Cozumel Dolphin Swim

Chankanaab National Park

Dolphin Swim Adventure – $139 Adult/$109 Child, – 8 years old+  everyday except Sundays   

Among the many things to do in Cozumel and the activities the island has to offer, the Dolphin Swim Adventure is a must-do.  At Chankanaab National Park in Cozumel, you can experience one of the most interactive dolphin programs in the Caribbean where you’ll have the opportunity to spend some time with lovely marine mammals in their natural ocean habitat. This program is one of the most complete of all, you will be able to immerse yourself in the dolphin’s world. Receive the most wonderful kiss you have ever had, the warmest hug and the famous belly ride with one dolphin where you will swim belly to belly with each other, simply amazing.


  • A 15-20 minute educational presentation prior to entering the water with the dolphins.
  • A 30 minutes shallow and deep water experience including touching, and training with a dolphin. You will swim into deeper water for more interactions and a least one ride or more, a dolphin belly ride across the water or a foot push boogie ride and shallow water behaviors, like petting, holding and kissing the dolphin.
  • Personal photo opportunities with a dolphin.
  • A life jackets will be provided for use during the dolphin session. Wet Suits are NOT provided.
  • Guests should bring their own bathing suits and towels.
  • Lockers, Showers, and Changing rooms available.
  • Each Dolphin session is unique, based upon the guests and dolphins.
  • Observer gets to watch the dolphin interaction.
  • Children from 8 years or more than 120cm tall can participate accompanied by 1 adult in the Royal Swim program.
  • Children aged 10 years or above 140cm tall can participate on their own in any program paying the adult rate.
  • Children from 1 up to 7 years old or with less than 120cm tall may participate accompanied by 2 adults in the Royal Swim program only performing the activities Kiss, Hand Target and Handshake.
  • Observer gets to watch the dolphin interaction.
  • Beach club access (use of lounge chairs, lockers, showers and beach access), Buffet lunch, Snorkel in Chankanaab National Park (Equipment not included), Sea Lion presentation, and Chankanaab National Park entrance fee for participants.
  • 10 participants maximum per dolphin session. (which can be broken into smaller groups).
  • The Park is closed on Sundays.


The time slots available includes a guaranteed Dolphin Swim Adventure program, educational briefing,  lunch, Beach club access (use of lounge chairs, lockers, showers and beach access). This can be 3 –5 hours of activities.

  • 11:00 AM
  • 12:00 PM
  • 01:00 PM
  • 02:00 PM
  • 03:30 PM


  • Dolphin Discovery Cozumel.  The dolphin facility is inside Chankanaab Natural Park. The park is located at the 9.6 km of the southern coastal highway, only 15 minutes from San Miguel, Cozumel.

Cruise Passengers:

  • Take a taxi from the dock to Chankanaab National Park. The ride will be about $15 USD for 4 persons. Dolphin Discovery facilities are near the park entrance and the path is clearly marked.
  • For visitors, the General Admission price is $21 dollars and $14 dollars per kid (3-11 years). However, Chankanaab Park entrance is totally free for all swim with dolphins’ participants.

Dolphin World Online Promotions:

  • Make your reservation more than 8 days or more in advance get 5% off each person. Rebate will be mailed to you.
  • In order to get his rebate, you must call (800) 667-5524 and book this reservation over the phone or book online.
  • If you book online, you will need to email us and state, you would like to get the rebate.  Our email address,

Redemption Instructions

Upon arrival, please proceed to check-in window, present your dolphin program confirmation number or your last name, which you will receive after making your reservation via email or text.

  • Confirmation number is a must for entrance.
  • You do not need to have a printed voucher.
  • All customers/participants are required to sign liability waivers before participating in this activity.


Refunds / Cancellations and Changes:

All cancellations must be received by Dolphin World / Keys Adventure Tours, Inc. in writing by email or regular mail.

  • A 10% service charge will apply per person for any cancellations prior 31 days of activity date.
  • A 50% service charge will apply per person for any cancellations within 30 – 15 day period prior activity date.
  • A 75% service charge will apply per person for any cancellations within 14 – 8 day period prior activity date.
  • Prior 8 days of your reservation date, you may change your reservation to a gift certificate, where you would not incur any penalties except the change fee. This gift certificate will be good for 1 year from the date of the certificate.
  • NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN TO ANY ACTIVITY PARTICIPANTS who cancel within the 7 day period, does not show up, are late for scheduled program(s). Once a reservation has a confirmation number and confirmed, a refund or change can only be made more than 7 days of the activity date and any change to the program date is subject to availability. Changes made to existing reservations are subject to a $25.00 per person change fee.
  • The Dolphin Swim goes on Rain or Shine.

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THE PURCHASE OF TRIP INSURANCE, which will cover your purchase 100% for any interruptions to your Dolphin World activities! We recommend TravelEx Insurance. Ask a Dolphin World Travel professional for advice on Travel Insurance.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Where is Dolphin Discovery in Cozumel island?

