"This isn't just swimming with dolphins – it's swimming in love!" More reviews
WildQuest has been respectfully playing with free dolphins in the wild, since 1995. The warm, clear Caribbean waters are the best place in the world to experience the magical human-dolphin connection. Week-long retreats include daily boat trips from the island, snorkeling coral reefs and meeting joyful dolphins.
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WildQuest's home is the Bahamian Island of Bimini, surrounded by warm, turquoise waters. The retreat centre has a bayside terrace and private dock. The island is small, with few tourists. Fly in and out from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
DolphinQuest, a 41-foot sailing catamaran, departs daily to meet the dolphins. Snorkelling lessons are included and you are welcome even if you are aquatically challenged! Activities include snorkelling coral reefs and the famous Atlantis Stones, yoga and meditation classes. There are two excellent massage therapists on the crew (treatments are not included in the price).
Price: 6-night retreats cost from $1,795 per person based on double occupancy, approx.GBP 1,400 (subject to exchange rate
changes); includes 5 boat trips (weather permitting), most meals, group activities. Exludes travel cost, taxes, gratuities.
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WildQuest Retreat is situated in the friendly, fishing village of Porgy Bay, North Bimini. Rooms are on the water, light, airy, spacious, with private bathroom, air-conditioning, and small fridge. Access depends on degree of disability.
Food: Mostly organic, healthy meals. Their chef caters to most dietary needs.
Children welcome during school holidays. For children aged 2-11 there is a discount of $400, and between 12-17 there is a discount of $200.
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How ethical is the holiday?
- Acts with respect, honesty and fairness towards guests and staff
- Fosters real relationships between guests and locals and ensures that the local community benefits
- Supports the Bahamas National Trust, Earth Island Institute
- Dolphin swims are conducted with complete respect and minimal intrusion
How environmentally-friendly is the holiday?
- Collects rainwater for use in gardens / toilets and uses water saving devices
- Uses eco-friendly cleaning products
- Boat engines high efficiency/low consumption
"The dolphins looked into my eyes, my heart opened and there was just pure joy."
"I feel like I’ve lived on another planet, surrounded by beauty, peace, generosity, love and open hearts."
"It's been such a deep, life changing experience. I still feel surrounded by dolphins. The crew nurtures body and soul and my fellow guests become kindred spirits."
"I keep going back to Bimini since 2010. To swim with free dolphins is a magical and transforming experience. The Wildquest Team does an outstanding job. I especially appreciate their respect and awareness for nature as well as for the dolphins. Whoever has the dream to swim with free dolphins, there is only one place to go to: Wildquest on Bimini Islands." - Aneesha, Switzerland
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