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Address: 39-A Paseo Las Palmas | Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 888 526 2238
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Dolphin Adventure, by Vallarta Adventures, provides world- class dolphin...

Dolphin Adventure, by Vallarta Adventures, provides world- class dolphin experiences in beautiful Vallarta. Located in the Nuevo Vallarta marina, our dolphin center offers an unmatched facility to enjoy your marine mammal experience. Designed for guests of all ages and abilities, our award-winning dolphin and sea lion programs offer an intimate encounter and unforgettable experience with some of the ocean’s most incredible animals. During our programs, you will learn about the animals and their behaviors from our expert trainers who are passionate about marine mammals and their work. You will interact with our intelligent, gentle, and playful friends and feel the connection that is created during your encounter. We invite you to join us for the experience of a lifetime.

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Sweet dolphins

This was a great adventure. Our tour guide (I wish I remembered her name) was great and you could tell, really loved her job and these dolphins. We did the Dolphin Encounter, so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great adventure. Our tour guide (I wish I remembered her name) was great and you could tell, really loved her job and these dolphins. We did the Dolphin Encounter, so we were up close to the dolphins but we didn't swim with them. My kids loved it. They take all the pics for you. Although, I thought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A good time. Spend the little extra and do a swim with the 2 dolphins. You'll be glad you did. More time, more interaction, and less people in the group. Be prepared, the photos are expensive ($200 U.S for the photos) for 3 people. You can't take cameras or a Go Pro so you are stuck either buying a single... More 

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San Leandro, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am writing this review immediately upon returning to my room so that everything is still fresh in my mind. I'm hoping that it will help at least one person make a better judgment in the future. We took advantage of the 50% off sea lion encounter by purchasing the deal online a few days in advance. When we arrived,... More 

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Tepic, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Una experiencia diferente si nunca has estado con delfines, nunca se te olvidará esta experiencia, realmente vale la pena, te ponen un salvavidas y te metes a la piscina pero pegado a la pared, el instructor te dará las indicaciones y el delfín se acercara a ti para hacer una serie de actividades, el delfín puede ser tocado y besado,... More 

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Thank Gerardo C
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The silver experience is once in a lifetime and we cannot recommend it enough!!! The staff speak excellent English and explain everything. Any questions and they are happy to answer. Superb service and incredible experience

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Thank BethW84
Windsor, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The dolphin adventure is a very good option for children and adults. You get to swim and interact with the dolphins. The dolphins have very large, spacious areas to swim and play. They obviously are very well cared for. The pools are large, with openings between the pools where the dolphins can go from one pool to the next. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this was a lovely experience, the dolphins were amazing, just felt staff were rushing through everything so made the experience a bit shorter than expected, did get some amazing pictures done.

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Dunstable, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for the silver package and thoroughly enjoyed it. Split into 2 small groups with a dolphin per group. Didn't feel rushed at all and most importantly, the staff seemed to genuinely care for the dolphins.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall the Dolphin Experience was good. My daughter really liked it. The part that killed me was the photos. For our group of 10 they wanted to charge us $600 dollars for the photos and video, OUTRAGEOUS! Obviously while you are participating you can't take photos, but even people who come to observe and not participate are put in such... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing experience. We were split into small groups of 6 people and then spent time getting to know the dolphins. The highlight was being taken underwater by the dolphin and the being pushed by the Dolphin at high speed through the water.The trainers were really knowledgeable and were keen to show you about the feeding, medical and... More 

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