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  1. Mexico
  2. Quintana Roo
  3. Cancún

Cancún: Underwater Museum and Shipwreck Snorkeling Tour

Product ID: 207765
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Experience the adventure of a lifetime sailing on the beautiful Nichupté Lagoon and snorkeling alongside marine life when you visit a spectacular underwater museum and shipwreck.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Get to know the Mayan culture through a short film
  • Explore the mangroves of the Nichupté lagoon
  • Snorkel in an underwater museum
  • Enjoy delicious food from the Mayan region
  • See an enormous Mayan calendar
Full description
You will start the day watching a short film about Mayan culture, allowing you to fully appreciate the adventure you are about to embark on.

Then, you will climb aboard a boat and sail along the beautiful Nichupté lagoon until you arrive in “El Meco”, the Great Mayan Reef. Here, you will put on snorkeling gear and will visit The Underwater Art Museum, which features 500 sculptures, most by the British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. Here, you will also be able to explore a sunken ship.

Next, you will participate in different Mayan ceremonies and dances. Last, you will see an enormous Mayan calendar, and your guide will teach you about its sacred solar cycles.
  • Speed​boat and snorkel equipment
  • Lifejacket
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Lockers
  • Tourguide
What’s Not Included
  • Dock and marine park tax ($12.00 DLL)
  • Photography service
  • Souvenirs, crafts and additional drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Boulevard Kukulcan Kilometer 16.261, Hotel Zone, 77500 Cancun, Q.R., Mexico.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
Know before you go
• The minimum age for this tour is 6 years
• The maximum weight for this tour is 145 kilograms
• For security reasons, children under 15 must always be accompanied by an adult
• This tour is not recommended for people with severe physical or motor disabilities, heart problems, women with advanced pregnancies and people under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• Please arrive 30 minutes early to avoid setbacks
• This tour is conducted in English and Spanish
• The tour operates in all weather except for thunderstorms
• Please bring spending money for the marine park tax, photos, souvenirs, crafts, and tips