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Dolphin Encounter
Supplied by: Atlantis The Palm

Enjoy Dubai's most popular dolphin programme, delivering an educational and fun experience for the whole family. Join our specialist team and learn more about these intelligent marine mammals and their behaviours. This experience is open to all ages and swimming abilities.

Duration: 1 hour
Offered languages: English


  • Immerse yourself in waist-deep water alongside a team of experts 
  • Acquire knowledge about the intriguing biology and behaviour of the dolphins
  • Same-day access to Aquaventure Waterpark and its private beach


Get up-close in waist-deep water with the resident dolphins and specialist team to learn more about their interesting biology and behaviour. Join the marine mammal specialists as you enter the beautiful Dolphin Bay lagoon to carry out some daily playful enrichment and training sessions and be impressed with their intelligence. Make sure to leave with a souvenir photo to capture your incredible encounter.

After your visit to Dolphin Bay, enjoy full access to the world-famous thrill rides and slippery slides of Aquaventure Waterpark. For those less inclined toward adrenaline-fuelled adventures, there are plenty of private, sunny beaches and comfortable places to sit down and relax at this beautiful resort.

What's included

  • 30 minutes check-in/changing/safety orientation with a marine mammal specialist
  • 30 minutes in the water
  • Wetsuits or neoprene vests are provided and are mandatory for your experience
  • Changing rooms and showers for use during the experience
  • Towels and lockers for your use during the experience
  • Complimentary juices after the experience
  • FREE same-day access to Aquaventure Waterpark
  • Same-day discounted admission rates to The Lost Chambers Aquarium
  • Access to The Lost Chambers Aquarium
  • Hotel transfers
  • Food and drinks
  • Photos are not included in the Dolphin Encounter however they can be purchased at the photo counter

Know before you go

• Redemption of voucher is on the selected event date; amendments to the date are not allowed. To redeem your voucher, you must present a valid passport or government-issued photo ID that matches the contact name you used when booking. If you do not present a valid form of identification, you will not receive admission, and you will not be issued a refund. Participants of the Dolphin Encounter must arrive at Atlas Village at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time. If a participant arrives 15 minutes after the scheduled start time, they will be considered a “no show”. Please know that your scheduled time is for the mandatory check-in and not for the experience itself.
• Not suitable for pregnant women and guests who have any severe medical conditions unless approved and prescribed by a doctor.
• This experience is for all ages and swimming abilities. All children under 12 years old must be accompanied by a participating and paying adult of 18 years old and above Children 2 years old and below have complimentary access.
• The maximum number per pod is 10 participants
• Photos are not included in the Dolphin Encounter however they can be purchased at the Photo Counter
• Please note that in the high season such as school holidays, winter holidays, or Easter holidays the queues to the rides might be long. Depending on availability the AquaXpress can be purchased at the entrance or the guest service kiosk inside the park.
• Keep in mind that Aquaventure closes at 05:30 pm, plan your day accordingly and take advantage of all the thrilling water rides and attractions available to you.
**Exact operating hours can change without prior notice, please check the attraction's website for the most updated information**

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before booked date.

Opening times

  • Monday 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Thursday 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Friday 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Sunday 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Venue address

Atlas Village at Atlantis The Palm
Atlantis, The Palm - Crescent Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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