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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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Great place for Families

We went at 9:30 am before it got too hot. They are well organized for the swimming with the Dolphins. Groups are small and each person gets individual attention. It was the high... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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263 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We went at 9:30 am before it got too hot. They are well organized for the swimming with the Dolphins. Groups are small and each person gets individual attention. It was the high light of the trip for most of our 8 grand children, ages 7 - 16. Water slides were fun as was the zip lining. Hamburgers were also... More 

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

Dear Traveler, We are grateful you took a moment to share your experience with us, and the overall feeling you had of your visit. Please know that your comments about the activities, food, facilities and attention from our staff aver vey important to us and they will be sent to the General Manager to work on improving the quality of... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Richie did an awesome job as the trainer of the sea lions. Christian was a superb photographer. After you swim with the sea lions, Christian went above and beyond and asked Richie and Kym if we could also get some pictures with the dolphins. They were awesome enough to get us a short bonus swim with two dolphins to get... More 

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

Dear Traveler, Thank you so much for taking the time of sharing your experience with us, please know that your comments about your review are very important to us and 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 

White Rock, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We expected only to stay for the dolphin show.. but when booking our tour agent added a few add ons including free lunch, ziplining and then the waterpark and challenge course appeared to be included as well.. there were seven of us ranging from 6 to 50 years old and all of us had a great time. We did the... More 

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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 for you and your family. We hope you can visit us again soon, we will be here to welcome... More 

Leawood, Kansas, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Even the cool sunless day could not override the excitement of the Dolphin Swim. My grandson was a little hesitant in the beginning but was quickly reassured. The staff is very professional, the grounds well kept and judging from the smiles and comments (not just our group) everyone had a wonderful experience! What I liked the best? Great memory maker!

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Puerto 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 can visit us again soon, we will be here to welcome you with open arms.... More 

Portland, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
8 reviews 8 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
Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

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