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The whole family jumped in and dad was holding this very young boy in his arms while a big dolphin stopped right under them looking up.

One Day Swim with the Dolphins Program

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Morning and afternoon dolphin swims. The dolphin swim experience in Panama City lasts 4 hours.:

  • 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM:Orientation by Water Planet staff. Education about dolphin physiology and social life. How to swim with wild dolphins, information on bottlenose dolphin behavior and proper etiquette for interaction, safety guidelines before you swim with the dolphins
  • 9:45 AM or 1:45 PM: Dolphin swim cruise. Dolphin swims and (optional) walk on
    Shell Island
    , marine ecology wet lab (Water Planet staff dives for different forms of sea life: crustaceans, mollusks, fish, etc. and brings it back on board for viewing and identification before release).

The Price of the 1-Day dolphin swim program is $98 (US)+ tax per person.

Why should you book with us and not with our
competitors ?

  • We are the oldest and most experienced wild dolphin swim facility in Panama City
    (since 1995).
  • Unlike on our competitors boats, in addition to the captain, our boats have crew (between May
    01 and August 31). Our specially trained staff will come with you in the water and
    help you and/or your children with your experience.
  • Thanks to our collaboration with marine biologists and
    thanks to our experience with educational programs in the schools of Bay County and with various girl and
    boy scouts groups and church groups, we will actually educate you and your children on wild dolphins and their
    social life for a more enjoyable, more respectful and safer experience.
  • Unlike with our competitors tours,
    the owner of our company is also a boat captain and is actually on the water every day implementing the
    comprehensive programs.


  • The price includes dolphin swim excursions, animation, lectures and dolphin educational package, free bottled water on board.
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  • Children are welcome to participate in our dolphin swim programs. Our staff has years of experience with helping children in the water during their dolphin swim and on board the boat.
    Your children will love the close proximity of dolphins and will probably remember the experience for the rest of their life.
  • We have deep ladders to make it easier for you to get back up on board from the water after each dolphin swim. All our boats are equipped with double shades.
  • You are welcome to bring your own cooler if you wish. 

Payments for the dolphin swim are to be made as follows:

  • 50% down or credit card information to hold reservations.
  • Balance due before program.
  • We accept all major credit cards.



  • Bring your own snorkeling gear or rent it with us for $5.00 (+ tax per person).


  • Water Planet cannot guarantee interaction with wild dolphins nor ideal weather conditions. Trip fees cannot be refunded due to adverse weather or absence of dolphins.
  • Water Planet will replace your dolphin swim excursion if the dolphins do not show.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations for the dolphin swims must be received in writing (e-mail, post or fax).

  • 24 hours no penalty.
  • Less then 24 hours: you loose your deposit.
  • No show = Full charge


1 Day educational Wild Dolphin Swim Programs are offered March through October.
Check with us for availability!

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