Dive-In Bar & Grill
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UNEXSO's Dive-In Bar & Grill is a great place for breakfast and lunch, or simply for a relaxing and refreshing drink. We serve good food like great burgers cooked to your liking, a tasty Grilled Chicken Caesar, and Conch Fritters cooked the Bahamian way.

Home Dolphins

The Dolphin Experience

Interact with dolphins in the natural environment of The Dolphin Experience lagoon. Choose from a variety of exciting dolphin Interactions. Take home your dolphin memories. Purchase your favorite photos taken during your date with our dolphins. Multiple daily departures from UNEXSO  to the 9 acre Dolphin Experience Lagoon.


Swim With The Dolphins (Click For More Info)
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Explore the Dolphin Experience at UNEXSO on Grand Bahama Island. See how remarkably intelligent and friendly dolphins are when you swim them. On this very interactive program you will:

  • Take a 20 minute boat ride through the beautiful canal systems of Grand Bahama Island or along the South Shore of the island. (depending on weather)
  • Arrive at a natural 9 acre lagoon, “Sanctuary Bay”, home to fourteen Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins.
  • Receiving a brief educational briefing from one of the well trained staff.
  • Swim with the dolphins while plunging underwater to play or race them above surface.
  • Perform behaviors with the dolphins and ask them to turn around, speak, splash you or wave.
  • Swim in between two dolphins and then hug and kiss them while our  photographer takes photos of you. You may purchase your photos after the program.
  • After the program spend time enjoying the scenic view and look at several Macaws and Cockatoos.
  • After the program enjoy lunch or a snack at the Dive In Bar & Grill, take a dip in the 17 ft. deep pool at UNEXSO or shop in the 4000 sq foot store.

  • Location - The Dolphin Experience Lagoon Swim Platform
  • Water depth - About 10 ft/3meters
  • Number of participants - 12 (6 in water at one time)

Daily departures at:
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:30 PM
2:00 PM

Approximate time in water with dolphins - 20-25 minutes.

Note: Maximum of 6 guests in the water at a time. There is a required minimum height of 55" (140cm) or taller. Any children who meet this requirement and are under the age of 12, must be accompanied by a participating parent or legal guardian. Children 12 – 15 must be accompanied by a participating or attending parent or legal guardian. Attending parent must pay Encounter Fee.  Pregnant women are not permitted on this excursion.
All participants must be able to swim.

Price

Adults: US$ 179.00
Observers: US$ 85.00

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Dolphin Close Encounter (Click For More Info)
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Explore the Dolphin Experience at UNEXSO on Grand Bahama Island.    
On this educational and interactive encounter you will:

  • Take a 20 minute boat ride through the beautiful canal systems of Grand Bahama Island or along the South Shore of the island. (depending on weather)
  • Arrive at a natural 9 acre lagoon, “Sanctuary Bay”, home to fourteen Atlantic Bottle Nose Dolphins.
  • Sit with your feet in the water to have an educational experience about these dolphins while they splash and jump around you.
  • Step onto a 3 ft submerged  platform where you can pet and kiss a dolphin.
  • Photographers will take a photo of you while interacting with the dolphins, available for purchase after the program.
  • After the program spend time enjoying the scenic view and look at several Macaws and Cockatoos.
  • After the program enjoy lunch or a snack at the Dive In Bar & Grill, take a dip in the 17 ft pool at UNEXSO or shop in the 4000 sq foot store.

Note: All ages are welcome. A parent or guardian must participate in the program with children under the age of 16. Guests are not permitted to wear tanning oils or excessive amounts of sunscreen. Jewelry should be removed for the safety of the dolphins. Photos are available for purchase after your program.

Price
Adults (8 & Above): US$ 85.00
Child (Ages 4-7): US$ 50.00
Children under 4 free

Observers: No observers allowed

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Open Ocean Dolphin Swim (Click For More Info)
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Explore the Dolphin Experience at UNEXSO on Grand Bahama Island. Interact with dolphins in their natural ocean environment. This facility is the only one in the world that offers this experience. You will:

  • Take a 20 minute boat ride through the beautiful canal systems of Grand Bahama Island or along the South Shore of the island. (depending on weather)
  • Arrive at a natural 9 acre lagoon, “Sanctuary Bay”, home to fourteen Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins.
  • Meet your dolphin trainer and receive a quick orientation before heading out into the open ocean. On the ride out, watch the dolphins jump and play in the boat’s wake.
  • Enter the water, about 20-25 ft depth, and swim with them alongside you in the crystal clear water.
  • Perform behaviors with the dolphins and ask them to turn around, speak, splash you or wave.
  • This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!


  • Location - The open ocean along the South shore of Grand Bahama Island (weather permitting).
  • Water depth - About 15-20 ft/5-7meters
  • Number of participants - 6
  • Departs at 9:00 AM on:
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
  • Approximate time in water with dolphins - 20-25 minutes


Note: Maximum of 6 guests in the water at a time. There is a required minimum height of 55" (140cm) or taller. Any children who meet this requirement and are under the age of 12, must be accompanied by a participating parent or legal guardian. Children 12 – 15 must be accompanied by a participating or attending parent or legal guardian. Attending parent must pay Encounter Fee. Pregnant women are not permitted on this excursion.
All participants must be able to swim.

Price
Adults: US$ 219.00

Observers: No observers allowed.

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Assistant Trainer (Click For More Info)
Assistant Trainer

A must for all Dolphin Enthusiasts! If you're looking for a more hands on experience then walk in the shoes of our Dolphin Trainers. During your session you will learn how to care for these beautiful animals, their behavior and habitat. You will receive a photo of you and your trainer, a tee shirt and a certificate of completion.

  • Location - The Dolphin Experience Lagoon
  • Water depth - Varies
  • Number of participants - Approx. 2
  • Departs at 8:30 AM
  • Programme Length - Approx. 5 hrs.


Note: Minimum height requirement 55" (140cm). Must speak English. Not advised for women that are pregnant. Children ages 12-16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. This program is not for kids under 12

Price
Adults: US$ 389.00

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Quick Dolphin Facts

Exercise studies indicate that bottlenose dolphins can reach burst (maximum) speeds of 29 to 35 kph (1822 mph).