Playa del Carmen
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Our most recommended Playa del Carmen Educational Activities

  • Akumal: Akumal Monkey Sanctuary Tour

    1. Akumal: Akumal Monkey Sanctuary Tour

    Enjoy a fun and educational day out to a monkey sanctuary near Playa del Carmen, the only of its kind in Mexico that is authorized to operate an educational bonding program with primates. Spend the day exploring the sanctuary and its grounds, located in a tropical jungle.

    In the company of an experienced guide, meet over 200 animals including monkeys, that were orphaned, injured, abused, or unwanted pets. Learn more about the needs of each animal and their personal history and get educated on the existential threats to their ecosystem and communities.

  • From Cancun: Xcaret Park with Night Show and Transportation

    2. From Cancun: Xcaret Park with Night Show and Transportation

    The Xcaret Park Full-Day Tour is the best way to visit Xcaret Park with roundtrip transportation included and all the benefits of full-day entry. Enjoy a convenient pickup from your hotel and head straight to Xcaret, the top family theme park in Mexico. Your Xcaret tour includes: Roundtrip transportation in a bus with air conditioning and tour conductor. Access to Xcaret eco park from 8:30 to 21:30. Upon your arrival plan your day with more than 40 activities and attractions. Enjoy an unforgettable experience with free access to showers, dressing rooms, bags for belongings during the underground river journey, and life vests. Xcaret at Night begins with colorful cultural performances, aMayan Ball Game, and the Xcaret Mexico Espectacular celebration at 19:00. Water Activities: Underground River journey, Río del Paraíso journey, Beach, Inlet, and Natural Pools. Exhibitions: Coral Reef A...

  • From Riviera Maya: Turtles & Cenotes Adventure Half-Day Tour

    3. From Riviera Maya: Turtles & Cenotes Adventure Half-Day Tour

    After pick-up, on the way to Tulum, learn from your guides about the sea turtles and diverse marine life of the Great Mayan Reef, as well as the unique natural conditions of the cenotes. In Tulum, snorkeling equipment is provided and as you head out on the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, you get a rare view of the impressive Mayan city of Tulum. Swim with sea turtles, and admire the colorful Mesoamerican reef, full of fish and wonderful corals. After your scuba-dive, it’s time for a snack and a drive to Chikin-ha. There, explore the fantastic underground world of caverns and natural sinkholes as you visit four beautiful cenotes. In two of the cenotes, you enjoy a refreshing swim in their crystal clear waters, surrounded by stunning natural scenery. Last, you experience a guided tour by foot of the last two cenotes to discover stalactites, stalagmites, sacred plants, and learn ab...

    Eugenio was an exceptional guide, he welcomed everyone in the group and introduced us all to the others in the group which broke the ice and we felt we really got to know everyone. The day was relaxed, no wasted time but not rushed either. First went to swim with the turtles via a short boat trip, saw two turtles and loads of colourful fish in the reef followed by a cruise past the Tulum Mayan ruins, then lunch on the go to 4 cenotes, swimming in a couple of them. We bought the photos at the end, Eugenio was using a GoPro camera throughout which we eventually received the photos 12 days later after repeated requests, not sure what the delay was but some great photos and videos (via drop box). Thoroughly recommend this trip.

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What people are saying about Playa del Carmen

An amazing day out, we thoroughly enjoyed it

Eugenio was an exceptional guide, he welcomed everyone in the group and introduced us all to the others in the group which broke the ice and we felt we really got to know everyone. The day was relaxed, no wasted time but not rushed either. First went to swim with the turtles via a short boat trip, saw two turtles and loads of colourful fish in the reef followed by a cruise past the Tulum Mayan ruins, then lunch on the go to 4 cenotes, swimming in a couple of them. We bought the photos at the end, Eugenio was using a GoPro camera throughout which we eventually received the photos 12 days later after repeated requests, not sure what the delay was but some great photos and videos (via drop box). Thoroughly recommend this trip.

great one-day tour

best for families or couples. pick-up at 7am in Cancun towards Xcaret. details are explained in english and spanish on the bus ride in order to be prepared for the time in the eco-park. i recommend not to take the first bus at 16:45 back but that at 21:20 to see the night-show, which is very professional and optional in this package.

a day to remember

Excellent lived experience. Everything was adjusted to the schedule, without hurries or time constraints. Ernesto, the guide was a true host. He made us spend a morning full of activities that we will never forget. In the van everything was clean and perfectly organized.

You have to have done it

Everything fit from front to back and worked perfectly. Planning, collection, the tour itself and the transfer back. Super guide. Simply great.

EXCELLENT!

Very fun and you learn a lot from the reef and marine life!