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Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 12.5 Zona | Hotelera, Plaza La Isla, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 998 883 0411
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In this hands-on aquarium, visitors can touch sea urchins, swim with...

In this hands-on aquarium, visitors can touch sea urchins, swim with dolphins and feed sharks while locked in an underwater cage. This is the only aquarium in Cancun area and its operated by Delphinus Swim with Dolphins. Enjoy a great day with your kids and friends at the Cancun Interactive Aquarium, located inside La Isla Shopping Village, Cancun Hotel Zone.

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Interactive Aquarium was Great!

Stopped by the Aquarium at the La Isla Mall. Loved petting the stingrays and watching the dolphin shows. Very educational and reminded me of the Aquarium at Stanley Park in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
CarlaJim
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Kelowna, Canada

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've visited each time I've been through Cancun (2007, 2011, 2016). I always look forward to it! An interactive, educational and awe-inspiring experience. Beautiful aquariums. Fascinating species. Interactive opportunities with handheld creatures for smaller patrons; and up-close electives with dolphins, sharks and stingrays. Educational billboards, murals and videos about the ethical treatment and care of the creatures... as well as... More 

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Thank Alanaphaba
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

To start off with the customer service is so akward its off puting. There must be a better place to go!! Tried to pay by card, (chip and pin). Told we need id. Went back to hotel got photocopy of passport and the cashier never even looked at it!! Booked the couples swim with dolphins (expensive but if it was... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped by the Aquarium at the La Isla Mall. Loved petting the stingrays and watching the dolphin shows. Very educational and reminded me of the Aquarium at Stanley Park in Vancouver. Staff was super friendly. Admission was very reasonable.

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Thank CarlaJim
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was about 14USD per person and was a nice way to waste about 45 minutes. It is a very small aquarium so don't expect too much. They have one small touch tank with a few things. It is both indoor and outdoor. Even if you don't want to pay 80USD to swim with dolphins you can still see... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed swimming with the Dolphins. Gabriel was very patient, friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed swimming with Kimah!

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hazel m, supervisor at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear Traveler: Thank you very much for writing about your experience at our facilities. Thank you for recognizing the efforts of our staff for this experience would be a meaningful experience for you. thank you for your visit! More 

Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small aquarium was interesting and would be great for kids. They had several varieties of tropical fish.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite small as an aquarium - but neat. You can make an appointment to swim with the dolphins which was fun. They take professional pictures which are quite pricy. The bathroom by the interactive tank isn't stroller /wheelchair friendly - a step off the ground.

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Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a really nice place to visit with the kids they will really enjoy , dolphins and sting rays , too crowded for my taste , but overall very good

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my third time swimming with dolphins. The previous two have been in pens in the ocean, the most recent last year at the Moon Palace. There are obviously advantages and disadvantages to both. The pen is much larger and allows for better rides when doing the dolphin food push and dorsal fin tow. I would definitely recommend this... More 

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Shellbrook, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice break on a rainy day a bit pricey for what they are offering it would be better for kids than adults.

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