Dolphin Encounter Bermuda Maritime Museum
Duration: Half Day
The Dolphin Encounter at the Bermuda Maritime Museum is a fantastic and thrilling experience that can be enjoyed by the whole family - a true highlight of your Bermuda holiday. Dolphins are possibly the most magnificent creatures you will ever see. Each of these gentle mammals is highly intelligent, well trained and a huge amount of fun.
As you enter the water, the dolphins greet you with a hug (if instructed by the trainer) and allow you to touch their slick skin. You can participate in a number of tricks such as holding on to the dolphins as they swim through the water and surfing along the water as two dolphins push your feet. The activities vary as they are chosen by the trainer.
The Bermuda Maritime Museum provides you with masks, so you can view and play with the dolphins underwater. You can also ride underwater scooters alongside the dolphins to try and keep up with them. There is a submersible bench where you can to sit and wait for the dolphins to come to you. If instructed by the trainers they may come and give you a kiss on the cheek or a high five. You can see the way they interact with other people and view their amazing behaviour up close.
Throughout your time with the dolphins, the trainers will point out fascinating and interesting facts and are always eager to answer questions. There is also a conservation interactive quiz game to increase your knowledge of these fascinating creatures. Finally, you can enjoy a dolphin show which is a memorable event in its own right. You will see them jump metres in the air, through hoops and play with the trainers. The dolphins may even prove to be Basketball Stars as they show off their ball skills in the water, often ending with a slam dunk.
Each Dolphin Encounter is different, dependent on the trainer and the guests however, no matter what games you play with the dolphins it is sure to be a fun experience. Your Dolphin Encounter will be captured on both video and camera, so you can share this incredible experience with others when you get home. No matter how old you are, the Dolphin Encounter is a fantastic addition to your Bermuda holiday.
We don't currently have any holidays here unfortunately…
Why not call our specialists on 020 7644 1755 and we'll see if we can create you a tailored holiday.
Talk to a specialist
Call 020 7644 1755 to speak with our award-winning travel consultants.
Opening hours 09:00 - 19:00 GMT
Bermuda NewsBrowse all Bermuda News
Tourism in Bermuda soared in 2017, according to new data released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority. More than 690,000 visitors visited the Caribbean island last year, which was a four percent increase on the nation's record set in 2007. Occupancy levels in hotels on the island averaged at 63 percent, which was nine percent increase compared to 2016.
P&O Cruises has made history recently after becoming the first British cruise line to offer same sex weddings at sea. The first wedding ceremony will take place on the island of Azura in the Caribbean in January, 2018, after a Supreme Court ruled that same sex marriages are now legal in Bermuda, where the majority of P&O’s ships are registered. The wedding next year will be conducted by the ship’s captain.
Carnival Cruise Line's largest ship to date is set to make its maiden voyage in the spring of 2018. Carnival Horizon, the second ship in its Vista line, will begin its career between Barcelona and New York before transitioning to a permanent base in Miami. From there, Horizon will make regular trips to Bermuda for six- and eight-night voyages.