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Dolphin Discovery

Port of Costa Maya, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
1-866-393-5158
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Ranked #4 of 5 attractions in Mahahual
Type: Aquariums
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... more » 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. « less
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Vineland, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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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Lewis Center, Ohio
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

From start to finish was wonderful experience - lockers for your belongings, instructor was great, pictures were so memorable. It was an absolute great activity, one I would recommend highly.

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new jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

so I have rated other dolphins on here and I wish I could take back what I said. This place truly gets 5 stars. I booked it through the cruise but this place is as soon as you get off the boat and probably is cheaper if you book through them directly. We did the dolphin encounter me my aunt... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I thought we swam a little with the dolphin and play more with them. Also, it we be fun if the dolphins played together. The cd was expansive.

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NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

One of those landmark experiences in your life, getting to touch, kiss, swim with dolphins, but is quite pricey, and the pictures are very expensive. Trainers are friendly, speak decent English and the dolphins continually smile. Unfortunately, they cram as many tourists as possible into each group so that you don't really get any quality time with the mammals.

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

Hello, first of all we want to thank you for visiting Dolphin Discovery in Mahahual and taking time to comment. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with dolphins. We'll let to Operation Manager in Mahahual know about your feedback in order to imporve our service. Thanks. More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The staff was very helpful and made it a very personal experience. Carlos was a great trainer and explained the Bottle Nose Dolphin for us and we now have greater respect for these beautiful creatures.

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Calgary, Canada
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We were on Princess Cruise but book this on our own once we arrived at the port. It was an unbelievable experience. We were upgraded to the higher package for no charge. We have no regrets.

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