The Dolphin Encounter and Moment Program is a 12 minute shallow water experience including touching, petting, kissing, playing with the dolphin. All of the behaviors are in knee to waist deep ocean water with the dolphin – You do not need to know how to swim for this program. Plus, Briefing Time with Trainer, Interacting with Birds, Reptiles, Stingrays, Shark Exhibit and more. 7 years old +Details:
This can be 3 – 4 hours of activities. The following are daily check in times.
Cruise Ship Passengers:
You will share a special moment with a friendly bottlenose dolphin during your St Thomas vacation. This opened sea sanctuary is home to the dolphins and you will have a opportunity to interact with them in a new and exciting way on a submerged safe platform. This unique dolphin encounter is tailored for the young, old, and the non-swimmer. You and the trainer will decide with the dolphin on what behaviors you will experience. Each day will be different. During your experience, you will be greeted by a marine mammal specialist who will share fun facts and fascinating information about your dolphins and what to expect during your shallow water experience. You will come to respect the dolphins and the ecosystem where they live after this presentation. You will spend time on the platform where you will meet your dolphin during your experience and spend some platform work with the dolphin and trainer. It will be an experience you will never forget.
Dolphin World Online Promotions:
Save Money and make your reservation online. In order to get any of these discounts, you must type the Online Discount Promotional Code in the discount box of the reservation form (Payment Page). After picking the amount of participants/observers, date of travel, and time of program, you will be taken to the reservation form to start your online booking. When you get to payment page, this is where the promotional code needs to be written in the comment box. Without this written code, you will not get the promotional discount. These online promotions can not be combined with any previous orders or discounts. These discounts are for online orders only and the discounts will NOT be offered or honored over the phone with a Dolphin World representative.
Dolphin World Online Promotions:
Upon arrival, please proceed to check-in window, present your dolphin program confirmation number or your last name, which you will receive after making your reservation via email or text.
Refunds / Cancellations and Changes:
All cancellations must be received by Dolphin World / Keys Adventure Tours, Inc. in writing by email or regular mail.
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THE PURCHASE OF TRIP INSURANCE, which will cover your purchase 100% for any interruptions to your Dolphin World activities! We recommend TravelEx Insurance. Ask a Dolphin World Travel professional for advice on Travel Insurance.
Frequently Asked Questions:
The Dolphin babitat is an large enclosed area in natural sea water.
No, once you get off the ship, you will notice that there are available taxis along the street.
We have cubicles for your belongings, dressing rooms, showers, restrooms and a snack bar with sandwiches, hotdogs, ice creams, French fries and sodas for sale.
You can view all the exhibits before or after your animal interaction like the following, Caribbean Reef Encounter, Stingray Lagoon, Shark Shallows, Touch Pool, Turtle Pool, Critter Corners, & Undersea Observatory Tower.
Yes, visitors and companions are welcomed animal interaction to watch from a designated area. Observers will need a very good zoom lens on your camera for any photos of participants.
Yes, we have a restaurant in case you want to eat something.
We advise you to take your own towel.
We recommend to arrive to the check in time on your ticket and text.
No, we currently do not have this service, our programs are educational and interactive. However, we invite you to contact us and we can review the participant’s disability and see if we can accommodate them.
No, for the moment we don’t offer transportation service.
The use of life jackets is required in all water programs, our staff will provide the jacket that best suits your complexion, we have jackets available in different sizes and for babies one year old and up.
For security reasons, is not allowed to use cameras in the water, professional photos will be available for sale.
Our programs go on rain or shine, so there are no cancellations or refunds in these cases. However, since this program is in the ocean, there might be rescheduling or cancellation due to ocean conditions. You must show up at the facility in order to get a refund or reschedule.
Includes: Dolphin Encounter and Moment Program – A 12 minute shallow water experience including touching, petting, kissing, playing with the dolphin. All of the behaviors are in knee to waist deep ocean water with the dolphin – You do not need to know how to swim for this program. Plus, Briefing Time with Trainer, Interacting with Stingrays, Shark Exhibit and more. 7 years old + $119 Adult / $71.40 Child Book Now
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