Isla Cozumel Highlights Tour

"The best of the entire island in one day."

A family favorite! The Isla Cozumel Day Pass Highlights Tour is a complete experience of Mexico's largest island aboard an open air safari style truck. You'll see and enjoy the best that Cozumel has to offer including breath-taking views while touring the entire island.

We'll arrive at Punta Sur, Cozumel ecological reserve where you'll be able to snorkel among tropical fish and colorful coral. Afterwards enjoy a freshly preparred authetic Mexican lunch buffet and relax with plenty of time to swim on one of Mexico's most outstanding beaches with comfy hammocks and other amenities. As we continue on the Safari truck our guide gives you general inormation about this incredible reserve where you can climb a working lighthouse with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and explore its quaint museum at the base. Then visit "El Caracol", a Mayan ruin that was the island's original lighthouse. See wading birds and crocodiles in thier natural habitat from the safety of an observation deck.

On our way back towards Historic Downtown Cozumel you'll have the beautiful views of the island's east coast. Once downtown you'll have free time for shopping or walking the "Malecon" (the waterfront boulevard), or maybe even a Tequila tasting. At the end of the day, we'll board the ferry that will take us back to Playa del Carmen where our vans will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

A total of nine highlights and activities make this an unforgettable tour for the entire family.

Included Amenities

  • Complimentary pick-up/drop-off transportation
  • Round trip ferry tickets from Playa del Carmen ($25usd cash payment on-site)
  • Entrance Fee to Punta Sur Eco Reserve
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Lounge chairs and umbrellas
  • Mexican Lunch Buffet
  • Bottled water
  • Cold refill drinks
  • Unlimited beer (at the beach club)

Nine Activities

Continuous activities and changing scenery will amaze everyone in your group all day long.


No other tour has so many amenties

Round Trip Ferry and Hotel Pick-up

All transportation is arranged

Licensed Guides

Our experienced bilingual (English/Spanish) guides will explain Cozumel's rich cultural history and natural slendors.

Program (full day)

This is a full day of fun. Ferry ride, Safari truck, snorkeling, authentic Mexican lunch, beach, hammocks, lighthouse, Mayan ruin, crocodiles and Historic Downtown Cozumel

  • 1

    Hotel Pickup from Cancun to Tulum

    The exact time of your pick up will be confirmed with your reservation. The further your hotel is from Playa del Carmen, the earlier you will be picked up. You can see aproximate pickup times from your hotel on our Pick-Ups page.

  • 2

    Meeting Point in Playa del Carmen

    If you are going directly to the Meeting Point and not being picked up by our van, the Check-In Point is at Sr. Frogs by the Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cozumel

  • 3

    Ferry Ride to Cozumel

    Relax and enjoy the ride. The ferries are modern, extremely safe and very comfortable.

  • 4

    Arrival to Cozumel

    Time to disembarque and say hello to Cozumel!

  • 5

    Check-In at the Cozumel Ferry Pier

    For guests in Cozumel, this is the Meeting Point for the tour. You tour guide will refund your taxi fare from/to your hotel. .

  • 6

    Boarding Time into Safari Truck

    Now everyone on the Safari Truck.

  • 7

    Trip to Punta Sur Park

    During your venture to the island's ecological reserve, your guide while give some information about te island's history and cultural background.

  • 8

    Arrival Time to Secluded Beach Club

    Ahhh! Cozumel's most beautiful beach. Perfect sand, clear turquiose water lots of amenities.

  • 9

    Snorkeling Time (optional)

    Cozumel is world famous for its underwater beauty. After a quick introduction on how to snorkel the ocean is all yours. See up-close the clearest water teaming with tropical fish, sea fans, color and sea turtles. While snorkeling is included in your Highlights Tour this is an optional activity, but if you can swim, we definitely advise you t try it.

  • 10

    Lunch Time and Beach Break

    A freshly prepared authentic Mexican buffet, bottles water and sodas, beer

  • 11

    Climb a Lighthouse (optional)

    Punta Celarain is a working lighthouse where you can climb to the top and see Colombia Lagoon. If you're not up to the climb, you can visit the small nautical museum at the base of the lighthouse.

  • 12

    Mayan Ruin El Caracol and Crocodiles in their Habitat

    Now it's time to visit the ancient Mayan lighthouse, El Caracol. A few steps away

  • 13

    Trip to Historic Downtown Cozumel

    Enjoy the fantastic scenery of the island's east coast where the waves crash onto the rocks and blow holes spout water into the air.

