• Tour code: 3911COZMANA
  • Location: Cozumel, Mexico
  • Duration: 45 minutes (approx.)

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Grasp an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to swim with gentle manatees during a 45-minute session at Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park in Cozumel. Delight in interactive fun with these majestic mammals, learning incredible information as you feed and frolic in the tank. After you’ve swum with the manatees, enjoy the varied attractions the exotic seaside park offers; stroll around the beautiful botanical garden, swim in refreshing pools and snorkel in the colorful reef before returning to your hotel.   


  • 45-minute encounter with manatees in Cozumel’s Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park
  • Share kisses and hugs from manatees and witness their powerful gracefulness in the water
  • Feed the gentle giants lettuce and watch them glide around you
  • Learn from a resident trainer about the behavior and physiology of manatees
  • Select from several departure times throughout the day
  • Enjoy complimentary access to the park’s botanical garden, pool, snorkeling area and changing room amenities

What You Can Expect

Manatee Encounter in Cozumel at Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park

Share a kiss and feed manatees during this program

Make your own way to Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park in Cozumel to begin your interactive adventure. Upon entering the eco-nature reserve, greet your expert guide and listen to insightful information about the manatees you’re about to meet. 

Journey to the manatee’s habitat and learn about their characteristics and how best to interact with the calming creatures. Discover fascinating facts about manatee’s maximum length and weight, discovering that they can grow as long as 13 feet (4 meters) and weight up to 1,300 pounds (600 kg). 

Relax in the water and wait for a manatee to glide over and greet you. Swim with the gentle giants and observe the strength of their movements and their tranquil temperament. Feed the manatees with lettuce as watchful trainers ensure your complete safety and security during the session. 

Photographs and videos will be taken throughout your session to capture your magical moments with manatees. Purchase photo or video footage at the end of your experience to ensure your incredible memories last forever. 

Wave goodbye to your newfound friends and set out to explore the rest of the seaside park’s amenities. Discover the protected coral reefs of the park, renting equipment that allows you to snorkel with troves of tropical fish in crystal clear water. Experience the exotic beauty of the botanical garden, wandering amid bright blooms and intriguing plants or simply relax in a tree-harbored hammock with a fruity cocktail.  

Please note: We are sensitive to the issues surrounding swim-with-marine-animals tours, and recognize that this activity isn't suitable for everyone.

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