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Dolphin Discovery

Address: Mz 23 Plano 1 Lote 11-Centro Comercial Marina, Puerto Aventuras 77400, Mexico
Phone Number: 866-393-5158
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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Owner description: Dolphin Discovery Puerto Aventuras invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins in the paradise of the Riviera Maya. Our beautiful, natural lagoon setting is ideal for your hands-on interactions with our family of dolphins, manatees and sea lions. We offer programs for all ages, a family-friendly experience you will never forget.
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Telford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Wasn't sure I would like to see the dolphins in the pens but they all appeared to be well cared for and we saw the vet there on numerous occasions, There was a dolphin family in situ so they must be happy as they were breeding. Also told the original dolphins were rescued orphans so would have died had they... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

After just getting back from holiday and downloading photos to the laptop, I have just found that the photo CD is blank !!! Considering how much the photos cost I am not very impressed at all. I see that this has happened before as well. Why not go to using USB sticks like most other parks as they show you... More

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182 attraction reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

In the center of the marina is located the many dolphin pools, manatee pool, and seal (or sea lions) pool, surrounded by lots of shops and restaurants. The main business store for the Dolphin Discovery sells shirts and all the tourist-y stuff you would expect. Most folks arrive by van (but some walk in through the gates) and there are... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My husband and daughter swam with the dolphins ( Lulu and Arrows) during our stay at Dreams Puerto Aventuras. They loved it! And i loved watching it! The trainer, Miguel did such a great job educating us and making the experience so much fun for all of us. He even had the dolphins do a trick for my little ones... More

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

a dream of my wife to swim with dolphins she enjoyed every minute good value about eighty pounds for an hour the only negative is that it cost almost fifty pounds for a disc of photos .

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Mexico City, Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I know is controversial but they have a program and use only dolphins born in their properties. The experience is great. But try to go in low season.

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Stoney Creek, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We did not enjoy seeing the poor dolphins living in the enclosure. It is not entertaining to watch all the people going in and out of the small pool they live in.

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Rising Sun, Maryland
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9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

During our 20th anniversary trip to Mexico, we had the pleasure of visiting this tremendous place. This experience of swimming with the dolphins and manatees was beyond words and a must experience for anyone. We danced with dolphins, kissed the dolphins and they kissed us, petted the dolphins and even a baby one, the two dolphins gave us a ride... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had a 6 people discount, so we could go for the Royal Swim with paying only for the middle option. Swimming with 2 dolphins (in poor conditions) was pretty good, but the upsell for taking really few photos of us and asking for 50 bucks for each of us was not so clever. This was the only attraction we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

The Dolphins were great and very well trained. I wanted to spend a lot more time with the manitees. They are so sweet! Staff was very helpful to very young and to we older participants. Be prepared for very $$$ photos. Ask to have group Pix for couples or families.

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