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Cancun/Playa del Carmen: Turtles & Cenote Snorkeling Tour

Product ID: 379314
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Explore the incredible underground rivers, or "cenotes" of the Mayan civilization. Take a swim with 3 different species of sea turtles in their own natural environment and at a spectacular coral reef with transfers from Cancun or Playa del Carmen.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 7:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Your hotel in Cancun or Playa del Carmen. Please wait in the lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.

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  • Encounter turtles in their natural environment
  • Snorkel in the world's 2nd largest reef system
  • Explore sacred "cenotes" (underground rivers)
Full description
Start the tour with pick up from the lobby of your hotel in Cancun or Playa del Carmen then set off on your 3-hour cenote discovery tour. Find out about how these impressive underground rivers were sacred places for the Mayan civilization and are the habitat for an array of marine and wildlife. Explore 3 different cenotes in total, 2 of which, you are able to snorkel in.

First, head over to the most beautiful cenote of the area just outside Riviera Maya. Observe eagle rays and find colorful fish amongst the world's 2nd-largest reef system. Full snorkeling gear will be provided and a professional guide will be there with you at all times to ensure you feel safe and take pictures. 

Then, travel to a designated bay to admire sea turtles in their natural environment. Spend approximately 1-hour swimming and snorkeling. Enjoy this incredible opportunity to get up close to these spectacular creatures with sightings guaranteed.

During the tour, enjoy a buffet snack of fruit, pastries, homemade "empanadas" (stuffed pastries), and refreshments. Finally, get dropped off back at your hotel where your memorable experience concludes.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour of 3 cenotes (underground rivers) with snorkeling at 2 of them
  • Guaranteed snorkeling with turtles
  • Coral reef snorkeling
  • All necessary gear and equipment
  • Wetsuit at the cenotes
  • Fruit, pastries, empanadas, and drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Turtle conservation fee ($10 per person, including children)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • Non-swimmers

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• Children from 0 to 4 years old cannot occupy a seat in the bus; child price is for children between 5 and 11 years old
• Please bring comfortable lightweight clothing, walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a swimsuit, and an extra change of clothes

From US$ 89 per person

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Wisest Travel

Product ID: 379314