a great experience during your interaction. Hope to see you at Dolphin Bay again in the future. Kind regards. Dolphin Bay Management.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We were with a 2 year old so could only do the dolphin encounter which is in shallow water. The dolphins were incredible and obviously happy. We were worried that our son would be too young as he had just turned 2 that week but...More

1  Thank Mark A
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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, It is extremely rewarding to learn that you had a fantastic time with us at Dolphin Bay! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards. Dolphin Bay...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We were fooled into taking the private Royal Swim. It’s extremely expensive, but we are passionate about dolphins. It was a scam. Here’s why: if you take the regular Royal Swim, which is very cheap, you get two swims with the dolphins, each person. There...More

2  Thank ArkadiStrugatki
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MerseysidePinkie
11 June 2018|
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Response from Milena K | Reviewed this property |
My husband wanted to take photos and got a spectator ticket. He was very disappointed and he ended up buying the photo pack that they offer. First of all we were far away but with a long lens the photos would still be ok if... More
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Response from ssalern | Reviewed this property |
Unsure about that. I think will be best to contact hotel or the concierge and they will guide you.
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Response from LauraAnnBury_England | Reviewed this property |
Mondays / Tuesday’s / Wednesdays are quieter days. Thursday slightly busier. Friday will be the busiest day. Saturday also busy, Sunday slightly quieter.
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