Dolphin Discovery Celebrates Dad

Dolphin Discovery Celebrates Dad

Devoted Dads

Devoted Dads at Dolphin Discovery

He teaches you how to ride a bike, throw a ball, fix just about anything with duct tape, how to tie a tie. He is your first dance partner, your protector, your hero, he can do anything. He is Daddy and he deserves to be celebrated!

Dolphin Dance

This month, Dolphin Discovery honors fathers everywhere with a special dolphin swim deal! With the purchase of one Royal Swim program, the same program for dad is only $1 USD! Buy your interactive dolphin program in June and swim anytime. The Royal Swim is the perfect gift for dad, an exciting day meeting the most incredible creatures of the sea. This program will get his heart racing and his adrenaline pumping as he dances with a dolphin, kisses, hugs and finds himself propelled through the water under dolphin power! Share a very special day with dad and the whole family at any of our Dolphin Discovery locations.

Dolphin Discovery- Mother’s Day Specials

Dolphin Discovery- Mother’s Day Specials

Swim with Dolphins for Mother's Day

Mexico is a country known for its devotion to the family, and no family member is more revered than “Mama”.  Every year on May 10th the entire country pays homage to matriarchs with the annual “Dia de las Madres” or “Mother’s Day” celebration.  Young children create cards and gifts and adults bring flowers and made to their mothers very special dinners and parties.  The traditional song “Las Mañanitas” is sung, often as a serenade outside of mother’s house with mariachis for accompaniment.   “Mama” is the center of attention and the whole family shows her their appreciation on this very special day.  Mothers have been honoured throughout the ages around the world, but the first official “Dia de las Madres” in Mexico wasn’t celebrated until May 10th in 1922, as a result of the petitions by  Rafael Alducin Bedolla, founder of the newspaper “Excelsior”.  We thank him for bringing us such a special day and we thank moms everywhere for all that they do!

Dolphin Discovery would like to show moms just how special they are by offering a 20% discount to mothers on all our swim with dolphins programs in all our locations for the entire month of May!  Guests swimming with their mom get an additional 10% off their own swims too!  Pamper your mom to an experience she’ll never forget, book now!  Lots of love to moms everywhere from all our dolphins and staff!


Memorial Day Weekend Cancun-  Jumpoff 2010!

Memorial Day Weekend Cancun- Jumpoff 2010!

Every year Cancun is THE hottest place to be on Memorial Day Weekend and this year it’s going to be bigger than ever! From May 27 to 31, 2010, thousands of people will converge in Cancun for the annual Cancun Jumpoff Festival, soaking up some sun, meeting new people and partying all night.  Memorial Day Weekend in Cancun is jam-packed with beach parties, the famous “White Party”, booze cruises and contests, take advantage of the planned events or make your own adventure and explore our tropical paradise on your own.

Swim with dolphins Cancun Jumpoff 2010

Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres would like to extend a warm invitation to all Jumpoff 2010 participants to come and swim with our dolphins, play with sea lions and manatees, snorkel with stingrays and sharks, all on the beautiful island of Isla Mujeres! Our all-inclusive package let’s you hang out in our beach club by the incredible Caribbean Sea, eat, drink and be merry, a totally stress-free day.  Your package includes a ferry ride from Cancun’s hotel zone to Isla Mujeres, a continental breakfast, an open bar and a lunch buffet.  You can choose from a variety of swim with dolphins programs from the Dolphin Encounter to the adrenaline-filled Dolphin Royal Swim!  Before or after your swim with dolphins, you can enjoy the use of a bicycle to tour the island of Isla Mujeres, hit the main streets of this small fishing town for some shopping or cruise the sea in a kayak.  For those looking for relaxation, you can simply lay by the pool with a an icy cold drink in hand.  We also offer the option to visit nearby Garrafon Park, a truly spectacular setting for snorkeling, zip-lining, kayaking and chilling in the hammock garden.

Join us at Dolphin Discovery for the experience of a lifetime for Cancun Jumpoff 2010, a Memorial Day activity that you will never forget! Book now for great discounts, 20% off for early bookings!  Spaces are limited in the swim with dolphin programs, don’t miss out, reserve your spot today!

