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Gran Cenote

on the highway to Coba just outside of the city of Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
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Ranked #33 of 81 activities in Tulum
Type: Geologic Formations, Bodies of Water
Activities: Snorkeling, Group tours/day tour
Description: These underwater caves were meant to be explored: come prepared to be amazed.
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Ceres, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

A wonderful place to visit!!This trip is after visiting Chichen Itza (one of the seven wonders of the world), whitch is also a must!!! Both are amazing, it can be a little hot so take water, sunblock and an umbrella. You will enjoy it!!

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Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

GO HERE! if you going to see one cenote this is the one. really refreshing swim, and the water are perfect crystal clear I have not seen more crystal clear water in my life. and THERE IS NO CROCODILES in here. they have some turtles living here, and they are very close to one are of the place so you... More

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london, england
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I liked the Real minerals which we in the cenote as it was so amazing and beautiful .one of the main highlights for sure. A must do

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Prahran, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Perfect way to cool off after Chichen Itza. The cenote was beautiful. Highly recommended to visit if you are in the area. Our Chichen Itza tour with Olympus Tours took us there.

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Saint Nicolas, Belgium
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81 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Beautiful cenote with diving and snorkling possibilities. Lots of fish, turtles, and birds. Very clear water and beautiful underwater rock formations. Entrance fee 120 pesos, bring your own gear (renting 80 pesos), lockers 40 pesos. Come as early as you can to avoid the crowd, it opens at 10 am. Also suitable for young children.

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Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stopped here on our way back from visiting Coba. It was a great little cenote that allowed us to show our kids what they are. Different areas to swim and snorkel and get into some caves. Loved it!

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

birds, bats, fish, caves, turtles! so much to see! swim in the cool fresh water swim with turtles snorkel with fish and turtles clean changing rooms rent snorkel equipment clean bathrooms reasonably priced afternoon trip

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Valley Village
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It was exciting to explore the inner cave of the underground river. There isn't a lot of things to see, though - - but the concept of going into the underground cavelike rivers was a treat. The water is chilly though!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Recommend, two smart entrances to a connected cenote system that you can swim between, easy, not expensive, decent facilities (toilets, change rooms) well put together. Don't bother walking to the third cenote, it is stagnant and overgrown.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The gran cenotes was one of the better cenotes we visited. Although the price range was a bit high, and there were a lot of tourists, it was amazing to see!

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