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Dolphin Encounter in Isla Mujeres

Cancun / Riviera Maya / Tulum


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Take a ferry ride from Cancun to Isla Mujeres and visit a private beach club that’s home to bottlenose dolphins who love to play in the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean. Get close to these delightful sea mammals with the dolphin encounter in Isla Mujeres, where you’ll see dolphins up close and even receive a kiss from one. When you’re done, stick around at the beach club for a Mexican buffet lunch and enjoy drinks from the open bar to complete your day.
  • Ferry between Cancun and Isla Mujeres to visit a dolphinarium at an island beach club
  • Shake a dolphin fin and get a kiss during your in-water encounter
  • Enjoy a traditional Mexican buffet lunch and open bar at the beach club
  • Activity duration: 8 hours (not including transportation time to and from activity)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off available


Kiss a dolphin on your encounter in Isla Mujeres

If you’ve always wanted to see dolphins, take the included ferry from Cancun to Isla Mujeres for your opportunity to do so. At Isla Mujeres, you’ll meet dolphin trainers who lovingly take care of the dolphins who are the stars of this magical program. You’ll receive a 15-minute briefing about dolphins and how to interact with them before joining the sea mammals in the water for 40 minutes. Your dolphin encounter in Isla Mujeres will have you shaking fins with a dolphin and getting a kiss — with photographers capturing the moment, so you can take home the memories of your visit if you choose to purchase the images.

Enjoy a buffet lunch and an open bar at the beach club

Your dolphin encounter in Isla Mujeres also includes time at the beach club where it all takes place. After spending time with the dolphins, you’ll enjoy an included Mexican buffet and an open lunch bar that provides refreshing beverages. When you’re finished, take time to experience the private island beach club, which consists of a swimming pool, plenty of lounge chairs, and other amenities. You can access the VIP lounge terrace which offers exclusive resting areas and a great view of the Mexican Caribbean.


  • Continental breakfast
  • Round-trip ferry from Cancun to Isla Mujeres
  • 10 minutes of briefing and 40 minutes in the water
  • Access to the beach club (lockers, shower, swimming pool, lounge chairs)
  • Lunch buffet (only once) and open bar which includes refreshing beverages

Practical Information

  • Ground transportation is available from Cancun and Riviera Maya resorts at an additional cost, only for the 9 a.m. start time. Please note that our partner will be providing this transportation option in their vehicle so that you can enjoy this exciting excursion.
  • Guests must make their own way to the Aquatours Marina in Cancun's Hotel Zone to take the ferry
  • The open bar only includes refreshing beverages, additional drinks have an extra cost
  • A $20 USD dock fee is not included, so please bring additional cash
  • You can access the VIP terrace by paying an additional fee at the ticket booth in the location
  • Bring towels and extra cash for souvenirs and photos
  • Women less than 5 months pregnant will be able to participate only if accompanied by another adult
  • Remember to use biodegradable sunscreen to protect your skin, the environment, and the marine species
  • This activity is not suitable for people with serious health or physical problems

Good To Know

  • Tour Language: English / Spanish
  • Tour Location(s): Cancun
  • Season: All year long
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 1 year old
  • Minimum Height Requirement: 3 ft 9 in
  • Hotel Pick-up Available: Yes (only for 9 a.m. start)
  • Good Physical Condition Required: Yes
  • Suitable For Children : Yes
  • Suitable For Elderly: Yes
  • Pregnant Woman Allowed: Yes (restrictions apply)
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