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Dolphin Bay

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Address: Crescent Dr | Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number:
+971 4 426 1030
09:10 - 04:30
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Sun - Sat 09:10 - 04:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Dolphin Bay in Dubai is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated...

Dolphin Bay in Dubai is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Here you can select from a range of dolphin interactions suitable for all ages and swimming abilities. Experiences range from standing in shallow water to swimming or scuba diving alongside these charismatic creatures. All Dolphin Bay packages also include access to Aquaventure Waterpark.

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We both really enjoyed it done the royal swim for £230 each, which included 30mins with the dolphins up to 6 in a group. The only down side was 30mins went very fast and the price... read more

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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We both really enjoyed it done the royal swim for £230 each, which included 30mins with the dolphins up to 6 in a group. The only down side was 30mins went very fast and the price of the photo's at the end was extortionate costing £120 for 50 digital photo's emailed up us. Overall good trip if its a once... More 

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52 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit was under our expectations We have seen more powerful show in Dubai and also in Italy To be visit only as last option

Thank marcomearini
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great overall experience, you only get limited time but everyone gets a turn. If you have kids you get complimentary entry into water park which is worth using. Water park is very busy though. The dolphin experience is quite commercial but you forget it when you see the amazing creatures. Young boy of 3 was nervous at start but staff... More 

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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on trip advisor! Your valuable feedback and comments will be passed on and shared with our trainers to inspire them to continue providing an exceptional service to our guests. Once again, we thank you for your feedback. Best regards. Dolphin Bay Management More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had problems getting my tickets when visiting The Atlantis Dolphin Bay. I purchased the ticket online the day before, however did not received the tickets but only a payment confirmation. After calling the Atlantis, they promised to mail the tickets. Next day I had to call them again to ask for my tickets. Again they did not send them.... More 

Thank Frank256
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought our tickets in advance before coming out to Dubai which we were pleased that we did as it was fully booked. We went for a 9.30am slot and we arrived about 8.50am it took us approximately 20 minutes to be given our bands (as you get free entry into the water park too) and then we were taken... More 

1 Thank Jnmwill
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

vary good olace was that i would like to advice you all to go there... there atmospheere was too good.

1 Thank avik1115u4
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we have visited Dolphin Bay but the first time we have reviewed our experience. Firstly it is quite expensive, just under £600 for an adult and two children (10 and 11 years of age), this is before you start buying photographs. That said, the staff are extremely friendly and professional and the orientation session prior... More 

1 Thank Matt_and_Chlo
Tehran Province, Iran
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great exprience with the lovely and kind dolphins in Atlantis water park. Before going to main area, we watched a tutorial video about dolphins and then we were guided to bay.We danced with them,played, kissed each other on the cheek. There was such nice moments! Of course the dolphin trainers were so observing and responsible. There was... More 

2 Thank Ghazala88
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have fun with friendly mammals, well trained delight to play with, kids loved it and adults. must do, bit expensive

1 Thank hajee1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was such an amazing experience for all ages. The instructors did an excellent job in making both visitors and dolphins feel comfortable and relaxed in the water. The encounter lasted for 30 mins. For the first part everyone had a chance to stroke the dolphin in a group of about 9-10 people, then kiss the dolphin individually, hold the... More 

1 Thank Jaka194

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