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  • Location:Cozumel, Mexico
  • Duration:45 minutes (approx.)

Cozumel Dolphin Swim at Chankanaab National Park

Enjoy a delightful day at Dolphin Discovery on a full-day interactive experience at Chakanaab National Park in Cozumel. Realize your dream of swimming with dolphins and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea on this incredible expedition. Watch a sea lion show and explore the magnificent national park before snorkeling with dolphins and enjoying a ‘belly ride’ on a Dolphin Swim Adventure. Choose the Dolphin Royal Swim to relish the excitement of a ‘dorsal tow’ and ‘foot push’ as the majestic mammals use their strength to raise you high above the water.  


  • 45-minute Dolphin Swim Adventure or Dolphin Royal Swim on Cozumel
  • Snorkel with dolphins as they twirl underwater, and experience a thrilling belly ride (if Swim Adventure option selected)
  • Hold onto the fins of two dolphins for a ‘dorsal tow’ and enjoy a ‘foot push’ as you glide above the water (if Royal Swim option selected)
  • Enjoy a playful dolphin hug and kiss under the guidance of a dolphin trainer
  • Feed and pet sea lions at a sea lion show and marvel at these mammals
  • Snorkel with parrotfish in pristine waters of the Caribbean Sea
  • Discover a Mayan city, botanical gardens and saltwater lagoon with all-day access to Chankanaab National Park

What You Can Expect

Cozumel Dolphin Swim at Chankanaab National Park

Swim with dolphins in Cozumel!

Make your own way to the incredible Chakanaad Nation Park to begin your aquatic adventure with dolphins. Venture to the Dolphin Discovery facility to commence your 45-minute session in the dolphinarium, the program of which depends on whether you chose a Dolphin Swim Adventure or Dolphin Royal Swim (see options below).

Alongside a professional dolphin trainer, frolic and splash with the majestic mammals as you establish a unique bond.  Wade in the warm water as you observe the fascinating behavior of the animals; laugh at the playful aquatic antics of the dolphins as they perform entertaining tricks and personally interact with you. 

After your unforgettable experience, take a seat for the spectacular sea lion show to watch more fabulous frolics. Give the marine mammals a tasty snack before wandering over to the Caribbean Sea for some underwater exploration. Rent snorkeling gear (own expense) then plunge into the crystal clear waters to marvel at troves of tropical fish and colorful coral reefs. Explore every inch of the incredible national park during your visit; recline on the soft white sands of the beach; awaken your senses to the sublime sights and smells of the botanical garden; visit replicas of iconic Mayan ruins; and swim in a serene saltwater lagoon. 

Option 1: Dolphin Swim Adventure
Don your snorkelling gear for incredible views of the dolphins beneath the surface; marvel as the mammals twist and turn in a dazzling demonstration of their agility. Experience the excitement of a belly ride as you grasp onto the dolphin’s stomach as it swims on its back through the warm water. 

Option 2: Dolphin Royal Swim
Choose The Dolphin Royal Swim to experience an exhilarating dorsal tow, a manoeuvre that allows you to glide along the water at great speed while you holding onto two dolphins' dorsal fins. Master a foot push for everlasting memories and allow the dolphins to raise you up from the bottom of your feet as you glide above the water’s surface. Enjoy some free time interacting with the majestic mammals after your  tricks. 

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Fantastic! My daughters really enjoyed the interaction with the Dolphins and the trainer was very knowledgable and funny.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Absolutely amazing! Small groups which allowed for a more personal experience. My 10 year old son just loved this. We live in Florida on the beach so we see dolphins and manatees frequently and even with this this trip was 5 star for sure. When we got there they asked us if we wanted to swim with manatees for 30 each. We did, that was incredible too. The trainers and group size make this a fabulous excursion. The only downside is the picture herding into the building afterwards. Pictures are 40 a piece or you can buy CD's with all pics. WORK with them on pricing with the CD's. I spent more on the pics than the excursion, but the excursion was so reasonable I felt good with the overall money put out for the day. Will do this again!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

What can I say... Its a chance in a lifetime to swim with the dolphins.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

The tour was amazing!! Super organized, very courteous, knowledgable and friendly. I would recommend it to anyone!!! Awesome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

The royal dolphin swim was fabulous! I booked for my family and everyone agreed that it was a great experience. The facility was clean and well run. The dolphins all appeared happy and well cared for. The time spent with the dolphins was unparalleled. Informative, fun and thrilling.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great experience, the royal swim was as it was described except the extra treat of the manatees. The trainers were great and were helpful with some in our group that needed a little extra help.

4 star rating: Recommended March 2014

Great Dolphin experience, poor cold rainy weather. We have been trying to get access to our photographs for purchase with no success. Can you put us in touch with the tour company.

3 star rating: Worth doing January 2015


2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better April 2015

We were very disappointed in our excursion. I thought we would have time to do our snorkeling, but because the park closes at 5:00 we didn't have enough time.

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