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Garrafon Natural Reef Park

Km 6 Carr Garrafon | Mz 41 Lote 12 SMNZ 9 Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
52 998-193-33-60
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Ranked #10 of 19 Attractions in Isla Mujeres
Type: National Parks, Water Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Reefs
Activities: Snorkeling, Hiking
Traveler Description:   Below is info from Garrafon March 2014:   All the Garrafon options include all the stuffs as the Garrafon gate that you can find below, and after... more »
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Parker, CO
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 NEW

This is a very expensive excursion for what you really get. We wanted to experience everything on the island and we were excited to go. It's practically on the tip of the South side and from the North, it's about an 80 pesos taxi ride. The zip line was fun and I felt safe. It was the first time I... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

overpriced and over rated, not much to see, too many people, go next door to Garrafon de Castilla for 50 pesos.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Spend your money on a tour that will take you on a WAY BETTER excursion and you will see way more wildlife . The zip line is extra on top of the entrance and so is the lunch , snorkeling is basically just looking at sand.,

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Cape Town
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were on Isla Mujeres for our honeymoon and decided that a snorkelling trip would be a good excursion. Totally worth the $35 each. The water was beautiful (despite the large swell on the day we went) and visibility is absolutely incredible. The reef itself isnt all that impressive. I suspect that it has been degraded and eroded by the... More

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Everett, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Beautiful place, it was nice, wish it could be bigger. Snorkeling and zip lines were fun, unlimited drinks and buffet. Nice boat ride over and back, drinks and snacks included on the boat ride over. Thy had an awesome trail along the edge of the island going up to some sculptures. Got to go to the easternmost point of Mexico... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went to the Garrafon beach club to begin the day; our Dolphin swim wasn’t until the afternoon. We were at the Park until 2pm. We enjoyed the snorkeling, lounging on the hammocks, the infinity pool, and open bar. Lunch began at 12pm and it was nicely set up. There were iguanas everywhere! What a site! LOVED IT! We didn’t... More

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Portland, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

With the cost of admission, I expected a lot more. With a few notable exceptions, the staff seemed irritated with visitors. The bartender was especially surly. The food was mediocre, at best and you can find equally good snorkeling for free at Yunque Reef. I did get a nice nap in the hammock area, but that was hardly worth the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This place was so beautiful! My best friend and I purchased the Dolphin Discovery package that included a trip to Garrafon Park. The staff was amazing and very friendly. The pool was perfect, the food was great, and the drinks were nonstop! We also did zip lining, which was a great experience. The pictures were not as expensive as the... More

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Hertfordshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went here as part of a day at Dolphin Discovery. Having previously been to Xel-Ha it was a tad boring by comparison. Thats not to say it is bad. If you want to relax after a morning with Dolphins its a great place to spend a few hours.

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Lodi, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It is a wonderful trip from Cancun to Garrafon park in Isla Mujeres. There is a wonderful shallow dipping pool that looks out over the blueish water of the ocean. I found it to be a very calming place. Of course the zip lining was fantastic and everyone spoke english. I had many laughs trying to maneuver the kayak, I... More

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