A Young Girl Holds the Fins of an Upright Dolphin

Dolphin Discovery Cozumel (CZ04)

Location: Cozumel, Mexico

At a Glance

Activity Type: Splashtacular and Family Adventures and Nature Adventures
Activity Level: MildHelp
Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours
Adult Price: $112 (ages 10 and up)
Child Price: $89 (ages 3 to 9)
Ages: 3 And Up

On this tour you will:

  • Begin your adventure with an approximate 5-minute walk to your taxi transportation. Drive approximately 20-minutes to Chankanaab National Park, home of Dolphin Discovery.
  • Upon arrival, receive an orientation and lifejacket before making your way to the enclosure with your trainer. Enter the water onto a submerged platform and be introduced to your new dolphin friend.
  • For approximately 40-minutes you're invited to touch and play with these gentle creatures of the deep. Activities may include a dolphin kiss, handshake or hug.
  • At the conclusion of your program, you can view photos before enjoying some free time to explore the rest of Chankanaab National Park. The park includes a sea lion show, beach, pool, gardens and even replicas of archaeological sites.
  • When you are ready to leave the park, your taxi transportation will be available at the park entrance to transport you back to the ship.

Important Additional Information

  • Wheelchairs need to be standard size and collapsible; no electric wheelchairs/scooters are permitted. Guests must be able to enter and exit the taxi on their own.
  • Guests must be able to descend 12 steps into the water and be able to stand on the platform throughout the dolphin encounter.
  • For safety reasons, expectant mothers, Guests with heart or respiratory conditions and those with back/neck injuries cannot participate.
  • Guests ages 3 to 12: An adult 18 years or older must be booked on the same Dolphin Discovery Cozumel excursion.
  • Guests ages 13 to 17: An adult 18 years or older must be booked on the same Dolphin Discovery Cozumel excursion or the corresponding Dolphin Discovery Observer excursion.
  • For safety reasons, Guests interacting with Dolphins are not allowed to carry cameras, including waterproof ones.
  • The dolphin encounter takes place in an enclosed open sea area where Guests stand on a three-foot deep, metal grate platform (varies with tide). All Guests are required to wear lifejackets and recommended to wear water shoes.
  • Once the dolphin encounter is over, Guests are invited to enjoy the park, which includes a small beach, until 5:00 p.m. Guests must see staff at the park entrance before using the included taxi vouchers and taking the taxi back to the ship.
  • Snorkel equipment for use at Chankanaab National Park is available at an additional cost.
  • Lockers for personal belongings are available free of charge.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring cash or credit cards to purchase optional extras, such as Dolphin Encounter videos, pictures, snacks and souvenirs.
  • You should never feel that gratuities are expected, but it is customary to leave a tip in recognition of exceptional service in restaurants, taxis and for excursion guides and drivers. It is always up to you to determine the amount.

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