Dolphin Island Singapore Overview

Spend some quality time with the adorable Dolphins at Dolphin Island Singapore. Be a part of their interactive program and have a fun-filled day surrounded by the lovable creatures. Feel excited to watch the Dolphins play around in waist-deep water during your Dolphin Discovery program. Get closer to them and learn unknown facts about when while participating in the Dolphin Encounter program.

While watching Dolphins jump and play around in videos or on the TV screen many of you must have felt curious about the lives, habits and habitats of the cute creatures. Now you can gather hands-on experience of meeting these adorable creatures in Dolphin Island and get to learn more about them.

Through various engagement programs you can get close to the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins that add to the beauty of the oceanic world.

As the name suggests, Dolphin Island offers you a unique break to meet dolphins up-close and interact with them under the guidance of their marine mammal trainers. They will share unknown facts and inspire spectators to develop a deeper understanding of marine life.

You can also get to know about their areas of research and veterinary care for conserving and protecting the dolphins and thereby building a sustainable marine life. 

Based on specifications and level of resilience demanded by the spectator, the Dolphin Interactive Program can be categorized into several sessions. The Dolphin Discovery program allows you to watch dolphins in playful moods from a waist-deep lagoon. If you want to get a little closer with these adorable mammals, the Dolphin Encounter is just what you must be looking for. Additionally, for those seeking unforgettable experiences beyond the water world, consider exploring Singapore tour packages from India.

It is also a popular fun activity which gives you a fun filled experience with family. Dolphin Observer is another interaction program which caters to family entertainment. If you are an adventure seeker and are ready to go an extra mile for that, Dolphin Adventure is worth every bit of your time and await.

You can build an intimate bond with the adorable dolphins and experience the thrill of being driven by a dolphin through water on bodyboard. Daredevils must venture in the most exciting program, Dolphin Trek, in which you will tread on the lagoon floor and view dolphins from the eyes of a fish. 

After a whole day of activities, you can retire for delectable seafood at some dining venue or buy collectibles from the onsite shops. In a nutshell, a whole range of entertainment and adventure awaits you at Dolphin Island!

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• Dolphin Island allows you to experience intimate interactive sessions with bottlenose dolphins through some unique programs.
• You can play and swim with dolphins as a part of the interactive programs.
• You can tread into a lagoon and be propelled by a dolphin through water on a bodyboard.
• You will be provided trivia and unknown facts by mammal trainers and hosts.
• Visit the Adventure Cove waterpark and end your day with sumptuous dinner at a seafood restaurant.
• Your tickets for dolphin adventure are valid only for the date and time slot that you choose at the time of booking for Dolphin Island. The validity of your ticket will be effective throughout the day during operational hours.

How To Reach

  • By Sentosa Express: You can take the sentosa express and can get down at Resorts World
  • By bus: Take RWS 8 and get down at Resorts World Sentosa 8 bus stop outside Forum, Sentosa. Or take Bus 123 and get down at Resorts World Sentosa.
  • By Intra Island Bus: Hop onto Sentosa Bus A and get down at Resorts World Sentosa (Basement 1).
  • By Walk: Walk from the VivoCity shopping mall to Resorts World Sentosa

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Dolphin Island is from 10.30 am – 12.00 pm in the morning or between 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm in the evening. Visiting during morning and evening will allow you to enjoy your interactions with the dolphins in enjoyable weather and a perfect water temperature to enhance your experience.

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Places to Visit near Dolphin Island Singapore

1. Universal Studios Singapore- Step into the world of fantasy and be a part of it at Universal Studios Singapore. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore which fairly lays its claim of being the country's only movie theme park.

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With a wide range of rides that are themed on the movies made by the studio, Universal Studio is a fun destination for family day out. The rides include Transformers, Canopy Flyer, Enchanted Airways, Revenge of the Mummy and more.

For those not so fond of thrills, there are shows like Hollywood Dreams Parade, Water World, Pantages Theatre and non-roller coaster performances of which you can be a part of. There are annual passes (1 year validity) and season pass (6 months validity) for entering the studio.

2. S.E.A. Aquarium- Explore the exotic oceanic world and get to see the aquatic animals in their intriguing gestures through large glass windows at the world's largest aquarium. You can spot about 800 species of underwater fishes that include Napoleon Wrasse, Goliath Grouper and Manta Rays in this artificial sea world.

