Dolphin Encounter (non-swim) – $99 per Adult/$89 per Child, – Must be 1 year old+ everyday
The Dolphin Encounter program is especially designed for you and your family to share a special activity where nature merges with fun so eloquently and making it the ideal activity to introduce kids to nature and these amazing animals. You will be delighted with all the new things you learn about this awesome marine animals. It’s truly an unforgettable experience, where you and the dolphin will show you, unlimited love, giving you a kiss and a handshake and other shallow water behaviors. All the dolphins programs in Vallarta include the admission to Aquaventuras Park. Come to enjoy 10 water slides, a fresh ride along the river, a kid’s playground and a swimming pool area all in a fantastic park!
The time slots available includes a guaranteed Dolphin Encounter program, educational briefing, Aquaventuras Park admission, use of lounge chairs, lockers, showers. This can be 3 –5 hours of activities.
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Upon arrival, please proceed to check-in window, present your dolphin program confirmation number or your last name, which you will receive after making your reservation via email or text.
Refunds / Cancellations and Changes:
All cancellations must be received by Dolphin World / Keys Adventure Tours, Inc. in writing by email or regular mail.
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Frequently Asked Questions:
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.
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.
Even though the park is located in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, we are under Jalisco time zone for operation purposes.
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.
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.
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 m 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.
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.
Yes, we have transportation service included for those who have a dolphin swim program (service not available for hotels in La Romana zone). Companions shall make an additional payment of 20 USD. (This service must be requested through email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 24 hours before the program).
All our units have the Dolphin Discovery logo, plus our staff will have distinctive uniform.
The timetables for your pick up and return will be scheduled at the time of your reservation.
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 email@example.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 security reasons, is not allowed to use cameras in the water, 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.
Our programs go on rain or shine, so there are no cancellations or refunds in these cases.
Includes: Dolphin Encounter Program – A 40 minute shallow water experience including touching, feeding and training with a dolphin. Perfect for non-swimmers! In this program there is NO Swimming with the Dolphins. Plus, Aquaventuras Park Admission, a dish from the “swimmers menu” and a soft drink, Dolphin and Sea Lion show, Facilities: pool, lockers, showers, restrooms. Must be 1 years old and up to participate. Book Now!
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