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Aktun Chen

Address: Highway 307 between Akumal and Xel-Ha | Km 107, Akumal 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 (984) 109 20 61
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: An underground cave with spectacular rock formations.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: An underground cave with spectacular rock formations.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

They took great care of us. Our guides (especially Victor) were all top notch. The park is very well laid out and we it was an excellent experience. The animals seemed to be very happy and well taken care of. All five of us would highly recommend a visit to Aktunchen.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Spent the morning in the "Tree Tops". Very impressed with the staff and their staff/customer ratio's. Staff were very friendly and easy going. The lunch provided was good and more than adequate. Interesting tour of the caves. Highlight of the day was definitely snorkeling in the cenote. Definitely would recommend this experience.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This cave is beautiful, unique, fun to explore, undamaged, clean, and not over-crowded. It was very enjoyable for both kids & adults. We were a group of ten people and we had such a nice time swimming around the cenote. I expected the water to be much colder...but it was relatively warm. Also, there were fish, stalagtites and so many... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were looking for something that wasn't so crowded (after a day at the mob scene that was the Tulum ruins), and this worked out perfectly. From what we can tell, the major tour companies don't send people to this attraction, which was exactly what we wanted. We were able to arrange both the tickets AND round trip transportation (which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

So I just returned from there and I am very excited. Firstly, all people who work there genuinely love this place and their visitors. I came by a bus to the park entrance, so I actually had to walk 4 km to reception itself. Actually, would have walked, if good guy guard hadn't called the reception and the owner(!) of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

After locals recommended this place over Dos Ojos, we decided to give it a try. So glad we did! This place is not far from Tulum, maybe a 10 min drive on the west side of the highway. We parked and opted for the snorkelling experience, so we were driven a little further up. They have lockers and changing rooms... More 

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Deerfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place is a hidden gem. Our whole family absolutely loved this place, not to be missed. Super authentic and natural setting. Not touristy or crowded at all. Super friendly and knowledgable staff. Everyone that works here is phenomenal and we were all blown away. The caves, cenote and zip lining are all worth it..

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Kelowna, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you like the water then you need to swim these caves/cenotes, crystal clear water, warm water and most interesting rock formations and swimming from cave to cave, even had lunch there and it was pretty good, this a part of the Tulum/Cenote/turtle swim tour.

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Ponoka, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

If you haven't been here before it's good to check this out. Make sure you have good shoes on. I don't recommended it if your not good on unstable surfaces

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Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had a great time visiting the Tulum Ruins, a cenote and snorkelling with turtles! We were kindly greeted by our tour guide Mario and driver Israel who made our excursion memorable. The Tulum ruins were very interesting to see and if we had more time, we would have loved to enjoy the Tulum beach (if you decide to do the... More 

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