Shore Excursion Details

Starfish Sanctuary Palancar Reef Snorkel

Cozumel, Mexico

Starfish Sanctuary Palancar Reef Snorkel


  • 5
    hrs Estimate Duration

Your tour begins with a scenic boat ride to the National Marine Park, home to Palancar Reef. Upon arriving at Palancar Reef, you will receive snorkeling instruction and gear from your PADI certified guide before ‘drift’ snorkeling over the reef.

Afterward, the journey to the Starfish Sanctuary, also known as “El Cielo”, is an underwater world treasure located on a secluded shallow water sand strip and home to these star-shaped marine invertebrates.

Upon finishing your snorkeling experience, enjoy the onboard open bar as you journey back to the port.

Need to Know:


All participants must be proficient swimmers and in good health. Guests should wear a swimming suit and comfortable beach attire, bring a towel, hat, sunglasses, biodegradable suntan lotion, money or credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express) for shopping and nominal fee activities if desired.

Pregnant women and guests with diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, cardiac conditions, respiratory and lung conditions, high blood pressure, back or neck injuries are not allowed to participate. All participants must be proficient swimmers and in good health. Participants must weigh at least 75 lbs. and no more than 250 lbs. Max height - 6 feet 9 inches. Participants must be between 10 and 70 years of age.

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Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.
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