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Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya

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Plaza Caracol local 20-B | Puerto Costa Maya Mahahual, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 1 866 393 5158
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The BEST!!!

This was by far the BEST excursion of our 5 port cruise. Loves Aeros the dolphin and his trainer... read more

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Reviewed 15 August 2017
ashleynewton66
Discrimination

We were on vacations in Mahahual and reading all those positive reviews decided to visit. Only to... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Nik M
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Москва, Россия
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Plaza Caracol local 20-B | Puerto Costa Maya Mahahual, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This was by far the BEST excursion of our 5 port cruise. Loves Aeros the dolphin and his trainer was great! We were with family of all ages. Teens and toddlers!More

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience....More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were on vacations in Mahahual and reading all those positive reviews decided to visit. Only to be refused a reservation. They sell it only to cruise ships visitors that is clearly a discrimination. Such a shame.More

Thank Nik M
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear visitor, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We really regret that you felt you did not receive the service you deserve, however as our official website says Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya is only available...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went with 2 small kids (10 and 7) and they loved it. Took the royal program so Dolphins, Sea Lions and Manatees (very cool animals). Pictures were taken by the staff and they were selling them for only 220 usd /s. Those prices are just...More

Thank Sypack
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Dear traveler, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with the rest of our marine life has been an amazing...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

My wife and I did the Dolphin Encounter as opposed to the swimming with the dolphins. We were the only ones that choose this and we had Nina's, our trainer/host, attention for the whole hour! Nina is incredible, she was very knowledgable, friendly and explained...More

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya. We are pleased to know that swimming and interact with Eros has been an amazing experience. Our team...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Really fun time. Great experience up close and personal with the dolphins. The operation is very well run and organized. We had a really good trainer by the name of Elvin who was very engaging with both the dolphins and people.More

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience....More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Its was greatI The crew on the Dolphin Discovery were awesome and very accommodating. Shout out to @Josue @Nina @Eros and our great tour guide @Nahun.More

Thank Jonathan B
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience....More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

So worth it. Very sweet people and the dolphins were amazing. Would love to do it again. Not a bad thing I could say.More

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Dear user, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya. We are very happy that you enjoyed your day and that the dolphin experience was an amazing event, they are wonderful creatures! We really appreciate your...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Place is like a dream, cause you have a perfecto view of the pier and ocean. Trainers are increible, they take care of you all time. Photographs and hostess, are so friendly. Definetly, if you visit Costa Maya, you must to take this tour. An...More

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience....More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

My instructor was very friendly and professional. The dolphins were friendly as well. It was great that professional pictures were taken during the encounter. I can now check swim with a dolphin off of my bucket list!!More

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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear traveler, We appreciate your visit to Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience and our services were...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

So nice day... I am working in a cruise line and I have experience to do this activities around the world, however the kindness and professionalism of the instructor and the photo guy was awesome!! Kevin and Oscar was so nice and the took a...More

Thank Francisca L
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience....More

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judymnadeau
6 March 2017|
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Response from Maria S | Reviewed this property |
It is licated at the end of the pier, you can walk from your ship to them, or there is a shuttle that you can take if you don't want to walk the distance. It's about 5min walk.
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Brucejet2000
26 January 2017|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Dear Traveler Thank you for your interest in Dolphin Discovery. Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya is open from 9am to 5pm and we are located next to the port. The nearest dive shop is located in the fishing village Mahahual... More
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Michelle R
26 September 2016|
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Dear Michelle Thank you for your interest in Dolphin Discovery. If one of your party is not doing the program, they can wait on the observers area. Just remember to mention it at the reservation time, so they can... More
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