  • 14

    Tequila Tasting and Shopping Time

    Learn about the Tequila making process, its history and enjoy free samplings, Or, you can choose to do a little shopping in Cozumel's Historic Downtown.

  • 15

    Meeting Point to Board Ferry back to Playa del Carmen

    In case you decided to enjoy a walk through the streets of San Miguel (downtown Cozumel), now is the time to regroup at the pier.

  • 16

    Ferry Ride Back to Playa del Carmen

    Relax and enjoy the 45 minute ferry ride to take you back to Playa del Carmen.

  • 17

    Boarding Vans for Drop-Off Back to Hotels

    Relax in the air conditioned van on your way back to your hotel.

Timing, itinerary and logistics of the tour are estimated and subject to alterations according to weather conditions.

What to bring

This is a full day of fun. Bring comfortable walking shoes, a towel, bio-friendly sunblock, bathing suit and optional change of clothing, cap or hat, sunglasses, camera, extra cash for tips and souvenirs


Spanish, English


Due to the itinerary, this tour is not available for cruise ship passengers.
This activity is not available for pregnant women, persons with recent surgeries, persons with back or neck injuries. Non swimmers are not allowed to snorkel.
Available for infants: minimum age 0 - 3 years

Days of Operation

Monday thru Saturday

Cozumel Highlights Tour

Availble for guests staying in:
  • Cancun
  • The Riviera Maya (from Cancun to Tulum)
  • Playa del Carmen
  • Tulum
  • Cozumel

Complimentary pickup and drop-off transportation is included in this tour. We offer a courtesy shuttle in the mainland and taxi service for those with hotels in Cozumel.

Coming from Riviera Maya, Cancun, Tulum:

Complimentary Hotel Pickup/Drop-off from the Mainland

Our courtesy shuttle-van service is available from Cancun, throughout the Riviera Maya and Tulum. We offer pickup/drop-off from/to your hotel's motor lobby or main entrance. The pickup time will be specified on your voucher confirmation. You can see aproximate pick up times from our hotel list (don't worry if your hotel is not listed). You will be dropped off at the Playa del Carmen ferry pier to meet your tour guide before boarding the ferry.

Walking Distance to Check Point

If your hotel in Playa del Carmen is within walking distance of the ferry pier, you can go directly to the Check-In point (Señor Frogs Restaurant) located next to the ferry pier.

Ferry to Cozumel from Playa del Carmen is Included

Along with your tour guide, you will board the ferry for a 40 minute cruise to Cozumel.

For Guests in Cozumel:

Complimentary Taxi Fare for Guests in Cozumel

From your hotel in Cozumel, take a taxi to the ferry pier located in Historic Downtown Cozumel. Here you will meet up with your tour guide arriving from Playa del Carmen. The meeting point is the Swallow Birds Monument in front of the ferry pier. Your tour guide wil reimburse you for the taxi fare from/to your hotel. Together you will board the safari truck and start your adventure in Cozumel.

Walking Distance to Check Point

If your hotel in Cozumel is within walking distance of the ferry pier, you can go directly to the Check-In point (Swallow Birds Monument) located at the entrance to the ferry pier.

"Highlights Tour questions & answers"

Hopefully you can find answers to your concerns here. And if not, you can always contact us directly.

Bring a bathing suit, biodegradable sunscreen, a towel, an optional change of clothing, sunglasses and cash for discounted entrance fee to Chankanaab Park, souvenirs and tips.
Yes, we only require that the wheelchairs be foldable, as well as whoever uses it can stand and walk short distances. Please mention it when making your reservation.
Yes, we offer options in any of the situations mentioned. It is important to emphasize it when making your reservation.
There are complimentary lockers and showers at the beach club for use during beach time and snorkeling time.
Even though infants can go on the tour, the suggested minimum age is two.
Yes, from 4 to 11.
This is an all-inclusive tour. The entrance fee to Punta Sur Bio Reserve as well as all taxes and transportation fees are included.
Yes, you must know how to swim in order to snorkel.
The Highlights Tour is not allowed for pregnant women, people with back or neck injuries, diabetics who use insulin. Snorkeling is not allowed for people with asthma.
Yes, during the snorkeling activity this service is performed. It is important to mention that you will receive your photographs 24 to 48 hrs after the tour.
This is an excellent tour for groups. Contacts us for rates and accommodations for groups of eight or larger.

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