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Interactive Aquarium

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Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 12.5 Zona | Zona Hotelera, La Isla Shopping Mall, Cancun 77504, Mexico
+52 998 206 3311
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Just the doplhins

An average aquarium, but swimming with dolphins is a fantastic attraction! Photos are expensive (as... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
AniaMaciejAla
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Poznan, Poland
Nothing special

The general fee was just to see a few fish. They do not allow flash in the first exhibit which is... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
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In this hands-on aquarium, visitors can touch sea urchins, swim with dolphins and feed sharks while locked in an underwater cage. This is the only aquarium in Cancun area and its operated by Delphinus Swim with Dolphins. Enjoy a great day with your kids and friends at the Cancun Interactive Aquarium, located inside La Isla Shopping Village, Cancun Hotel Zone.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“star fish” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 12.5 Zona | Zona Hotelera, La Isla Shopping Mall, Cancun 77504, Mexico
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+52 998 206 3311
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

An average aquarium, but swimming with dolphins is a fantastic attraction! Photos are expensive (as usually), but they're worth it.More

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DelphinusMX, Abel Pool - Coordinador de Atencion al Visitante at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear traveler, Thank you so much for taking your time to write your comments, the walkway can be either 30, 40 minutes or less, depending on how you take it, we apologize about your this impression of our Aquarium. We are always trying to provide...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The general fee was just to see a few fish. They do not allow flash in the first exhibit which is the largest, so the pictures weren't that great. The only bright side to the trip was that children under 3 are free.More

Thank Amrr A
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DelphinusMX, Abel Pool - Coordinador de Atencion al Visitante at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear traveller, Thank you so much for your comments about the aquarium, which is divided into four section, each one has differente content, the first section has a great variety of fish and 4 nurse sharks, in the second section touching stingrays, starfish, sea cucumbers...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Signed up for the porpoise experience with the 10 year old grandson - it was a hit, and he is now intent on starting his own elementary school campaign to save the nearly extinct vaquita that he learned about here. Instructions were clear and small...More

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DelphinusMX, Abel Pool - Coordinador de Atencion al Visitante at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear traveller, Thank you for sharing your experience alongside the dolphins and the Interactive Aquarium, we are so glad to know that your grandson had a great time and the most important, he learned about how to take care of our planet, which is our...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Disappointed. While there is a nice dolphin attraction here, I was more interested in the coral reef representation. Most reef displays here are fake "look-like" displays. There is very little coral, and those are soft corals. More could be done to truely represent the sea...More

Thank BlueSilly
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DelphinusMX, Abel Pool - Coordinador de Atencion al Visitante at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear traveler, Thank you for sharing your comments about the Interactive Aquarium, these make us improve our facilities and our service, on the other hand about the coral reef, this one is quite important for the sea life that is why having a real one...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This was my first ever swimming with dolphins experience and I loved it. This swimming with dolphins experience is located is the La Isla Shopping centre and is very accessible by bus or taxi. Our swim was at 10 am, but allow plenty of time...More

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DelphinusMX, Coordinador de Atencion al Visitante at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Dear traveler, Thank you so much for your comments about your interaction with the dolphin, as we could told, you enjoyed this experience alongside the dolphins and our staff, we are glad and very proud of it since it is part of our mission, also...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I selected this company because it was not as expensive as some of the other "swimming with dolphins" companies in the area. I went with my husband and another couple because I've always wanted to swim with dolphins. My husband and sister-in-law don't care too...More

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DelphinusMX, Coordinador de Atencion al Visitante at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Dear traveller, Thank you so much for your comments about your interaction with the dolphins, we are happy and glad to know, that you and your family had a such a great time along with our staff, we are going to let them know your...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Luckily, were visited the aquarium when other persons were swiming with the dolphins. Our kids enjoyed the dolphin part. In total, there is only 10 small tanks. Touching the rays were a highlight for my daughterMore

1  Thank tuker1980
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DelphinusMX, other at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Dear traveller, Dear Traveller, Thank you so much for your comments about the aquarium, which is divided into four section, each one has differente content, the first section has a great variety of fish and 4 nurse sharks, in the second section touching stingrays, starfish,...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

After reading reviews on several places to swim with the dolphins we decided to check out this place. We were looking for a place where our 3 1/2 year old granddaughter could be comfortable. It’s in the hotel zone so no travel except a short...More

1  Thank Travel210br
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DelphinusMX, other at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Dear Traveler: Thank you for writing your comments about your experience with us.We are glad and happy to know that you and your granddaughter considered the experience as the best thing you did. It’s reassuring to know the experience made you smile and had a...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Friendly staff, nice exhibits, environmental friendly. Kids can touch Rays, start fish etc. We thought this will be a large place and need at least half a day to spend but we finished it in less than 30 mins. There is a Delphinus attached to...More

2  Thank Touchstone11
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DelphinusMX, Delphinus Acuario Interactivo at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Traveler: Thank you for taking your time to share your experience in our facilities.We really appreciate your comments, in the aquarium the walk trough can be 30 to 40 minutes or less, depending in how you take it. We have a lot of fish...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

What a surprisingly well done aquarium in Cancun. Nice exhibits with English texts on most. What we were most impressed with was the theme of the aquarium emphasizing care of our planet, control of pollution of the oceans, impact of climate change, and the need...More

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DelphinusMX, Abel Pool - Coordinador de Atencion al Visitante at Interactive Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear traveler, Thank you so much for your comments and for sharing your experience with our dolphins, we could tell that you had a great time with us and just like you wrote, Delphinus tries to help our beautiful planet through the aquarium and the...More

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Jenny J
15 April 2018|
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Response from Jimmythefoodie | Reviewed this property |
Can't help you on that one, but you might get something organised on Cozumel island
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rucingok
19 March 2018|
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Response from Jimmythefoodie | Reviewed this property |
Hi we only did the aquarium visit not the interactive dolphin swim. The swim is not cheap but can be paid for there. People seemed to be having a lot of fun. there were several groups. We took a taxi from outside Cancun, but... More
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dhdaus
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Response from Touchstone11 | Reviewed this property |
We went with our 6 year old. There’s no height requirement as far as I know. They give you a life jacket anyway. Please check their website
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