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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...more
Paseo de las Palmas 39, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
+1 888-526-2238
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This guys are amazing! It was an unforgetable experience doing the activities, is worth paying any tiket..

Thank Riviera_Golf_Carts
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Last year we had such a great experience with Vallarta Adventures that we decided to use their services again. We booked the Ocean Mania Adventure with Neto, and he did not disappoint. Spending time with the sea lions and dolphins was incredible. The zip line...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mostly our experience was soured by the fact that we weren't allowed any of our own pictures; and the pictures taken were par. I mean give me a good camera and I could take those pictures--they perfectly set up for tou! Not spectacular! Which is...More

Thank bcbarks
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the luxury sailing cruise. The sailboat was in excellent condition and it was definitely a luxury catamaran. I swam to the beach when we stopped and spoke to some people who were admiring the sailboat. That says a lot when bystanders admire...More

Thank SimbaTheExplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Benjamin and his entire crew were great and made the experience very fun.We felt immersed in culture as we made our walk through the town of Yelapa and up to the gorgeous waterfall. The snorkeling stop was very fun and we never felt rushed at...More

Thank castri30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were so glad we decided to do many of our daily activities with Vallarta Adventures. They offer so many fun things to do. The first fun thing we did was the dolphin signature swim and sea lion encounter with them. It...More

Thank auderenderos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous morning swimming with the dolphins. It would have been a lovely experience to have swam with them in the sea, but I could clearly see that they were very well looked after and that they were very happy. Our lady that was...More

Thank Mamag67
The Adventures G, Guest Relations Manager at Vallarta Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola Mamag67, Thank you for your review! It's wonderful to know how significant meeting Yagalla was for you. We are passionate about dolphins, so many thanks for sharing how amazing your adventure was! On behalf of everyone at Dolphin Adventure, we truly appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend booked through our hotel with Thomsons to do the silver swim with dolphins (I would recommend to book it at the place instead as we paid £130 each and it was only about £30 per person at the facility) I had...More

Thank Tamsinhickling
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I added scuba diving to our trip to Marietas and it was amazing! Not only we saw plenty of cool stuff (including sting rays, moray eels and lots nudies), but our guide Ricardo (Red) made sure we had the best experience ever,...More

Thank vickymoreira
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I can very highly recommend the silver swim with dolphins.The dolphins looked very well looked after.For the money it was worth every penny.

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Jess L
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
March 5, 2017|
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.
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