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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
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: An underground cave with spectacular rock formations.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Largo, Fl
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

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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Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I visited Cancun with my family and have wanted to try out ziplining for some time. We were lucky to come across Aktun Chen's Indiana Joe's Adventure. Unlike X-PloR and other nearby attractions, Aktun Chen offers an "a la carte" option for the activities they offer. Given that we tend to get a late start, most attractions close at 5... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I had heard so much about the cenotes and never been to one. I am so glad I took the time to go see one. There are so many in the Riviera Maya, I picked Aktun Chen based on the Trip Advisor reviews and it did not disappoint. It costs $350 pesos to go in with a guide and for... More

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Cancun, Mexico
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32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I was ask to pay $300USD to use my tripod, I think a lesser fee should have not get any objection, furthermore that day were merely 5 guest at that time, Saturday August the 9th, I must say the guide Alex did a fantastic job the caves are beautifully one of the most acclaimed ones for their views of a... More

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Cohutta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We loved the clean beach, snorkeling with the sea turtles, friendly and helpful staff, pricing, and the peacefulness.

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Montreal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had lots of fun with the ziplines and cenotes. Guides are friendly and multi lingual. No complaints!!

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Denver, Colorado
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We went snorkeling in the Aktun Chen cenotes. The water was cold but refreshing and once I got used to the bats and used to the water temperature, it was a great experience and really cool to see some of these underwater rivers.

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Saint Louis
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We took our three teenagers (19, 18, and 18) who all had a wonderful time. The water was cool and the cave itself was manageable. Jamie is a gem. He took underwater pictures of our group. We were a little embarrassed that he held his breath the entire time while we went bobbling up and down for air :) Tips:... More

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