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Address: Mayan Riviera | Xel-Ha, 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: +52-998-206-33-11
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Description: Enjoy the best Swim with Dolphins program in the biggest natural aquarium...
Enjoy the best Swim with Dolphins program in the biggest natural aquarium of the world, Xel-Ha Ecopark.Delphinus Xel-Ha is inside the Xel-Ha Ecopark, located on the freeway of the Mayan Riviera just 10 minutes from Tulum.Our facilities in Delphinus Xel-Ha at Riviera Maya just like in all of our dolphinariums, are extremely comfortable for our dolphins and visitors. Dolphins enjoy in an area ten times bigger than the established by the Mexican Official Norms.
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5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Best dolpin interation better than Discovery Cove, Florida, need to spend two days here to see and do everythingBy sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Oh how we loved the dolphins are Xel-Ha! There is something very humbling about being so close to an animal who is just as smart as you, but looks nothing like you. You can read them just as you would another person you have just met. Lots of fun in beautiful surroundings!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We visted xel-ha organised through Thompsons. Thompsons only use xel-ha for dolphin swim experiences as they provide the best experience and the best car for the dolphins out of 12 places in Mexico. We arrived by a mini bus after 45 mins from playacar. We were instructed that would happen with tickets ect so was pretty straightforward. As soon as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Just fantastic time with family, ages 9 - 46. Well informed staff that knew a huge amount about the Dolphins that they care for. Excellent for all ages, the cost of the photo packages are a little high but the quality was great

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

The whole experience with the dolphins was amazing! We visited the park on my birthday in our group of 6 and we had an instructor and 2 dolphins with us! The session lasted a full hour and we did numerous activities swimming with the dolphins, including where they push you out of the water and jump over you! It truly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited on our honeymoon and opted for the gold trainer for a day package. This was excellent for us as it allowed us loads of time with the dolphins. Arturo the trainer was fantastic and gave us lots of great insights into the training of the dolphins and how they are looked after. Would definitely recommend this experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We booked the dolphin experience along with the general visit to xel ha. Total cost including Dolphins, and the whole attraction with all inclusive food and drink and transport from hotel was about £170 each which was expensive but well worth it. We had about an hour with the Dolphins which was amazing. We were in the water with them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

AMAZING experience! Loved everything about this day and could not fault it even when the trainer came and asked at the end if they was anything they could add to the day. You swim, snorkel, interact with actions, foot push, tour of all the backstage areas, help the trainer with a health check of the dolphin and so much more.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

One of the trips my partner and I decided to go for was the swimming with Dolphins, we booked this through our Thomas Cook rep at the hotel, for Delphinus at the Xel-Ha Eco park. After hearing the swimming didn't last long and seeing the price, we wanted a little more from the day and went for the trainer for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Management please read. Tourists looking to spend money on Eco tourism need to know how your facility is taking care of the dolphins. Please include in the dvd/watching portion of the package or somewhere that informs tourists how the dolphins are being cared for at the water park daily. The certifications listed doesn't inform anyone on what the park needs... More 

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Address: Mayan Riviera | Xel-Ha, 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: +52-998-206-33-11
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya

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