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Old September 13th, 2007, 08:55 AM
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I hae been doing a lot of reading of these 3 parks. Which do you recommend and what makes one better than the other.
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A lot will depend on the amount of time you have in Cozumel. I loved Chankanaab Park, short taxi ride from the pier. I know the others require more travel time, so time is the factor. If you want to do the dolphin swim, its great at Chankanaab along with good snorkeling.
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Old September 14th, 2007, 07:49 PM
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Chankanaab is 30min from the cruise piers, Xcaret is minimum 1h-1.5hours (including ferry/tender to mainland) and Xel ha is 2-2.5h from your ship (same ferry as Xcaret)...Chankanaab may be the smallest of the 3, then comes Xel-Ha and Xcaret beeing the largest. Typical for are Chankanaab for snorkeling and dolphins, Xel-Ha for fresh water lagoon snorkeling and Xcaret for the many attractions, dolphin, sea trek, etc....I agree with Donna, it is a matter of time and what activity you are interested in..good luck!
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