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Dolphin Swim Adventure at Chankanaab National Marine Park

Price: $139.00
Children 8+ OR over 3'11" must be accompanied by 1 paying adult (18+) per child. Children 10+ OR over 4'7" can swim on their own (with no other children), but MUST pay adult price.
This tour operates Monday through Saturday.
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Cozumel Dolphin Swim Excursion

This Dolphin Swim Adventure program at Chankanaab National Marine Park was established especially for you and the dolphins to share sensational and safe activities while establishing a unique bond of trust.

During the session, you will personally interact with these highly intelligent and friendly sea mammals. Your professional instructor will teach you about dolphins, their environment, and their behavior. You will also learn several training techniques on this Cozumel excursion.

Then, you will enter the water (life jackets required) and thoroughly enjoy this incredible experience with the dolphins. Using a snorkeling mask, you will immerse yourself in their world and discover the special bond between humans and dolphins. They will tenderly say hello with their fins, they will kiss you, sing for you, take you for a ride on their belly, and you will be able to swim in Caribbean waters while they jump or play with you.

The Cozumel shore excursion is one hour, with 30 minutes of swim time. The group size is limited to 12 people to ensure a very personal experience.

A professional photographer will be present to capture all the magical moments through videos and photographs, which will provide you with tangible memories of your Cozumel tour that you can take home with you for an additional cost.

Please Note: The park admission is included in your dolphin tour. Guests in your party who will not be participating in the dolphin activity (including children under 8 years old who are unable to participate in this activity) should book the "An Adventure in Chankanaab" tour in order to enter the park. The park is open from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM local time, and guests may arrive at any time. The park offers a beach, swimming pool and snorkel area. Restrooms and showers are available. Beach chairs, lockers and snorkel gear can be rented. There is a restaurant offering food and drinks for sale. There is a Sea Lion Show and Dolphin Presentation most days; check the schedule when you arrive for shows that day. There is also a Manatee Exhibition and self-guided Archaeological Tour available.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
1+ Hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
A 15-minute taxi ride (not included) is required to reach your departure location. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing a swimsuit under comfortable clothing and shoes. A towel, sunglasses, and biodegradable sunscreen (for after the dolphin portion) is recommended. Sunblock, jewelry, watches, rings, bracelets, or any object which might scratch the dolphin is not permitted in the water with the dolphins.
The MINIMUM AGE to participate is 8 years old. Children at least 8 years old OR over 3 feet 11 inches can participate when accompanied by one participating adult (18 years or older) per child. Children at least 10 years old OR over 4 feet 7 inches tall can participate on their own (with no other children) when counted as an adult at booking.

Pregnant women may not participate in this tour. All participants should be competent swimmers and comfortable with the use of mask, fins, and snorkel. Each person is required to wear a life jacket. Sunblock, jewelry, watches, rings, bracelets, or any object which might scratch the dolphin is not permitted in the water with the dolphins. The instructors have the final say on what can and cannot be worn in the water with the dolphins. For security reasons, personal cameras are not allowed in the water, nor in the program area. A professional photographer will be on hand to take pictures, which will be available for purchase.
5 Stars5Based On 70 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsGreat facility, easily accessibleJanuary 25, 2019

Reviewer: Anantha
Our kids had a blast with the dolphins. We also went on a scuba dive, unplanned, at the facility and it was very good as well.

5 StarsTHE BEST OF COZUMELJuly 30, 2018

Reviewer: Annie
I know Cozumel well and have been to this gorgeous park over 15 times easily if not more. take a taxi to this park.pay entrance fee of 22 pp.enjoy park for the day. They have small lagoon place to swim.have beautiful huge pool to swim w great mini bar Sea lion show- the workers, trainers, are the nicest people. u can buy lunch there.ice cream Dolphin swim is extra$ booked that on ship trainers are great a shock to you but honestly $$$ but worth it. Pictures dolphins.you may not take pictures THEY have great photographer's that take 50-70 pictures..each one of you doing all w dolphins.. The price seems high you get 1-8x10 the DVD OF ALL FOR ? 75$ each this once in a lifetime and all your pics u get made cheap home. They give a deal.its worth it! they have showers change rooms lockers great gift shop. they have a great long walk with flowers etc great park..best place to go!!! Annie I'll be back this Dec 3..2018 Love this place!!

4 StarsChoose RoyalJuly 09, 2018

Reviewer: Candy
Be very careful when choosing which swimming with Dolphins you are purchasing. There is the 2 Dolphin Royal swim and 1 Dolphin swim. Both are great but you get that little extra with the Royal

5 StarsShore ExcursionJune 25, 2018

Reviewer: William Huber
Everything was great, son had a very good time, was some confusion after getting off boat on transportation, to park, but it worked out ok

5 StarsWhat an experience!April 16, 2018

Reviewer: Heather Brazee
This is a great place to spend the day. My only heads up is that the local taxi's will try and tell you that it's too busy and that if you don't have a reservation you shouldn't go. They get paid to bring you to other areas to hang out... just go right to the National Park when you get off the ship. We didn't, and wish that we would have.

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