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Dolphin Discovery, Playa del Carmen
(3.6/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Tick another item off your bucket list at Dolphin Discovery, a center that lets you swim with friendly dolphins. Under the guidance of the trained staff members, you can swim and play with the personable, intelligent marine mammals, either by yourself or in a group. Learn from the staff about the behavior of dolphins in the wild, and the challenges currently facing them in their natural habitat. You'll also gain an understanding of what the center does to conserve the dolphin population in the area. Put Dolphin Discovery and other Playa del Carmen attractions into our Playa del Carmen vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This experience had been on my wife's bucket list for some time. And what an experience it was! We opted for the Royal Swim with two dolphins. It’s the only way to go. It was amazing how intelligent t...  more »
  • This was a must do on our honeymoon. It was a very interactive and fun experience to swim with the dolphins. We did the Royal Swim which encompassed a dorsal swim and a foot push, both with 2 dolphins...  more »
  • Swimming with dolphins is really an exciting and unforgettable experience, the instructors are friendly and prepared, and on request it is possible to have an instructor who speaks Italian. The experience is great and deserves five stars but the catch is in the photos, in the Dolphinarium and picture is not allowed to have a memory you have to spend $40 for a photo or 150 dollars for a cd with all photos, a real robbery!; We have been able to get a single cd with all our photos (2 people, for a total of 78 photos) at a price of $120, the price always exaggerated.
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  • I've walked past this every day for a week and my girlfriend is a huge animal lover who desperately wants to have a great experience with these animals but... (I'll disclaim the next bit by saying I'm no marine biologist) animals that can swim that fast should not be in cages (there's no other way to describe them) that small. Swimming with dolphins in the ocean is one thing, this is quite another.
  • Better to go see the Dolphins in the morning as they will swim up to see you than pay big $$# to be in the water.
  • It very good. Kids have a great time swimming with dolphins
  • One pays for the dolphins, but can't have your own camera. They sell the pictures they have taken for an extra $150!!!
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