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Aktun Chen

Highway 307 between Akumal and Xel-Ha | Km 107, Akumal 77780, Mexico
+52 (984) 109 20 61
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: An underground cave with spectacular rock formations.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children

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Woking, United Kingdom
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174 reviews 174 reviews
48 attraction reviews
377 helpful votes 377 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I found Aktun Chen on Tripadvisor and despite some reviews saying that it is long way from the road, we decided to take Collectivo and walk the rest of the way. What surprise waited for us - they now provide transport from the road. We waited 15 minutes, but we were glad that we did as the journey seems much... More

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Durand, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We went to aktun chen for zip lining. Neither my husband or myself had ever tried it before and were nervous to do so. It was a blast though! The instructors eased my nerves and didn't pressure me. We weren't too high off the ground, which was good for our first time, but for people who have zip lined before... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The guides were super cool and put us and our 10 year old at ease. Saw wild monkeys in tree tops, deer on jungle floor and crocs in the swamps.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My sister and were driving from Cancun to Tulum in a hire car. We drove through a tropical storm to arrive at the reception and the place was pretty quiet but the staff (surprisingly) said it was ok for us each to do a different activity. I wanted to do the Cenote swim and my sister the cave walk. It... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had an informative guide who switched between english and spanish with ease. The caves were interesting and the zoo afterwards was good too. We would definitely return.

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Denver, Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

4 adults and 3 children 5-8 had a fantastic time. We enjoyed all the activities and were particularly impressed with the safety measures on the zip line and oh what fun it was to go through 10 zips! And the leaders were extremely personable and fun. Guided tours were great so plan on 5-6 hours for everything Remember to bring... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Visited as part of a VEA trips and tours experience, as somebody who is scared of heights I was a little apprehensive, but so glad I went! My fiancée and I had the best time, looked after by absolutely the best crazy staff you could imagine! Would recommend to all.

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Largo, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

There was only one other couple at the park when we went. They were going to the cenote and we opted for the dry cave tour so we only saw them for a few minutes. There is a pet Spider Monkey that you can play with and pet while you wait for your tour to begin. Our guide for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is really a must. All natural attractions. This is the real thing. And the staff is incredibly nice. What an adventure, we really enjoyed the swimming in the cenote and the cavern hiking.

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We saw a video clip in our Hotel rooms' day trip channel. I originally thought "Tourist Trap!" Boy was I wrong. This place was just what it said it was without all the crowds. We felt like VIPs. Victor was our tour guide in the cavern. Top notch guy! My only regret was NOT remembering our two guys from the... More

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