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If you are a bit daredevil, don't miss out the chance to touch about 20,000 sharks from the sealed glass windows. Also, you can take a peek into the vibrant coral reefs that thrive in the aquarium waters. You can buy tickets for visiting the S.E. A. Aquarium online.

3.Sentosa- A mesmerising experience of meeting dolphins in their playful gestures is awaiting you at the famous Dolphin Island. You can spend a whole day interacting, learning and discovering many unknown facts about these adorable creatures through “engagement learning”.

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You will be guided by trainers who will help you get close to the dolphins and enlighten you about their habits, anatomy and migration types. There are two types of passes available for this island- Dolphin Encounter and Dolphin Discovery. For both categories, tickets are available for adults, children and seniors.

4. Adventure Cove Waterpark- The Park fairly lays its claim of being one of the major attractions in Singapore. Whether you want to snorkel in the turquoise waters with 20,000 fishes or drift along a meandering river or ride on the vehement water slides, a whole world of thrill and adventure awaits you at Adventure Cove.

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Here you can also enjoy getting close with the marine animals that add to the exotic charm of the oceanic world. Pick up some themed collectibles or tuck into a quick service dining venue for scrumptious food and beverages before you bid adieu to this wonderland.

5. Marine Life Park- Located on the southernmost part of Singapore on the Sentosa Island this 20-acre park is home to world’s most exotic wilderness under a blue roof and some of the popular attractions in Singapore. This amazing destination is one of the best venues to discover the underwater wonders with bottlenose dolphins at the chief attraction.

6.Singapore Cable Car- Singapore Cable Car offers you an unforgettable sky dining experience for those looking for mouth watering food, adrenaline rush activities and stunning views of Singapore night sky.

Imagine a few square feet of space hanging on the air housing 67 cabins one of which you can call your own for some time and enjoy a full 4 course meal and unwind all your cares Or you can just have a sumptuous dinner as you witness a tangerine sunset over the mountains sitting inside a cosy cabin with vibrant floral decoration. Trust us, it will be a memory to cherish for a lifetime.

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7. Trick Eye Museum Singapore- It is an internationally acclaimed optical museum where you can just let your imagination go wild. The speciality of this museum is its Augmented Reality feature which brings its art installations and canvases to life. Spectators will be engrossed in light, sound and other audio-visual effects while witnessing magnificent artworks.

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Places to eat near Dolphin Island Singapore

1. Trapizza- For connoisseurs of continental cuisines, this casual eatery on Siloso Beach is a haven of authentic Italian fare and other innovative versions of classic cocktails. The signature dishes of Trapizza include pastas, thin crust pizzas and an array of desserts. In an oversized dining area with an eclectic range of dishes, diners will certainly have a memorable dining experience by the beachside.

2. Sessions- It is one of the most popular seafood restaurants located on Sentosa Island which offers great Singaporean fare at pocket friendly prices. The restaurant has 3 sessions namely Sweet Sessions, Crab Sessions and Cooking Sessions where you can enjoy delectable seafood and desserts and also participate in cooking classes.

3. Ocean Restaurant- From mouth watering appetizers to gourmet main courses, Ocean Restaurant specialises in all kinds of sea foods and mod Asian menu that are prepared with fresh sea products and other certified fisheries.

Sustainability is their trademark which takes you to an incredible culinary voyage and also contributes to the global effort of conservation of marine life. Whether you are with your family or friends the restaurant is a great dining venue for foodies of all ages.

4. Hard Rock Cafe- Tucked in the centre of Resort World's Forum on Sentosa Island with panoramic views of tropical rain forests and shimmering beaches, the Hard Rock Cafe is a must visit destination to whet your appetite.

The aesthetically designed dining room of the hotel with wonderful collage of music memorabilia etched on its walls allows seating arrangement for 175 guests. You can also get some collectibles and souvenirs from the Rock Shop of the hotel.

5. Din Tai Fung- If you want to savour authentic Taiwanese cuisines, head no further than Din Tai Fung which fairly boasts of its Xiao Long Baos (steamed pork dumplings), and Steamed Chicken Soup. The other local favourites of this eatery worth a try include Crispy Chicken Wings Marinated in Shrimp Paste and Cantonese Sweet and Sour Pork.

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Tips for Visiting Dolphin Island Singapore

- Appropriate swimwear is required for participating in all Dolphin interaction programs. Please ask your tour guide for more information. 

- Restrictions on additional height and age mainly apply for Dolphin Introduction Programs.

- Guests should take shower prior to entering the Dolphin pool. 

