Cancún: Manatee Encounter on Isla Mujeres with Buffet Lunch

Activity provider: Dtraveller

Cancún: Manatee Encounter on Isla Mujeres with Buffet Lunch

Activity provider: Dtraveller

From US$ 69 per person

Visit the manatees of the Dolphin Discovery center on Isla Mujeres and experience an interactive swimming program. Interact with them in a relaxed setting, and enjoy a buffet lunch and open bar after your experience.

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  • Caress and interact with gentle manatees on Isla Mujeres
  • Have fun getting acquainted with adorable and peaceful aquatic creatures
  • Give your new manatee friend a big hug
  • Learn more about their specialized dietary requirements from your instructor
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet and refreshing beverages from the national open bar
Full description

Enjoy a manatee encounter program on Isla Mujeres, with round trip ferry transportation from Cancún. Interact with your new friends in a relaxed setting, and enjoy the facilities of the Dolphin Discovery center during the afternoon.

Board the ferry at Playa Langosta in Cancún and sail to Isla Mujeres. Upon arrival, proceed to the Dolphin Discovery center for your encounter. Meet your specialist instructor who will provide you with interesting facts about these gentle giants.

Get ready to meet your new friend in the water, where the manatee will swim by you so you can caress it. Then, stretch your arms wide and give it the biggest hug you can, followed by an adorable kiss. You can also give your buddy some tasty food snacks.

Enjoy the rest of the day by the swimming pools, with plenty of time to soak up the sun. Savor a delicious buffet and have some beverages from the national open bar in the company of your family and friends. Board the ferry in the early evening to return to Playa Langosta in Cancún

  • Instructor
  • Manatee encounter
  • Round trip ferry transportation
  • Lockers
  • Showers
  • Lounge chair use
  • Swimming pool access
  • Buffet meal
  • Open bar
  • Dock fee of $15, payable at check-in
  • Photos of your experience (can be purchased)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Meeting point

For the ferry departure from Cancún, there is one departure at 9:00 AM from Playa Langosta (located in Boulevard Kukulcan). Please arrive 30 minutes early to check check-in and receive your identification bracelet. You will find the check-in point by following the signs for Dolphin Discovery which are displayed. Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres is located at Camino Sac Bajo Lote 26 (antes 96 al 102) Fraccionamiento Laguna Mar.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Cameras
  • Video recording
  • Cellphones

Know before you go

  • This activity will take place on Isla Mujeres, with a free ferry service departing from Playa Langosta in Cancún at 9:00 AM and returning at 5:30 PM
  • Currently, US dollars are not accepted in cash at the facility. Mexican pesos are accepted
  • If you want to use an international credit or debit card, payments will be done in Mexican or US currency
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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It was amazing defiantly worth the extra $$ for pictures & to be in the water with all the sea life animals you can I will never forget this!

April 13, 2022

One of the most beautiful experiences in my life. My daughter and I were delighted. Enthusiastic is an understatement, it was just fantastic, and Raoul explained everything really well. We were allowed to feed them and cuddle and cuddle. Greetings from Bavaria. Criss & Jessie

June 16, 2022

Einfach nur toll kann man nur weiter empfehlen.

September 19, 2022


Product ID: 409399