The dolphin encounter at Dolphin Discovery Akumal is an amazing opportunity to learn and interact with one of nature’s most amazing creatures. Our dolphins are born and raised in captivity with the assistance of a world leading team of specialist. We offer an experience suitable for all ages. Come learn and play with our dedicated team.
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NOTICE: Private Dolphin Swims can only be booked by calling Dolphin Swim Tours at (866) 577-0261 .
The Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico is home to a number of natural and man-made wonders. Between your visits to ancient ruins, mesmerizing cenotes, and world class beaches, come have an encounter with one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures—dolphins. Dolphin Discovery in Akumal provides educational and entertaining programs with these amazing marine mammals.
All of the dolphins at Dolphin Discovery in Akumal were born under human care in our certified Miracle Program. We are a world leader in birthing, training, and caring for dolphins in captivity. You can rest assured that animals you interact with are healthy and happy.
The dolphin encounter in Akumal includes a 15-minute briefing followed by 40 minutes with our dolphins. Our trainers will assist you in receiving a kiss, a hug, and a handshake from one of our dolphins. You will also have the unique opportunity to see dolphins sing and dance.
Our dolphin encounters are safe for all ages, but please give us a call first if you want to swim with your infant (1-5 years old). All children under 8 must also be accompanied by an adult to swim with the dolphins. Women less than 5 months pregnant can participate in the dolphin encounter but are required to swim with another adult and sign a release form. For the safety of you and your family, women more than 5 months pregnant are not allowed to participate in any of our aquatic programs.
Don't forget your swimsuit, a towel, biodegradable sunscreen, and Mexican pesos for cash. We will provide lockers to keep your belongings safe while you enjoy this rare opportunity. Bring the family and get ready to pucker up for a kiss you'll be talking about for years to come! We offer transportation to and from certain area hotels. Email or call at least 24 hours ahead of time to set up an appointment.