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  1. Mexico
  2. Riviera Maya
  3. Akumal
  4. Day Trips

Akumal Bay: Snorkeling with Turtles

Product ID: 323318
Explore the warm and swallow underwater world of Turtle Bay at Akumal on a leisurely guided snorkel tour. Search for 3 of the world’s 7 sea turtle species, and swim in the crystal clear waters of a massive cenote.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours - 0.5 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Dutch, Polish
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time, your tour guide will be wearing an Ocean Tours uniform. Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the warm underwater world of Turtle Bay at Akumal on a leisurely guided snorkel tour
  • Swim and snorkel in the crystal clear fresh waters of a massive cenote
  • Spot 3 of the world's 7 sea turtle species, with sightings guaranteed
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel and travel to Akumal Bay. Be equipped with full snorkeling gear and begin your swim along the beach as you search for 3 different turtle species. Enjoy an hour of swimming alongside these majestic animals in their natural habitat. Enjoy the warm waters of the bay, and spot other marine life and various coral species.  

Next, explore 2 different cenotes, which are underground rivers in massive underground cave systems situated in the tropical rainforest. Take a leisurely guided walk through the huge caverns and observe natural rock formations dating back millions of years. Swim in the crystal clear blue waters of these unique cenotes and relax amongst the thousands of white stalactites and stalagmites that surround you at every turn.
  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel lobby
  • Bilingual guide
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Reef snorkel tour at Akumal Bay
  • Swimming at 1 cenote, walking tour at 1 cave
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • A fee of $13 USD for entrance to the federal marina and national park
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Drones
Know before you go
• You will be contacted after booking to confirm pickup time and place
• This tour is not recommended for people with mobility issues, those who suffer with cardiac, respiratory or back problems, ailments that lead to loss of consciousness, hydrophobics, pregnant women, and children under 4 years of age
• You must be able to swim to take part in the tour
• People under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate