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Dolphin Discovery, Playa del Carmen

(3.7/5 based on 650+ 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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  • We chose this attraction because the Dolphin would not be in a tank and Yes in the sea and why they accepted small children (my son is 5 years old and many of the sites that offer the swim with Dolphin, only accept children as young as 8 years old) I confess I always twisted the nose for these activities with animals, for understanding that the animals are exploited and work extensively (which in fact is reality) but I have to admit it was a wonderful experience , especially for my son. The swim with Dolphin and the interaction with that animal provides a unique experience. Moreover, the site itself offers many benefits. You spend the day in the pool and consume drinks will. Lunch is served from 12 to 4:00 pm. It's sick and varied. It was so cool that neither went to the village center of Isla Mujeres. Recommend!
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  • 3 adults and 3 children, we went late in the day to see the dolphins... it of free and nice and beautiful has see... beautiful beaches next 2 min feet... so perfect for a half-day visit cool :) We bathe and take advantage of our animal friends
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  • Had a great time watching my daughter swim with the dolphins! Loved all the time she got with them!!  more »
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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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