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Address: Camino Sac Bajo Lote 26 (antes 96 al 102) | Fraccionamiento Paraíso Laguna Mar, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 866 393 5158
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Description: Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres invites you to live the dream of swimming...
Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins, manatees and sea lions in paradise! Located just a short ferry trip from Cancun, Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres brings you the chance to interact with our family of marine mammals in a natural ocean environment. We have programs for all ages, family-friendly experiences that you will never forget!
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Great experience for young or old! well trained staff and photographers. The expense comes more in having to buy the pictures. Sea lions, manatees and dolphins. Many local... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
dianneland
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New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Great experience for young or old! well trained staff and photographers. The expense comes more in having to buy the pictures. Sea lions, manatees and dolphins. Many local families use the pool and restaurant areas. Lockers and towels avail for free with paid ticket.

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Munich, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

we booked this trip and I have to say we were not disappointed. We spent a hour in the water with the animals and loved every minute of it. I have to say that the part I wasn't a fan of was that as soon as you got out of the water they forced you see the photos that they... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

You will find, all places in Cancun are a tourist trap. So here is my advice, if you want to do it, have a great time. They make everything enjoyable. Snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, food and drinks. It is a fun place. I was hoping to see more of the island, maybe more authentic culture, but our group stayed in... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are grateful you took a moment to share your experience with us, we are sorry that your experience was not the most pleasant, please know that your comments will be sent to the General Manager to work on improving the quality of our service. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your preference and hopes to see you again soon. More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I pre booked this trip through Thomas Cook from the UK at the time we booked our holiday as it was my wife's 40th birthday present. Luckily we printed the voucher off before we left as when you ring the number provided, nobody answers. Our taxi driver eventually managed to get through, but the staff were less than helpful. Having... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are grateful you took a moment to share your experience with us, we are sorry that your experience was not the most pleasant due to the misinformation that you were given about the taxes and taxi fair, also for the price of the photos wich depend on the local market demand, please know that your comments will... More 

Zakynthos, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Of course I did not swim with dolphins. The dolphins are free animals. They are travellers. The dolphins are captured in extremely small areas which makes them very sad and only if someone knows can understand how bad this place is for the dolphins. The water is dirty. They really take advantage of this beautiful animal in order to make... More 

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Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We visited Dolphin Discovery about two weeks ago, as part of a tour package. The park offers two main water adventures – snorkeling and swimming with the dolphins. Guests can also feed the manatees. Although we were not interested in any of those, we were told the park is also a lovely place to sit around the pool, watch the... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are grateful you took a moment to share your experience with us, we are sorry that your experience was not the most pleasant due to the lack of seating space in our facilities and that there wasn't a proper space to relax to make you feel satisfied by our park, please know that your comments will be... More 

Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Most people buy this package for the time with the Dolphins and that time was fantastic, the rest of the day was fine, snorkelling disappointing, not much to see in the area allowed to snorkel. A package of photos will also cost you around 150 dollars, it is something most people would like to have so be prepared for the... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are grateful you took a moment to share your experience with us, we are very sorry that your experience was not the most pleasant due to the price of the photos and the misinformation that was given to you about personal cameras, please know that your comments will be sent to the General Manager to work on... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This experience was amazing, I had always wanted to swim with dolphins but had never had the opportunity to do it. I did have a huge concern though, when I purchased the package they encouraged me to buy a water proof camera from them which I did. Since this being a once in a lifetime opportunity I wanted to have... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are grateful you took a moment to share your experience with us, we are glad your encounter with the dolphins was memorable yet we are sorry that your experience was not the most pleasant due to the price of the photos and the misinformation that was given to you, please know that your comments will be sent... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

First of when I booked it cist $90/person but be ready to pay another $8 for "docking fee" so a tital of $98, that includes lunch. with The encounter with the dolphin is what we're excited to do. It was very cool to be able to get close to dolphins but when it comes to pictures you are not aloud... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are grateful you took a moment to share your experience with us, we are sorry that your visit was not the most pleasant due to the price of the photos, if you are not able to retrieve the photos from the CD you can send an e-mail to photomemories@dolphindiscovery.com indicating your name, date and time of your... More 

Lansing, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My daughters had the chance to swim with a dolphin during our Cancun stay. They both enjoyed it immensely and were able to cross off an item on their trip bucket list. The place is obviously making money hand over fist, but in my experience, it is one of the cleanest dolphin encounter parks I have ever seen. It is... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are grateful you took a moment to share your experience with us, we are really glad you and your family had a beautiful encounter with the dolphins. We are sorry the memory was not the most pleasant due to the price of the photos, please know that your comments will be sent to the General Manager to... More 

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