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What days of the week is Aquaventuras Park Vallarta opened?

The park opens every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. except Mondays and Fridays. There are no shows during those days; however, dolphin programs are always available during the week.

How much is Aquaventuras Park Vallarta admission?

For visitors, the regular price is $25 dollars per adult and $19 dollars per kid. However, Sea Aquaventuras Vallarta entrance is free for all dolphin programs’ participants.

Do water slides have age and height restrictions in Aquaventuras Park Vallarta?

For safety reasons, water slides do have age and height restrictions; however, there are special water slides for everyone, including a 13-40 cm depth paddling pool for kids.

Do Aquaventuras Park Vallarta facilities have access for disabled people?

We have access ramps along the park, wheelchairs and staff for special cases.

What is the time zone of Aquaventuras Park Vallarta?

Even though the park is located in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, we are under Jalisco time zone for operation purposes.

What type of food can I find in Aquaventuras Park Vallarta restaurant?

We have combos that include soda, French fries, and you may also choose from pizzas, hamburgers or sandwiches, everything for only $7 or $8 dollars. Box lunches are included in selected swim with dolphin programs.

How far is Aquaventuras Park Vallarta from the airport and how much will I have to pay for a taxi ride?

The park is 10 minutes from the airport and the taxi fee from the airport is about $25 dollars per trip or $7.5 dollars per person if it is a large group. Try to look for the yellow local taxis, they will charge about $6 dollars per trip.

How far is Aquaventuras Park Vallarta from the dock?

The park is located 15 minutes from the dock by taxi.

Can I rent lockers and inner tubes for water slides?

Yes, for an additional cost of $30 pesos.

What is your policy on children?

Infants are considered children 1 to 5 years, whom do not pay the service, however for the Encounter program must have 1 year of age and / or life jacket must fit properly.

We consider them children 6 to 12 years, but for programs should measure 1.20  and in the company of a paying adult or 1.40 m to perform any program alone. The children will do activities appropriate to their age and height.

What are the policies of age for the Encounter program?

Adult: +13 years

Kids: 6- 12 years

Infant: 1-5 years

Children from 1 up to 7 years old or with less than 1.20m tall. They may participate accompanied by 1 adult in the meeting program performing activities according to their age and height.

Children from 8 years or more 1.20m tall may participate in the meeting program alone paying adult rate.

What are the age policies for Swim Adventure program?

Adult: + 13 years

Kids: 6- 12 years

Infant: 1-5 years

Children from 1 up to 7 years old or with less than 1.20m tall. They may participate accompanied by 2 adults in the Swim Adventure performing activities according to their age and height.

Children from 8 years or more 1.20m tall can participate accompanied by one adult. Children aged 10 years or above 1.40m tall can participate on their own in any program paying the adult rate.

What activities are carried out in each program?

Royal Swim: Foot Push, Dorsal Tow, Handshake, Kiss, Hand target, hug.

Swim Adventure: Belly Ride, Boogie push, Hug, Hand target, handshake, kiss.

Dolphin Encounter: Hand target, kiss, handshake, as well as information about the behavior and anatomy of dolphins.

How many people are in the water at the same time?

Royal Swim: 10 maximum.

Swim Adventure: 12 people maximum.

Dolphin Encounter: 15 to 20 people maximum.

How early should I arrive?

We recommend to arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled time as you need to check in and receive a small induction.


Can I feed the dolphins?

Dolphins have a specifically balanced diet according to their age, activity and development, so feeding dolphins is not allowed as this could affect their health.


Do you offer therapy programs with dolphins?

No, we currently do not have this service, our programs are educational and interactive. However, we invite you to participate in any of our programs, you can review the security policies section for more information on the participation of people with disabilities.

Do you have transportation service?

No, for the moment we don't offer transportation service. 

Will I have to wear a life jacket?

The use of life jackets is required in all water programs, our staff will provide the jacket that best suits your complexion, we have jackets available in different sizes and for babies one year old and up.

I am a person with disabilities, Can I participate in the programs?

People with disabilities may participate in our programs, this requires filling a format and send it via email to info@dolphindiscovery.com,  in this format is to specify the type of special attention they require and based on this information we can determine which is the best program for you and how many people will assist you.

Can I use my camera?

For security reasons, is not allowed to use cameras in the water, professional photos will be available for sale.

Can pregnant women participate?

Our programs dolphin swim Swim Adventure and Royal Swim are not allowed for pregnant women, however our Dolphin Encounter program is a great option for women with up to 5 months of pregnancy, previously signing a waiver and accompanied by another adult.

Is there refund for cancellation?

Yes, as long as it's done at least 4 days before the scheduled date of your swim. Cancellations with less than 4 days notice does not apply for any refund. The refund will be made if cancellation is made 5 days or before the scheduled date, however there are bank charges for 10% of its total.

What if there is inclement weather?

Our programs go on rain or shine, so there are no cancellations or refunds in these cases.