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Per Person $157 USD
Children ages 8-12 (Minimum 3'11) $104 USD
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In St. Kitts, you will have a chance to swim with dolphins in the Caribbean and not in a pool or aquarium! Just off the shore....

If you just go jump out in the middle of the ocean, it isn't likely that you will run into a dolphin. If, by a miracle, you do run into a dolphin, it is even less likely they will get close enough for you to hug. If, by an even greater miracle, you are able to hug this dolphin, please let us know as we will follow you where you go next. For the sake of success rate and to avoid questioning your sanity, we recommend that you take this opportunity to get up close and personal with one of the oceans' most endearing creatures!

Your program begins with an explanation of the lifestyle of dolphins. With a better understanding and a life jacket strapped on, you will enter the water with your trainer by descending a set of stairs to a submerged platform. The water will be waist deep and provides the perfect setting to interact with some of the smartest animals in the world.

Photos will be taken of your dolphin kiss and will be available for purchase after your encounter.

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Dorsal Tow
  • Foot push
  • Handshake
  • Kiss
  • Hug
  • A 10-minute briefing and 50 minutes in the water

Days of Operation

Mon - yes
Tue - yes
Wed - yes
Thu - yes
Fri - yes
Sat - yes
Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 10:00 AM (1 hrs) Check in 30 minutes early.
  • 12:00 PM (1 hrs) Check in 30 minutes early.
  • 2:00 PM (1 hrs) Check in 30 minutes early.
  • 3:00 PM (1 hrs) Check in 30 minutes early.

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

Taxi and Transfers Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• This program includes a 10-minute briefing and 50 minutes with the dolphins.
• Lockers are included in the price of the tour.
• The use of safety vests provided by the facility is required.
• After disembarking the cruise ship you will need to take a taxi to the dolphin swim location. It will take approximately 10 minutes and costs about 10 USD each way.


• Please bring a towel. They are not provided.
• Children with a height of 40" - 47" may participate in the Royal Swim program with 2 participating, paying adults per child.
• Children with a height of over 47" - 55" may participate in the Royal Swim program with 1 participating, paying adult per child.
• Children over 55" tall may participate alone, paying the adult rate, and must have an adult present at the dolphin facility.
• Children under 40" tall are considered infants and will do the Encounter program activities (kiss, hand target, and handshake) regardless of the program in which they participate. All infants must fit into the life vests required during the program.
• Do not wear sunblock while swimming with the dolphins.
• Jewelry, watches, rings, bracelets, or any object that might scratch the dolphins are not allowed.
• Non-swimmers are welcome. Each person is required to wear a life jacket.
• Pregnant women are not allowed to participate.
• If you are interested in going to the dolphin swim location as an "observer" there is no charge. Please be aware that the area where you are able to wait is about 30 feet from the dolphin swim spot and doesn't provide the best vantage point for pictures. Cameras are not allowed in the dolphin swim area.