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Ixtapa for kids – theme parks and dolphins


Delfiniti Ixtapa

Lote Anexo 6B, Zona Hotelera 1
755 553 2736,
w Meet the dolphins through six interactive programmes, from 45min swims (US$124/M$1610) to 20min encounters (US$82/M$1065). There are packages for families and a special programme for kids 3–7 years of age.

Mundo Mágico Acuaparque

Paseo de la Garzas,
1800 917 5292,
w Every kid loves a water park and though this is a small one, it delivers with fun slides and pools (entry M$100). Tues–Sun 10am–5pm.

Parque Aventura Ixtapa

Carr Zihuatanejo-Lázaro Cárdenas (Hwy-200) km 4.8
755 115 1733,
w Rope ladders, Himalayan rope bridges and eleven zip lines (some 250m long and 30m high; US$45/M$585) provide the thrills at this popular theme park, though it’s fairly tame by international zip standards. Daily 8.30am–6.30pm.

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