Easter in Cancun

Easter in Cancun

Spring is almost here, the winter blues are turning all kinds of rosy shades and the season of rebirth is upon us.  While April may bring showers to many parts of the world, it’s usually a spectacular weather month in Cancun, the perfect time to visit! Spring break is at its peak right now but Cancun is already preparing for Easter Week (known in Mexico as “Semana Santa” or “Holy Week”), a popular time for families to travel to the Mexican Caribbean.  People flock from all over the world to relax on the beach, spend some quality time with the family and enjoy all that Cancun has to offer.

View of Cancun from Garrafon, Isla Mujeres

Families venturing to Cancun for Easter will find a wealth of resorts and hotels fit for any budget or travelling style.  The Great Parnassus has fantastic facilities for kids and grown ups alike, all inclusive luxury and a gorgeous new beach.  Kids will love the huge water park area and parents can escape to the adults only pool.  Beachscape Kin-Ha Villas offer apartment-style accomodations, your home away from home with kitchen, living area and bedrooms, perfect for a family vacation.  The beach at Beachscape is one of the best in Cancun, the calm waters of the Bay of Mujeres make it ideal for swimmers or those who simply want to float the day away!  If you are planning an Easter vacation without the munchkin set, check out the exciting adults only Temptation Resort for some grown up fun, or the luxurious Sun Palace for couples only.

Easter Deals Cancun/Isla Mujeres

Dolphin Discovery is always thrilled to be a part of the Easter Week celebrations, and we’re pleased to offer some great Easter deals. Book your Cancun/Isla Mujeres dolphin swim before March 31st and receive a 10% discount, a little present from the Easter bunny!  The discount applies to all our programs, from the Dolphin Encounter (great for the whole family, little ones and less experienced swimmers included!) up to the incredible Royal Garrafon/Royal Swim package which has it all!  You’ll not only be able to enjoy swimming with the dolphins on Isla Mujeres, but you can tour the island, visit a turtle farm, do some kayaking and snorkeling, meet the manatees, sharks and rays, hang out in the pool and savor a delicious lunch.  The perfect way to enjoy Easter vacation with your family, sharing the experience of a lifetime on a stunning island paradise!

We hope you have a wonderful Easter, full of peace and love, happy spring!

Isla Mujeres All Inclusive

Isla Mujeres All Inclusive

Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres

Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres

Dolphin Discovery is pleased to bring you a new way to visit and swim with dolphins on Isla Mujeres.  Our all inclusive day is THE best way to enjoy the paradise of this island in the Mexican Caribbean.  So, why is it perfect for you and your family?  Let us tell you!

What’s included in “all inclusive”?

1.  Round trip ferry from Cancun to Isla Mujeres departing from El Embarcadero in the hotel zone.

2.  Continental breakfast, open bar and all you can eat buffet.

3.  Swimming with manatees.

4.  Snorkeling with manta rays.

5.  Snorkeling with sharks!  (Yes, sharks, but don’t be frightened, we feed them first).

6.  Kayaking.

7.  Use of bicycles to tour Isla Mujeres on your own.

8.  Tour of downtown Isla Mujeres.

9.  Free time to enjoy our pool and beach club with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and Cancun (with icy cold drinks in hand!)

10.  Swimming with the dolphins of course!  The all inclusive package is available for the Royal Swim, Swim Adventure and Dolphin Encounter programs.  Our programs bring you the ultimate experience, small groups (10 or less!) mean lots of personal interaction with your dolphin friends.

