The Atlantis Submarine

  • Description
  • Itinerary
    Days of Operation
    Times of Operation
    Pick-up or Check-In
    Duration of Tour
  • Inclusions
  • Prices
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The Atlantis Submarine

dive submarine

Dive into the ocean off Cozumel without getting wet. For you landlubbers, who want to see the ocean life but not get wet , can now dive to depths of 100 feet aboard the US Coast Guard Certified Atlantis Submarine. You'll dive into Chankanaab park, noted for the huge variety of sea life. Your tour starts with a 12 minute ferry cruise to the park where you'll board the Atlantis sub. See the abundant sea life in air conditioned comfort through large viewing windows. Your captain will steer you through the coral heads while the co-pilot tells you about what you are seeing. Don't forget your camera for some amazing photos.

submarine submarine submarine


  • 0:00 Board tender vessel to go to submarine
  • 0:12 Arrive at dive site
  • 0:22 Transfer to Atlantis Submarine
  • 1:02 Tour is completed and sub resurfaces
  • 1:22 Transfer from sub to tender vessel
  • 1:34 Tender vessel arrives at dock
  • 1:45 Guests invited to visit retail shop to receive dive certificate

  • DAYS OF OPERATION: Monday to Saturday

    TIMES OF OPERATION: from the InfoCentre in Playa del Carmen at 7:40am and 10:40am. If you are staying on Cozumel or arriving to Cozumel by cruise ship you can choose 10:00am, noon or 1:00pm. From Cancun and the Riviera Maya the tour is at 1:00pm.

    TIME OF PICK-UP: Pick-up time from your Cancun or Riviera Maya hotel will be indicated on your voucher when you reserve. If you are staying on Cozumel you will arrive 15 minutes in advance of the tour time you reserve.
    If you are in Playa del Carmen you will meet at the InfoCenter near the ferry dock. If in Cozumel you will meet at the check-in at Chankanaab park. Instructions and a map will be included with your voucher.

    DURATION OF TOUR: 40 minutes underwater and about 2 hours total. If you are staying on the mainland ( Cancun to Tulum ) you need to add the transportation time from your hotel to Playa del Carmen plus the ferry ride to Cozumel. You will have time after the tour to shop, sightsee or have some lunch. The total time from your hotel and back will be up to 11 hours depending on the location of your hotel.

    Inclusions, Exclusions, Required, Suggestions


    Ferry tickets round trip from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel and back for those staying on the mainland, complimentary rum punch or fruit punch

    Children under the age of 4. Maximum weight is 220 pounds. If over that weight you must check on weather conditions and seats available before buying the tour. Waistline must be less than 39".

    Wheelchair guests may participate if they are able to safely navigate a 7 step ladder into and out of the submarine. Children must be over 36" tall and 4 years old. A $2usd/person park fee must be paid in cash at check-in to the dock.


  • Prices

    Prices Adult Child (4 to 12)
    Cancun to Playa del Carmen $148 Usd $110 Usd
    Playa del Carmen – Atlantis Info Center $128 Usd $90 Usd
    Riviera Maya south from Playa del Carmen $143 Usd $105 Usd
    Cozumel $99 Usd $65 Usd

    Pick-up at your hotel is included from Cancun and the Riviera Maya. If you are staying in Playa del Carmen the meeting point is at the Atlantis InfoCenter. If you are staying on or visiting Cozumel you will meet the tour at the Atlantis office. Instructions and a map will be included with your voucher when you reserve.