Puerto Vallarta Dolphin Swim Excursion Reviews

Puerto Vallarta Dolphin Swim cruise excursion
Overall Rating
Dive in with the dolphins to get up close and personal with the friendliest mammals in the ocean.
Member Image asksuzie
1 review
Dec 2016
Didn't actually swim with dolphins- stood on platform. got pull around pool once. Much better swim with dolphin experience previously in other locations when booked myself! however, It did include a very good lunch.
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image CruisinAZNana
1 review
Nov 2016
Fabulous experience. Had done one in Grand Cayman and this was far superior. Lots of real swimming with the dolphins, a fairly small group, and lots of attention to the children with us including having one of the dolphin handlers jump in the water to help the 6 year old grab the flippers of two dolphins at once for a wild ride. He was beyond ecstatic.
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image wendybf1
1 review
Mar 2016
Amazing day. We did the dolphin trainer for a day. It was a longer tour and we didn't get to see any of the city just the dolphins. The dolphin trainer included 3 different swims including a underwater swim, playing with the dolphins a sort training session, information about the health and care of the dolphins, a sea lion encounter (swimming and petting) and lunch. Amazing day. Make sure you bring money for purchasing pictures and the video which is worth the added cost.
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Provider: Holland America Line
Member Image SharonBill4
1 review
Mar 2015
We had a beautiful day and an experience of a life time swimming with the dolphins. Looking forward to going back here someday, I wish the ship docked overnight here to experience more of Puerto Vallarta.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image coachjeff
1 review
Mar 2014

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

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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image dvandkq
1 review
Dec 2012
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.
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Provider: Disney Cruise Line
Member Image Cruiseseeker3
1 review
Nov 2012
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.
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Provider: Aquadventuras Water Park
Member Image Duckgirl
1 review
Apr 2012
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.
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image cdamion
2 reviews
Mar 2012
Swim With Wild Dolphins - fantastic tour swimming with a pod of wild dolphins in the ocean.
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Provider: Wildlife Connection

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