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Dolphinaris Cozumel
Ranked #10 of 158 things to do in Cozumel
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Owner description: Dolphinaris Cozumel has a privileged location within the pristine waters of the Mexican Caribbean's heart; you will be able to enjoy a magical dolphin swimming with a tailor made ALL-INCLUSIVE service. The architecture of this dolphinarium is inspired in a fishermen village and has a design that, aside of being one of the most beautiful around the world, provides an ample home for dolphins where they can spaciously unwind during their dolphin encounter with our visitors. Visit us and experience the thrill of being propelled by a dolphin on top of the water surface and observe how they communicate; have magical moments in one of the most beautiful natural locations that only the Mexican Caribbean can offer! Swim with dolphins and enjoy in Dolphinaris Cozumel this lifetime experience that you can share with family and friends!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Perth, Australia
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Amazing, Amazing, AWESOME”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Absolutely love it.... The scenery is beautiful, the trainers are lovely and they make sure you have your special moments individually with the dolphins and the dolphins are just so clever and caring. By caring I mean I watched the dolphins even swim a little slower for smaller children and wait patiently for people to listen to the trainer repeat instructions.

I'm not one of these love love love animals and dolphins people however I found myself so mesmerized in the water with them it brought a little tear to my eye, in MEXICO and swimming with dolphins. YAYA.

Its expensive.. we paid $130 each through the cruise ship and were them stung with $70 or $100 (I cant quite remember) for a couple of their photo. You cant take an underwater camera or any pics during your swim so you really have no choice but pay.

Visited March 2013
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WebMasterIT, Public Relations Manager at Dolphinaris Cozumel, responded to this review, November 27, 2013
Dear visitor,

We are happy to hear you had a wonderful time here at our facilities. Our trainers are very kind and patient with our visitors. It is important to that everyone feels safe and comfortable in the water with the dolphins, for the guests safety and the dolphins safety. All of the visitors love the dolphins. They are such beautiful and intelligent mammals.

Cameras are not allowed for your safety and the dolphins’ but we know that our visitors like having a memory of their experience at Dolphinaris. Therefore, we count on the photo and video department to capture these unique moments. There are different packages and prices. You can choose the one you prefer.

We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again in the future, maybe at one of our other locations.

Thank you and you are always welcome.
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Bethany, Oklahoma
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“Experience of a lifetime”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

I'll tell you up front, I can be a cheapskate and a tightwad.
I wasn't too happy to pay the prices for everything including the picture packages.
In the the end.........it was worth it for the experience. The whole family really enjoyed the experience.
The onsite photographers took excellent pictures of the family.
You can review which pictures you want to purchase and put on a CD/DVD.
In the end the man helping us with the photo decisions made us a deal for the entire package since we kept changing our minds on what photos to include.
Maybe it was a little of that "haggle for the price" that we are accustomed too in the shops.

Visited August 2012
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WebMasterIT, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Dolphinaris Cozumel, responded to this review, May 21, 2013
Dear visitor, the most important for us is that you are happy when swimming with the dolphins and Dolphinaris does their best to give you excellent programs with beautiful dolphins.

In regards to the pictures, we have a great variety of packages and prices and our visitors can choose one of them if they would like to purchase them.

Thank you for visiting Dolphinaris and you are always very welcome.
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Garland, Texas
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“So much fun!!”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

This was one of our cruise excursions, and I am so glad we did it! The trainers are very knowledgable, and speak english very well! I will forever hold this day as one of the BEST.DAYS.EVERRRR!!! My thirteen year old still talks about it -- almost daily! If you don't have a smile plastered on your face all day when you're here, you seriously need to seek help!

Loved it!!

also....we got a cd with ALL the pics (and 2 printed pics) for $200! (they'll totally bargain with you)

Visited March 2013
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WebMasterIT, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Dolphinaris Cozumel, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Dear visitor, we have the best trainers who give excellent attention to the dolphins and the best service for you. Dolphinaris always creates the perfect environment to provide you a wonderful swim in our facilities. We are really happy that your kid had a great day with our dolphins: this is the result of the great staff at Dolphinaris.

Pictures are available for purchase if our visitors would like to get them.

Thank you for visiting Dolphinaris and you are always very welcome.
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upper louisiana
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“very very nice wonderful experence”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

On a recent trip we did dophinaris in Cozumel. This can be booked on line and you receive a very nice discount. We arrived did our dolphin encounter and came away with great pics. Staff was very patient and helpful. I would definitely recommend this. Not crowded and once we were finished we were within walking distance of down town, Think it was maybe 2 blocks. wonderful experience.

Visited February 2013
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WebMasterIT, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Dolphinaris Cozumel, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Dear visitor, the experience of swimming with the dolphins is wonderful at Dolphinaris. Our staff gives great care to the dolphins; the trainers are very professional and always willing to share their knowledge with our dear visitors. It is important to know that your experience was beautiful.

Thank you for visiting Dolphinaris and you are always very welcome.
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South Carolina
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“Great experience!”
Reviewed May 4, 2013

I have wanted to do this excursion since I was young and decided to bite the bullet and do it this year for my 50th birthday. The dolphin swim and belly ride excursion was worth every penny. We spent so much time in the water being able to pet and learn about the dolphins hands on.
The staff was very patient with those that didn't seem to understand the instructions on how to ride the dolphin.They also seemed very happy to share their knowledge of the beautiful animals.

Visited April 2013
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Thank cmeflySouthCarolina
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WebMasterIT, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Dolphinaris Cozumel, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Dear visitor, it was very nice that you chose our facility to celebrate your birthday with our amazing dolphins. Doing a belly ride is extraordinary, in fact is one of the most attractive activities by our visitors.

Our staff has designed very nice programs for our visitors so that you can learn about them and enjoy the experience of swimming with the dolphins.

Thank you for visiting Dolphinaris and you are always very welcome.
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