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Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya

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Address: Plaza Caracol local 20-B | Puerto Costa Maya Mahahual, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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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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A ptretty setting

This is a beautiful park and the restaurant is good too. Like any enclosure it's a touch sad that the dolphins are captive and not free but they are clearly well cared for.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
Allan G
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Wildwood, Missouri
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Wildwood, Missouri
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a beautiful park and the restaurant is good too. Like any enclosure it's a touch sad that the dolphins are captive and not free but they are clearly well cared for.

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

Dear Allan Dolphin Discovery appreciates your visit. We are pleased to know that you have had an amazing experience swimming and interacting with the dolphins. These creatures are so smart and cute that is so hard not to love them. At Dolphin Discovery we look forward to see you again in a near future. Best Regards More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were off the cruise ship looking for what there is to see when we came upon the dolphins. Watching the different children learning how to interact with the dolphins was a true pleasure. Well worth our time.

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

Dear Mike Thank you for sharing with us your comments, at Dolphin Discovery we feel happy to know that you have enjoyed of watching the dolphins playing around. These creatures are so amazing that is hard not to love them. At Dolphin Discovery we look forward to see you soon again. Regards More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Fantastic! Great instructor named Ricardo at Costa Maya made this excursion memorable. My whole family enjoyed it. Thanks!

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

Dear Traveler Dolphin Discovery is happy to know that you and your family had a fantastic experience swimming and interacting with the dolphins. Dolphins are awesome creatures and it is a lifetime experience to interact with them! The team of Dolphin discovery hopes to welcome you back in a short time period. Greetings to your family! More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The dolphin swim encounter was really special. I did this with my daughter and we both loved it so much. The trainer was wonderful and we were able to touch the Dolphins and do tricks with them and feed them too.

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

Dear Traveler, Dolphin Discovery appreciates your visit and especially for having the time to share your comments with us. We are happy to know that you had an amazing experience interacting with our lovely dolphins. They are marvelous creatures that like to play around with their human friends. On behalf of Dolphin Discovery we want to thank you for your... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This excursion was a gift to my 13 yr old daughter for her birthday present. It was a gift to my entire family. These dolphins are incredible creatures.

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

Dear Traveler What a lovely birthday present!! We are glad to know that the present was for the whole family. Dolphin Discovery appreciates your visit and hopes to see you soon again. Best Regards. More 

Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I enjoyed the experience. My wife loved it even more. The pictures were really good, but the prices for the pictures was insulting. I felt especially bad for a single mother with 2 boys that was forced to spend a minimum of $214 just to get any picture of her or her boys with a dolphin because of the requirement... More 

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

Dear Traveler Dolphin Discovery thanks you for sharing your experience with us. Your opinion is very important as it helps us to improve the quality of our service. Your opinion about the photo prices will be shared with our management; nevertheless it worth to mention that our photo prices are based on the local market. On the other hand we... More 

Streamwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

There were 6 of us that experienced the dolphins. Each one of us was given time to interact with the dolphins. We were petting, rubbing their tummies, and giving them kisses. For $30 more you could grab a fin and swim with them. Our leader was so good with handling the dolphins. It was an awesome experience!! We signed up... More 

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

Dear Gloria F On behalf of Dolphin Discovery we want to thank you for your visit and especially for sharing with us your experience. We are glad to know that you had an amazing day swimming and interacting with our lovely dolphins. We hope to see you again on your next vacations. Best Regards. More 

Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had such an amazing experience with Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya team. Thank you all. Your dolphins are simply wonderful. Me and my Wife became astonished with the acrobacies and all kind of tricks performed by Eros, the dolphin wich played with us.

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

Dear Traveler Dolphin discovery appreciates your visit and especially for having the time to share your experience with us. We are happy to know that your family really enjoyed swimming and interacting with our lovely Eros. Our staff really cares about our dolphin's safety and care, they do a great effort to keep an optimal ambiance for them. We appreciate... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

An excellent day & experience with such intelligent creatures! They obviously enjoy doing everything they do & the people who train them, must be patient & dedicated. Lots of other things to do, we have been here 3 times in the last few years & it is worth the price.

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

Dear Caroline On behalf of Dolphin Discovery Team we want to thank you for your comments. We are glad to know that you had an amazing time swimming and interacting with our lovely dolphins. Our staff is more than happy to create good moments for our guests, as our main goal is to provide fun, safety and quality services to... More 

Sachse, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was an awesome we wanted to swim with the he dolphins but due to the age requirement we could not. We had a screaming kid but with that said it was awesome.

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

Dear Traveler Thank you for sharing with us your experience, we feel happy to know that you had an awesome time at Dolphin Discovery. Dolphin Discovery hopes to welcome you back in a near future. Best Regards More 

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