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

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.
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.
We have access ramps along the park, wheelchairs and staff for special cases.
Even though the park is located in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, we are under Jalisco time zone for operation purposes.
Remember that you are not allowed to enter the park with any food or drink since inside, you can find delicious combos that include chips and a soft drink, which cost between $65 and $80 pesos. You can choose the main course between pizza, hamburger, or club sandwich.
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.
The park is located 15 minutes from the dock by taxi.
Yes, for an additional cost of $30 pesos.
  • Children over 4.6 ft will be allowed to participate alone in any of our dolphin programs by paying the adult rate.
  • Children over 3.9 ft up to 4.6 ft will be allowed to participate alone in the Encounter program. To participate in the Swim Adventure or Royal Swim programs, children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Children over 3.3 ft and up to 3.9 ft will be allowed to participate in the Encounter program accompanied by a paying adult. To participate in the Swim Adventure or Royal Swim programs, children must be accompanied by two paying adults.
  • Children under 3.3 ft will be considered infants and will perform Encounter activities regardless of the program in which they participate (it is a requirement that they fit the vest).

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.

Royal Swim: 10 maximum.

Swim Adventure: 12 people maximum.

Dolphin Encounter: 15 to 20 people maximum.

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


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.


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.

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

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.

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.

For safety reasons, the use of cameras or electronic devices in the water is prohibited. Professional photos will be available for sale.

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.

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.

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

If you cannot find your confirmation in your email; you can look for it with your reservation number and email address at the following link (click here)
When you book your swim with Dolphins, you will see the option to add the individual photo package as a complement to your reservation in the shopping cart. Remember that when you book on the website, your individual photo package will get a special price for advance purchase.
If you have not yet completed your swimming experience (at least one day before) with Dolphins, you can make your purchase of the individual photos package through our Call Center.
Call Center Number: USA: 1-866-393-5158 REPUBLICA DOMINICANA:1-888-751-9005 BRASIL: 0-800-591-7072 CANADA: 1-866-793-1905 MEXICO: 800-727-5391 JAMAICA: 1-877-344-3385 REINO UNIDO: 0-800-680-0420
If you have already done your swim with Dolphins and you want to buy your package of individual photos, you can make your purchase by approaching the photography area to acquire them.
The purchase of individual photographs can be made up to 15 days after your swim with Dolphins will be available to buy on the website. Photo Memories
The information you need to purchase your individual photo package are: reservation ID, day of activity, time and location where you did your swim with dolphins. Photo Memories
The advisor of the photography team that assisted you will give you an assigned code so that you can download your photos, remember that the download code is unique. Photo Memories
In case of difficulties or errors when downloading individual photos, you can contact the photography team via email: photomemories@dolphindiscovery.com
Once you have completed the swim with Dolphins, remember to go to the photography area to receive your unique download code.
The photographs will be available from 48 hours after having made your experience with Dolphins. Photo Memories
Yes, it has an extra cost, because the individual photo package that you purchased is per adult or paid minor. If you want to purchase it, you can do it directly with the photography area in the habitat.
Remember that when you buy your individual photo package in advance of your swim with Dolphins, you will receive a special price when you book on our website, in the same way the price may vary depending on the number of individual photo packages you select.
No pets are allowed, with the exception of service animals. Service animals do not include emotional support pets.

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