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Dolphin Adventure by Vallarta Adventures

Paseo de las Palmas No. 39 | Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
1-888-526-2238
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Aquariums
Owner description: Dolphin Adventure, by Vallarta Adventures, provides world- class dolphin experiences in beautiful Vallarta. Located in the Nuevo Vallarta marina, our... more » Owner description: Dolphin Adventure, by Vallarta Adventures, provides world- class dolphin experiences in beautiful Vallarta. Located in the Nuevo Vallarta marina, our dolphin center offers an unmatched facility to enjoy your marine mammal experience. Designed for guests of all ages and abilities, our award-winning dolphin and sea lion programs offer an intimate encounter and unforgettable experience with some of the ocean’s most incredible animals. During our programs, you will learn about the animals and their behaviors from our expert trainers who are passionate about marine mammals and their work. You will interact with our intelligent, gentle, and playful friends and feel the connection that is created during your encounter. We invite you to join us for the experience of a lifetime. « less
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
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Palm Desert, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I have been wanting to do this for a long time. It was even more wonderful than what I expected. The dolphins were very well trained. I felt safe at all times. Manuel, was a great informative and very funny guide. We did the extreme experience and the staff was very patient with us, since we are not used to... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We booked for the dolphin experience where you got to ride on the fin and belly as well as other general things direct with the company and saved 20% doing so! When we arrived we were offered an upgrade to swim with the sealions for only $29US so we added that to the package. The area is well equipped with... More

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St. Albert, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

If you have never swam with dolphins I would recommend this. It is expensive but it is something really you only need to do once. We did the swim experience as we were advised with was worth the extra 30 or so dollars to swim with them vs just being on a platform. We were also told this is the... More

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

As well done as the pictures and DVD were done, the pricing seemed a bit out of of line with the overall experience! I plan on doing the next level up next year but I'll probably just opt our on the pictures and just go with the memories...

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Coquitlam, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Love the dolphins and the sea lions. Hated the overpriced charges on the photos they have taken of you.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had a party of 8 and booked the 45 minute signature adventure. It was better than a day at Sea World! Since our group was so big we got our own private adventure. We danced with the dolphins, fed them,were given rides by them, played with them, and got a mini show at the end. We bought the movie... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My 21 year old daughter took the Dolphin experience and the Sea Lion experience. She had a great time with both but enjoyed her time with the Sea Lion the best. It is a great value compared to other places we have visited that offer a similar adventure.

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United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Honestly it was an unforgettable experience;We did the Dolphin Extreme program, include a lot of fun activities with the dolphins,all the chance you have to be with them it is amazing. Everything it is awesome in this place, the pools, the dolphins,the friendly and helpful staff specially Manuel, the food in the snack-bar and the quality of the expensive photos(the... More

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Northern Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our daughter and I chose to swim with the dolphins because we were tired of touring cities . I have long suffered from depression, and have always hated having my photo taken . The encounter with the dolphins had a smile on my face the entire time and anyone could have done photos, movies and I would have been fine... More

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Los Angeles, California
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just outside of Puerto Vallarta, set along the Bay, is a large aquatic facility, housing dolphins and several sea lions, along with a few other exotic animals. There are many opportunities to interact with the sea life, but we chose to do the “Trainer for a Day” program, which allows you to spend about 4 to 5 hours with the... More

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