We are inside Chankanaab Natural Park. The park is located at the 9.6 km of the southern coastal highway, only 15 minutes from San Miguel, Cozumel.

If I buy a dolphin program in Cozumel, will I have a free entrance to Chankanaab Park?

Yes. Our programs include park admission; feel free to enjoy all facilities.

How far is Dolphin Discovery Cozumel from the dock?

Our location is about 15 or 20 minutes from the dock.

Is there transportation from the federal dock Cozumel to Dolphin Discovery?

Take a taxi from the dock to Chankanaab National Park. The ride will be about $15 USD for 4 persons. Dolphin Discovery facilities are near the park entrance and the path is clearly marked.

How easy is to find a taxi in Cozumel?

Taxis are available at the pier. When you get to the street, you will see all the taxis lined up, you can take one from there to the park and back.

How much is Chankanaab Park entrance?

For visitors, the regular price is $21 dollars and $14 dollars per kid (3-11 years). However, Chankanaab Park entrance is totally freefor all swim with dolphins’ participants.

What can I do in Chankanaab Park besides swimming with dolphins?

Chankanaab Sea is perfect for diving and snorkeling, you will be able to practice both activities at one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world. You will also be able to explore Cozumel Island by yourself.

Do I have to pay if I want to snorkel or dive?

No, the activity is free. However, if you want to rent a mask and fins, you will have to pay a $ 15 USD fee per person. If you have your own snorkeling gear, bring it!

What is the schedule in Chankanaab Park Cozumel?

The Chankanaab Park is opened daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

What do you recommend I should bring to Chankanaab Park in Cozumel?

We recommend you to bring tennis, bathing suit, biodegradable sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, towels, cap or hat and extra money.

What is your policy on children?

Infants are considered children 1 to 5 years, whom do not pay the service, however for the Encounter program must have 1 year of age and / or life jacket must fit properly.

We consider them children 6 to 12 years, but for programs should measure 1.20 m and in the company of a paying adult or 1.40 m to perform any program alone. The children will do activities appropriate to their age and height.

What activities are carried out in each program?

Royal Swim: Foot Push, Dorsal Tow, Handshake, Kiss, Hand target, hug.

Swim Adventure: Belly Ride, Boogie push, Hug, Hand target, handshake, kiss.

Dolphin Encounter: Hand target, kiss, handshake, as well as information about the behavior and anatomy of dolphins.

How many people are in the water at the same time?

Royal Swim: 10 maximum.

Swim Adventure: 12 people maximum.

Dolphin Encounter: 15 to 20 people maximum.

How early should I arrive?

We recommend to arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled time as you need to check in and receive a small induction.

Can I feed the dolphins?

Dolphins have a specifically balanced diet according to their age, activity and development, so feeding dolphins is not allowed as this could affect their health.

Do you offer therapy programs with dolphins?

No, we currently do not have this service, our programs are educational and interactive. However, we invite you to participate in any of our programs, you can review the security policies section for more information on the participation of people with disabilities.

Do you have transportation service?

Yes, we have transportation service included for those who have a dolphin swim program (service not available for hotels in La Romana zone). Companions shall make an additional payment of 20 USD. (This service must be requested through email to or by phone 24 hours before the program).

How I can recognize the transportation vehicle?

All our units have the Dolphin Discovery logo, plus our staff will have distinctive uniform.

What will be the schedule of my transportation?

The timetables for your pick up and return will be scheduled at the time of your reservation.

Will I have to wear a life jacket?

The use of life jackets is required in all water programs, our staff will provide the jacket that best suits your complexion, we have jackets available in different sizes and for babies one year old and up.

I am a person with disabilities, Can I participate in the programs?

People with disabilities may participate in our programs, this requires filling a format and send it via email to,  in this format is to specify the type of special attention they require and based on this information we can determine which is the best program for you and how many people will assist you.

Can I use my camera?

For security reasons, is not allowed to use cameras in the water, professional photos will be available for sale.

Can pregnant women participate?

Our programs dolphin swim Swim Adventure and Royal Swim are not allowed for pregnant women, however our Dolphin Encounter program is a great option for women with up to 5 months of pregnancy, previously signing a waiver and accompanied by another adult.


What if there is inclement weather?

Our programs go on rain or shine, so there are no cancellations or refunds in these cases.


Includes: Dolphin Swim Adventure Program – A 30 minute program where the dolphin greets you with a handshake, a kiss on the cheek, and lets you kiss them as well. Later, you will get close and personal with your new friend while it takes you on a belly-ride. At the end, you will enjoy moments of great spontaneity during your free time together. It is an unforgettable experience! Plus, entrance to Chankanaab National Park, Sea Lion show, Facilities: Mayan exhibits, beach, pool, lockers, showers, restrooms. Book Now!

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