To wear and use snorkeling gear comfortably
To float freely in the ocean with snorkeling gear, feeling safe with our spotters...then, without them
To understand snorkeling with dolphins
To dive down to be closer to them
To take pix while you're snorkeling
Our group will be a class about learning to feel safe in the ocean over your head and have fun swimming with dolphins. Others on the boat will probably be swimmers. Number of guests on the boat: 22.
WildQuest is about the spiritual connection between humans and dolphins. The experience of swimming with dolphins is not to be missed!
Price: $3692 double occupancy
$200 discount for registration by January 31, 2019
Buy air fare to FLL and Bimini on your own. You must be at WildQuest by 2:00 pm on August 11.
Price of trip includes Miracle Swimming for Adults course, double occupancy lodging with one classmate from August 11-17, boat, 5 days swimming with dolphins, use of kayaks, bicycles and wifi, and most meals.
Single supplement: $350.
Ocean view room: $95 double, $190 single
What's not included: air fare, snorkeling gear, travel insurance, tips, meals on August 11 and one dinner on Bimini.
Gear: rent for $25 for the week at WildQuest or buy at home with Miracle Swimming guidelines.
Travel insurance: available at WildQuest website and others
Tips: $180 to $360 for crew, discretionary
Registration and Payments
First, pay a nonrefundable deposit of $150 to Miracle Swimming. Wait until February 1 to hear that we have the minimum class size. If yes, then go to Wildquest at wildquest.com as soon as possible to register and pay 25% nonrefundable deposit ($448).
All deposits paid to WildQuest are nonrefundable. The price of their week is $1795: do not include their cost for the short flight to Bimini which we will do separately on Silver Air; $1,795 for boat, accommodations and meals; $54 for departure and airport taxes in Bimini. A 25% deposit on the $1795 is required to confirm WildQuest space: $448. Travel insurance is a must. They hold spaces for us only as we pay our deposits. We must have at least 3 students in class (exclusive of friends you take who are on the dolphins boat but not in our class).
The total amount due to Miracle Swimming is $1897; $1697 if you register by January 31, 2019.
The total amount due to WildQuest is $1795.
Total: $3692 or $3492 if you register by January 31, 2019.
If you go to the WildQuest link, you can click through and see how to create an account with Wildquest and read the terms without paying now. Your WildQuest balance is due 60 days before the start of the program, June 10, 2019. Your Miracle Swimming balance is due the same day. You may pay Miracle Swimming in installments for the Miracle Swimming portion of payments, to be completed by June 10.
To know whether it's a good idea to pay your nonrefundable deposit to WildQuest, please register for the Miracle Swimming Swim with Dolphins course by January 31, 2019. Then we'll let you know if we have the minimum to make it fly. We'll let you know February 1 if the trip is a go. If not, your $150 deposit will be refunded.