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  2. Quintana Roo
  3. Cancún
  4. Day Trips

Marine Turtle Observation

Product ID: 4167
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Snorkel with sea turtles in Akumal, home to the second largest reef in the world. Discover the sacred waters of a marvelous cenote, nature's swimming pool.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German

Pickup included

We pick up from all hotels in Cancun, along the Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, etc
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Snorkel with sea turtles in the second largest coral reef in the world.
  • Learn about the marine turtles from biologists-guides.
  • Enjoy a true discovery experience for the whole family.
  • Go snorkeling in the famous "Cenote Azul" and enjoy its crystal clear waters.
Full description
Come and snorkel with sea turtles in the second largest coral reef in the world.

Snorkel in a natural protected area, Akumal, which is Mayan for place of the Turtles. Akumal is a cozy little beach community located 75 miles (120 km) south of Cancun along Mexico’s Caribbean Coast. The protected area of Akumal is home to many animals like the marine turtles. The marine turtles come near the beach of Akumal and you will get the chance to see them up close.

Enjoy the crystal clear waters of a cenote, a natural swimming hole. These natural swimming pools form when limestome bedrock crumbles away, revealing pristine streams beneath.

Itinerary:

07:00
Latest pick-up at your hotel in Cancun (8:00 Playa del Carmen and 08:45 Tulum).

09:00
Snorkel in Akumal, a natural protected area and enjoy the sea turtle observation with explanation of your guide.

10:45
We will have snacks at the cenote, such as peanuts, granola bars, fruit, water, juice & sodas.

11:00
Snorkeling in the famous "Cenote Azul" and enjoy its crystal clear waters.

12:00
Transfer back to your hotel.

14:00
Arrival at your hotel in Cancun (13:00 Playa del Carmen).

Includes
  • Guide (biologist or naturalist)
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Snacks (fruit and peanuts)
  • Soft drinks and purified water
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic beverages
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Change of clothes
  • Sandals
Know before you go
We recommend bringing:
Comfortable clothes and shoes, swimsuit, towel, hat, long-sleeve cotton shirt, and other personal goods like a camera.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 8 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
3.8/5
Safety
4.6/5

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EcoColors Tours

Product ID: 4167