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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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Address: Q. Roo Mexico, Sian Ka'an, Mexico
Phone Number: 9841314058
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Activities: Group tours/day tour, Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Fishing, Kayaking, Scuba diving
Description: Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre...
Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre biosphere reserve.
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SCUBA DIVING ADVENTURE

Paradise in the SIAN KAAN. Hiked through the Jungle with Scuba Gear towards the Ocean. Explored Coral Reefs and Enjoyed the pristine and dream like environment. Superior... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Tulum, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Paradise in the SIAN KAAN. Hiked through the Jungle with Scuba Gear towards the Ocean. Explored Coral Reefs and Enjoyed the pristine and dream like environment. Superior Experience. Book with Agua Clara Project.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Arrived at the park at dusk, drove a few miles in and found a beach with a few campers. Set up a tent and stayed for a couple of days. On the weekend locals come to the beach but weekdays it is quite. Close to Tulum and ruins. Visited in March of 2008.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We visited the reserve as a small tour with just 7 people. We booked it through visitsiankaan.com where we had a lovely friendly fluent English speaking tour guide who has been working here for many years. We were picked up from our hotel & taken to his boat where we saw plenty of wildlife, birds, sea manatees & a 9ft... More 

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

White sand, turquoise sea, turtles, lagoons, beautiful nature, beach huts, no hotels! I wanted to keep this place secret really but I am sure it wont last.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

While I loved where we stayed, Xamach Dos. The beaches and inlets in the bio reserve have way too much trash both ashore and in the water. It's quite depressing. While much of it could be attributed to coming from the ocean, from what I observed, the locals seem to be most responsible for not cleaning up after themselves. Constantly,... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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99 reviews 99 reviews
21 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The beaches that border this bio-reserve are exceptional, but the region loses its sense of magic the moment you step out of your car and on to the beach! While it is obvious that some of the litter is washing up on shore, there are loads of diapers, beer bottles, cans, styrofoam food containers, and plastic water bottles littered all... More 

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Gilbert, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were in the Akumal area for a week. One of the highlights was a guided sunset kayak trip with Rene of Green Paddle. We highly recommend this kayaking trip in Sian Ka'an. Rene was extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife and area, and we liked it so much we came back the next day on our own.

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

that's one of the best places to visit in Yucatan. Go there and enjoy the see and birds. You can hire a boot for max. 6 People so its great to be four... Go there early an you are alone in a wonderful surrounding.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My wife and I eloped in Tulum (yes, everyone in our respective families approved of the match, we just didn't feel like planning a wedding...big party when we returned). The first time we went and saw the ruins along the way we were enthralled by the beauty. When we actually sat on our floation devices (life jackets worn around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We really enjoyed the tour with bambi. We saw seacows, birds, a mayan ruin, a fresh water spring and we liked the boet trip.

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Address: Address: Q. Roo Mexico, Sian Ka'an, Mexico
Phone Number: 9841314058
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Sian Ka'an

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