Discover 5 Fun Places for Dolphin Encounters This December
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Discover 5 Fun Places for Dolphin Encounters This December

Discover 5 Fun Places for Dolphin Encounters This December

Discover 5 Fun Places for Dolphin Encounters This December

So you’ve decided to come to the Riviera Maya this December. Smart choice!

While you’re doing this…

Enjoying Cancun in December

Your friends back home are thinking this…

I hate winter

Because, seriously…winter is just TOO long. You need a break from…

  • Waking up when it’s dark
  • Getting back home from work, when its dark
  • Putting on a parka just to throw away the garbage
  • Paying astonishingly large electricity bills
  • Having your hands, nose, and ears get numb
  • Walking gingerly across the slick ice

And THAT’s why you decided to come to the Riviera Maya this December. To escape all of that.

And let’s face it. It was SO worth it. Why? Because the everywhere in the Riviera Maya in December is LOVELY.

Don’t believe me? Let’s have a look at the air/water temperature at 5 hotspots in the Riviera Maya this December.

Riviera Maya Air/Water Temperature in December (Courtesy of Holiday Weather) :

Cancun: Air (75 degrees Fahrenheit) Water (81 degrees Fahrenheit)

Cozumel: Air (75 degrees Fahrenheit) Water (81 degrees Fahrenheit)

Tulum: Air (75 degrees Fahrenheit) Water (81 degrees Fahrenheit)

Playa del Carmen (Riviera Maya): Air (75 degrees Fahrenheit) Water (81 degrees Fahrenheit)

Puerto Aventuras (Barcelo): Air (75 degrees Fahrenheit) Water (81 degrees Fahrenheit)

Did you catch that? 81 degrees Fahrenheit in the water! Now doesn’t that make you want to go for a swim?

But you have to remember something…

You’re in the Riviera Maya! Land of amazing & unique activities like..

Dolphin encounters in December! That’s right. Take advantage of this pleasantly warm weather by swimming with a friendly bottlenose dolphin.

Can you imagine how jealous your friends back home will be when they see you’re swimming with dolphins while they’re scraping ice off their windshields?

Now the only question is, where? Which dolphinarium should you go to in Quintana Roo/Riviera Maya? Which is perfect for a dolphin encounter in December?

Not to worry. We’ve prepared a simple guide to picking the nearest dolphinarium in all of the Riviera Maya. Ready? Great!

Let’s get started!

A Simple Guide to Choosing a Dolphinarium Near You in the Riviera Maya

Cozumel

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Where is it?

Address: Ave. Rafael E. Melgar. Zona 2, Km.1.5 17th Street y 19 South., Cozumel, Quintana Roo. Zip Code 77600, Mexico.

How to get there? (Directions)

Google Map Directions ( Click here)

Recommended Dolphin Swim Program

Dolphin Interactive Program

Dolphin Program Description

Ok. Let’s be real. Most people who swim with Dolphins in Cozumel, come from cruise ships.

What does that mean?

It means, you probably won’t have that much time on the island. That’s the Dolphin Interactive Program is perfect for you.

It’s quick. It’s affordable. And best of all?

You get personal interaction with our friendly dolphins.

Dolphin Program Duration

1 Hour/ 60 minutes

Dolphin Program Cost*

79.20 USD

Riviera Maya (Playa del Carmen)

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Where is it?

Address: Calica, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

How to get there? (Directions)

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Recommended Dolphin Swim Program

Triple Adventure

Dolphin Program Description

Get THREE dolphin activities for the price of ONE. (Choose any three)

  • Foot Push
  • Belly Ride
  • Boogie Push
  • Snorkel
  • Interaction (hugs, kisses)
Dolphin Program Duration

3.5 hours

Dolphin Program Cost*

79.50

Tulum (at Bahia Principe Hotel)

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Where is it?

Address: Federal Highway Chetumal – Cancun, Km. 250,  Akumal, Quintana Roo. Zip Code 77760, Mexico.

How to get there? (Directions)

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Recommended Dolphin Swim Program

Dolphin Swim & Ride

Dolphin Program Description

This program covers the following:

  • Introduction to dolphin behavior and physiology
  • Personal interaction with our friendly dolphins
  • Dolphin kiss
  • Greet & wave
  • Belly ride
  • Time to swim with diving masks
Dolphin Program Duration

1 Hour

Dolphin Program Cost*

69.30 USD

Cancun (Hotel Zone)

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Where is it?

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 25 Hotel Zone, Cancun, Quintana Roo. CP. 77500, Mexico.

How to get there? (Directions)

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Recommended Dolphin Swim Program

Dolphin Swim Program

Dolphin Program Description

Are you staying in the Hotel Zone? Then do yourself a favor. Visit the entertaining dolphinarium at Ventura Park.

There you can…

  • Orientation Session
  • Introduction to dolphin behavior and physiology
  • Personal interaction with our friendly dolphins
  • Dolphin kiss
  • Greet & wave
  • Foot push or Dorsal ride
Dolphin Program Duration

1 Hour

Dolphin Program Cost*

74.50

Puerto Aventuras (Barcelo)

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Where is it?

Address: Federal Highway Chetumal – Puerto Juárez Km. 266.3, Puerto Aventuras, Quintana Roo. CP. 77710, Mexico.

How to get there? (Directions):

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Recommended Dolphin Swim Program:

Dolphin Trainer for a day

Dolphin Program Description:

Get 50% OFF if you book now for this incredible “Dolphin Trainer for a Day” program. There’s no better dolphin swim program out there.

You get EVERYTHING including:

  • Orientation session
  • Backstage tour
  • Introduction to dolphin behavior and physiology
  • Training behaviors
  • Three activities with dolphins
  • Behavior training session
  • Diving session (20 min)
  • Dolphin swim program
  • Personal interaction with a dolphin
  • T- shirt with the Dolphin Paint Activity
  • Trainer-for-a-Day Certificate
  • Lunch included.
  • Two pre selected printed photographs
Dolphin Program Duration:

8 hours

Dolphin Program Cost*:

79.50 USD

We hope you enjoyed our “Discover 5 Fun Places for Dolphin Encounters This December” article. Did we miss anything? Questions? Comments? Let us know below!

*(Prices correct as of December 9th, 2016, please verify here.)

Posted: December 27, 2016

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