- Still photography or video recording is not allowed. There will be an appointed photographer to take photos of your experience.

- Any kind of accessories, loose fitting garments and elaborate or excessive nail art are not permitted to be worn or carried along with you during the dolphin interaction programs. You will be provided small lockers to keep your belongings safe.

- All programs were subjected to change due to instrument weather for the safety of guests and team members. 

- Guests are not supposed to carry food and beverages from outside into Dolphin Island.

- Checking of bags of guests will be conducted prior to their entry to the Dolphin Island

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Point of Interest for Dolphin Island Singapore
Dolphin Discovery

Dolphin Discovery

This is the most popular activity in Dolphin Island in which you can meet and greet the bottlenose dolphins and interact with them. In a waist deep lagoon, you can get close with the playful dolphins and know about their habits and habitat.

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Dolphin Encounter

Dolphin Encounter

If you want to get close to the dolphins, this program is the right one for you. Dolphin Encounter allows you to touch, splash and even take selfies with these cute mammals. You will be informed about the anatomy and other fun facts about the dolphins by the mammal trainers and hosts. It is suited for families and children under the age of four.

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Dolphin Adventure

Dolphin Adventure

The joy of going deeper into the water and getting close with these beautiful creatures is something matchless. In this program you will be driven by a dolphin through the waters on a bodyboard.

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Dolphin Trek

Dolphin Trek

Dolphin's Trek is probably the most exciting activity this park has to offer. You will enjoy a rare experience of venturing on a lagoon floor and watching dolphins through the eyes of a fish as they come close to you.

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Dolphin Observer

Dolphin Observer

This probably is the best program for family and friends which allows you to enjoy everything that’s going on without getting in the water. It is exclusively designed for family and friends. From the comfort of your seat, you can enjoy watching dolphins in their intriguing gestures.

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Dolphin Island Singapore FAQs

What to expect at Dolphin Island Singapore?

Home to a large community of Indo-pacific dolphins, Dolphin Island offers you a unique experience of knowing these beautiful creatures up-close. Through an engagement learning method, guests are provided information about the habits, diets, behaviour, habitats and anatomy of dolphins.

Dolphin Island also explores various areas of research and veterinary care and initiatives taken to conserve and protect marine life in the oceans of the world. A dolphin will be assigned to each group to facilitate your interaction with them and knowing them from close proximity. Your group trainer will answer all your queries about their lifestyle and care given to them.

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How do I get to Dolphin Island Singapore?

Resorts World Sentosa is about 10 minutes’ travel distance from Singapore's Central Business District and is easily commutable by public transport i.e., buses, MRT Rail, cars and taxis. You can also walk from VivoCity shopping mall to RWS.

1. By Sentosa Express: Alight at Resorts World

2. By bus: Board RWS 8 and alight at Resorts World Sentosa 8 bus stop outside Forum, Sentosa. You can also board Bus 123 and alight at Resorts World Sentosa.

3. By Intra Island Bus: Board Sentosa Bus A and alight at Resorts World Sentosa (Basement 1).

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Is there any age limit?

Guests of all age groups can visit Dolphin Island. Children aged between (0-3) years can participate in activities free of cost but they must be accompanied by a paying adult. (Infant and children headcount must be indicated during check out). Children below the age of 12 years must be accompanied by a paying adult (above 21 years). 1 adult can accompany a maximum of 3 children.

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Dolphin Island Singapore Reviews

Praveen Sidda
Reviewed: 31 Jan 2024
Great experience overall! Booking was easy and no hassle using the online vouchers. Thanks Thrillophilia!
Pressy Varghese
Reviewed: 08 May 2023
Discounted entry passes made this experience worthwhile.. really appreciate the team for ensuring we got the time slots we requested for, even though it showed as unavailable online. The entire process was not only instant but also hassle free.
Pressy Varghese
SHARVARI Chaudhari
Reviewed: 22 Feb 2020
Dolphin island is a paradise. Your vacation will be a lot more enjoyable if you get to play with these adorable animals. And if you book through Thrillophilia, you'll get fantastic discounts on your adventure tickets. You'll get an instructor as part of your package, as well.
Harita Achari
Reviewed: 18 Feb 2020
We booked this amazing experience from Thrillophilia….and got a good discount……..Based in the Adventure Cove Waterpark, we got a chance to play with dolphins in private, and me and my friends absolutely loved it. Since our package also included a day in the park, we also spent some time seeing the a... Read More

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