Cozumel shore excursions are an exciting part of any cruise to the island. The Cozumel excursions themselves are the same popular tours that visitors to the island arriving by plane enjoy. The great thing about cruise excursions in Cozumel is that you have the option of staying with the group on the scheduled event or striking out on your own.
The Cozumel shore excursions, usually including lunch and admission fees to any planned sites, will be included in any all inclusive package you may purchase. Sometimes, however, you just need to get away after having been on the cruise liner for a couple of days. Also, it should be noted that in some cases you can save money by opting out of the package deals that include onshore excursions. There is plenty to do in Cozumel that does not cost a lot, from visiting Mayan Ruins to spending a day at Playa Mia.
Cozumel beach excursions have to be the most popular of all. If you are booking a cruise to Cozumel, you are probably already looking forward to trying your hand at scuba diving or snorkeling anyway. There are a number of exciting excursions offered by all of the major cruise liners that involve diving and snorkeling instruction followed by a dive. Cozumel beach excursions give you the opportunity to get off of the boat and into the water exploring some of the most beautiful reefs and exotic marine life in the Caribbean Sea. Reefs like Santa Rosa Wall, Palancar Reef, and the Punta Sur Reef are a big part of why Cozumel is consistently ranked among the top five dive spots in the world.
Dune buggy tours provide a fun option for adventure seekers picking out Cozumel excursions. These extreme, 4-wheel motor vehicles rumble through the island’s inner trails to the Jade Caverns. When you arrive at the Caverns you get to take a refreshing swim in a large freshwater cenote (water hole). Lunch is provided and then it’s back on the 4x4s for one more journey through the jungle trails.
Another one of the popular Cozumel shore excursions involves playing and swimming with the Dolphins. Whether your cruise liner takes you to Chankanaab National Park, Isla Pasion, or one of the other places where the dolphins play, this is a truly memorable experience. This is one of the excursions that costs a bit more but is well worth the money. Scuba diving and snorkeling are not the only Cozumel beach excursions available on the island. You can also swim with the dolphins, kayak, parasail, or take part in just about any other water sport you can imagine.
There are a variety of other Cozumel excursions, each of them unique in their own way. The experience of a glass bottom boat tour around the island is completely different and yet no less alluring than a private yacht charter or an all day, all-inclusive pass to a luxury resort. If you want to take a snuba diving excursion or a ride through the island’s interior on ATVs you can do that as well. The toughest part is picking just which excursion to go on.