Excursions with Dive Paradise

Available Trips

A variety of curated experiences to enhance your dive vacation!  

Excursions in Cozumel and beyond with Dive Paradise

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Cenote Diving

Cenote Diving

Guided Cavern Tours!

Come experience the magic of the Cenotes of the Mexican Caribbean!  The Yucatan peninsula is full of sinkholes (that the Mayan call Cenotes), opening a window into an intricate and diverse series of underworld passageways, flooded with crystal clear freshwater and very decorated with speleothems.

 


Pricing and Reservations

Cenote Diving

Activity Cost:  $180 USD per diver

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• All day tour: approximately 10am-4pm

• Depart Cozumel on the 8am ferry, and return around 5pm.

• Available Daily

Meeting Point

Meeting Point:

• Take the 8 am ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen. 

• Our guide meets us at Señor Frogs.

• We proceed by van to the jungle towards Tulum for 25 to 45 minutes (depending on the dive site) plus 5 to 15 minutes once at the entrance towards the jungle on a dirt road.  During the van trip you will receive a detailed briefing .

• Upon arrival at the dive site we don our dive equipment.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:

  • Ground transportation on the mainland
  • Baggage transportation in Playa Del Carmen 
  • Tanks, weights, wetsuits, dive gear and lights
  • Entrance fee to the cenote
  • Two dives with a full cave certified guide
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Ages 18 yrs old and up
  • Biodegradable reef-safe sunblock only
  • Photography services available by advance request for an additional fee.
  • Open Water Certification required 

Not Included:

  • Round-trip Ferry from Cozumel and Playa del Carmen
  • Ground transportation from your Cozumel hotel to ferry pier
  • Personal scuba equipment rental if needed
  • Food/lunch
Gear

Gear:

  • Bring your own, or reserve complimentary gear, wetsuit and torch
Self Care

Self Care – what to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Towel
  • Mosquito repellent and sunblock (environmental friendly ONLY) 
  • Cash for restaurant lunch

Fishing Excursion

Private Deep Sea Fishing 

Professionally guided trips on a custom built fishing vessel!

Dive Paradise is proud to invite you aboard “Kay Kib” a custom built 34’ fishing charter in Cozumel, MX. The crew are very friendly and have loads of experience, so you can be confident you will go where the fish are in safety and comfort. They will do everything within their power  to ensure you have a memorable fishing adventure!

 

Pricing and Reservations

Fishing Excursion Charters

Activity Cost for 1-6 people on the boat:

  • $480 for 4 hours (half day)
  • $580 for 6 hours
  • $680 for 8 hours (full day)
  • Add 1-2 more passengers at $70 per person
Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Customers’ choice!  Departures from 6 am to 2 pm 

Availability
• Daily except Dec 25th and Jan 1st

Meeting Point

Meeting Point:

•  Any suitable hotel pier.  Please inquire to check availability at your hotel

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:

  • Tackle and bait
  • Fishing license
  • Drinks:  beer,  soft drinks, purified bottled water
  • Snacks:  seasonal fruit, chips
  • One box lunch per person is also included on 6 hr and full days only
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Children welcome – no minimum age.  Parents must assume responsibility for their children at all times
  • Biodegradable reef-safe sunblock only
  • Toilet on board
  • Trip visits the deep sea, north, south or to the coast of mainland.
Gear

Gear:

Life jackets are included on board

Snorkeling Equipment provided

Self Care

Self Care

• If you are prone to sea sickness, please bring medication. We suggest taking it before you board the boat. If you wait until you feel nauseous to take it, the medication will probably not provide relief.

Bring a hat, sunglasses, covering for legs/arms, reef-safe sunscreen, towel, swim suit, and cash for souvenirs and tips

Whale Shark Snorkeling Tour

Whale Shark Snorkeling Tour

Dive Paradise makes it easy to add this bucket-list adventure to your Cozumel vacation

Limited Season: mid-May through mid-September

Your snorkeling boat bobs serenely on the calm ocean. Excited, the captain of the lancha gestures toward an E E E-NORMOUS set of dominoes moving slowly through the blue-green water.  It’s Rhincodon typus, the gentle giant called the whale shark.   Here you are, smack in the middle of the world’s most striking phenomenon of marine biology.  Aquatic elephants on parade!  And you will have multiple opportunities to jump in the water with them!

