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Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta

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Address: Tepic Km 155, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: 1-866-393-5158
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Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta invites you to live the dream of swimming...

Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins in paradise! With a range of programs, we have family-friendly adventures for all ages that you will never forget. Located in Aquaventuras Park, you'll enjoy your dolphin experience and a day on the water slides, an adventure full of adrenaline and smiles!

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The Royal Dolphin Experience was Fantastic!

We were hoping that our experience met our expectations as many of the reviews we read. It was outstanding. The staff new exactly how to handle each group. They were quick and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2016
Karen C
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San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We were hoping that our experience met our expectations as many of the reviews we read. It was outstanding. The staff new exactly how to handle each group. They were quick and efficient and spoke both English and Spanish. The dolphins and trainers were remarkable. We loved our experience. It was on our bucket list and we highly, highly recommend... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Karen, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta and above all, we are grateful that you took some of your time to write about your experience. Definitely it is an experience that you will never forget! We appreciate your preference and we hope to see you soon. Greetings. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We visited the park on June 29th. We did the Dolphin Encounter and then stayed for some waterslides. The dolphin and the trainer were amazing; we then bought the photo package (5 prints and CD with 39 images). When we came home and wanted to re-live the experience through the images, we discovered that the CD was blank. The sales... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear traveller, Thank you very much for letting us know your experience with us! About the mishap with the cd, we have sent you a private mesage explaining how you can get all the pictures you bought! So don't worry. On the other hand, we are happy to know that you liked swimming with dolphins! It is an experience that... More 

Boone, Iowa, United States
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We arrived at the park about 2 hours before our appointment for our dolphin encounter so we walked around a little bit and then checked out the shops. I was surprised that the items and clothing in the shops were so inexpensive. My wife bought a really nice tank top and it was only $9.00 USD. I read reviews on... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you very much for taking from your time to write about your experience at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta. We are happy that you and your wife enjoyed swimming with dolphins. It is an experience that will last a lifetime! Our programs are designed so everyone can play and pet the lovely dolphins. In addition, we will let... More 

Boone, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We did the dolphin encounter. I was a littler nervous at first but our trainer Alphonse did an excellent job showing us what to do. I now wish I would have swam with the dolphins. Alphonso was awesome very knowledgeable he told us all about our dolphin who's name Pegasus. I highly recommend this. It was a blast. I did... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear tarveller, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta and above all, we are grateful that you took some of your time to write about your experience. Alfonso is amazing! He loves dolphins so much; and Pegasus is so adorable, meeting new friends is his favorite thing to do in the day! Definitely it is an experience that... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

My wife and I and our two children ages seven and nine years old booked the dolphin discovery swim and Aquaventuras waterpark. Seemed like an ideal set up since the dolphin swim and waterpark were all included in the same price. It was off-season so park was not crowded at all The dolphin swim was an absolutely fantastic experience The... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Chris, First of all, thank you for letting us about your experience with us! We are really happy that you and your family loved swimming with dolphins! On the other hand, we will let the General Manager know about your opinion of the food and the way some of our staff treated you; this will help us improve our... More 

Hermosa Beach, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

They really take care of their dolphins. The slides were a bit scary because they definitely weren't as nice as slides you'd find at a U.S. resort, but they had fun slides. We did the Royal Dolphin Swim, the Sea Lion Meet and negotiated prices on the pictures. We also bought our tickets ahead of time to save $.

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Lindsey K, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta and above all, we are grateful that you took some of your time to write about your experience. We are happy that you saw the love we have for dolphins! Definitely it is an experience that all the family will never forget! We appreciate your preference and we... More 

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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This was Amazing!!!! My family went to the Dolphin Discovery yesterday and because it was the off season we were the only 4 people in our group. We had Manny who was an awesome dolphin trainer, and Izza was our beautiful dolphin. We learned a lot, took several rides each with her, and enjoyed petting her. This was a once... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Ashley M, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta and above all, we are grateful that you took some of your time to write about your experience. We are happy that you loved swimming with dolphins and that had the opportunity to kiss and hug one. Also we are glad you like the dolphin/sea lion show and... More 

Richland, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Amazing experience . My daughter and I loved it . Trainers were great and show was worth the money we paid .

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Dalila S, Thank you very much for taking from your time to write about your experience at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta. We are happy that you and your grandaughter enjoyed swimming with dolphins. It is an experience that will last a lifetime! We appreciate your preference and we hope to see you again. Greetings. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The theme park was a little dated, but it was kept pretty clean and the staff was friendly. The kids enjoyed the dolphin swim and we all enjoyed the water rides we went on. We did not choose to ride the waterslides just because the kids preferred not to. The only negative was that one of the employees gave us... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Teresa B, Thank you very much for taking from your time to write about your experience at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta. We are happy that your kids enjoyed swimming with dolphins. It is an experience that will last a lifetime! Our programs are designed so everyone can play and pet the lovely dolphins. In addition, we are thrilled that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great experience a full day adventure fantastic dolphins sea lion zip lining water slides great fun for the whole family

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Laura G, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Puerto Vallarta and above all, we are grateful that you took some of your time to write about your experience. Definitely it is an experience that all the family will never forget! We appreciate your preference and we hope to see you soon. Greetings. More 

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