Go Swimming With the Dolphins
Spend an exhilarating afternoon with some of the most incredible creatures in nature by swimming with dolphins in Cuba's eastern province of Holguin
When you visit Cuba's eastern beach resort of Guardalavaca in Holguin, there are many choices to be made about things to do and the experiences to be had. One that you must not miss out on is the incredible experience of swimming with dolphins. They are one of nature's most intelligent mammals, and to share the water with them and experience how they interact with humans is truly enriching.
The four-hour swimming with dolphins tour picks you up and drops you back at your hotel in Guardalavaca, so you don't have to worry at all about any element of your transport. You are taken to the beautiful Bahia de Naranjo by speedboat, where you will find a marina that has been converted into an enormous dolphinarium that provides a large, natural habitat for these amazing creatures.
Upon arrival at the marina you will be greeted with a complimentary welcome cocktail by the local staff, who will endeavour to make your date with the dolphins the best that it can possibly be. While you are waiting to be called for your turn to swim with the dolphins, there is a large area of the marina that you can walk around and visit the sea lions that live there. They are fond of a kiss from visitors, so pucker up! You can even get that wonderful moment captured on camera if you choose.
Once you are called and have put on your wet-suit and life-jacket, you will be allowed to enter the water and the dolphins will be summoned by the trainers. These too are quite fond of a kiss, so get ready for a peck on the cheek. During your time with them, the dolphins will roll on to their backs and allow you to pat their bellies before you get to the big finish – being lifted out of the water balanced on their noses!
Once they have you picked up the dolphins will carry you on their noses all the way to the end of the water enclosure, as you surf in the air. It's an absolutely incredible experience you will remember forever.
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