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Delphinus Xel-Ha

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Address: Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km. 240 | Local 1 y 2 módulo B., Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Enjoy the best Swim with Dolphins program in the biggest natural aquarium...

Enjoy the best Swim with Dolphins program in the biggest natural aquarium of the world, Xel-Ha Ecopark.Delphinus Xel-Ha is inside the Xel-Ha Ecopark, located on the freeway of the Mayan Riviera just 10 minutes from Tulum.Our facilities in Delphinus Xel-Ha at Riviera Maya just like in all of our dolphinariums, are extremely comfortable for our dolphins and visitors. Dolphins enjoy in an area ten times bigger than the established by the Mexican Official Norms.

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Amazing experience! Just don't pay full price for the pictures!!!They will bargain with you. Plan on spending the whole day there!

Reviewed 16 September 2015
Waconia, Minnesota

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Waconia, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Amazing experience! Just don't pay full price for the pictures!!!They will bargain with you. Plan on spending the whole day there!

1 Thank scampi117
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

just totally amazing time swimming with the Dolphins. It's expensive for the pictures and DVDs but well worth it.

1 Thank Licklemonkey67
Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

So, we went to swim with dolphins. We, my friend and I, signed for a group of four. The trainer we had was amazing and was really passionate about her work and clearly loved the animals. When we were done swimming and went to look at the photos taken during our time in the pool the employers seemed somewhat pushy... More 

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Fakenham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

If you want to swim with dolphins in a natural cove and not a hotel type swimming pool, Xel ha is the best place to do it. We had a 60 minute experience with two Dolphins in a group of six. You are really well looked after and the cost whilst may seem high is worth every penny. Lots of... More 

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Been to xel-ha the last 2 years and we love it .It's an all inclusive water park , the foods really good .I think the price per tickets a little expensive but other than that it's a great place.

1 Thank logger26
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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

You must do the dolphin trek of you visit xel ha. It is such a surreal experience walking along the bottom of the water. You get to see the dolphin so much better than if you were above water with it. You do get to be above water with it too though

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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Great park, totally different to anything we have done before! A lot of walking and swimming/snorkelling, so quite exhausting! But worth it. Dolphin experience was good, photographs very overpriced tho!!

1 Thank becs1976
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We spent half a day here, but had about 2 hours with the Dolphins. The trainers were informative and very talented. The Dolphins are almost like they are mechanical as they are so talented. The photo package is also very good too. An experience nothing like it.

1 Thank Leona_Irwin
Barrington, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

My husband and son signed up for the swimming with dolphins at Xel_HA. It was quite a bit disappointing that they had only about 30 min in the water with one dolphin with a group of total 7 people. The price was $149 per person and there was no real swimming with dolphins. Most of those 30 min they stood... More 

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

By far, this was one of the major highlights of our vacation. The kids absolutely were in awe. The expressions on their faces while swimming with the dolphins and interacting with them was priceless. They are such intelligent animals and we were left with a new found respect, admiration and appreciation of them. I would highly recommend this experience. This... More 

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