This activity is intended for visitors who want to get to know our dolphins from close up, in a guided visit in which there will be an educational talk where the participants will be able to see and learn the characteristics of dolphins from the edge of the pool. Then interact with them in the water in a prepared pool which is very close up but at the same time totally protected.
This activity is coordinated by the Dolphinarium department, who establishes the logistical guidelines, the content and duration of the visit. A member of the department will take responsibility for receiving the participants, providing the explanations inside the facilities of the dolphinarium and accompanying the participants in this activity at all times.
Description of the activity
1- The participants are received at the meeting point, at the end of the seating area of the dolphinarium, by a guide. He/She will welcome the participants and introduce the activity.
2- The participants have to shower and change in the prepared facilities at the meeting point. There are lockers and ladies’/gents’ changing rooms and in which they may leave their belongings. After showering and putting on the wet suit, the participants will have to wash their hands with a disinfectant (clorhexidine).
3- Upon entering the dolphinarium platform each participant will go through a footbath that will contain water and a disinfectant product for footwear (clorhexidine).
4- The group approaches the pool while the trainers bring the dolphins to be able to give an educational talk about morphology and characteristics.
5- Once the talk is finished, the visitors sit at the edge of the pool with their feet in the water, having the chance to interact with the dolphins by means of signals under the trainers’ instructions.
6- Then the group of visitors will enter the pool that has been prepared for the activity and each participant has a moment’s individual Encounter, the chance to interact with the dolphins and has the chance briefly to touch a dolphin [strictly under the instruction and supervision of a qualified trainer].
7- Upon finishing, the group of visitors will be accompanied to the Meeting area where each participant will have to shower/change and collect his/her belongings.
8- The group is bid farewell with a message about conservation and protection of the environment.
Points to keep in mind
- Minimum age to participate: 7 years. Children between 7 and 9 years old must do the activity accompanied by an adult who has to pay.
- Minimum height 1,15 meters tall.
- Maximum capacity: 20 visitors.
- Duration of the activity: 30 minutes.
- Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English.
- It is required to buy the ticket of the park.
- Pregnant women are not allowed to do the activity.
- Do not throw yourself in the pool.
- Prohibited throwing objects into the pool.
- No use of cameras or selfie sticks .
- Forbidden to enter with glasses or jewels.
The requirements of age and height must be reached both of them to do the encounter.
THE TICKETS FOR THIS ACTIVITY CAN BE BOUGHT IN OUR WEBSITE, BUT BEFORE THE PURCHASE YOU HAVE TO CALL US AT 977 033 448 TO BOOK THE DAY FOR THE ENCOUNTER. MINORS BETWEEN 7 AND 9 (less tan 1,40metres) YEARS OLD MUST DO THE ACTIVITY ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.