Man and daughter with dolphin in the waters of Mexico's Costa Maya region

Dolphin Encounter

Location: Costa Maya, Mexico

At a Glance

Activity Type: Splashtacular and Family Adventures
Activity Level: ModerateHelp
Duration: 1 to 1.5 Hours
Adult Price: $89 (ages 10 and up)
Child Price: $74 (ages 3 to 9)
Ages: 3 And Up
On this tour you will:
  • Walk from the ship to the Dolphin Center, located at the end of the pier.
  • Meet your guide, who will lead your through the check-in process and orientation.
  • Meet these friendly marine mammals during an approximate 30-minute interaction where youll touch, play with and learn about the dolphins. The program is conducted in approximately 37-inch-deep water. Guests will not swim with the dolphins on this program.
  • Conclude your program, check out the available photos for purchase and enjoy the rest of your visit to Costa Maya.

Important Additional Information
  • Children ages 3 through 12 needs to be accompanied in the water by a paying adult booked on the same experience.
  • Guests ages 13 through 17 must be escorted by their parent/legal guardian to the Dolphin Center. The parent or guadian may observe the program at no additional cost.
  • Wheelchairs need to be standard size and collapsible; electric wheelchairs/scooters are permitted. Guests must be able to negotiate 2 sets of 6 steps and enter the water unassisted.
  • Expectant mothers up to their 12th week of gestation may participate.
  • Guests must be able to wear a lifejacket and enter the water in order to participate.
  • Guests are requested to remove all jewelry and apply biodegradable sunscreen.
  • For safety reasons, Guests interacting with Dolphins are not allowed to carry cameras, including waterproof ones.
  • Observers are welcome at no additional cost.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring currency to purchase extras, such as photos and souvenirs.
  • You should never feel that gratuities are expected, but it is customary to leave a tip in recognition of exceptional service in restaurants, taxis and for excursion guides and drivers. It is always up to you to determine the amount.

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