Snorkeling Adventures

Cenotes & Mesoamerican Coral Reef

Come explore with us!

Overview

This water adventure includes going into some of the most attractive surroundings that the Caribbean Sea and the jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula have to offer.

We start this magical adventure snorkeling at the Mesoamerican Coral Reef, the second largest reef in the world. Wherever you look, a wide variety of marine life and thousands of species of brilliantly colored fish swim around you with grace and elegance.

The brain and fire coral, sea fan, giant anemone, queen conch, flamingo tongue, the angelfish, damselfish, parrotfish, cowfish, trunkfish, trumpetfish, stingrays, green and hawksbill turtle are just a few of the thousands of species living in this Caribbean paradise.

We will enjoy our ocean snorkeling around one of the most protected and isolated areas in the Rivera Maya. The reef system is located a few meters from the edge of the beach so we don’t need a boat to help us access the natural landscape. This also helps conserve the reef.

After this amazing experience, we will discover another incredible ecosystem in the mystical Maya underground rivers, the cenotes. Covered with water they give us entry to a magical world where we can see the delicate rock formations that are the result of the deposit of minerals hauled through the porous stones: stalactites and stalagmites.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Immerse yourself in the Caribbean waters and the openings to the underground rivers that gives us the opportunity to appreciate from up close the different ecosystems of the Yucatán Península.
  • Discover the wild side of this premier ecotourism destination on a small-group guided by our renowned Expedition Leaders.
  • The Finest & Passionate Naturalist Guides on the Planet.
  • Our High Quality & Added Value Guarantee Ensures Your Special Caribbean Sea Kayak and Coral Reef Experience.
  • Yucatan Outdoors support conservation and preservation projects in the communities and wild places we explore.

GROUP SIZE

Around 8 explorers. A very important feature of our Sian Ka´an eco tours is the limited group size, as off the beaten path nature expeditions are best experienced with smaller groups of travelers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Easy to Moderate/ Flexible

The Water Adventure with Yucatan Outdoors can be tailored to your particular interest and needs. It requieres swimming short distances from the shore to the ocean reef and between this amazing and colorful landsapes. Swimming in the cenotes does not require a high degree of physical fitness.

All trips begin with a comprehensive snorkeling and safety introduction from our Expedition Leader.

*As our adventures are performed in the natural wild places the Physical Requirements can be also influenced by the weather conditions.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Small and personalized groups, passionate and professional bilingual guide, equipment for the activities, entrance fees, local fruit, healthy local snacks, and purified water.

WHAT TO BRING

Sunglasses, hat, wear light comfy clothes (pants and long sleeve shirt), swimsuit, towel, comfortable shoes, have an extra set of clothes for the end of the day, biodegradable eco friendly sunscreen and mosquito repellent, binoculars (optional), and camera (optional).

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