This great excursion on the lovely island of Cozumel is sure to please everyone in your group! Enjoy both the SNUBA dive and snorkeling afterward at the famous Chankanaab Marine Park. Snuba is similar to real SCUBA diving but you do not have the heavy air tanks strapped to your back with all the equipment. It is easy and safe enough for everyone to do with depths that are much more shallow than SCUBA dives.
Start this great day by hopping aboard a ferry in Playa del Carmen. On your way to Cozumel, you will enjoy 40 minutes of fantastic views while gliding across the Caribbean. The ferry offers both facilities and snacks for your comfort. Consumables are not included in the price. Ride up top and enjoy the ocean breezes, or down in the main cabin with large viewing windows and air conditioning. Once you arrive in Cozumel, simply hail a waiting taxi for Chankanaab!
As you arrive at Chankanaab Park your friendly English-speaking SNUBA Dive Cruise Excursion guide will show you where the Snuba activity is set up. Please note that the entrance fee to Chankanaab is not included and has to be purchased on-site, the cost per person is $26 USD. This includes use of the facilities such as chairs, hammocks, loungers, shade, showers, and more. There are restaurants where you can purchase food and drinks at your own expense. There are lockers available for rent, should you wish to store your belongings.
The highly trained and certified excursion guides will go over all of the SNUBA Diving equipment you will use for your excursion, show you how to use it, and then get you suited up. Your SNUBA excursion equipment includes a snorkel mask, a regulator that provides your air supply, a weight belt, fins, and a harness for the hose leading from the regulator to your SCUBA air tank floating on the surface.
Your Cozumel SNUBA shore excursion guide will lead your small group to the water. The calm aqua blue and crystal clear ocean water at Cozumel Chankanaab Marine Park makes it an ideal location for this beginner's SNUBA Diving adventure underwater. As you go a little deeper, you will start to feel a little pressure on your ears like flying in a plane, your guide will show you how to equalize pressure most easily so you can fully enjoy this SNUBA excursion in Cozumel. You will continue at your comfort and your pace. Your guide will be beside you the entire way. The maximum depth you will go on this SNUBA dive cruise excursion in Cozumel is just a maximum of 20 feet and your underwater time is approximately 25 minutes.
When you finish your SNUBA 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, sea trekking, manatee swimming, and dolphin encounters.
Chankanaab Park hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. When you wish, just grab a waiting taxi back to the ferry dock!
A great shore excursion to explore Cozumel underwater. Enjoy a combination of SNUBA diving and shore reef snorkeling at the famous Chankanaab Marine Park in Cozumel!