Dolphin Discovery

Make your vacation of a lifetime even more special by adding some dolphins into the mix. Dolphin Discovery offers a number of possibilities, most ending with guests swimming with the dolphins.

Get ready to be up close and personal with some friendly sea animals. Dolphin Discovery offers four main programs that are sure to be remembered. They host the traditional dolphin swim, where you get to swim along side dolphins, or for a more intimate encounter you can opt for the Royal Swim, where the dolphin will push you through the water. Unlike many of the dolphin swims in Mexico, Dolphin Discovery also has a swim program that lets you swim not only with dolphins, but also sea lions and manatees, in a truly unique attraction. Then, for those not ready to be in the water with these animals, Dolphin Discovery also has a submerged platform that you step onto, bringing water to your knees. from here you can get a little closer to the dolphins without being in the water completely.


Dolphin Discovery is located in Puerto Aventuras, a neighborhood in the vicinity of La Gloria; it's to the northeast of Xpu Ha.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area could be chowing down on food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this attraction. The most proximate place to eat to Dolphin Discovery is Richard's Pizzaria, which sells Italian meals. The dining establishment is a short distance off, but removed enough that you will probably want to make plans for employing a viable means of transport to visit there. Also within reach, you will encounter restaurants such as Art Cafe Crepe and Mediterraneo where you and your party will want to test out Caribbean dishes and experience the flavors of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

There are a couple other activities nearby, including Cedam Museum, which is about a hundred yards away Puerto Aventuras. You might also want to consider visiting Jardin Del Eden Cenote, which is another attraction not far away.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Dolphin Discovery
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cedam Museum Museum 0.1 mi. (4.6 km) W Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote GeoFeature 1.5 mi. (2.5 km) WSW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote GeoFeature 1.5 mi. (2.5 km) WSW The vicinity of La Gloria
Kantun Chi Eco Park -- 1.6 mi. (2.4 km) WSW The vicinity of La Gloria
Tajmahal Cenote -- 3.1 mi. (1.9 km) WSW 1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha
Aktun Chen Cave System GeoFeature 11.1 mi. (9.9 km) W 6.2 mi. Northwest of Akumal
Puetra del Cielo Historic Site 11.8 mi. (3.6 km) NE 2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historic Site 12.6 mi. (2.3 km) NE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen

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The first swims begin around 9:00 a.m. and the last ones begin around 3:00 p.m.


There are four programs , each with their own price. The submerged platform costs $79(USD) for adults and $69(USD) for children. The regular swimming with dolphins costs $99(USD) while the dolphin push costs $139(USD). Finally, the swim with dolphin, manatees, and sea lions costs $179(USD).

Location: Puerto Aventuras, Mexico



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