Dolphin Discovery

Avenida Rueda Medina
Isla Mujeres, QR - Map It
Phone: (998) 193-3360

AAA Editor Notes

Dolphin Discovery is at Villa Discovery on Discovery Island, reached via a bridge across Makax Lagoon. At this facility visitors can experience interactive encounters with dolphins. There are three different 1-hour programs that range from non-swimming sessions (includes touching the animals and watching them perform) to full-fledged water encounters. The program also features an educational video (watching it is required before you can enter the water). For trips from Cancún transportation is aboard the 110-foot cruiser Discovery. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Food is available.
Basic dolphin encounter around $109 (U.S.); around $99 (ages 6-12). Dolphin swim around $159; around $99 (ages 6-12). Children must be at least 48 inches tall and at least 6 years of age to participate in the dolphin swim. Round-trip boat fare and lunch is included in the admission price for dolphin program participants; $10 per person for nonparticipants. Dock fee $8 per person (must be paid at check-in). There is an additional fee for ground transportation . Reservations are required.
Hours: Boat transportation from Cancún departs daily at 9 and 11 a.m. from the Playa Tortugas dock, Km 6.5 on Boulevard Kukulcán; check-in at the Dolphin Discovery office is required 30 minutes prior to departure. Departures from Isla Mujeres back to Cancún are at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Dolphin programs take place daily beginning at 10:30, noon, 1:30 and 3:30. Allow 2 hours minimum.