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The most exciting job in the world!

Become one of our dolphin trainers for a day! Get a behind-the-scenes tour and learn all the basics of dolphin training how we feed the animals with the healthiest food, in keeping with their natural dietary habits and best of all!! Swim and dive with the dolphins! Pet, hug and kiss them, shake their fin and do the famous “Foot-push” or “Dorsal-Ride” interactive behavior where the dolphin proper you across the lagoon! The exclusive “Dolphin Dive Experience” especially designed for first-time divers (no previous experience is required), allows you to admire underwater the dolphins’ incredible agility, in their own element.

This thrilling program also features a free session time in the water where you may witness the dolphins’ communication skills, listening to their signature clicking and whistling. Also observe these extraordinary animals doing acrobatic jumps, one of their spectacular natural behaviors.

With the Trainer for a Day program, you will create a bond that only trainers can. Discover the secrets of the dolphin behavior, learn their anatomy, amaze with their intelligence as well as the training and care techniques of these cute and friendly animals. Also you can interact with them, dive into our lagoons and observe their amazing behavior.

At Dolphinaris, you can now live the unique experience of becoming a dolphin trainer in one of the most stunning locations in the Mexican Caribbean. Discover the secrets behind the scenes and become a Dolphin Trainer!

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Interaction time: 135 minutes
Program length: Approximately 8 hours (Tulum 6:30 hours)

Riviera Maya Park: 180 minutes in the water, program length: 7 hours. Transportation included from Riviera Maya in selected hotels.

Your program includes:

  • Orientation session
  • Backstage tour
  • Introduction to dolphin behavior and physiology
  • Training behaviors
  • Three activities with dolphins
  • Behavior training session
  • Diving session – 20 min. (Minimum age 12 years old)
  • Dolphin swim program
  • Personal interaction with a dolphin
  • T- shirt with the Dolphin Paint Activity
  • Trainer-for-a-Day Certificate
  • Two pre selected printed photographs

Important Note: For security, if your flight is the next day you can not perform the diving activity.

Cherish your memories, pre-purchase your professional photo shoot with an additional cost.



  • Children 12 and up with a minimum height of 1.22 m / 4 ft, are welcomed.
  • For your own safety, during your experience it’s important to leave out of the lagoon areas your personal belongings such as your camera, video and jewelry.
  • This experience is not recommended for pregnant women. If you are, you’ll be able to cheer up from the observation area, as well as the rest of the companions.
  • Our dolphins are extremely delicate animals, therefore we kindly ask you to do not use any kind of sun protection or skin products.

The Trainer For a Day is available in all Dolphinaris locations: Cancun, Riviera Maya, Barcelo & Tulum.


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Note: At the Dolphinaris Riviera Maya Park, our biggest and most modern location, you will get the best experience in the Trainer for a Day Program and receive the most time and activities for this program: 180 minutes in the water, program length: 7 hours. Transportation included.


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Trainer for a Day
Get the full experience with this amazing program, which includes lots of educational and fun activities. Enjoy an exclusive backstage access that provides you personal interaction with these incredible marine mammals! This is the perfect choice if you have always wanted to know what it is like to be a dolphin trainer.