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Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya

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Address: Port of Costa Maya, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 866 393 5158
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Dolphin Discovery is the world's number one swim with dolphins company. We...

Dolphin Discovery is the world's number one swim with dolphins company. We welcome cruise lovers to our facility in Costa Maya to live the experience of a lifetime swimming with dolphins in paradise.

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Fun for everyone

We went as a family and had a lot of fun as the Dolphins are wonderful. Expect to spend a lot not only for the attraction but for pictures but no obligation to buy them.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ojerseyg
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Lincoln, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thought for this shore excursion was built great for this type of activity. The staff was friendly and our interaction with the dolphin was great!

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Ronkonkoma, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our granddaughter wanted to swim with the dolphins so we chose this port to do it (NCL Getaway). The water is calm and the dolphins were fun. You have to be careful when they try and sell you a photo, they wanted $40 for one photo or $75 for a CD with all the photos of one person. I love... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a family and had a lot of fun as the Dolphins are wonderful. Expect to spend a lot not only for the attraction but for pictures but no obligation to buy them.

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highland village
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great! The dolphin hug was a little bumpy because of the instructions and the person commanding the dolphin with the first 2. Then they change and it was great for the other 2 members of our family. The ready of the interactions were great. The personal was friendly and helpful. I bought the family package of pictures and... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think if they would bring the prices down on the photos to maybe $20 for two photos instead of $40 for one photo they would sell a lot more...just a thought

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Kingwood
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trainers did not have control of the dolphins!!! All they are concerned about is taking pictures of you with the dolphins so that they can try and charge outrageous prices for them! Complete rip off!!

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Beckley, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time an was so happy we made the decision to do the dolphin swim adventure at Costa maya versus Cozumel

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Katy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an unbelievable experience. We made special memories! We loved riding the dolphin the most. The employees were informative and helpful.

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this review

Dear traveller, First of all, thank you very much for writing about your great experience with us! We are happy to read that you enjoyed this experience of a lifetime. Dolphin Discovery Group appreciates your preference and hopes to see you again. Greetings. More 

San Antonio, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I went to this attraction as a shore excursion off of our Royal Caribbean cruise. The entire event was set up for a photograph opportunity with the dolphin, for which we are charged $40 per picture. This fee is clearly excessive and did not set well with me. Had I been warned I would have not booked... More 

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this review

Dear traveller, Thank you very much for taking from your time to write about your experience at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya. On the other hand, we are sad to read that your experience was not as awesome as all our guests tell us! That is why we encourage you to give us a second opportunity, so we can demonstrate that... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In water with Dolphin ... good experience Out of water before ... not organized and rude Out of water after ... all about selling photos at extremely high prices Prices are not firm ... negotiate

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