Dolphin Discovery Akumal, Akumal

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#2 of 6 in Zoos & Aquariums in Riviera Maya
Meet the charming dolphins of Dolphin Discovery Akumal, just 20 minutes south of Playa del Carmen. With the help of professional trainers, you can interact with, touch, and swim with the friendly marine mammals, while enjoying the scenic views of Akumal Bay. You can choose from a few programs: one in the shallow end of the tank, suitable for children and non-swimmers, and others including snorkeling and being pushed by a pair of dolphins. Make Dolphin Discovery Akumal part of your personalized Akumal itinerary using our Akumal road trip planning website .
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  • We take the Royal Swim package for my daughter and my wife. Beautiful experience and happiness of both faces is priceless! 2 dolphins to do all sorts of activity, foot push, ride in fins, dance, Kiss, salute. Also includes some amazing pictures! very good experience
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  • Very nice swim with dolphins! Staff super friendly and makes it worth the trip! Sensational!!
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  • This experience is not to be missed! If you have the chance, do it, you won't regret it! Trainers are very knowledgeable and answer all your questions and the time you are able to spend with the dolph...  more »
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  • Scam alert! You would expect a reasonable rate for the Swim with the dolphins basic activity, but then they nail you with readicolos over-charged rates for the pictures. These greedy operators knows the pictures are the memories of the activity, so they exploit this factor to readicolos levels. Over the phone it was 40$ USD for the pictures (plural) on a CD. After 45 min drive, on site, they suddenly say 40$ is only 1 picture (!!), and the rate for pictures of me, my wife and our less than 1 year old baby is 150$(!!!). Attaching here their greedy rates. Very bad experience.
  • Awesome experience.....My wife and I... along with the trainer were the only people in the pool... They took lot of time with us and there was no rush to get out... We had a great time. The staff was so friendly and courteous.... I would definitely recommend doing this while you are there... And get the package they offer that the dolphins lift you out of the water.... It is like nothing you have ever experienced.... Don't miss out on this... Pictures are a bit expensive... but like everything else in Mexico negotiable... But well worth the money...
  • The experience was good, not what you'd expect. You do not get one on one with dolphin and trainer. It is a group with the same package you have selected. Pictures cost a tremendous amount for one and you arent allowed your own photo source. Dolphins were great and very well behaved and were very well fed. "First experience last forever"
  • Well worth the fee to interact with the dolphins. We came in a not so busy time. Peak times may prove less favorable with more people to share the dolphins. The picture packages too expensive even though I still purchased.
  • Took Royal swim with the dolphins!! Best experience of my life!! The dolphins are so cute!!! ❤️ will do it again when I'm back!
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