Dolphin Swim Programs and Locations

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Vacationers and travelers visiting the warm waters of the Caribbean, Florida, the exotic Gulf of Mexico and the Islands of Hawaii are in for a treat if they love to swim and have always wanted to meet a dolphin face to face. If you were born with flippers instead of hands and feet, and feel more at home in the water than on dry land, the Dolphin Swim programs will be a treat for you. The only skill requirement beyond age for the dolphin swim programs is the ability to swim. If you can swim, you can swim with the dolphins! The only question, then, is where.

Love to Swim? Go Swimming with Dolphins on Your Next Vacation

Dolphin World offers many exciting marine mammal encounters. By far the favorite of those who love swimming are the Dolphin Swim Programs. During the dolphin swim programs, you will enjoy shallow and deep water experiences. At the beginning of the dolphin swimming workshop, you will get to hug, hold, pet, and kiss your new dolphin friend! During the deep water portion of the experience, you will lead the dolphins through tricks and enjoy an exhilarating ride through the water on a dolphin’s dorsal fin or nose!

Don’t Wait to Recreate! Book Your Dolphin Swim Today!

Dolphin swim programs are extremely popular and reservations fill up many months in advance. Make sure that you don’t wait until you arrive at your vacation destination to reserve your dolphin swimming experience. Otherwise, you will be left on dry land! Dolphin World has created an easy online reservation system to help you select and save your spot in a dolphin adventure. Our comprehensive site puts all of the information you need at your fingertips, and walks you through the entire registration process. If you need help, we are just a phone call or email away.

If your next trip is to Miami, Orlando, the Florida Keys, Hawaii, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Anguilla, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands or Jamaica, we have a one of a kind family dolphin swimming experience for you. Each location offering the swimming with dolphins experience has different requirements, approximately 30 minutes water time, and includes different options. To find out how you can make friends with these bottle-nosed marine mammals, check out our dolphin swim location descriptions below.

Miami Dolphin Swim Adventure

Vacationers to Miami, Florida can enjoy a premier dolphin swim program in a world-class facility. The dolphin swim Miami adventure includes swimming with the dolphins, dolphin shows, marine animal shows and more. Adult and child observers are welcome for a small fee.

  • All Participants must be 52 inches or 132 Centimeters tall – approximately 9 years and up.
  • All Children must have an Adult Participant or Observer accompany them.
  • No pregnant participants are allowed.

Discovery Cove: Dolphin Swim Orlando

Lucky visitors to Orlando, Florida can enjoy a dolphin swim experience of a lifetime at Orlando’s lush tropical paradise, Discovery Cove. This reservation-only resort style park is one of the most relaxing and luxurious dolphin swim facilities in the world. Your all-inclusive 30-minute reserved dolphin swim in Orlando experience includes, snorkeling with tropical fish in the Coral Reef, hand feeding birds in the free-flight aviary, access to the resort pool & river, continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages throughout the day, and so much more.

  • To swim with the dolphins, participants must be at least 6 years old.
  • Participation of pregnant women is allowed and at the discretion of the individual.

Florida Keys Dolphin Swim Mini Workshop

Swim with the Dolphins in the Florida Keys and you will enjoy one of the best Dolphin Swimming experiences available! Your Florida Keys Dolphin Adventure includes not only the dolphin swim Key Largo area, but also a dolphin show, sea lion show, marine park tour and a guided snorkel trip of a sparkling coral reef. Adults and Children observers are welcome for an additional fee.

  • Participants must be at least 5 years old.
  • Children ages 5-7 years must have a paid adult participant with them.
  • There are no pregnant participants allowed for the dolphin swim program in the Keys.

Panama City Beach Swimming with Dolphins

You'll experience the power and playfulness of this amazing mammal in waist to chest deep water. Your experience may include a dorsal fin pull around the dolphin habitat, a dolphin kiss, a dolphin handshake and much more. This interactive program is comprised of two segments. The first segment teaches you about dolphin conservation and familiarizes you with the dolphin's senses. The second segment puts you in the water eye to eye with the dolphin swim in Panama City Beach. Participants must be at least 5 years old

  • Participants needs to be 48 inches / 122 centimeters tall.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate.

Dolphin Swim Immersion near St. Augustine Florida

Enjoy an up-close encounters with bottlenose dolphins, an exclusive, reservations-only tropical paradise offering a once-in-a-lifetime marine animal adventure. During a visit, you will have the rare opportunity to swim and play with bottlenose dolphins on this beautiful beach front St. Augustine facility. Plus, you can extend your day by either spending the day on the many beautiful surrounding beaches or a visit to historical St. Augustine. You can make it a dolphin swim St. Augustine vacation to remember!!

  • Participants must be at least 5 years old
  • Anyone between the ages of 5 and 9 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant at a ratio of one adult per child.
  • Pregnant women must get a doctor's approval to participate in this program.

