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Puerto Vallarta Dolphin Swim Excursion Reviews

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Dive in with the dolphins to get up close and personal with the friendliest mammals in the ocean.


1 review

Great experience, however the royal swim says groups of five. we were in a group of 12 then a group of 8. The three hours includes time at the waterpark slides. The meal was a really bad hamburger, no other choice. Pictures were $1

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines


1 review

Our swim with dolphins with Vallarta Adventures was one of the highlights of our trip! The only negative aspect was the painfully long drive from the ship to Nuevo Vallarta, the location of the dolphin swim. There is a military checkpoint between Puerto Vallarta and Nuevo Vallarta at the Nayarit/Jalisco state border, and it took us an hour to go what should have taken 15 minutes. Luckily, our time with the dolphins wasn't cut short. I had my concerns that I'd be displeased with the health of the dolphins, or with the way they were treated by their handlers. I could not have been more impressed with the apparent quality of the facility, and with the level of love shared between the dolphins and their handlers. The dolphins seem truly happy to play with and perform for people! We had our seven year old son and two 70-something grandmas in our party, and they all had an amazing time! Highly recommended for anyone of any age.

Provider: Disney Cruise Line


1 review

Good not excellent. We really enjoyed the Dolphin encounter, the water park was barely average. Some of the slides and the Lazy River was closed and we were not told ahead of time.

Provider: Independent Operator


1 review

This was fantastic! Well worth the money. We spent about one hour in the pool with the dolphins. Lots of interaction with them and a nice lunch afterwards. Very well done by the staff at the Dolphin Center.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises


2 reviews

Swim With Wild Dolphins - fantastic tour swimming with a pod of wild dolphins in the ocean.

Provider: Independent Operator

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