Once thought to be mermaids, manatees are beautiful and enormous marine mammals. These gentle giants can grow as long as 13ft/4m and weigh up to 1300 lbs/600 kg! Which explains their resemblance to their closest modern relative, the Elephant.
Dolphin Discovery is thrilled to offer the greatest tour in Cozumel, the Manatee Encounter. This one-of-a-kind adventure is the only swim with manatees program in the Caribbean. Among the many things to do in Cozumel, this is the best program with marine animals.
This close up encounter with manatees will leave you breathless and amazed at how these mammals spend their day. At first sight the manatees may seem intimidating due to their large size but once you get in the water and interact with them, they will just melt your heart away.
Once you finish with your manatee encounter at Dolphin Discovery Cozumel, you will leave with not just a great memory but a wide range of knowledge with the help of our Marine Mammal Specialists.
Visit the manatee, share a kiss and a hug and even feed these magnificent creatures while swimming with them in their natural habitat. You and your family will share a magical time with our manatees and discover what we love about Cozumel.
Bring your family to swim with manatees in the paradise of Chankanaab National Park surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna with views of the turquoise sea. Chankanaab (word that comes from the Mayan language and means “little sea”) is located inside Cozumel´s National Marine Park.
Enjoy our beautiful beach park and after your manatee encounter, spend your day either snorkeling while admiring schools of tropical fish, colorful reef and underwater statues.Our manatees welcome you to Cozumel and hope that you enjoy your Manatee Encounter, an absolute unique and out-of-this-world adventure.
|Adults (+ 13): $ 59USD||* Daily||
Chankanaab National Park entrance fee
Sea Lion presentation
Snorkel in Chankanaab National Park (Equipment not included)
Chankanaab National Park's Garden
Facilities: pool, lockers, showers and restrooms
Manatee Encounter includes an up-close experience with manatees, hugs, kisses and feeding.
The experience will include interaction with two manatees from a special platform in the water.
|Kids (8 - 12) $ 59USD||
|* Kids must swim with a paying adult.|
Minimum height to participate in Manatee program is 3.9ft.
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