Cleaning and safety practices
Dolphin Encounter provides fun & entertainment for all ages
Friendly marine mammals love to play & interact with humans
Excellent dolphin encounter for those who don't wish to swim
Opportunity to learn about & glimpse intelligent sea mammals
Once-in-a-lifetime experience that creates lasting memories
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Dolphin Encounter program
15 minutes briefing and 40 minutes with the dolphins
Dolphin behaviors: Kiss and hug Hand target Handshake
Use of facilities: lounge chairs, showers, bathrooms, dressing rooms
Roundtrip transportation from and to your Punta Cana hotel (if selected)
Food and beverages
Photos of your experience with the dolphins
Know Before You Book
Children under 1 are not allowed. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.
You must be at least 35 inches (89 cm) tall.
You do not need to know how to swim. Flotation devices are available.
For safety reasons women who are 5 or more months pregnant may not take part. Women who are 4 or fewer months pregnant may participate if accompanied by another adult. Pregnant women who choose to participate must sign a responsibility form.
Maximum group size is 15 people.
Roundtrip transportation is available from and to most centrally located Punta Cana hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.
If you select an option without transportation, meet at Dolphin Discovery Punta Cana. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
What you can expect
Make friends with fascinating marine mammals and learn about the Dominican Republic's friendly dolphin community during a magical dolphin encounter. Get to know Punta Cana's pod of resident dolphins, playing games and teaching them simple tricks before your enchanting experience is through.
Get picked up from your Punta Cana hotel and head straight for the dolphins' habitat. After absorbing a quick safety briefing, situate yourself on an accessible platform where the dolphins are welcome to visit you. Marvel at the manner in which they propel themselves through the water, and observe the way they approach you with an air of curiosity.
Learn how to offer the dolphins a handshake or a hug. Enjoy a full 40 minutes to interact with the aquatic creatures without ever having to swim. To conclude your memorable experience, allow the insightful staff to answer all of your questions about the dolphins that make their home in the shimmering waters near Punta Cana.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Social distancing measures in place
- Protective shields in place at main contact areas
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Temperature checks available
- Masks required
- Hand sanitizer provided
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