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Sian Ka'an Adventure from Tulum Including Snorkeling

Highlights
  • Visit remote Sian Ka’an biosphere with a guide
  • A great way to skip beach lounging for a daylong adventure
  • Search for dolphins, manatees, and sea turtles from your boat
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Sian Ka'an Adventure from Tulum Including Snorkeling
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Sian Ka'an Adventure from Tulum Including Snorkeling
US$165.00
Overview
The Sian Ka’an biosphere is more that 1 million acres (404,686 hectares) in size and is one of the largest protected areas in Mexico. Also somewhat remote and lacking major hiking trails, it’s best visited with a guide. Discover the reserve by boat, visiting Boca Paila Lagoon and Ascension Bay with a guide, snorkeling and searching for marine life along the way. Plus, a Caribbean lunch at Punta Allen—located at the very end of the Boca Paila Peninsula—is included.
What to Expect
Following pickup from your hotel, depart Tulum and make the journey south to the biosphere. After roughly 30 minutes of driving down the Boca Paila Peninsula, stop to board your tour boat and continue the trip by water. Explore Boca Paila Lagoon while your guide tells you about the ecology and history of the area. Spend some time at a beach, snorkeling (gear is included in the tour price) and spotting manatees, weather conditions permitting.

Next, move to Ascension Bay and visit resident colonies of nesting birds. Your guide tells you about the ecological importance of mangroves and takes you to find dolphins and sea turtles.

Travel to Punta Allen for a Caribbean lunch and enjoy some free time. Then, head back to Tulum, and get dropped off at your hotel right around time for an early dinner.
Reviews (78)
1 - 5 of 74 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Amazing trip with a fantastic company!

Today we did this tour and had the best time. We are a young English couple and had Santiago and Aipa as our tour guides. They were really friendly and warm from the outset and the day didn’t disappoint! We travelled a short journey from...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best experience with our awesome tour guide pluma

First we were a bit shocked about the price per person which was around 165 usd per person but in the end it was the best day ever. This day was so amazing because our awesome tour guide Pluma made it so special. He is...More

1  Thank Jesspoker
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic!

Pluma was a fantastic guide. Lots of local knowledge and just a lovely guy to be around, which helps! We did the full day tour. It's lots of time on a boat but worth it. I especially liked the swimming session in the shallow spot...More

1  Thank MrScruff101
Reviewed 1 week ago
Disappointing despite beauriful scenery. Basic, uncomfortable and rudimentary service, inexperienced nature guide.

The agency cannot be faulted on their punctuality - we were even advised well in advance of a pick-up time change. However, insufficient and inadequate information was provided about the exact nature of the tour, the services, facilities and comfort provided. The tour is expensive...More

1  Thank WorldwideAtraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
An excellent way to see Sian Ka’an

This is definitely the way to see Sian Ka’an - a 20min ride in a van (still bumpy) followed by speedboats to avoid 2 to 2.5 hours of bumpy roads to reach Punta Allen. I was lucky to see turtles, dolphins and even a manatee...More

Thank Caroline J
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13 June 2018|
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Response from Wangui M | Reviewed this property |
Maybe not a child under 5? You will be in the sun on a small speedboat all day.
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