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Planet Dolphin

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Open Now: 09:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:45
Open today: 09:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:45
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  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Planet Dolphin is a family owned and operated company with over 24 years of experience in whale, dolphin and marine life observations . We offer a personalized quality service & are committed to give our customers the very best experience possible...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:45
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Marina Pez Vela, Quepos 60601, Costa Rica
+506 2777 1647
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the perfect morning on the Planet Dolphin Catamaran Tour. Within minutes we were out to sea, and saw some humpback whales, a mother and calf. We sailed along the coastline, and in and out of the various bays and past gorgeous beaches. The...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried for ourselfs the three catamaran of the area, and we can say this ITS THE BEST, the lunch, the staff, and treat. Jose was so funny an their friends´s explication of the area and dolphins helped a lot to complete the activity. Was...More

Thank Glor_Vic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with a family of four. The overall experience is not just a typical snorkeling experience. On the way out, we spent about 40 minutes plus seeing wildlife humpback whales and sea turtles. The snorkeling experience was nice, I've done better in the Bahamas...More

Thank FellowTraveler786670
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all I will mention how friendly and willing to help the crew member are, they are really into customer service, and that is an important part of the activity´s enjoyment, beside that the ship is a beauty, super stable while crossing big waves...More

Thank Efraín V
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Efraín! We are happy that you were able to enjoy part of Our World! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of 2 adults, 1 child and 3 teens. At first, we were taken aback to learn that there would be about 90 people on the catamaran- we hadn't realised how big it was. But we needn't have worried, The boat was...More

1  Thank Anushka R
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sooo happy that you and your family enjoyed your time with Us! It's hard to please everybody all the time! If you took any pictures feel free to share them with us! Pura Vida!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wes family of six, including 3 teenagers and a nine year old. We had a great morning on the catamaran. Saw him back whales and sea turtles up close, and swam and snorkelled. Be very careful of the large water slide: both my son and...More

Thank Antman101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice trip with transportation and lunch. Staff were friendly and helpful. Saw whales and dolphins on trip.

Thank VA_WorldTraveler
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

On one of our other tours of Manuel Antonio our guide suggested we do a catamaran tour because it is whale season. We booked this one for our hotel and it turned out to be a highlight of our trip! The boat staff is so...More

1  Thank Kaylin v
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Started out with a quick “orientation” at the dock and we were off. We had drinks in hand almost before we cleared the marina. The crew was incredible! We had a huge group including 17 children and the crew kept them happy and hydrated and...More

Thank DGornto
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great time on this cruise with our small children ! The staff members were great with our kids -- even held the baby (and got her to nap!) so I could snorkel!! The water slides were a bit treacherous and didnt see much...More

Thank LinzGtravel
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7 June 2017|
Response from Katherine B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would recommend contacting Planet Dolphin Cruises to get your questions answered. They have a website, and their customer service people were very helpful!
21 January 2017|
Response from Ivania S | Property representative |
  Thanks for your interest in Planet Dolphin Catamaran Island Tour.  Your adventure includes: Bilingual guide, snack (cookies and crackers), snorkel equipment, beverages (natural juices, vodka, rum, Costa Rican liquor... More
10 January 2017|
Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in Planet Dolphin Catamaran Island Adventures We have 2 tours at day, the first one starting at 09:00 am and the second at 02:00 pm duration approx. 3.5 hours. Your adventure includes: Bilingual... More
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