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Aktun Chen

Highway 307 between Akumal and Xel-Ha | Km 107, Akumal, Mexico
984-884-0444
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Ranked #3 of 13 attractions in Akumal
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: An underground cave with spectacular rock formations.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Glenside, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

My almost wife and I had a great time at Aktun Chen. We took the cenote tour. It was so cool to snorkel through the underground cave. Samuel was our guide and he was very knowledgeable. He took great pictures of us too! We arrived late in the day for the last tour so it was just us and him.... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Our family of 5 had a great experience last week at Aktun Chen! We were expertly guided through the jungle on zip lines and snorkeled through the beautiful waters of a cenote. Our zip line guides Darby and Alexis were skilled and so fun to be with! My family was slightly trepidatious about zip lining but Darby and Alexis put... More

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Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We got here a bit late on a weekday, just in time for the last tour of the day. We were the only ones (most groups arrive in morning, mid-day) and got a private tour to ourselves. Guide had been working there for 17-years and was very knowledgeable about the cave system and history around it. Excellent english as well.... More

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Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

To really experience the Yucatan, you need to go underground in the caves and fresh water rivers that flow beneath the forests. Discover the secret to how this flatland provides enough water for you and the rest of the zillions of tourists that come every week! Aktun Chen offers a tour through a magnificent cave that is filled with wonders,... More

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Pocatello, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

this is a smaller less known place , but has great staff and well organized,. had a very good lunch provided, the tour was great and the swim super, but the best was their zip lines wow!! this is must do if you are in this area.

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Richmond, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed in Cozumel for a few days of rest and relaxation before spending a few days in Cancun for the nightlife. We used USA Transfers to transport us from the ferry terminal at Playa del Carmen to the hotel zone in Cancun. I figured since we'll be passing through the area, why not check out a couple attractions (which... More

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Aktun Chen was recommended by a local...save some money and have more fun...he was right. Eight of us did the zip line only and had a great time. Some of us were older so the short walk up the stairs in the heat was the way to go. Would do it again. Highly recommended as the total time was a... More

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Reno, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Alfredo Gonzalez was a very informed, friendly, entertaining and well spoken guide during our tour through the beautiful cave. We could understand his English as easily as he could ours. Alfredo's knowledge of where to take photos within the cave was welcomed, plus he is a very good photographer! Overall, everyone at Aktun Chen was very friendly and unobtrusive. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

did this trip through getting a collectivo outside our hotel which drops you at the entrance then they will send a minibus up for you as its 3 miles into the jungle. We did the dry caves which were excellent with a very informative guide and then did the zip wires which were absolutely brillient again with very good, fun... More

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended this tour over the other more commercialized tours by our hotel as having less lines and less waiting around. We were a group of 11 and had a great time - we did the cave tour, swimming in the cenote, lunch and zip lining. Our ages ranged from 10 to 52. We were mainly there for zip... More

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