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Dolphin Discovery

Port of Costa Maya, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
1-866-393-5158
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Ranked #4 of 4 Attractions in Mahahual
Owner description: Dolphin Discovery is the world's number one swim with dolphins company. We welcome cruise lovers to...
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Owner description: 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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My dream since I was a little girl was to swim with dophins. This dream has come true in Costa Maya Mexico at the Dolphine Discovery. The tour was very expensive and just over an hour, but worth every dollar. To be pulled through the water by a dolphin is a rare experince. I loved every second of this experience.... More 

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Darlington, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I did enjoy this because it really made my day! The dolphins are so sweet and would definitely do the other attraction/excursion the next time.(the dolphin swim). They are so smart and friendly and just flat out fun to spend time with!!!! Loved, loved, loved this!!!!!!!!! It was fun to spend time in the water to see just how magnificent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The smile on our daughters face said it ALL. She enjoyed this excursion last Thursday in Costa Maya. I was blown away by the time she got to spend with the dolphins. There was a large group there but they were broken into smaller groups and given time to really enjoy their time. Individual attention was given to each person.... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Social Media Affiliate at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

"Dear traveler. 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 fulfilling a dream more in your life and have become experience is unforgettable. We hope to visit again soon, we will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My 3 years old daughter swan with the dolphin. Get the online package and be prepare to buy some pictures, instead 1 picture that was $35 I bought the CD with 120 family pictures for around $115.

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DolphinDiscovery, Social Media Affiliate at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Hello Traveller. We are really happy you had an unforgetable day with your family and thank you for your visit. Also we are glad you bought the cd of the incredible experience. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciate your visit and hope you can visit us again. More 

Vineland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had a group of six attend - two grandparents, two parents, and two kids - so we split in two and went the girls first and then the guys. We enjoyed watching almost as much as participating. The dolphins were well trained and friendly. The water was warm and the backdrop of the ocean was sensational. The staff was... More 

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Hello Traveller. We want to thank you for your visit and for sharing your incredible experience. Also we are glad you enjoy the educative interaction of the dolphins and happy to know we are offering an excellent service. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciate you visit and hope you can visit us again. More 

Hazlehurst, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Really enjoyed the Dolphin Experience. It was one of the best shore excursions we have ever done. The dolphin trainer was great. The water level was about 6" too high for my wife. Her vest would not let her touch bottom. I had to hold her by the collar to keep her from floating off, but that just added to... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Social Media Affiliate at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Dear Traveller. We are really glad you had an incredible experience with us and want to thank you for your visit. We also want to thank you for sharing your coments about your experience and happy that you had lots of fun. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciate your visit and hope you can visit us again. More 

Lewis Center, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We paid extra for the dolphin swim and it was worth it. The dolphins were well cared for and it was a very interactive experience for all ages. My boys ages 9, and 11 and my husband all enjoyed it. The cost of the photos was very expensive, but we purchased anyway. The shop where you purchase the photos had... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Social Media Affiliate at Dolphin Discovery, responded to this review

Hello Traveller. We thank you for your visit and for taking a few minutes of your time to write about your incredible experience in our location. Also we are glad than you loved the dolphin swim and for making it an amazing day with your family. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciate for your visit and we hope you can visit us... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The problem is that I am 79 years old and swimming with dolphins was the accomplishment of this dream that acompanied me for a long time.Short but full of emotion the encounter was as expected with this creature as interested to me than I was to him-yes because in a few seconds we forget than it"s a dolphin.... and we... More 

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Dear traveler. 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 fulfilling a dream more in your life and have become experience is unforgettable. We hope to visit again soon, we will be... More 

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