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Address: Port of Costa Maya, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
Phone Number: 1-866-393-5158
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Description: Dolphin Discovery is the world's number one swim with dolphins company. We...
Dolphin Discovery is the world's number one swim with dolphins company. We welcome cruise lovers to our facility in Costa Maya to live the experience of a lifetime swimming with dolphins in paradise.
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Incredible life changing experience

We had the best experience with the manatees that a person could have asked for and more. We loved the hands on experience and would highly recommend the dolphin experience to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
mandae0428
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Leominster, Massachusetts
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Leominster, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We had the best experience with the manatees that a person could have asked for and more. We loved the hands on experience and would highly recommend the dolphin experience to others. We were disappointed in the group that we went with to interact with the dolphins as the trainer and guide did not ask the family to have the... More 

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BEACH AREA NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Loved the fact our handler was a veterinarian. We felt as though the animals were happy, healthy and kept well. Trainers seemed to really enjoy their job and had all the answers to whatever questions we asked about the dolphins. Impressive!

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I cruised on the Emerald Princess 1/11/2015-1/18/2015. We were originally scheduled to go Roatan, Honduras, however due to fog the ship channel was shut down so we weren't able to make it to Honduras. Instead, the ship went to Costa Maya! I was excited as I had never visited Costa Maya before, but didn't have the opportunity to research "things... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya and for recommended to Ana. 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... More 

El Paso, Texas
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Dolphin Encounter was definitely the highlight of our holiday cruise! The animals were well taken care of and very sweet. The trainer made sure the entire group had a wonderful time, but went out of his way to make sure my 84 year old mother had the time of her life. All of us one at a time swam... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Mahahual. 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 for you and your mother. We hope you can visit us again soon, we will be here to welcome you... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

I didn't actually go on this excursion and I'm so glad I didnt. The cruise line I was with (carnival cruises) supported this excursion and I'm honestly disgusted that any decent human would be supporting keeping the Dolphins in the conditions they were in. We did actually walk past the swimming pool the Dolphins were kept in and it broke... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

this was more fun than I even thought it would be. I suggest doing it if you haven't swam with Dolphins before!

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Mahahual. 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 

Menomonie, Wisconsin
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It was a great time to be able to pet and get kissed by a dolphin. The trainer did a wonderful job with all of us, including my 3 year old granddaughter. BUT to have to spend $35 for a picture of just one of us is ridiculous. When you have to spend almost $400 for all of us to... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Mahahual. About the photos price is because the price is set by the market for our competitive location but we're going to let General Manager know about your comments in order to improve our service. We hope you can repeat this special experience again. Dolphin Discovery Group thanks your preference. More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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665 reviews 665 reviews
528 attraction reviews
343 helpful votes 343 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Sat on beach and watch the dolphins perform and interact with people. Quite enjoyable. The customers seemed to be enjoying their interaction. Me=I just enjoyed watching. You can sit at the beach and still enjoy the show. The dolphins while getting fed really jump quite high. Located right on shore from the cruise pier. It's free to watch from the... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Mahahual. We invite you to life the experience to swim with dolphins when you visit again Mahahual, we will be here to welcome you with open arms. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My children have been dreaming of swimming with dolphins since we booked out cruise. We were told by other people in the cruise not to take the Cozumel dolphin experience but to do it in Costa Maya. I was a bit worried because it was our last stop but I AM SO INCREDIBLY THANKFUL that I took note of this... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thanks for visiting Dolphin Discovery Mahahual. 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 a dream of your kids. We're going to let General Manager know about your comments in order to improve our service. We... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
37 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I am not sure who they paid off to get the license to keep these poor animals in such substandard confinements, but it really is a disgrace. These have to be some of the smallest enclosures. It would be like making a human being live their life in a closet.

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