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Planet Dolphin Cruises

#14 of 29 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Manuel Antonio Features Animals
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 1647
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Great day on the Ocean; Snorkeling Unmemorable

The Planet Dolphin catamaran is wonderful as is the service provided by their professional crew... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
harrymcballs
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Golden, Colorado
Great Day Seeing Wildlife and Relaxing on the Water

We took the morning small catamaran tour with Planet Dolphin via our hotel here in Manuel Antonio... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kungpow9960
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Baltimore, Maryland
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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. One of our principal goals is to educate our clients on the conservation of our natural resources & protection of marine wild life. Offering to the world sustainable eco tourism services with our continual efforts to achieve a neutral carbon foot print for future generations.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta salad” (30 reviews)
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“sunset cruise” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:45
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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+506 2777 1647
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Planet Dolphin catamaran is wonderful as is the service provided by their professional crew. The catamaran has a covered deck which is open and airy; ample seating and storage; a bar serving premixed cocktails (included) and: more than enough life preservers for everyone on...More

Thank harrymcballs
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from Planet Dolphin! Thanks for the positive feedback. Some of different factors that can affect visibility are: -Rough swell due to storms in the Pacific Ocean. -Heavy rain for long periods, causing the river flow to carry sediment to the snorkeling site. -Strong winds...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the morning small catamaran tour with Planet Dolphin via our hotel here in Manuel Antonio and were very happy with our decision. The tour was efficiently and professionally run on both land and sea, and we got exactly what we hoped for from...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of seven was booked for an afternoon cruise with Planet Dolphin a few weeks ago. The catamaran was large, roomy and very nice with trampolines to sun on, free drinks and snacks. The crew was great and the scenery along the coast is...More

1  Thank JSH0922
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Greetings from Planet Dolphin! Thanks for the positive feedback. We are glad you had a chance to experience a little bit of our world! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Per my friends recommendation, I joined Planet Dolphin cruise last sunday with my 2-year-old, it was our first time but we will definitely try it again. The tour departs from the world-class Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, only 20 minutes from Dominical Beach and 40...More

1  Thank Natalia M
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Greetings from Planet Dolphin! Thank you so much for the positive feedback. We are glad you had a chance to experience a little bit of our world! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 June 2017

They worked with our schedule. Drinks, fresh food, amazing views, snorkling, swimming, relaxing, music, PURA VIDA! If you don't do anyhting else, do this! We were a large group decompressing from a wedding, and we had a blast! They made sure we had a great...More

1  Thank Billie W
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My boyfriend and I did an afternoon cruise. The boat was very nice and really big, but there were only about 10 other people on our trip. The crew makes it fun. They're nice and there's loud music on board. We were able to see...More

1  Thank Megan H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We booked this 'sunset' cruise on the recommendation of our hotel. $80 pp. Were told we'd sail over to Manuel Antonio National Park, circle back, snorkel, swim, have several choices for dinner and return to the harbor at sunset. 1/2 hour after setting off an...More

Thank Hockeymom54
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Hello We appreciate your comment. We explain to the hotels since it started raining we don't want to go out in the afternoons, because we know its going to rain.... All reservations for afternoon trips in April were warned about the rain. We never received...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had a good time, with a 6 and 8 year old girl and parents. The boat and crew were well prepared and the food and drinks were plentiful and tasty. We saw a few dolphins and a terrific sunset. My only knock was the...More

Thank Jonathan54321
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Myself and 3 of our children went on the morning tour while Dad and oldest son went deep sea fishing. We wanted to just get out on the water and see some more of the area. This tour accomplished that - and we managed to...More

Thank Bama1971
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Greetings from Planet Dolphin! We are so happy you and your kids enjoy our cruise! Hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Our hotel booked our snorkeling and sunset catamaran tour with Planet Dolphin. We enjoyed a lovely cruise along the coast, some snorkeling, swimming around the catamaran- including jumping into the water off the top of the catamaran, and sliding down the water slide- fun! Our...More

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jedinamur
7 June 2017|
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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!
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fengoy
22 January 2017|
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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
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seminolelady44
10 January 2017|
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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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