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Royal Garrafon

Cancun / Riviera Maya / Tulum


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Enjoy a relaxing cruise over to Isla Mujeres for a full day of adventure and beautiful scenery at Royal Garrafon, a sublime eco-park where incredible escapades await. Snorkel in the park’s natural reef, kayak on its calm aquamarine waters, and add on a dolphin experience and/or VIP treatment for a full day of excitement at this one-of-a-kind park!
  • Relax with a short cruise including a light continental breakfast and gorgeous panoramic views of the Caribbean
  • Snorkel, kayak, and hike to the southern end of the island
  • Enjoy a buffet lunch and open bar throughout the day
  • Soak up the sun as you sip cocktails from a full-service bar
  • Activity duration: 8 hours (not including transportation time to and from activity)


Cruise toward the paradise of Isla Mujeres

Your delightful day starts out in the morning at a marina on the Cancun Hotel Zone where you’ll board a double-decker cruiser and sail over to the ‘Island of Women!’ Sit back, breathe in the salt air, and soak up the breathtaking views and an incredible palette of Caribbean turquoise, as you delight in a light breakfast and drinks from the open bar.

On arrival at Garrafon Natural Reef Park, you can choose whether you want a calm, relaxing day chilling in a hammock by the pool and enjoying the natural surroundings, or to get your body moving with something more energetic and fun! And there’s plenty to do during your stay at the park including snorkeling, kayaking, the climbing tower, paddle boarding, a Pre-Hispanic steam bath ritual, the Punta Sur coastal walk, and a walking tour of the island's quaint downtown. Of course, you’ll have lunch at Buccanero’s Buffet and there are lockers and towels included for your convenience.

Snorkel and kayak in Garrafon Natural Reef Park

A popular activity at Garrafon is exploring the eco-park’s natural reef, a fabulous stretch of shallow coral brimming with the reef’s inhabitants laid out before you just a few yards from beach. The best way to see it is by putting on your snorkel gear and enjoying a refreshing swimming experience as you view the marine life that inhabits this colorful habitat. Later grab a kayak and race a friend across the gorgeous Caribbean.

Enjoy a buffet of food and Isla Mujeres’ sights

Your Garrafon Natural Reef Park excursion includes unlimited drinks and a buffet lunch, so anytime is good to pick up a refreshment or something to eat.

If you’re not too tired after lunch, explore the park’s grounds some more or visit the charming little village of Isla Mujeres. With its picturesque streets and handcraft shops, it’s a perfect place to pick up a gift or souvenir. Want more? Upgrade to the Garrafon VIP Pass and/or add-on a dolphin experience!

At Garrafon Natural Reef Park, you can add extra activities to your day or upgrade to a VIP pass.

With the VIP Royal Garrafon upgrade; you’ll have access to the park’s more relaxing spaces including the VIP lounge, an infinity pool, and an air-conditioned restaurant, as well as additional perks such as beverages from the selected top-shelf liquor collection and access to the international buffet. Adrenaline junkies can also fly on the triple zip lines course, soaring through the air with phenomenal views of Garrafon Park, the Caribbean Sea, and the Cancun Hotel Zone off on the horizon.

And for an unforgettable vacation memory, upgrade your day visiting Isla Mujeres by selecting one of three incredible dolphins experiences. Choose a Dolphin Royal Swim, the Swim Adventure, or a Dolphin Encounter, each offering age-appropriate components for an experience of a lifetime!


  • English-speaking guides
  • Boat ride to Isla Mujeres
  • Breakfast on board
  • Entrance fees and activities at Garrafon Park
  • Snorkel equipment, lockers, showers, towels, buffet lunch, and drinks

Practical Information

  • Wear your swimsuit and comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Bring biodegradable sunblock, a hat, sunglasses, you camera, and some money for tips and souvenirs (tipping is optional)
  • A $20 USD dock fee is not included, so please bring additional cash
  • If you choose to interact with a dolphin, please do not apply any sunblock until after the completion of your program
  • Round-trip air conditioned transportation is available for an additional fee
  • If you’re staying in Cancun, you can make your own way to the meeting point — Playa Langosta pier in the Cancun Hotel Zone — or select a resort near you to arrange a pick-up for an additional fee
  • Pick-up and drop-off times will vary according to resort location
  • Important: Guests 12 years and younger must swim with a paying adult as a companion in all dolphin experiences
  • All children participating in the dolphin programs should measure 4 ft (1.2 m) and be in the company of a paying adult
  • Children will participate in activities appropriate to their age and height

Good To Know

  • Tour Language: English
  • Tour Location(s): Isla Mujeres
  • Season: All year long
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel Pick-up Available: Optional
  • Good Physical Condition Required: No
  • Suitable For Children : Yes
  • Suitable For Elderly: Yes
  • Pregnant Woman Allowed: Yes (under 5 months)

Excursion Options

Combine your Garrafon Adventure experience with the following Dolphin programs:

Dolphin Encounter: Especially designed for kids and families, the Dolphin Encounter is the ideal program to introduce your little one's to the amazing dolphin world!

Interaction with dolphins: handshake, a kiss and hand target

Duration: 45 minutes (approx.)

Swim Adventure: Begin your bonding with these amazing marine mammals by getting close and personal with a fun belly ride, strap on your masks, dive in and appreciate the dolphins as they speed and spiral swim through the water admiring their stunning strength.

Interaction with dolphins: belly ride, boogie push, handshake, a kiss and a hug

Duration: 50 minutes (approx.)

Royal Swim: Don't let others tell you about it! Swim with dolphins and share with them timeless moments that will forever have a place in your heart.

Interaction with dolphins: foot push, dorsal tow, handshake, a kiss and a hug

Duration: 50 minutes (approx.)

For safety reasons, cameras are not allowed in any of the pool areas. A professional team of photographers will be on hand to capture those special memories.

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