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Address: Port of Costa Maya, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 866 393 5158
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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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Fun but very pricey.

We swam with the dolphins and manatees. The water was a bit cold that day and everyone in our group abandon the manatees before the experience was over. At the end they show you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
Darkprayer
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Longmont, Colorado
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Cleator, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seen this prison for dolphins in passing while on holiday , too small and the dolphins are covered in scars and don't look very happy at all , these places belong only in history books , what is also really sad is the the pool is only a matter of a few feet away from the ocean where these beautiful... More 

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1 Thank Peter Q
Derby uk
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104 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was horrible so small I felt so sorry for the Dolphins ...don't encourage this exploitation of wild animals. Much better facility's in Cozumel or Jamacia

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2 Thank Elaine K
Guthrie, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kids were super jazzed, riding on a dolphin is a huge time for young kids. Myself as an adult kid was not so exciting.

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Thank tomnsarah333
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So disappointed with this place. They are liars. U touch the dolphin for 5 minutes and watch the trainer play with it. My daughter was excited and it was a 5 minute experience. What a disappointment. From the minute we walked in the staff attacks you. Each picture is 40$. Can't get more robbery than that. Plus you get insulted... More 

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1 Thank Maya M
Coquitlam, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful experience! Highly recommend! Clean facility, lots to do for the entire family. Staff were wonderful with both guests and animals! Very patient. Clean change rooms with complimentary lockers. A shame the website didn't work for ceperson....it worked great for us! We had a "live chat" with Patricia and she was very informative and accommodating. When we arrived off the... More 

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Thank Glenda K
Minneapolis, MN
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent the afternoon trying to book the Dolphin Discoveries Package with photos memories for $139.00 as advertised on the web site. When I couldn't get the booking to go through I tried the live chat option. When I asked why I couldn't get the advertised package they terminated the conversation. I emailed the company and have not received an... More 

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2 Thank ceperson
Denver, Colorado, United States
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best day adventures to do in town, try to plan to do this adventure when there are no cruise ships in town, makes the adventure that much better.

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Thank Aaron E
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this review

Dear Aaron E, First of all, thank you very much for taking your time to share your experience with us. We are glad to read that you enjoyed this adventure! Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your preference and hopes to see you again. Greetings. More 

wilmington
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Reasonable price , beautiful view, friendly staff and the wildlife was amazing. Beautiful place and there is a turtle refuge across the street. A must see.

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Thank blacksheep100
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this review

Dear traveller, First of all, thank you very much for taking your time to share your experience with us. We are glad to read that you enjoyed it, specially the beautiful view. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your preference and hopes to see you again. Greetings. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Had a great time swimming with dolphins but didn't expect the photos to be so expensive. I wanted to purchase one photo for 20dollars but the sales lady said I could have two for 40 but not 1 for 20. So I left with no picture of the fun day.

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Thank Linda B
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this review

Dear Linda B, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya and above all, we thank you for taking from your time to write about your experience with us. We are happy to read that you liked swimming with dolphins! On the other hand, we will let the General Manager know your opinion about the photos prices. Definitely it... More 

Longmont, Colorado
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We swam with the dolphins and manatees. The water was a bit cold that day and everyone in our group abandon the manatees before the experience was over. At the end they show you the pictures and here is where they try and legally empty all your pockets.

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1 Thank Darkprayer
DolphinDiscovery, Community manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this review

Dear traveller, First of all, thank you very much for taking your time to share your adventure with us. We are glad to read that you enjoyed swimming with dolphins and manatees, it is an experience that you will never forget! Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your preference and hopes to see you again soon. Greetings. More 

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