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Address: Office Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 984 108 8853
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Description: If you are looking for a great outdoor experience away from the big...
If you are looking for a great outdoor experience away from the big tourist crowds and massive tour groups, then you make the best decision by visiting the natural Reserve of Sian Ka'an with Visit Sian Ka'an. This tour company allows you to visit Sian Ka'an and combine activites in a way, that no other tour provider does, thanks to the owner's first hand experience and being a native to the area. If you are a great nature lover, enjoy to snorkel and explore the diverse marine life and different ecosystems, such as untouched beaches, lagoons, mangroves and islands, cenotes, tropical jungle, hidden maya ruins, a relaxing float in the fresh water canal, seeing bird and wildlife in their natural habitat without minimal human interaction - then this tour company will be a great option for an adventurous day in the protected Biosphere Reserve Sian Ka'an.
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Thank you Aldo

This is without a doubt the best way to visit the reserve as Aldo is so great and you escape the unpleasant things such as hours on the bumpy road that others complain about with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is without a doubt the best way to visit the reserve as Aldo is so great and you escape the unpleasant things such as hours on the bumpy road that others complain about with other tours. The tour started with a gliche as Aldo lost our booking and we were waiting an hour and a half in Tulum waiting... More 

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Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a beautiful place but please go with a local community guide or at least choose wisely. We made the mistake of booking a "Sian Ka'an Deluxe tour" with this place called iTour Mexico (based out of a hostel in Tulum also called iTour) and they were terrible. Apparently this outfitter also receives tourists from a tour sales group... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

This trip was magnificent in a word. Aldo took us on a private tour on a boat through the vast reserve. We got to see many different species of herons, ibis, orchids, bromeliads, American crocodiles and then as a parting gift two manatees who came up for air. The area seems like untouched wilderness and is a nice change from... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was our second tour of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere, and Aldo was once again our guide. We had planned on doing the snorkeling tour but the weather was not cooperative, so we had to change plans. We spent a lot of time seeing local wild-life, and the most incredibly beautiful pink birds. Aldo took us to a beautiful beach... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We set this up months in advance because we wanted to see the Sian Ka'an biopreserve, and my research led me to VSK. We were not disappointed. We met Aldo at the arch at 8:30, and headed down to the boat landing, where we (just our family of 5 and Aldo) loaded up. The colors of the lagoon are beautiful--turquoise... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had a car so decided to forgo the tours and take this adventure on our own. We are so glad we did! It is a long drive, but beautiful! We stopped at the point where there is just a small strip of land between the bay side and the sea side. This is where the tours stop and the... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Visit - 16th February 2015 Absolutely without a doubt the highlight of our trip this year to Tulum, such a beautiful natural area. We spent a day with Aldo and another lovely couple touring the mangroves and canals of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere. We spotted manatees, crocodiles, roseate spoonbills, pelicans, ospreys and a host of other inhabitants of the Biosphere.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We had a full-day trip with Aldo and got to experience a lot during the day. I can just recommend you to do this trip. Floating down the river for half an hour was really relaxing. Going fast with the boat in the narrow canal was great fun! Also to be able to see beautiful lagoons and wild birds and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I traveled to Playa del Carmen with my 3 children (6, 12, 13) and mother in February. We wanted to explore Sian Ka'an but hadn't made advance arrangements. We were able to easily book this tour in a short time-frame. And, I'm so glad we did! I can't say enough about how wonderful this tour was - the location is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Aldo did a great job. He's very knowledgeable about the wildlife and history of Sian Kan'an and an all around good guy. My husband and I enjoyed spending time on his little boat. The snorkeling was fun, but my favorite part was floating down the ancient canal. So peaceful! We barely saw anyone while we were out in the reserve.... More 

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Address: Office Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 984 108 8853
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum

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