Did you ever see the movie Flipper? If so, you know that dolphins are some of the most incredible creatures that we share our planet with. Not only are they incredible swimmers and
acrobat artists (when tempted with a fish), they are also highly-intelligent and silly as well.
Here are some pretty cool dolphin facts you probably didn’t know:
1. While you’re probably most familiar with Flipper dolphins – AKA – bottlenose dolphins, there are actually 40 species that live all over the world.
2. Dolphins, like people, are incredibly social and live in groups that hunt and play together. There are actually large families of dolphins, called pods, that can have 1,000 members or
more. Imagine having to get Christmas presents for all of those family members!
3. Dolphins have incredible eyesight and can hear frequencies 10 times the upper limit of adult humans. They do not have any sense of smell, however.
4. Since dolphins are mammals, they need to come to the surface of the water to breathe. But, unlike land mammals that eat and breathe through their mouths, dolphins have a separate
blowhole to breathe. This prevents dolphins from drowning.
5. Dolphins can send an “auditory image” that’s a bit like a hologram. When one dolphin wants to tell another dolphin way over there in the ocean something important, he or she sends a
sonar image. They are essentially sending noise but it is noise that can be seen by other dolphins. How cool is that?!
You wanted to swim with dolphins before, but now that you know just how amazing they are, you’re really chomping at the bit. Well keep reading to find out about the fun and exciting swim
with dolphin programs we offer people of all ages.
Swim with Dolphins
Whether you want a calm and gentle interaction with dolphins or a thrilling one that includes a dolphin fin ride, Dolphin World offers it all! We also offer programs to fit every budget. Our programs also make the perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries, honeymoons, or the perfect family getaway.
After reading about some of our programs, if you see something that interests you, you should book quickly. Dolphin swim programs are some of the most popular and they tend to fill up
quickly. That’s because nothing else on the planet compares to swimming with dolphins!
Our Classic Dolphin Swim Program
These programs are offered at several locations such as Discovery Cove Orlando and even facilities in Hawaii and the Dominican Republic. Perfect for those seeking an adrenaline rush,
the dolphin swim program gets you up-close-and-personal. After learning about dolphins, you will suit up and jump in the warm water, where you’ll get to hug and kiss your new friend.
The dolphins will then amaze you as they perform flips and tricks all around you. And then, the thrill you’ve been waiting for… the dorsal fin ride! You’ll hold on to your new friend’s dorsal fin as
they pull you around the pool. It’s like you’re on a jet ski, but so much better. It’s definitely an experience you won’t soon forget.
The Dolphin Encounter Program
This program is perfect for those who want a lot of one-on-one action with dolphins but don’t require quite the adrenaline rush of a dorsal fin ride. You’ll still get to play with and hug and kiss
the dolphins, and they’ll still be happy to do amazing flips and tricks for you. So, though this program is a bit tamer than the swim program, there is still much fun and excitement to be had.
Wild Dolphin Encounters
While swimming with dolphins is definitely special, there is something incredibly unique about observing dolphins in the wild. And that’s what you’ll have the opportunity to do in our wild
dolphin encounter program.
You’ll have the opportunity to explore the backwaters of the Florida Keys viewing different wildlife and animal species. Your personal tour guide will tell you all about the natural habitat of
dolphins and the other creatures you come in contact with. If you get lucky, and most groups usually do, you’ll get to see dolphins out in the ocean playing and flipping and swimming. Later
in the day you’ll get to snorkel and view some mesmerizing and vibrantly-colored schools of fish. You will have the time of your life!
Dolphin World is the #1provider of these dolphin experiences. We pride ourselves on offering the best dolphin swim and dolphin encounter programs available. It’s no wonder our programs
are so popular and fill up quickly.
So, if you have a vacation coming up or a family get together and you’d like to partake in one of our programs, then I encourage you to make your reservations as quickly as possible.
Also, before you go, you may be wondering about our various locations. We have facilities in Florida, Hawaii, Mexico, and throughout the Caribbean. You can find a full list of locations from
our home page .