We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices


Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Carretera Las Morlas, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Phone Number: +53 45 668031
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 2,101 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 273
  • 189
    Very good
  • 90
  • 39
  • 38
So much fun

Alot of fun and quite an experience to swim with the dolphins. The show put on was amazing to watch. There are a of shops for souvenirs.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Dianne N
Ottawa, Canada
Add Photo Write a Review

2,101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 629: English reviews
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dolphin show only lasted about 20 mins. Fortunately we planned on swimming with the dolphins afterwards, but we had an hour to kill before the show (having arrived on the morning bus tour) and there was absolutely nothing to do there, other than sit and eat at the outdoor café. Its just a tiny enclosure- (though the dolphins do... More 

Thank 471gillianb
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our trip through Thomas cook and although it was quite run down we decided to go ahead with the Dolphin swim.My partner can't swim but wanted to try the experience,and although the life jackets nearly came over our heads we embraced the whole thing.We decided to buy the DVD as we were filmed along the way,and we were... More 

1 Thank ScotlandDottytravels
Portoroz, Slovenia
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the plade during our 2 week of holiday in Cuba and had a great time. The swimming is a must, since the shows are more or less the same all around the world. Keep it up and we promise to be back.

Thank BenetkeCom
Sutton Coldfield
Level Contributor
62 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think that this delfinario is the one on the mainland which we didn't go to. But if you book one of the catamaran trips then you can visit the lagoon dolphin area which was fab. I was taken there on a small boat by three really friendly guys and then was allowed in the pool on a standing platform... More 

Thank bluenosey
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alot of fun and quite an experience to swim with the dolphins. The show put on was amazing to watch. There are a of shops for souvenirs.

Thank Dianne N
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Go! It is fabulous. My daughter and me visited in October after booking with our hotel which is cheaper than the 93 pesos it costs on your own without transport. We had a 30 minute 🐬 show to start with which was fantastic but the actual dolphin swimming was amazing. You actually get to touch them and they throw you... More 

1 Thank Alison01924
Gananoque, Canada
Level Contributor
44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

So we went this year to see the Dolphin show, and it was spectacular. Also rode a camel, which was interesting, but fun once I got the hang of it.

Thank Christine M
Hawkesbury, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

very good Entertainment amazing show.... We had a special taxi to come back to the hotel, A camel name Sébastian. an excursion that my daught Mariève and I will never foget...☺

Thank NathalieLeBlanc
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a Tues morning reps always advise you go in a morning as the dolphins are more playful. The place itself is quite run down but so is most places in Cuba so this will not put you off. On arriving we Wer asked to change more or less straight away and then your separated into two groups... More 

1 Thank asyms
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went here to see the show and to swim with the dolphins afterwards. It is only semi contained so the dolphins can come and go as they please and looked to be very well treat by the people here. Great show and lots of interaction with the dolphins afterwards.

Thank Paul D

Travellers who viewed Delfinario also viewed

Varadero, Matanzas Province
Varadero, Matanzas Province
Varadero, Matanzas Province
Varadero, Matanzas Province

Been to Delfinario? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Delfinario and other visitors
28 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (28)

Questions? Get answers from Delfinario staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?