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Blue Lagoon Island Sea Lion Encounter

Location: Nassau

At a Glance

Activity Type: Splashtacular
Activity Level: MildHelp
Duration: 4 to 4.5 hours
Adult Price: $115 (ages 10 and up)
Child Price: $109 (ages 8 to 9)
Ages: 8 And Up
On this tour you will:
  • Take an approximate 40-minute cruise aboard a double-decker catamaran through Nassau harbor to the world-famous Dolphin Encounters on nearby Blue Lagoon Island.
  • Upon your arrival, meet and greet the sea lion trainers and partake in an informative introduction to these mammals.
  • Then, accompanied by your trainer, immerse yourself in a specially designed platform, placed waist deep in an all-natural ocean pool, where you will have approximatelly15 minutes to interact with your sea lion.
  • Experience a very special kiss and "handshake" from your sea lion, and enjoy a "hug" from your new mammal friend.
  • After your interaction explore the rest of what Blue Lagoon has to offer then relax and enjoy your 30-minute return trip back to the ship.
Important Additional Information
  • This excursion includes an approximate 15-minute walk to and from the boat pick-up point.
  • Guests should be aware that the return time for the 12:45 p.m. departure is approximately 5:00 p.m., which may affect the first seating dinner.
  • The maximum Guest-to-sea lion ratio is 10:1.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring credit cards or currency to purchase optional extras, such as photos, videos and souvenirs.
  • For Guests ages 8-12: An adult 18 years or older must be booked on the same Sea Lion Encounter.
  • For Guests ages 13-17: An adult 18 years or older must be booked on the same Sea Lion Encounter or the corresponding Sea Lion Observer excursion.
  • Wheelchairs need to be standard size and collapsible; no electric wheelchairs/scooters permitted. Guests must be able to board and disembark the vessel on their own.
  • Guests must have the ability to go up and down steps and ramps to access the platform.
  • This program is not suitable for expected mothers, guests with mobility or mental disabilities of any kind. Guests with visual or hearing disabilities need to be accompanied by a paying participating adult.
  • Bulky or sharp jewelry is not allowed and should be left secured onboard the ship.
  • Cameras and video recorders are not allowed in the sea Lion enclosure or deck area. Photos may only be taken from the observer's platform, approximately 30 feet away.
  • Complimentary lockers, for personal belongings and changing rooms are available. Wet suits are available, free of charge, during winter months.
  • Food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are available for purchase at an additional cost.
  • You should never feel that gratuities are expected from you. However, it is customary to leave a tip in recognition of service at restaurants, for taxis and for exceptional excursion guides and drivers. It is always up to you as to what you feel is appropriate.
  • Due to extremely limited availability, Guests are encouraged to book early.

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