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Dolphin Bay

Dolphin Bay in Atlantis is one of the most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Choose from a range of dolphin experiences suitable for all ages and swimming abilities.

Dolphins at Dolphin Bay

Dolphin Bay

Dolphin Bay in Atlantis is one of the most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Choose from a range of dolphin experiences suitable for all ages and swimming abilities.


Welcome To Dolphin Bay

No trip to Dubai is complete without meeting our friendly pod of bottlenose dolphins. At Dolphin Bay, you can cuddle and swim with these playful marine mammals, who live in one of the most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Book one of our bucket-list activities, including options for every age and swimming ability, to round off your ultimate Aquaventure experience.

Dolphin Bay Experiences

Each of our dolphin interactions includes unlimited access to Aquaventure Waterpark for the day, as well as an education session, where you can learn all there is to know about these incredible marine creatures.

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Dolphin Hug at Dolphin Bay

Dolphin Encounter

Meet and play with our dolphins in the shallow waters. Open to all ages and swimming abilities.

Feet Push with Dolphin

Dolphin Adventure

The best way to appreciate dolphins is to get in the water with them. Confident swimmers aged eight years and above can join our friendly dolphins in the depths of the lagoon.

Dolphin Trek at Atlantis

Dolphin Trek

Come and explore one of the world’s most sophisticated dolphin habitats from below the surface. Enjoy the thrill of being surrounded by our playful and curious dolphin friends. This programme is for guests 8yrs and above and is open to all swimming abilities.

Dolphin Snorkel at Atlantis

Dolphin Snorkel

Be one of the first to experience this brand-new activity. Snorkel across the lagoon as our playful and curious dolphin friends free-swim around you. Guests must be 8 years old and above.

Dolphin Ride at Dolphin Bay

Dolphin Royal Swim

Let our dolphins take you for a ride in the deep lagoon with a double dorsal tow from one side to the other. For confident swimmers aged 12 years and up.

photo fun at dolphin bay

Dolphin Photo Fun

Stay dry while you pet our friendly dolphins from the side of the pool. Includes a free souvenir photo.

observer pass at dolphin bay

Dolphin Observer Pass

Watch friends and family who've booked a dolphin experience with our Observer Pass. 

What's Included In Your Experience

Every dolphin interaction package includes unlimited access to Atlantis Aquaventure for the day. That means you'll get to enjoy over 30 slide & attractions, a private beach, the brand-new Surf's Up wave machine and more!

Zoomerango Water Slide at Aquaventure

Aquaventure Waterpark

Enjoy a full day access to Aquaventure, the region's No. 1 water park on TripAdvisor.

Pedalo Boats at Atlantis

Aquaventure Beach

Our private 500m beach is the perfect place to relax, with white sands and clear water.

Lifeguard Surfing at Wavehouse

Surf Rider Wave Machine

Master the art of surfing with unlimited rides on our wave machine. 

Boy with Dolphin at Dolphin Bay

15-Minute Orientation

Enjoy a 15-minute education and orientation talk with a marine mammal specialist, 30 minutes in the water, wetsuit and locker rentals, and complimentary refreshments.

UAE Resident Offers

UAE residents save up to 25% on Dolphin Bay packages. Pay only AED 599 for the Dolphin Encounter or AED 799 for the Dolphin Adventure.


Smiling with a Dolphin
Trainers at Dolphin Bay DubaiJumping Dolphins at Dolphin Bay

Educational Experiences

Each Dolphin Bay experience includes an education session with our marine mammal specialists. Learn about the dolphins' biology, how they live, and ocean conservation in this informative class. 

Photofun at Sea Lion Point Atlantis

Meet Our Fury Sea Lion Friends

If you can't get enough of Aquaventure's fascinating marine mammals, visit Sea Lion Point to meet the charming sea lions.

Location And Parking

If you are arriving by car, please park your vehicle at Aquaventure Waterpark parking (turn right at first roundabout after exiting the tunnel leading to Atlantis Dubai). A shuttle will take you to the Aquaventure and Dolphin Bay Ticketing Plaza.


Open daily 10:00am – sunset* (Closing time subject to change depending on season).

For Safety

Jewellery, watches, cameras and loose items are not permitted in the water, for the safety of everyone, including the dolphins. View Terms and Conditions for more information.

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On The Blog

Get ready to visit the best dolphin hotel in Dubai with the latest dolphin articles from the blog.

Dolphins Swimming at Dolphin Bay

Behind The Scenes

Find out why dolphins are man's best friend as we go behind the scenes of the world's most sophisticated dolphin habitat.

Dolphin Underwater at Dolphin bay

Fun Facts

Learn all about the dolphins and sea lions who call Atlantis Dubai home, with our top facts About Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you swim with Dolphins in Dubai?

At Atlantis Dubai you can swim and interact with our dolphins. This includes both shallow water and deeper water interactions.

How much is a ticket to swim with dolphins?

The price depends on the type of interaction and seasonality. Tickets can be purchased online or via the call centre by calling +971 44261168.

From what age can you swim with dolphins?

The Dolphin Encounter is open to all ages. However, to participate in the deeper water interaction, Dolphin Adventure, you need to be 8 years old and above. All children below 12 years old need to be accompanied by a paying adult.

Is an Aquaventure Waterpark ticket included in your Dolphin Bay ticket price?

Yes, a water park ticket is included in the ticket price. Paying guests to Dolphin Bay can enjoy Atlantis Aquaventure on the day of their dolphin interaction.
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