Cozumel Parks

Cozumel Parks

The Foundation of parks and museums of Cozumel manages three beautiful parks and one museum:  Chankanaab ParkPunta Sur Ecological ParkSan Gervasio Archaeological Site and Museo de La Isla

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There are two other options that are not part of the park system but are informational & fun:  Discover Mexico Park and Kun Che Park.

*** Chankanaab Park ***

Chankanaab Park is located in the Marine National Park of Cozumel. Chankanaab has something for your entire family. You can easily spend the entire day here. Take a stroll through the archeological replicas path and botanical gardens where you will discover more than 350 species of island plants, view the underwater sculptures as you test your snorkeling skills, or relax the day away in a lounge chair or hammock.

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HOURS: Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm; closed Sunday
ADMISSION: Adult $23.00 USD; child $16.00 USD (aged 4-12); parking is free

  • Chankanaab Reef
  • Chankanaab Lagoon
  • Caletita
  • Underwater Sculptures
  • Botanical Garden
  • Eco-Archaeological tour to the archaeological replicas
  • Mayan Hut
  • Crocodile farm
  • Dolphin and Manatee exhibitions
  • Sea Lions show
  • Kayak Tour (additional)
  • Snuba & Sea trek (additional)
  • Diving (additional)
  • Dolphinarium (additional)
  • Spa (additional)
  • Zip line (additional)
  • Snack bar (additional)
  • Souvenir stores (additional)
  • Guide service (additional)

In additional, you can choose the following add-on packages:

Cost: Adults $38 USD; Children $31 USD
Includes: Entrance to Chankanaab, Snorkel gear rental (Mask, Snorkel, Fins, and Vest) AND All You can Eat Buffet.

Cost: Adults $28 USD; Children $21 USD
Includes: Entrance to Chankanaab, Snorkel gear rental (Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Vest).

Cost: Adults $33 USD; Children $26 USD
Includes: Entrance to Chankanaab Park and All You Can Eat Buffet 

*** Museo de La Isla ***
(currently closed for renovations)

The Cozumel Museum features artifacts & exhibits on the island’s history, plus a restaurant with ocean views. The main function of the museum is to protect and preserve the cultural heritage of the Cozumel population. Visit the museum to learn more about the island origin, development, and customs.

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HOURS: Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm; closed Sunday|
ADMISSION: General admission $4.00 USD

  • Room 1 “The Island”
  • Room 2 “The Ocean”
  • Room 3 “Cozumel in History”
  • Room 4 “Contemporary”
  • Mayan Hut
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Restaurant (additional)
  • Souvenir shop (additional)

*** Punta Sur Ecological Park ***

Punta Sur marks the southern point of Cozumel and is part of the Parque Punta Sur, a 247-acre ecological park that covers the reefs, beaches, lagoons, and low forest of the surrounding area. The reef system is also part of the Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park. The lighthouse observation tower is definitely worth the climb. The snorkeling is amazing and you will find plenty of lounge chairs and hammocks for a relaxing day you will not soon forget.

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HOURS: Monday to Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm; closed Sunday
ADMISSION: Adult $16.00 USD; Child $10.00 USD (Aged 4-12); parking is free

  • Celarain lighthouse
  • Mayan temple “El Caracol”
  • Birds and crocodile observation tower
  • Museum
  • Bird watching trail
  • Catamaran tour along the Colombia lagoon
  • Snorkeling
  • Sea turtles protection workshops (The season lasts from June to October)
  • Restaurants (additional)
  • Snack Bars (additional)
  • Souvenirs stores (additional)

*** San Gervasio Archaeological Site ***

San Gervasio is an archaeological site of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located in the northern third of the island of Cozumel off the transversal road. The San Gervasio archaeological set has been considered the center of pilgrimages where the Mayan worshiped the Goddess “Ixchel”. Besides being a Mayan sacred center, it was a strategic site for commerce and the politic development of the area.

HOURS: Monday to Sunday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
ADMISSION: General Admission $9.50 USD; parking is free
TIP: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes & bring bug repellant & sun block

  • Archaeological site
  • Snack bar (additional)
  • Souvenirs stores (additional)
  • Guide service (additional)

*** Discover Mexico Park ***

Discover Mexico Park is not part of the Cozumel park system, but a popular tourist attraction. Discover Mexico is a Mexican cultural theme park with models, videos & experiences such as chocolate & tequila tasting. They are committed to providing the best Cozumel activity experience you can have.

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HOURS: Monday-Saturday 8am-4pm; Closed Sunday
ADMISSION: Adult $26 USD; Child $19 USD; parking is free

  • “Aquila” Certified bilingual guides – (Spanish, English, German, French)
  • Video Experience Room
  • Museum of Mexican Arts
  • Dioramic Garden
  • Papantla Flyers
  • Snack Bar (additional)
  • Mexican Handcraft Room (additional)
  • Margarita Center (additional)
  • Chocolate Factory (additional)
  • Tequila Tasting Room (additional)
  • Souvenir Store (additional)

*** Kun Che Park ***

Kun Che is a mystical adventure in the heart of Cozumel´s jungle where you will experience the Maya culture in this natural paradise. Kun Che is located south of town in El Cedral.

HOURS: Monday-Saturday 8am-4pm; Closed Sunday
ADMISSION: $350 pesos (see this SUPER deal for Cozumel My Cozumel members! The regular price of this package is Adults $55 USD & Children $35 USD) Note: Cedral requires a $2 USD per person entrance fee

  • Maya Purification ritual
  • Guided tour through the Maya Reserve with bilingual guide
  • May Ball Game and Prehispanic dances
  • Regional buffet style lunch
  • Mexican folkloric show
  • Tequila tasting

Import to note: Cozumel My Cozumel does not accept paid advertising or commission on food or activities. IF there is a discount, we pass ALL discounts on to our members. We hand pick the businesses we want to feature to ensure the best possible experience for CMC members

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