Sleek Dolphin Discovery Ferry Boat

Sleek Dolphin Discovery Ferry Boat

Isla Mujeres (“island of women”) is an island located off the coast of Cancun, known for its laid-back atmosphere, beautiful beaches and extraordinary views.  Our new, sleek and modern ferry will get you to the island in about 20 minutes where you’ll be greeted by our dolphin family and friendly staff.  Dolphin swims are scheduled throughout the day: 10:30 AM, 12:15 PM, 2:15 PM, and 3:30 PM.  Your small group will be given an orientation and education time before your swim, you’ll learn about these incredible creatures and how to get the most out of your dolphin experience.  All guests are provided with lifejackets, mandatory for everyone!  You’ll enter the dolphin enclosure in the ocean (all natural environment), stand on a platform in the water and begin your experience of a lifetime!  Each swim with dolphin program brings you different behaviours, the “Dolphin Encounter” is perfect for all ages and swimming abilities while those looking for an adrenaline rush will be thrilled by the “Royal Swim”.  At the end of the program guests will be invited to view photos and videos of their encounters, available for purchase as a reminder of an incredible day.

Chill at the Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres Beach Club

Chill at the Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres Beach Club

Before or after your swim with dolphins program, you’ll be able to swim with manatees, snorkel with manta rays and sharks and laugh with our cute sea lions.  Enjoy the delicious buffet, take advantage of the open bars, chill in the pool, enjoy the beach club, take a kayak for a spin or run through the fountains.  Guests are invited to use a bicycle to tour around the small island, checking out the nearby turtle farm, the panoramic views from Punta Sur’s lighthouse, the crashing waves and shell collecting of the east side of the island and the most amazing beach at Playa Norte.  Head into downtown Isla Mujeres to discover local artisans, souvenir shops and tasty restaurants with local fare (try the Tikinxic fish, its’ a specialty of the region!)

Dolphin Love

Dolphin Love

This is definitely the best way to spend a day with your family while visiting Cancun, new experiences, free time to relax and a grand adventure for all.  The all-inclusive program at Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres leaves you worry-free, everything you need for the perfect day is included.  The only thing missing now is you, contact our bilingual service representatives now to reserve your spot!

For more photos, please check out our Dolphin Discovery Flickr page.  You can also join Dolphin Discovery on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, we love to hear from our fans!

Swim with dolphins in Puerto Vallarta- Aquaventuras Park

Swim with dolphins in Puerto Vallarta- Aquaventuras Park

Puerto Vallarta, located in the beautiful Banderas Bay on the Mexican Pacific, is a top destination choice for millions of travellers every year.  Aquaventuras Park (formerly Sea Life Park) is a “must visit” place for the whole family, with a beautiful location and a wide array of activities. The most sought after activities are, of course, the swim with the dolphins programs and the sea lion adventures.

dolphingirl

Feel the thrill of getting up close and personal with the highly intelligent and friendly creatures, the Pacific bottle nose dolphin.  The Dolphin Encounter is the perfect choice for very young children and the whole family will have the time of their life.  From the comfort of a platform in the water, guests of any swimming ability will be able to interact with the dolphins, with handshakes, dances and kisses for all.  If you are looking for a little more excitement, the Dolphin Royal Swim will bring you the speed and thrill you desire.  Guests will have the chance to dance with a dolphin, kiss them and then go for the ride of your life as these amazing animals propel you through the water at high speed, pushing you by your feet!  Life just doesn’t get much better.

sealion

For a really unique experience, we invite you to join us for the Sea Lion Discovery Program.  Learn about sea lions as you frolic with them in the water, going nose to nose with these fun-loving creatures. They are mischievous, they’ll definitely make you laugh and leave you with a smile on your face and memories for years to come.

Aside from the main attraction of the sea creatures, Aquaventuras Park is chock full of aquatic fun.  With high speed water slides or the slow pace of the lazy river, there is something for every member of the family.  The park offers lockers, free parking, lounge chairs by the pools to relax and enjoy the sun, restaurants and snack bars, showers and dressing rooms, every need can be fulfilled within the park.  Photos and videos of all activities are available for purchase the same day as your visit.  Don’t forget to bring your sunblock!

Contact our bilingual customer service representatives to book your adventure now!  Great promotions are available for Thanksgiving for bookings up to November 30th, 2009 and we’ve got something extra special for our Canadian visitors to Puerto Vallarta who book in the month of October.  We’re happy to answer any questions you may have and help you find the best program at the best price for you and your family.  Have a terrific holiday in Puerto Vallarta with Aquaventuras Park!

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