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Cozumel Dolphin Encounter
In the Cozumel dolphin encounter the focus is on allowing everyone to enjoy having a high degree of contact with the dolphins and at the same time the trainers will teach you about these amazing animals. Nothing compares to being up close and personal with a dolphin in order to make an impact as to how important it is to conserve our marine life and oceans.

Your dolphin adventure takes place in Chankanaab National Park and will start with a short educational orientation with a Dolphin Trainer where you will learn a little about the dolphin anatomy and some of its special features and then get into the WATER with the dolphins!

You will enter the water by going down a set of stairs from the elevated dock onto a submerged platform where you will remain for 25 30 minutes in waist-deep water. The Encounter starts with a kiss from an Atlantic-Bottle nosed dolphin that will be captured forever by a professional photographer and can be purchased afterward. The program will continue with a Swim-by, where you will get the chance to touch and pet the dolphins, a chance to learn about the anatomy of the dolphin and then on to some very special selected dolphin behaviors. The program is completed by giving each guest a chance to have some good quality time with the dolphin where you can ask the trainer any questions you may have about the dolphin and their life in the sea.

Dolphins are very special marine animals who touch the hearts of those who interact with them both in captivity and in the wild. Of course it is always better to let marine life live free in their own world, but participating in and learning about the dolphins in these activities serves to promote marine and ocean conservation.

Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Discovery Cozumel is located in Chankanaab National Marine Park. As well as offering world class diving and snorkeling from a pristine beach, this beautiful park houses a variety of birds, the sea lion show, a botanical garden, reproductions of famous archeological sites, a typical Mayan village, an underground river, a tropical lagoon teeming with brightly colored tropical fish, restaurants and bars as well as a dive shop and Sea Trek helmet diving. So you will definitely want to allow time to enjoy the park either before or after your dolphin activity.

Activity Specifics

Name: Cozumel Dolphin Encounter
Provider: Dolphin Discovery
Includes: Lunch buffet and 2 non-alcoholic beverages during lunch *** NEW 2014!! ***

Cozumel's Chankanaab National Park entrance fee is included for those participating in the Dolphin Encounter program.

Chankanaab admission rate for companions or without dolphin program is US$21 for adults and US$14 for kids 12 and under. Prices subject to change without notice.
Total Time: Approximately 45 minutes including orientation
Amenities: Chankanaab Park opens at 09:00 and closes at 16:30
Pool, lockers, showers and restrooms are available.
Food and beverages available for purchase in restaurants.
Snorkel and water sports equipment is available for rental.
Schedule: Daily ~ 1:00PM and 3:30PM CST (island time)
Pricing: Adults 13 years old & up US 89
Children 6 - 12 years old US$ 89
Infants 1 - 5 years old US$ 39

***Price Includes Chankanaab Park Fee ****
Restrictions: AGE & HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS:
Adult = More than 4 ft 7 in & 13 years old or more
Child = 3 ft 11 in to 4 ft 6 in & 6 to 12 years old
Infant = 2ft 11 in to 3ft 2 in & 1 to 5 years old

SUPERVISION:
Children shorter than 3' 11" must participate with a paying adult (per child) as a companion in the activity.

HEALTH & SAFETY
Pregnant women may not participate in any of the dolphin or sea lion programs.
All dolphin activities are safe and interactive but require physical involvement by participants.
Participants should be in good general health and able to understand and follow directions as given by the dolphin trainers.
Those who have undergone an recent surgery or suffer from any condition that may limit them physically (i.e. back surgery) should check with their physician before proceeding to make a reservation.
Life vests are provided and mandatory for every participant.
Special: Persons Requiring Special Assistance
Every effort is made to accommodate clients with special needs and requiring assistance. However, please contact us directly prior to making a booking in order to clarify the nature of the assistance required and to ensure that such needs can be met.

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   Cozumel Sea Lion Discovery
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   Cozumel El Cielo Reef Snorkel Trip
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   Riviera Maya - Dolphin Swim Adventure
   Riviera Maya - Dolphin Royal Swim
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First of all, I want to say thank you so much for sharing your wonderful island with my family. Secondly, we did the Royal Dolphin Swim with Dorie and Belle, and it was the most AWESOME time of our lives. One lady in our session cried at the end, saying this was the greatest thing that she has ever done. The Park was beautiful, and everyone was very helpful. Thank you again for a wonderful time. D. Smith ~ USA

We just came back from our Cozumel trip. We had a great time and really enjoyed the dolphin program. Thanks for giving our daughter such a great childhood memory!!!! By the way we came back to snow. Hope you are all enjoying the sunshine there!! The Francis family ~ Columbus, OH

My daughter, 13 did the dolphin swim and it was the best time of her life.. up close and personal with scarlet.. the pictures were beautiful and the video wonderful.. this was a once in a life time event that she will remember for her entire life... well worth the 99.00 and the additional 75.00 for pics and video coverage.. if you can afford to do this, this is not to be missed.. it was the highlight of the entire vacation... go and have fun, well worth the cost and a lot of fun to be had. WONDERFUL TIME....
Monica Beach and katie Richards Monica Beach ~ Ocala, Florida

My husband and I had the "BEST" time at your park. The dolphin encounter was truly amazing! We can't wait to come back and let our children experience it. It is on the top of our "to do" list with our children. Thanks for the exceptional hopitatily! S. and R. Ketron ~ Cincinnati, OH

My husabnd and I did the Dolphin Royal swim in Cozumel. We loved it! It was the best time ever! Would do it again in a heartbeat! Thanks for everything Benicia ~ PA USA
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