Okay, I confess - the reason I'm writing this post is because I've always wanted to swim with dolphins. You don't have to be a super duper luxury traveler to enjoy some quality time with a fun-loving dolphin, but it is definitely not for the shoestring traveler. Heck, if you want to enjoy a group session with dolphins at The Atlantis Hotel in Dubai you have to shell out 230 big ones...per person.
Be prepared to hand over and arm and a leg if you want individual or small group dolphin interaction (why would you want anything else?). If you're a celebrity, it's probably free though. Take Mischa Barton for example:
After partying with a host of celebrities at the opening extravaganza of the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai back in November, she took some time out to play with a dolphin in the resort's Aquaventure water park. Looks like she got a professional photographer to play too!