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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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+52 1 866 393 5158
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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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Nice team of people

We took my mom on her first cruise and this in the only excursion she asked to do. We paid for my husband to go also because he wanted to be included, but he didn't want to get... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

****** All cruise lines go to this pier and tourist market and all of them use Dolphin Discovery. You can not book privately, they only use tour groups from cruises.***** Dolphin Discovery was great, we have done dolphin swims before but this was the best. The people and trainers were great and we had a long time with the dolphins.... More 

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Thank ChristopherAlanP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the most fun you could imagine. 5 of us from the cruise did it and we each said the same thing fantastic. The Dolphin handler was very good the photographer was amazing. We bought all the pictures because it was so good. I would highly recommend this to anyone stopping here.

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Thank clare7464
Hollywood, Florida
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our Dolphin handler Antonio was professional, pleasant, light-hearted and showed genuine humane care for the dolphins. I was a little anxious at first, but that feeling quickly left as I watched the beautiful dolphins interact with us. they were amazingly soft & smooth. Friendly, smart and good people skills. Thank fully our photographer Javier, captured every moment. Javier also took... More 

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Thank E.J. F
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the worst thing I've seen. The pools where they keep the dolphins are very small and there are at least two or tree dolphins in there. They can barely make a circle without bumping into inch other. They should other make more space for them or keep only one per pool.

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Thank Maria S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my mom on her first cruise and this in the only excursion she asked to do. We paid for my husband to go also because he wanted to be included, but he didn't want to get in the water. After we got there we discovered he could just stand behind the fence and watch. You're literally almost right... More 

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Thank Sassy_Flash
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Javier was The dolphin trainer did a great job, was very nice and the dolphins were supér sweet. They came right up to you and gave kisses.

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Thank Kai T
Costa Maya, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter swam with the dolphins when we arrived to this Mexican Port on our Cruise Ship.. The crew took a picture of her while a dolphin kissed her cheek. We had never experienced swimming with dolphins, but the crew was extremely helpful, professional and friendly. We had an amazing time and were able to upload the pictures the crew... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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270 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Other resorts could charge $100 more than was here to swim with the dolphins. $149 and you take this off of your bucket list. The animals are so special and the experience is worth the wait in line.

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

Dear Traveler On behalf of Dolphin Discovery we thank you for your visit. We are pleased to know that your program of interaction with dolphins has been a marvelous lifetime experience worthy to be shared with your family and friends. At Dolphin Discovery we looks forward to welcome you once again. Regards More 

Hollywood, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a dolphin experience like no other this is it! We have done other dolphin encounters but have never had such a personalized, up close experience. We kissed, hugged, high fived and swam with beautiful dolphins just a few minutes from our cruise ship. Highly recommended!!

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

Dear Susie 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. We are sure this was an amazing lifetime experience. Our staff is more than happy to create good moments for our guests, as our main goal... More 

Wildwood, Missouri
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110 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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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Thank Allan G
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 

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