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Cozumel: Dolphin Encounter with Buffet Meal & Chankanaab Park Ticket

Flexible duration
Meals included

Kiss, hug and play with a dolphin at Dolphin Discovery Cozumel! While you’re at it, try your hand at snorkeling and explore the turquoise waters of Chakanaab National Reef Park.


  • Experience the charm of the island of Cozumel and its marine life with this ticket

  • Hug, kiss and interact with adorable dolphins at Dolphin Discovery Cozumel

  • Go snorkeling and explore the fascinating underwater world of Chankanaab National Reef Park

  • Replenish your energy with a delicious lunch buffet with access to an open bar


  • Chankanaab National Park entrance

  • Chankanaab National Park garden

  • Snorkeling at Chankanaab National Park

  • Dolphin Encounter program

  • 40 minutes with the dolphins

  • Buffet lunch with an open bar

  • Amenities: pool, lockers, showers, restrooms


  • Other activities in Cozumel

  • Park admission for companions

  • Photos of your experience with the dolphins

  • Snorkeling gear

  • Transportation to Chankanaab National Park

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

your experience

If it’s a tropical getaway you’re looking for, then Cozumel, an island surrounded by sparkling blue waters and gorgeous landscapes, is your answer. Located at the very heart of the island is the Chankanaab National Reef Park, considered a special area for the protection and shelter of fauna and flora of the region. Enjoy a day of adventure here, at the Dolphin Discovery Cozumel, and swim and hang out with the most intelligent creatures of the sea. The program is designed such that people of all ages can participate and be able to touch, kiss, hug and play with dolphins! Continue your adventure at the Chankanaab National Park, and swim in the pools, snorkel underwater and treat yourself to the experience of a lifetime.

know before you go


Handshake, hand target, hugs, and kisses

Important Information

  • Don’t include infants under 3.3 ft in your reservation as they are free of charge; however, be sure to add them in the comments section of your reservation

  • A valid ID is an essential requirement to visit Cozumel

  • All participants must be at least 3.9 to perform snorkel activities

  • Children over 4.6 ft will be allowed to participate alone in any of our dolphin programs by paying the adult rate

  • Children over 3.9 ft up to 4.6 ft will be allowed to participate alone in the Encounter program

  • Children over 3.3 ft and up to 3.9 ft will be allowed to participate in the Encounter program accompanied by a paying adult (1 adult per kid)

  • Children under 3.3 ft will be considered infants and will perform Encounter activities regardless of the program in which they participate (it is a requirement that they fit the vest)

  • In this program, groups have a maximum of 20 people for a better experience

  • The use of life jackets is mandatory in all water programs

  • Currently, the facility is NOT accepting US dollars in cash (check-in, restaurant, boutique, and photos). However, they do accept Mexican pesos in cash. If you want to use an international credit or debit card, payments will be done in Mexican or US currency

Safety Requirements

  • For security reasons, the use of cameras in the water is prohibited. Professional photos will be available for sale

  • For safety reasons, expectant mothers in their 5th month can't participate in any of the aquatic programs

  • Expectant mothers of less than 5 months can participate in the Encounter program only if accompanied by another adult and after signing a waiver

  • Since the natural environment is fragile and there is a need to protect the reefs, sunscreens (even reef safe & biodegradable sunscreens) are not allowed in any of our programs

What to Bring

  • Cash for taxis, shopping, and meals

  • Towels


Dolphin Discovery at Chankanaab Park is open from 9 AM to 4 PM

Dolphin Encounter

  • Daily at 1 PM and 3:30 PM

Discounted Tickets

Ages 6-12yrs enjoy reduced pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly

  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID to your guide

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification

  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Your ticket redemption point is at Dolphin Discovery Cozumel, Carretera Costera Sur Km. 9.5, Parque Nacional Chankanaab, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R., Mexico

  • To locate the ticket redemption point on Google Maps, simply search for - Dolphin Discovery Cozumel

Get Directions to the Ticket Redemption Point

Getting There

  • If you are traveling from Cancun or Riviera Maya, you must go to Playa del Carmen and from the federal pier take the ferry to Cozumel

  • The ferry departs every hour, but it is recommended that you verify schedules and rates with your hotel concierge

  • Take a taxi to Chankanaab National Park, once you get to Cozumel island

  • When you arrive at the park, follow the signs that will lead you to the Dolphin Discovery facilities


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