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40 min.
Costa Maya
Hug, Handshake, Kiss, Hand target

Swim with dolphins in Costa Maya 


A touching experience with a lovely creature!

Are you already on your way to Costa Maya? That’s terrific! This means that you’re only a few steps away from Dolphin Discovery-Costa Maya. At this fantastic location, you will be able to perform one of the most longed and charming activities in the world, swimming with dolphins!

In this location, the Dolphin Encounter program allows you to have an up-close interaction with these fantastic and intelligent animals. This interaction includes the opportunity to touch and caress our beloved dolphins, but that’s not all! You can also hug and kiss these adorable animals. This is undoubtedly the best dolphin experiences in the Mexican Caribbean.

The good thing about this program is that you can have a lot of fun and a lovely time with your family or friends since it is designed for people of ages. You don’t have to worry about your swimming skills;  you’ll carry out this swim with dolphins activity on an underwater platform that will only cover half of your body. Don’t overthink it, and come to live these unique and coveted experience! We are sure you’ll remember it forever!

Book now and meet our lovely dolphins!

Adults (+13 years old) $ 79USD
Kids (6-12 years old) $ 69USD

* Sa,Su

  • Hug
  • Handshake
  • Hand target
    • 15 min. of briefing.
    • 30 min. in the water
    • Beach Club (pool, lockers, showers, bathroom and snack bar)
Infants (1-5 years old) * Kids must swim with a paying adult.

Food or beverages in our facilities.
Transportation to or from Dolphin Discovery-Costa Maya.
Other activities in Costa Maya.
Photos of your experience with the dolphins.


Don’t include infants of 6 years old or less in your reservation; however, be sure to add them in the comments section of your reservation.

  • Infants from 1 to 5 years old and Minors with a height of up to 1.20m / 47.24in must do the swimming experience accompanied by 1 paying adult.
  • Children from 6 to 12 years old with a height greater than 1.20m / 47.24 and a height less than 1.40m / 55.11in, can do the swimming experience accompanied by a paid adult.
  • Children 13 years and older with a height of 1.40m / 55.11in, must pay their ticket as an adult and can swim alone.
  • In this program at Costa Maya, groups have a maximum of 20 people for a closer experience.
    The use of safety vests is required in all water programs.
  • If you get to Costa Maya by cruise ship, verify your schedule before booking to avoid inconveniences. The Time Zone in Costa Maya is CST-Central Standard Time (UTC/GMT-6 hours) during winter and CDT-Central Daylight Time during summer (UTC/GMT-5 hours).

IMPORTANT: currently, we are NOT accepting US dollars in cash at our facilities (check-in, restaurant, boutique, and photos), however, we accept Mexican pesos in cash. If you want to use an international credit or debit card, payments will be done in Mexican or US currency.


Bring towels and cash for taxis, shopping, meals, etc.
For safety reasons, expectant mothers of 5 months or more can't participate in any of our aquatic programs. However, expectant mothers of less than 5 months can only participate in the Encounter program if accompanied by another adult and after signing a waiver.
If you have any health or physical problem, please contact our call center before booking your reservation so we can provide you with full information about our services.
It is important to arrive 30 minutes before your program, remember you'll receive a short briefing before your swim.
Remember to use biodegradable sunscreen to protect your skin, the environment, and marine species.

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