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Atlantis Submarine Expedition in Cozumel

1. Atlantis Submarine Expedition in Cozumel

We invite you to experience why Cozumel is one of the top five dive destinations in the world. Go to 100 feet (30 meters) underwater and enjoy the magic onboard a real US Coast Guard Certified submarine as you make the underwater journey to Chankanaab. An environmentally protected marine park, Chankanaab is home to a huge variety of sea life until now seen only by divers. Your submarine dive adventure begins on board ferry vessel that will take you on a 12-minute cruise along Cozumel west coast. Upon arriving at the Chankanaab dive site you will be transferred to the Atlantis Submarine where you will have the opportunity to view this underwater paradise through large windows in air-conditioned comfort. Marvel at the huge variety of tropical fish including parrotfish, grunts, and groupers as your captain expertly navigates through magnificent 30 foot coral heads, all in air-conditioned comfort. Throughout your voyage an informative, live narration is provided by an experienced co-pilot who will be happy to answer any questions. You will not want to forget your cameras for an once-in-a-lifetime glance into this amazing undersea world.

Cozumel: Manatee Encounter with Chankanaab Park Entrance

2. Cozumel: Manatee Encounter with Chankanaab Park Entrance

Experience Cozumel memorably with direct contact with the cute, chubby marine mammals known as manatees. At Dolphin Discovery-Cozumel, interact with and even feed these lively creatures. Go snorkeling while you're at it, and enjoy included access to Chankanaab Park. With the Manatee Encounter program, listen as your instructor gives a short briefing on how to play with the sea mammals. Get happy as the manatee swims by you so you can touch and pet it. Fear not, as the manatees are very gentle. Then move in for a close-up as it gives you a big, charming hug. Bond with your new pal as you even get to feed him. For yet more fun, visit Chankanaab Park, where you can admire the local flora and fauna and take advantage of the top-notch facilities to relax.

Cozumel: Private Buggy Tour with Lunch & Snorkeling

3. Cozumel: Private Buggy Tour with Lunch & Snorkeling

Start your Cozumel buggy tour with a drive through town to the tequilera, where you can learn all about tequila’s distillation process. Next, explore the beautiful beaches on the east side of the island with their magnificent white sand beaches, mesmerizing rock formations, secret beaches, off-road paths, and much more. Experience the untouched part of the island where there is no electricity and just a few scattered beach restaurants and bars. Journey along forest roads to reach the Caribbean Sea and snorkel with the marine life. Get some time to relax on the beach and enjoy a lunch of authentic Mexican food.

Cozumel: Jeep Adventure and Beach Snorkeling with Lunch

4. Cozumel: Jeep Adventure and Beach Snorkeling with Lunch

The adventure begins at Cozumel Ferry Dock where you’ll meet your guide and get acquainted with your Jeep for the day. Drive to Punta Sur EcoPark, admiring views of the city and its sights along the way. At the park, enjoy some free time to relax on the shore of El Cielito, a beautiful white sandy beach with glistening blue waters. Next, head to Chankanaab Park and cool off in the refreshing water as you snorkel in search of colorful marine life with an expert guide. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, dine on a hearty buffet lunch to set you up for an afternoon of exploring. After lunch, head off on your own to discover the wonders of the park, including the fascinating archaeological area, the crocodile exhibit, and if time allows, the sea lion show.

Cozumel: One Tank Scuba Dive and Full Chankanaab Park Access

5. Cozumel: One Tank Scuba Dive and Full Chankanaab Park Access

Experience Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park's underwater world on a one tank scuba diving introductory dive. You will see the marine life of the second largest reef barrier in the word firsthand as well as the ancient caves and underwater sculptures. This is the perfect diving tour for certified and noncertified divers. You can easily enjoy the tropical fish, underwater sculptures, and coral reef formations that make this the best Cozumel diving experience. Once your dive is over, relax and stay as long as you like at the park. Enjoy full access to the amenities including the beach, hammocks, shaded palapas, sea lion show, and crocodile exhibits.

Chankanaab Park: Admission Ticket

6. Chankanaab Park: Admission Ticket

Visit Chankanaab Beach, a water park in Cozumel where you can snorkel, dive, and even swim with dolphins. Sample a homemade tortilla in the Mayan house, visit the crocodile farm and watch a sea lion show. After all your activities, relax with a massage in front of the lagoon and reenergize with a buffet lunch. Enjoy unlimited drinks at the open bar and cool off with a dip in one of the many pools. Chankanaab Beach also features several sculptures, both above and underwater.

