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Dolphin Adventure by Vallarta Adventures

Address: Paseo de las Palmas No. 39 | Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: 1-888-526-2238
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Aquariums, Adventure
Owner description: Dolphin Adventure, by Vallarta Adventures, provides world- class dolphin experiences in beautiful...
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
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Type: Aquariums, Adventure
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.
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access

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Lakewood, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I have a back disability and almost thought I was not going to be able to swim or touch these beautiful dolphins, but Benjamin made arrangements for me in the pool with the Mothers and babies. That pool has steps rather than a ladder. It was GREAT. Benjamin was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the dolphins. The whole experience was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

My family took a three year old and 15 month old to do the dolphin encounter. The staff was professional, friendly and made us all feel comfortable! These are memories we will cherish! Definitely get the video and cd with all the photos - I found the value really reasonable and well worth it! We all stood on a platform... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Yes, it was fun to swim with the dolphins. We got to do it belly to belly, holding on to the fins, and also doing it with the dorsal fins. We got to be kissed and touch them. The trainers were nice and informative. Lets me real, when they say these dolphins only know to be in this confined area,... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Yet another mind blowing excursion from Vallarta adventures. If this isn't the best excursion company on the planet then i'm amazed!! The way in which they organize, supervise and provide the best of the best is a wonder to behold. The Dolphin adventure started with a tour of the centre, this included an overview of feeding patterns and requirements, medical... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I loved the whole thing. I got to meet them and 2 of them pulled me across the pool. The water was warm. They seem to be well taken care of and happy.

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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Six of us did the private family swim. We were in a pool with two adult and a baby dolphin. We interacted with both adults, and the baby copied their activities. So cute! We each had a chance to take a "belly ride" on the dolphin, our belly to hers, holding on to her flippers. We also used snorkel masks... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Swimming and interacting with Marina the sea lion was a wonderful experience. I would recommend this trip to everyone.

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Westminster, Colorado, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Loved swimming, dancing, playing, feeding and kissing/hugging the dolphins! This excursion seemed a bit short--could have added more to it to feel like we got our money's worth.

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Castro Valley, California
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6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This attraction is rather expensive, but well worth it if you are interested in really meeting and playing with a dolphin. We were in a group of six people with plenty of opportunities to interact with the seemingly cheerful creatures. The trainers were seemingly cheerful as well! One particularly fun activity was holding on to her side fin and dorsal... More 

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Okemos, MI
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a memorable experience for especially the kids. Ride and swim with tthe Dolphins and Sealions (two seperate adventures). Grandson got kissed and a hug from the sealion. Adventure by Vallarta Adventures has a number of tours available with great guides.

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