- Exclusive offer only with Shore Excursioneer!
- English-speaking PADI-certified dive master!
- Guided One tank SCUBA Dive!
- All SCUBA diving equipment!
- Snorkel set including varied-sized fins, sanitized snorkel, silicone mask, and vest!
- Guided dive of the coral reef, underwater statues, and an underwater cave!
- Entrance fee not included ($26.00 USD value for adults, $13.00 USD value for children)!
For certified and non-certified divers! Cozumel is known worldwide for its coral reefs and this excursion is a perfect option to discover why. This is the only place you can experience a cave dive and is our exclusive offer! Visit the Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park for a one-tank dive and stay to enjoy the facilities at your leisure!
Chankanaab is located a short taxi ride from your Cozumel cruise terminal. Please note that the entrance fee to Chankanaab is not included, the cost per person is $26 USD. This includes use of the facilities such as chairs, hammocks, loungers, shade, restrooms, dressing rooms, inlet swimming areas, showers, and more. There are restaurants where you can purchase food and drinks at your own expense.
Upon arrival, your Dive Master will explain the dive plan and provide snorkel and SCUBA Diving equipment. This is for both certified divers and those discovering how fun it is.
The easy access from the dive shop to the water will make this shore dive stress-free, a perfect option for novices or cruise ship divers who do not want to spend the whole day on a dive boat. For those just discovering how to dive, your English-speaking Dive Master will give you a brief introduction to diving and you will learn the basic skills to enjoy this one-tank dive excursion.
As soon as you get in the water you will be surrounded by diverse marine life. It is common to spot eagle rays, grunts, snapper, angelfish, parrotfish, grouper, turtles, trumpet fish, wrasse, spotted drum fish, amberjacks, and even long-snout seahorses in the area around the reef.
The natural marine life is not the only interesting thing to see...your experience Dive Master will show you the underwater statues -The Christ, Chacmol (Mayan God of rain), and Virgen Mary.
To top it all off, if you are a Certified Diver you will be led into a cave named "La Quebrada" - this is the only cave you can dive through from shore in Cozumel.
After your dive, you may choose to stay in the park to experience a variety of other activities at an extra cost. You might decide to get close to Mayan history on the archeological replicas walk or stroll through the lush botanical gardens where you can view more than 350 species of local island plants. Watch the process of handmade tortillas. Check out the tequila displays or maybe even the cacao chocolate site. Off-the-beach snorkeling will take you to Chankanaab Reef, where you can see the underwater Christ and Madonna statues as well as a rich variety of ocean fish - the snorkel gear is included for Sea Trek participants' unlimited use. There is also ziplining for those who are looking for an adrenaline rush. There are also other activities on site available at an extra cost, such as diving, snuba, manatee swimming, and dolphin encounters.
You can purchase Mexican-style and other food and snacks from the restaurants right on the beach. When you are ready to head out, there are many taxis at Chankanaab to take you back to your Cozumel cruise pier at your leisure and own expense.
Note: Please download and print the following PADI SCUBA Dive Medical Statement
(PDF document) and complete prior to participation in this Cozumel Chankanaab Marine Park 1 Tank SCUBA Dive Excursion. It is required that you bring this completed form and any other required notes or paperwork.