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Aktun Chen

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Address: Highway 307 between Akumal and Xel-Ha | Km 107, Akumal 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 (984) 109 20 61
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: An underground cave with spectacular rock formations.

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Interesting place to visit. We stayed in Bahia Principe Coba and got transportation there for free which was really nice. Caves were amazing, especially the last one with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting place to visit. We stayed in Bahia Principe Coba and got transportation there for free which was really nice. Caves were amazing, especially the last one with underground lake and amazing reflections. It was truly magical. They have some wildlife on the property, parrots, monkeys, deer and bats in caves. We sure enjoyed it. You can also have lunch... More 

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Rahway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

First time snorkeling in a cavern.. second snorkeling ever! The water felt so pure and clean.. almost like a natural exfoliation. The monkeys were hilarious! All they wanted was food. The little restaurant in the forest had some pretty decent food. Nothing too fancy. Did the job.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We took a taxi from our resort Sian Ka'an and it was pretty pricey considering it was 10 mins away but our driver did wait for us (which was a plus). Please note that you cannot take a colectivo here as it is located off the highway in the jungle (almost a 10 mins drive off the highway). Once we... More 

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Brentwood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had a great day at Aktun Chen. Bring your personal belongings with you since they have lockers at the zip lines and also at the cenote entrance. It is nice to be able to have your towels and change of clothes, as well as tip money when you finish each activity. The one thing I did not like was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We decided to only do the cave tour on our 3rd trip to this area. We saw no evidence of anyone else doing any other activity. We enjoyed the tour a lot. The guide was excellent. He gave us a lot of insights into the Mayan culture and also into the animal life in and around the caves. The path... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Touring the caves here and getting a chance to swim in the cenote was amazing. The cenote itself is pretty much in a cave. So beautiful and clear, make sure to check this place out! So glad our tour guide recommended it to us. One of my favourite parts of my trip for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Kids can't stop talking about it. Family traveling in a budget, visit here rather than Xplorer park. Guides were fantastic

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Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Me and my family had a blast at Aktunchen, the experience was an incredible one, we had so much fun, the staff is amazing , always looking after us to make sure we had a great time and in a safe way, the groups are small so the experience is more personal, one on one, very different that other places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Really neat cenote! The water was so crystal clear. Fun to see all the animals and lunch wasn't bad at all either!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic time zip lining here. The guides were so much fun but also very serious about safety. Perfect for myself and my 10 year old. Sanitation was a high priority for them with the equipment and I greatly appreciated that. 13 zips in all lasting about 45 minutes which was plenty of time. Gorgeous views of the jungle,... More 

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