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Address: Tepic Km 155, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: 1-866-393-5158
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Description: Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta invites you to live the dream of...
Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins in paradise! With a range of programs, we have family-friendly adventures for all ages that you will never forget. Located in Aquaventuras Park, you'll enjoy your dolphin experience and a day on the water slides, an adventure full of adrenaline and smiles!
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Fantastic

Hard to say much more. If you have never swam with the dolphins or sea lions, which we had not, it was worth every penny. We enjoyed every minute of it. It is very expensive but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Mothert1313
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Hard to say much more. If you have never swam with the dolphins or sea lions, which we had not, it was worth every penny. We enjoyed every minute of it. It is very expensive but that was our big splurge for the week. The photos are not cheap either. As long as you know that going in it will... More 

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Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Vallarta. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. We hope you spent a great time with dolphins and with our personal. About the photos price is because... More 

Surrey, Canada
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was our third visit to Dolphin Discovery in Nuevo Vallarta. The first time was just to enjoy the water park with small children. Now the children have grown and a couple of years back wanted to swim with the dolphins. This year, some friends wanted to do the same so we accompanied them. We were not disappointed. We booked... More 

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Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Vallarta. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. We are very happy that you visited us again for third time with all your family and friends, we... More 

Alliston, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Made a forever memory, the best experience you could have, trainers are excellent. Dolphin swim excellent but be sure to swim the sea lions that is outstanding. I am a senior and was thrilled but also seeing the look on children's faces made the whole experience PERFECT. Thank you

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DolphinDiscovery, Community manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Vallarta. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part of an unforgettable experience. We are working to give more smiles for everybody, thank you very much about your good comments. We hope... More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

There were 3 adults and 3 kids and we all had a fantastic time. The royal swim was amazing and sealion encounter was so fun. We got over 350 amazing professional pictures. Then we all did the lazy river, waterslides and zipline. Not an inexpensive day but a lifetime of memories.

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Vallarta. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part an unforgettable experience. We hope you can visit us again soon, we will be here to welcome you with open arms. Dolphin Discovery... More 

Paignton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We were booked in for the Whale viewing trip with Vallarta Adventures and while wating for the boat we had the experience of seeing the Dolphins doing some of their tricks with holiday makers that were swimming with them, very enjoyable bonus.

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Vallarta. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part an unforgettable experience. We hope you can visit us again soon, we will be here to welcome you with open arms. Dolphin Discovery... More 

Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

For those of you who haven't swam with dolphins, this is a great start in a controlled environment where you will feel safe. Animals are great and company makes it easy for visitors.

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Vallarta. Welcome to our family and we appreciate the minute you took to tell us and share your experience with us. We are pleased to know that we were part an unforgettable experience. We hope you can visit us again soon, we will be here to welcome you with open arms. Dolphin Discovery... More 

Heywood, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I paid for my daughter to swim with dolphins and she loved it, her face lit up. There are other experiences that you can book to visit during your visit

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

Dear Traveller, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us, we are really glad your daughter had a good time. Please know that all of your comments will be sent to our General Manager to improve our service. Dolphin Discovery Group thanks your preference and hopes to see you again soon. More 

Eugene, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

This was one of the most amazing experiences in my life. I would suggest getting 2 dolphins because they were able to pull you by their fins and push you by your feet with their noses.The only thing I would recommend they change is to let you bring your own camera because pictures are expensive. The waterpark admission is included... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us, please know that the prices for the pictures are set by the local market demand. Also, all of your comments will be sent to our General Manager to improve our service. Dolphin Discovery Group thanks your preference and hopes to see you again soon. More 

Woodbridge, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great experience with grandchildren but we couldn't take our own cameras in and they gauged us on the price of their pics.:( So only have memories.

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

Dear Traveller, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us, please know that the prices for the pictures are set by the local market demand. Also, all of your comments will be sent to our General Manager to improve our service. Dolphin Discovery Group thanks your preference and hopes to see you again soon. More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The kids loved the dolphins and all the excitement that the dolphins provide. The attendants were good with the kids, loved to watch the dolphins going for the feast and rubbing their undersides.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us, we are very happy to hear you and your family had a wonderful time. Please know all of your comments will be sent to our General Manager to improve our service. Dolphin Discovery Group thanks your preference and hopes to see you again soon. More 

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