 

Pricing and Reservations

Whale Shark Snorkeling Tour

Activity Cost:
• $190

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• This activity starts and ends at Señor Frog’s Restaurant in Playa del Carmen.
• It runs from about 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., depending on weather.

Availability
Limited Season: mid-May through mid-September
• Daily during the season, except on the 30th of each month (by law).

Meeting Point

Meeting Point:

• Señor Frog’s Restaurant in Playa del Carmen, about 30 yards from the ferry dock. Our guide will be holding a sign with your name on it.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:

  • Roundtrip transportation from Playa del Carmen to Puerto Juarez
  • Welcome coffee and continental breakfast
  • Life vest and snorkeling equipment
  • Lunch
  • Soft drinks, water, and beer
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Adults and children – same price
  • Children welcome — minimum age is five years.  Parents must assume responsibility for their children at all times
  • Biodegradable reef-safe sunblock only
  • Photography services available
  • Transportation to Cancun airport after the tour is available, with advance arrangements
Gear

Gear:

Divers may use their own mask, fins and snorkel instead of the equipment provided.

Life jackets are included / required for everyone.

Self Care

Self Care

• If you are prone to sea sickness, please bring medication. We suggest taking it before you board the boat. If you wait until you feel nauseous to take it, the medication will probably not provide relief.

• Plan on several hours of exposure to the “elements” — sun, rain, wave action, splashes, heat, cold.  The sun is strong and Mother Nature is unpredictable!

Bring a hat, sunglasses, covering for legs/arms, reef-safe sunscreen, towel, swim suit, and cash for souvenirs and tips

Bull Shark Encounters & Mama Viña Wreck

Bull Sharks and Wreck Dive

Premium Tour with 5-Star PADI Divemasters

Limited Season:  Nov 15th to Feb 15th

Every winter, female Bull Sharks migrate into the warm waters of  Playa del Carmen, giving divers the opportunity to interact with these beautiful Queens of the seas as they swim gracefully around you.  A close encounter will forever change your opinion about sharks. Be ready for one the most thrilling dives of your life!

 

Pricing and Reservations

Bull Sharks and Wreck Dive Tour

Price:  $170 per diver

Schedule and Duration

Schedule

  • 8 am (from Cozumel ferry dock) to between 4:00 and 5:30 p.m., depending on weather.
  • Tour itself starts and ends at Señor Frog’s Restaurant in Playa del Carmen.

Duration

  • Approximately 6 hours in Playa del Carmen.
  • The trip out to the feeding grounds may take 30 minutes.
  • 1st dive is with the bull sharks, 2nd dive is the wreck dive

Availability

  • Limited Season:  Nov 15th to Feb 15th
  • Daily, except when port is closed due to bad weather
Ferry to Playa Del Carmen

Ferry service to Playa Del Carmen

  • Not included:  roundtrip ferry between Cozumel and Playa Del Carmen
  • Fare is about USD $12 one way 
  • Plan to be at the pier in Cozumel by 7am to take the 8am ferry
  • Inquire about ferry tickets from Dive Paradise’s main office on island

It’s best not to buy a round trip in the morning, so you have the option of a different ferry in the afternoon.

Tickets are non transferable between ferry companies.  Only one company runs ferries each day.

Meeting Point

Meeting Point:

• Señor Frog’s Restaurant in Playa del Carmen, about 30 yards from the ferry dock. Our guide will be holding a sign with your name on it.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:

  • Marine Park & Harbor Fee
  • Roundtrip transportation from ferry “Plaza”  to dive site 
  • Soft drinks, water, beer, lunch
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Adults only. 
  • Advanced Open Water Diver Certification required
  • Biodegradable reef-safe sunblock only 
  • Photography services available
Gear

Gear:

Divers may use their own or can rent gear at Playa Del Carmen Dive Shop

Self Care

Self Care

• Bring a hat, sunglasses, covering for legs/arms, reef-safe sunscreen, towel, swim suit, and cash for souvenirs and tips