Cozumel: Dolphin Royal Swim

7. Cozumel: Dolphin Royal Swim

Experience this beautiful island that offers natural adventure, with a wide variety of activities to do. Cozumel Island hosts some of the most idyllic beaches to rest by the ocean, and take in the sunshine. Swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery-Cozumel. In the Royal Swim program, interact with two dolphins in their natural environment. Feel the rush of being foot pushed by the dolphins to rise above the water. After your dolphin program, visit Chankanaab Park and enjoy nature’s beauty. Take in the diversity of nature and sea life on a quick snorkel adventure at the Park.

Cozumel: All Inclusive Beach Adventure with Snorkeling

8. Cozumel: All Inclusive Beach Adventure with Snorkeling

Start your fun in paradise with an amazing snorkeling experience in one of the most beautiful areas in the world. A trained and experienced guide will provide you with the snorkeling gear, vest, fins, and all necessary equipment and safety measures to get your snorkel adventure started. At the second largest coral reef barrier in the world, you'll be able to watch lots of marine life and multicolored fish while admiring the underwater museum with amazing statues and structures. Afterwards, indulge in a delicious meal from the buffet lunch, featuring authentic guacamole, chicken, beef, vegetables, chips, fries, and lots of other tasty meals to satiate your hunger.   Stay stress-free and relaxed at the beautiful beach, lay down under a shaded palapa, and admire the spectacular view of the Mexican scenery. For children there's also a sandy beach and playground area right next to the shore's edge. Explore all around the park and admire the ancient blue lagoon while discovering the vestiges of Mayan culture. Connect with nature and walk through the botanical gardens, visit the crocodile exhibition, or become fascinated by the fun-loving sea lion show. If you're looking for an exciting and unforgettable day, this complete package has it all.

Cozumel: Chankanab Park Day Pass and Snorkeling

9. Cozumel: Chankanab Park Day Pass and Snorkeling

Spend an incredible time at Chankanaab Cozumel with this amazing beach and snorkel package. Chankanaab is the second-largest reef barrier in the area, so strap on your snorkeling gear and discover the Mayan underwater world. You can swim among incredible coral formations and thousands of colorful tropical fish, making your snorkeling activity unforgettable. If coming with children this is definitely an ideal spot, as there is a playground area right by the water's edge especially for them. Since park admission is included, you can explore all around the park following your snorkeling fun. You will be free to observe the crocodile exhibits, walk through the botanical gardens surrounded by Mayan replicas, or just have fun watching the sea lion show.

Cozumel: Sea Lion Program at Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park

10. Cozumel: Sea Lion Program at Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park

Be amazed by sea lions' skills as they jump out of the water to impress you, sing, and dance during your sea lions discovery experience at the Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park in Cozumel. Make the most of your time at the park, learning about animal and natural preservation. Experience the beauty of the Caribbean with its crystal-clear waters, powdery white beaches, and warm weather on Cozumel Island. This island is well-known for offering the opportunity to interact with some of the most adorable marine species, including sea lions. Visit and play with sea lions on a dedicated experience at the adventure park. These marine mammals are known for their energy and the joy they bring to people when they see them walk and play. Interact with these fantastic creatures up close and be amazed by their skills as they jump out of the water to impress you. Watch them "sing" and dance, and touch and hug them safely. Afterwards, discover the rest of Chankanaab Park at your own pace — a place dedicated to the preservation of nature and the entertainment of people.

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What people are saying about Chankanaab Park

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 75 reviews

Top notch instructors! They got everyone set up and comfortable despite have some pretty high winds. My 12 year old son was very nervous and opted out, then decided at the last minute decided he wanted to do it after instructions were already given. Jain was very patient and went over it all again just for him. That really was the highlight of our vacation. Sergio was another instructor at MJ dive shop came with us just to keep an eye on my son. I didn’t catch the photographers name but his photos were great. He did such a fantastic job. After we showed the photos to my wife and mother in law that’s all they would talk about. I feel like words can not praise they enough. They really were great!

The staff was so kind and friendly! It was easy to walk around. They communicated about the scheduled events and made it easy to get to where you needed to be on time!

It was amazing. Food was great, the road trip views were out of this world and out tour guide was the best

Tania muy buena guía educada , amable y muy servicial y sobretodo honesta en sus comentarios.

I recommend this activity, great day, we came across the best guide! To do !!!