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Dolphin Adventure by Vallarta Adventures

#2 of 17 Tours in Nuevo Vallarta Features Animals
39-A Paseo Las Palmas | Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
+52 1 888 526 2238
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Was amazing

The dolphin encounter was amazing. Don't bring your drama bc they won't let you use it. But the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
swatchsatx
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San antonio tx
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My 6yr old son said it was the best day of his life

My wife, 6yr old son, and my mother did the dolphin experience with myself. My son repeatedly told... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Scott E
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39-A Paseo Las Palmas | Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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+52 1 888 526 2238

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The dolphin encounter was amazing. Don't bring your drama bc they won't let you use it. But the pictures they take are well worth the money. We had a 10 month old and 4 yr old and we had an amazing time.

Thank swatchsatx
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife, 6yr old son, and my mother did the dolphin experience with myself. My son repeatedly told me it was the best day of his life...The experience was amazing and can't wait to do it again!

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having been the first time to ever be next to a dolphin or even touch one, the experience was magical. Such sweet yet sensitive creatures. Abigail the trainer made the experience wonderful. Very well trained trainers and staff!!! Will never forget this experience!!

Thank Jana O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Others have shared their concern about the well-being of the animals. If you are opposed to the idea of Sea World, you'll likely be opposed to Dolphin Adventure as well. That being said, all of the trainers do a good job of reassuring you they...More

Thank Joshua E
Reviewed 1 week ago

we did the family encounter with a 3 year old and a one year old, and we had a blast. The kids were alittle disappointing, but the dolphins were not. Our trainer Paco was very patient and friendly and our 2 dolphins Niko and Dolly...More

Thank DonaldandTrish M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour took about an hour, if that, total but Ive always wanted to swim with dolphins and this was totally worth it. We got to pet, kiss, hug, and ride the dolphins. Dolphins are extremely intelligent animals and being up close and personal with...More

Thank Patty V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the silver package through TUI and Vallarta adventures which meant swimming with the dolphins in 2 small groups of 6. Price (160usd) included general petting and swimming with dolphins for around 10 mins, an underwater swim holding onto one, a hug kiss and a...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience. Kids and adults loved it. Also got great pictures and a video. Spent 45 mins with dolphins

Thank lisafrank75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have purchased a combined experience of dolphin swim and Caletas trip. When booked online, I received a confirmation email with instruction to show up at Martime Terminal - when arrived there I was told this boat is only for Caletas trip and dolphin experience...More

Thank Malwina B
TheAdventuresGroup, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin Adventure by Vallarta Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Malwina B Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are sorry you received the incorrect information regarding the departure points for your excursions but we are happy to hear that our reservations staff was able to accommodate you so could...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't support this place. They are unscrupulous, disgusting business operators. We did the dolphin encounter and the experience itself was just so-so. 20 mins standing around in the water with these poor mammals in captivity. They have you touch them, kiss them and they have...More

Thank Steven E
TheAdventuresGroup, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin Adventure by Vallarta Adventures, responded to this review

Hello Steven E,

 We are pleased that you and your son enjoyed your Dolphin Encounter, we also appreciate your concern with animal welfare. You are in good company as we too, are passionate about the welfare of our dolphins, sea lions and stingrays. We have...More

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Jess L
What is the difference between the signature swim and swim experience with the Dolphins please. Do you do the Dolphins nose push? Thanks
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
I did the dolphin swim experience and no you dont do the nose push, you are in the water about 30min-45 and in a group of about 6 people. You have one dolphin for the group, you basically touch, pet, rub, feed, kisses... More
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Laurenab1990
When does the 50% off end ? Thanks
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Sarah D | Reviewed this property |
It is still posted on their website if you search them you will see the offer under dolphin and sea lion adventures. I believe you must purchase in advance online.
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luluangel98
How old do you have to be to do this? I have a 6 year old who would love to do this! Thank you!
January 6, 2017|
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Response from Darren C | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion 6 is a little too young for the gold package. No issue with just swimming with dolphins though
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