Nassau Paradise Island

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The extraordinary 14-acre environment of Dolphin Cay at Atlantis, Paradise Island showcases one of the largest and most sophisticated marine habitats and animal rescue-rehabilitation facilities unlike anything in the world. It’s a magical place where swimming with dolphins and interacting with sea lions has been redefined, where you can go for a dolphin deep-water swim, or even join in a trainer-for-a-day program. Offering an intimate and one-of-a-kind Atlantis experience, Dolphin Cay creates memories of a lifetime for you and your family.

  • Enjoy an up close and joyful experience with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Cay in Atlantis, Paradise Island
    SHALLOW WATER INTERACTION

    Enjoy an up close and joyful experience with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Cay in Atlantis, Paradise Island. Beginning with an initial orientation, this amazing dolphin interaction includes a 30-minute in-water interaction and is limited to just 10 participants per dolphin. Wetsuits, beach towels, personal lockers and non-alcoholic refreshments are provided, in addition to all-day access to Dolphin Cay’s private beach.

    This family-favorite water activity is open to all ages and swimming abilities; children under 10 years of age must have an adult family member or guardian participating with them in the shallow water.

  • Glide alongside a dolphin and experience their underwater world
    DEEP WATER SWIM

    A wonderfully unique aquatic adventure awaits you in the beautiful blue depths of Atlantis’s Dolphin Cay, where our deep-water hand-held scooters allow you to glide alongside a dolphin and experience their underwater world. Then experience Dolphin Cay’s signature “foot push”, where you’re propelled across the lagoon by two dolphins!

    This unforgettable interaction begins with an orientation and includes 30 minutes in the water with these amazing Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Limited to just six guests, participants must be at least 10 years of age and be able to swim in deep water without support vests or assistance.

  • At our Sea Lion Interaction you can hug, play with and even kiss our sea lions
    JUNIOR ULTIMATE TRAINER FOR A DAY

    For children ages 6 to 10, the Junior Ultimate Trainer for a Day program promises to be a thrilling and educational day filled with fun and unforgettable memories. They’ll get to experience first-hand the fascinating world of dolphin and sea lion trainers, and work alongside Aquarists feeding fish and sea turtles. Limited to just 12 children (in two groups of six), the program lasts four hours and includes lunch with Atlantis Marine Mammal Specialists and Aquarists.

    ULTIMATE TRAINER FOR A DAY

    For an adventure of a lifetime, join the Trainer for a Day program at Dolphin Cay and spend the day with a Marine Mammal Specialist to feed, train and care for exotic marine animals. Experience customized dolphin and sea lion training sessions, take a behind-the-scenes tour of our world-class facilities, hand-feed stingrays and sharks and even enjoy lunch with an Atlantis Marine Specialist in Mosaic Restaurant at The Cove Atlantis.

  • Enjoy an exciting and educational look at how our specialists care for sea lions
    SEA LION INTERACTION

    Come to Dolphin Cay at Atlantis, Paradise Island to come face-to-face with one of the world’s most captivating and graceful marine animals. At our Sea Lion Interaction you can hug, play with and even kiss our sea lions, as well as explore The Bahamas’ first dedicated marine animal rescue and rehabilitation facility. (Guests under the age of 10 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

    SEA LION BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR

    The Sea Lion Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Dolphin Cay is a fantastic opportunity to take a backstage tour of Atlantis, Paradise Island’s legendary marine habitat and get up close and personal with our resident sea lions. Enjoy an exciting and educational look at how our specialists care for sea lions, experience an entertaining photo session with our talented and flippered friends, and visit our state-of-the-art medical facility and rescue center, the largest in the Caribbean.

  • SEA SQUIRTS

    For young adventurers ages 3 – 6, Atlantis offers the one-hour interactive Sea Squirts marine program at Dolphin Cay. It includes 20 minutes of marine activities and 30 – 40 minutes of feeding time, where children enter the fish nursery to enjoy hand feeding of marine life like schools of fish and baby stingrays and sharks—and each participant is given a logo’d swim shirt that they can take home as a keepsake from this fantastic experience.

    STINGRAY EXPERIENCE

    An amazing hands-on encounter with hundreds of Cownose stingrays and colorful, tropical fish, the Atlantis Stingray Experience offers you the unique thrill of feeding rays in a shallow lagoon, as well as the opportunity to snorkel alongside them. For smaller children in the family, they can feed the rays from the shallows in Stingray Lagoon, while older children and adults can feed in waist-deep water. The program lasts 45 minutes, during which an Aquarist will demonstrate the proper way to feed and share fun facts about the rays.

  • SNORKEL THE RUINS OF ATLANTIS

    Featuring a thrilling 30-minute snorkeling adventure amid the sunken ruins and artifacts of the lost city of Atlantis, Snorkel the Ruins of Atlantis gives you the rare opportunity to snorkel through the Ruins Lagoon, home to more than 20,000 deep reef and pelagic fish. Swim alongside spotted rays, sleek sharks and brightly colored tropical fish in this unique underwater setting during this incredible 60-minute program.

  • Immerse yourself in the wonders of the incredible marine habitat at Atlantis Paradise Island
    OBSERVER & BEACH PASS

    Get unlimited access to Dolphin Cay’s private beach and watch dolphins jump and play just a few feet away from you. This exclusive pass open to guests of all ages is designed to familiarize you with the Atlantic bottlenose dolphins of Atlantis, and includes beachside service and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages throughout the day.

    EDUCATION CENTER

    At our Dolphin Cay Education Center, you can immerse yourself in the wonders of the incredible marine habitat at Atlantis Paradise Island. Learn about the different kinds of dolphins and sea lions, discover the origins of coral reefs and see what we all can do to help protect and conserve some of the most fascinating places and species on Earth.