Dolphin Swim Adventure in Hawaii

Visiting the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii is not complete until you have gone swimming with the dolphins! The dolphin swim Hawaii Oahu includes time with a dolphin trainer, a dolphin show, sea lion show, tropical bird show, access to waterslides and much more!

  • Participants must be at least 8 years old
  • Anyone between the ages of 8 and 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant at a ratio of one adult per child.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in this program.

Nassau Bahamas Dolphin Swimming

The Bahamas are a perfect location for a dolphin swim! The dolphin swim Nassau program includes an exhilarating dolphin swim program, a boat ride to and from the Blue Lagoon Island where the dolphin swim begins, entrance to the park and a bottlenose dolphin education session. Observers are welcome and do not need advance reservations. Observers may pay at the gate.

  • You must be at least 6 years old to participate.
  • Children ages 6-12 must have a paid adult participant with them.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in this program.

Dominican Republic Dolphin Adventure

Travelers to the Dominican Republic can enjoy a unique dolphin swim experience in Puerto Plata and Punta Cana. The dolphin swim Dominican Republic in Puerto Plata includes Aquarium snorkel, a Dolphin and Sea Lion Show, tour through a tropical bird exhibit and a visit to the exotic Tiger Grotto are all parts of this once in a lifetime experience!

  • Children must be at least 6 years old to participate.
  • Children participants under 12 years old must have a paid adult participant with them. There is a maximum of 2 children per adult participant.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in this program.

The Natural dolphin swim Punta Cana provides you with a rare opportunity. Unlike most trained dolphin programs, you'll actually snorkel, swim, and pet the dolphins in their natural habitat, the open Caribbean sea.

  • You must be at least 5 years old to participate.
  • Children ages 5-12 must have a paid adult participant with them.
  • No pregnant participants are allowed.


Marine Mammals and Dolphin Swimming in Mexico

The Royal Dolphin Swim program in Mexico includes an exciting dolphin ride, along with training time with a bottlenose dolphin trainer and the group. A visit to Mexico is not complete without enjoying a dolphin swim Cozumel for Cruise Ship passengers or dolphin swim in Cancun, a popular tourist town, or dolphin swim Mayan Riviera, nature's fun spot, dolphin swim Puerto Vallarta, or the dolphin swim Los Cabos, a unique Mexican West Coast destination.

  • Participants must be at least 8 years old
  • Anyone between the ages of 8 and 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant at a ratio of one adult per child.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in this program.

Dolphin Swim Tortola, British Virgin Islands and US Virgin Islands

Visitors to the quaint island of Tortola, one of the British Virgin Islands can treat themselves to a dolphin swim St Thomas, dolphin swim St John, or dolphin swim Tortola. In addition to holding, kissing and meeting the smiling cetaceans face to face, your dolphin swim experience in Tortola includes leading the dolphins through learned behaviors and holding the dolphins in a bear hug!

  • Participants must be at least 8 years old
  • Anyone between the ages of 8 and 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant at a ratio of one adult per child.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in this program.

Dolphin Swim Grand Cayman Island

Grand Cayman is one of the major cruise ports in the Caribbean because of the pristine waters and many watersports, a chance to have a dolphin swim Grand Cayman too. During the Dolphin Swim program, you get to hold, kiss and a chance to meet the smiling bottlenose dolphin face to face. Your dolphin swim experience in Grand Cayman includes leading the dolphins through learned behaviors and holding the dolphins in a bear hug!

  • Participants must be at least 8 years old
  • Anyone between the ages of 8 and 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant at a ratio of one adult per child.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in this program.

Dolphin Swim Anguilla

This brand new dolphin facility is located at the sea at Blowing Point beach, on Anguilla's southern coast. Blowing Point has a ferry which travels to St. Maarten, a 20 minute crossing. St. Maarten is a popular destination for Cruise passengers and local tourists. Once you are in Anguilla, you will discover that there are many adventure tours to do; one of the most preferred attractions in this great tourist destination is the dolphin swim Anguilla Island. This is your opportunity to be close to these fantastic and intelligent marine mammals, scroll down this page for more information and photos of this amazing activity.

  • Participants must be at least 8 years old
  • Anyone between the ages of 8 and 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant at a ratio of one adult per child.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in this program.

Dolphin Swim Jamaica

Your dolphin swim Jamaica in either Ocho Rios or Negril will be just as exciting as the rest of your Jamaican Vacation. Your dolphin swim includes not only the dolphin program, you also get to experience stingrays up close, kayak in the Caribbean in a glass-bottomed kayak, see a shark show and more!

  • Participants must know how to swim
  • Minimum age – 8 yrs (Children 8-10 yrs. must be accompanied by a paying adult)
  • 17 years and under must have an adult sign the waiver in order for them to participate.
  • Children 6-7 can be allowed if they are good swimmers and accompanied by a paying adult
  • No pregnant women

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