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Dolphin Dive Center

#5 of 21 Tours in Loreto Features Animals
Ave. Benito Juarez, Loreto 23880, Mexico
+52 613 135 1914
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We snorkeled with dolphin dive and it was a great experience! We got there at 8 in the morning and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
So nice

Dived one day in early April with my 18-year-old son. Abraham was our guide. Dived two sites on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eric J
Walla Walla, Washington
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“great diving” (7 reviews)
“sea lions” (23 reviews)
Ave. Benito Juarez, Loreto 23880, Mexico
+52 613 135 1914
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We snorkeled with dolphin dive and it was a great experience! We got there at 8 in the morning and left by 8:45. Stayed out until 3ish. It was a little rough, but we swam with seals, saw rays, a sea turtle and lots of...More

Thank melm1993
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dived one day in early April with my 18-year-old son. Abraham was our guide. Dived two sites on the West side of Isla Carmen. Visibility was fair. Not as many fish as in other areas, although that may change with the season. Very nice people....More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I had a great time diving with one of the Rafa's off Isla Danzante in February 2017. Rafa is clearly passionate about scuba diving and he brought along magnifying glasses for us to look at all of the macro subjects in great detail. The shop's...More

Thank Nochee
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Had an amazing Snorkeling trip last Monday! Raffa is an incredible guide and host. Beautiful sunny day with calm seas - the water temp was a bit chilly BUT we were outfitted with wet suits - made the experience even better. Not to mention, we...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed March 1, 2017

My first time snorkeling and I had an awesome adventure. We had Abraham who was very informative about the marine life and also the vegetation on Coranodo when when we walked the trail. I had trouble with my snorkel at first but he had brought...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Rafa is an amazing dive master and tour guide. My husband had a great day of diving and although I opted out of diving due to the chilly water temp I was treated to a wonderful day of sights and scenery, historical information, and a...More

Thank Cheri M
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Rafa and his crews made my first time snorkelling an amazing experience! We went around Coronada Island. Saw sooooo many fish and other sea life. My favourite part was swimming with the sea lions! Their gear was excellent, lots of good food, they were all...More

Thank Lindy D
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Did two dives with this vendor in early January. Water was about 68 degrees F so my dive partner and I were given double XXL 5 mm wet suits. We were glad to have the extra layer (even though we both dive frequently in Alaskan...More

Thank derbyking98
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough about how much I love diving in Loreto and how much the staff and owners at Dolphin Dive make it an even better experience. Rafa, Joel, Elena, María, the other Rafa, Abraham, and everyone else is just a delight to be...More

Reviewed October 31, 2016

Dolphin Dive Center, again (3rd time), has proven how capable they are at handling a large group (5 divers, 3 snorkelers) during a rather busy week-- they had enough boats & personnel to easily cover the job. We went in 3 different directions on each...More

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Do you have to be certified? What is the cost
November 6, 2015|
Response from Dennis F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you should be certified, although they also have discover scuba also where you do not need certification. For prices look on their website and click on the "certifcations" tab at the top.
Charles W
I'm a certified diver and was thinking about 2 days of diving. Do you remember what the cost is and which places would you recommend if you only had 2 days to dive.
November 6, 2015|
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Response from TheScubaHawk |
While DDC is a good dive operator, there is another very good dive operator in Loreto that should always be considered. I have dove many dives with Sea And Land Eco Tours (yes - the business name does not say anything about... More
Are the dolphins in captivity ??
February 28, 2015|
Response from lin959 | Reviewed this property |
No! This is ocean diving in the wild.