Following her mother's death, 14-year-old Alyssa (Carly Schroeder) travels to the Bahamas to meet her estranged father, Hawk (Adrian Dunbar), in this heartwarming family film. It turns out, dad's a dolphin researcher. Soon, Alyssa discovers she shares her father's gift for communicating with dolphins, leading to a heartfelt friendship with a wild dolphin. Her father, however, has scientific concerns about her interacting with a wild animal. But, when greedy outsiders threaten to shut down her father's research station, it's Alyssa and her dolphin buddy that leap into action to save the day!