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Dolphinaris at Barcelo, Puerto Aventuras
Categories: Zoos & Aquariums
Swim with dolphins at Dolphinaris at Barcelo, a luxury dolphinarium located within a beach resort. Surrounded by the scenery of the Mexican Caribbean, take a dip with the personable creatures, taking the time to get to know them and observe their interaction with humans and each other. Talk to the trainers about the dolphin's behavior and natural habitat, and the challenges currently facing them in the wild. You'll have a training session before heading into the pools; lifeguards on duty make the experience suitable for visitors of all ages and swimming abilities. To visit Dolphinaris at Barcelo on your trip to Puerto Aventuras, use our Puerto Aventuras trip itinerary maker.
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The Dolphinarium located within the Barcelo hotel is an amazing attraction where you can see a free dolphin show at 11.40am every day and participate in aid activities with the dolphins too if you lik... read more »
My sisters did this the morning we were leaving & said it was amazing & they would do it again when we return. Usually people do this once & done but they enjoyed it that much they said they'd go agai... read more »
La experiencia es inolvidable. Las fotos que te toman y el video son costosos, pero vale la pena tenerlos.The experience is unforgettable. The photos that you take and the video are expensive, but it is worth having them.show original
The Dolphinaris is in a small area by the beach that seems awfully small and shallow to be holding five dolphins. The viewing area is has a number of long benches for the shows, but people end up standing along the rail despite being the announcement to sit before the show. Standing on the ledges by the fence might actually give you a better view and is closer to the pool's edge. Coming from Chicago with it's Shedd Aquarium and the largest indoor Oceanarium in the world, it's a bit unsettling to see how small this facility which holds dolphins is...
The 3 dolphins that were in there at the time had a pool smaller than the kids pool at the Barcy park. It in no way is big enough for the poor animals. The Dolphins were super cute though and kept trying to splash the onlookers, probably for their own entertainment. Still felt horrible for them.
Very entertaining place for kids and right in a middle of resort
Casandra Mejía Leal
The experience is great but the pool is too small for the dolphins, the hotel has a lot of area and I'm sure that they can make more space for the dolphins.
Got a bigger fish tank at home.. made me upset just walking past seeing the poor dolphins..
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