are a number of places where you can enjoy Flipper’s company. A
typical dolphin program offers a thirty-minute orientation followed
by the actual swimming time. Reservations are required for most
facilities. Fees vary at each facility, starting as low as $55 upwards
to $185. To enter aquariums located in ecoparks, you must first
pay the entrance fee to the park. The following places offer Swim
with the Dolphins programs:
Dolphin Discovery. Locations
on Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Puerto Aventuras. On Cozumel you must
pay the entrance fee to Parque Natural Chankanaab in addition to
the aquarium fee. Reservations: Cancun Office, (998) 883-0777; Cozumel
Office, (984) 872-6605.
Xcaret EcoPark. You should book early as only 36
people per day are allowed into the dolphinarium. Entrance fee not
included in dolphin fee. Highway 307, Km 72, Tel: (998) 883-3143
or (998) 883-3144.
This is a popular spot with tour buses so you should book early
for your swim. Entrance fee not included with dolphin fee. Highway
307, Km 122. Tel: Cancun Office (998) 884-9422, Park Office: (984)
875-4070 or (984) 875-4071.
Interactive Aquarium. La Isla Shopping Center, Blvd Kukulcán,
Km 12.5. Reservations: (998) 884-8487.
Atlantida Aquarium. Parque Nizuc, Blvd. Kukulcán, Km. 25. Reservations:
(998) 881-3030. Entrance fee not included in dolphin fee.