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Address: Paseo de las Palmas No. 39 | Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 888 526 2238
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Description: Dolphin Adventure, by Vallarta Adventures, provides world- class dolphin...
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.
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Completley amazing Dolphin experience !

Great experience. I didn't agree with how they up charged you for experiences that were not much different. i.e. the top tier was to interact with the sea lion but, you get that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Ajax, Canada
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Ajax, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Great experience. I didn't agree with how they up charged you for experiences that were not much different. i.e. the top tier was to interact with the sea lion but, you get that chance at the free show.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A very interesting show, fun to watch for kids and adults alike. You do not have to purchase a ticket but can watch for free from the rafters as people swim with the Dolphins. They also have sea lions and turtles. There is a turtle breaking place on the beach, interesting to watch when they release the newly hatched t... More 

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Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This experience was amazing would do it again and again, great trainers and the dolphins where amazing to interact with.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This trip is brilliant but is a little short for what you pay. The silver package looks like you get more for your money

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It was a great experience! I wish we could of taken photos as they were very expensive to purchase. For the CD and a DVD of the experience,, they wanted $285 US!!! We only bought two photos for $30. The experience was very interactive and fun! The dolphins were beautiful! My only complaint is when I paid over $400 for... More 

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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We gave this to our granddaughter got this for her 14th birthday....what can I say!!!everything about it was exceptional!!!From the staff to the dolphins!!!!!She was treated really well and had a huge smile when we returned to see her with the dolphins!!!It's pricy but we'll worth it!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed the dolphin swim. The young blonde trainer was excellent. She really knew the animals and it was apparent that they liked her. I was worried that I would feel sorry for the animals but they had good space and were allowed to opt out of the show if they so desired. My daughter is 11 and loved it.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife has always dreamed of swimming with the dolphins. I thought the experience would leave us feeling like we spent a whole bunch of money and barely got to swim with the dolphins but that wasn't the case. There was so much time in the water, freeswimming in the massive pool with those majestic animals. We did the one... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A lot more interaction with the dolphins than I expected! We were a group of 7 people and we each got a turn to interact with them! You aren't able to take pictures during this unless you've got a 'watcher' that didn't do the swim. Pictures are super expensive but I guess you can expect that. They took cash or... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Such a great experience with these awesome creatures. All of the staff members were great with us and very patient. Abril was very knowledgeable and patient with our questions.

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