Pacific bottlenose dolphins can often be seen jumping, playing and even heard “laughing” in their natural ocean environment along the coast of Riviera Nayarit. And in Riviera Nayairt, you can get “up close and personal” with these beautiful, highly intelligent mammals that are adored worldwide. There are several dolphin programs that are available so you are sure to find one that is perfect for every age group and activity level. Interacting with dolphins in Riviera Nayarit is sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Popular Dolphin Programs in Riviera Nayarit
Programs referred to as “Dolphin Encounters” give a good introductory experience and start with an overview of dolphins touching upon their history, anatomy and physiology. After the initial briefing you enter waist deep water and are able to meet and get acquainted with the dolphins, feel their smooth skin, feed them treats, use hand signals to communicate with them and even exchange an affectionate kiss. Special “Dolphin Kids” encounters are available for young children aged 4 to 8 where they can interact with the dolphins and provide mom and dad with unforgettable photos they will treasure forever.
Step up the level of interactivity with a “Dolphin Swim Experience” or “Dolphin Signature Swim” for the most time in the water with these incredible creatures. These dolphin programs combine a learning experience with extended face-to-dolphin time that gets you into the action…touch, feed, play, cuddle, kiss and even ride the incredibly affectionate dolphins who enjoy their time with you, as much as you do with them. Dolphin “Trainer for a Day” programs are an ultimate experience for anyone who has ever dreamed about training marine mammals. This in depth dolphin program puts you alongside professional trainers for a full day where you will learn the basic skills used in caring for and training the dolphins.
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