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Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal

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Address: Akumal 77730, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 155-2055
Description: Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles...
Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles all year in Akumal, our environmental friendly tour is also for first timers, no previous experience needed, you just decide to come and we will assure you have one of the most fascinating experiences ever!
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Akumal Bay Sea Turtle and Snorkel Adventure from Cozumel

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<3 Sea Turtles!

This was a great excursion. We got to snorkel with HUGE sea turtles, sting ray, some huge fish. Would absolutely do this again

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This was a great excursion. We got to snorkel with HUGE sea turtles, sting ray, some huge fish. Would absolutely do this again

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

What an amazing experience! We rented a car and drove down to Akumal to snorkel with the Sea Turtles. As soon as you pull into the road to the beach there is a Information Stand - the team there were absolutely delightful and so helpful. Such and easy and fun experience. We went on a private Tour with a guide... More 

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Akumal, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Frankly, one does not need a guide or an official tour to snorkel off Akumal bay beach. The beach is public so all that is required is your own snorkeling gear. Turtles are also not unique to Akumal. One can encounter these beautiful creatures all along the coast of the Riviera Maya.

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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Just a relaxing swim with the beautiful sea turtles. A special treat snorkeling next to the turtles as they eat. They are not bothered by people at all and they are not in captivity so we were in their natural habitat.

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Virden, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent tour. Be prepared for a lot of people in ocean with you, water was fairly rough that day. Guide was very good

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Oakland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

The beach here is beautiful but clearly Mexico is not succeeding in taking care of this fragile environment. Be prepared to see little else than turtles. Not much fish life. And please the rules are to stay 6 feet back and NOT touch the turtles. I was stunned that all these huge all inclusives are being built. Where will the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We rented a car that day and drove from cancun to akumal. Travel time around 1h 20min. If you plan staying all day you're best parking your car at the first available parking slot for 50 pesos. If you want to park a bit closer to the beach you pay 20 pesos per hour. We stayed 2 hours which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

good day out snorkeling, the beach is really beautiful and you will see lots of turtles just feeding on the sea weed. shame that they are allowed to build hotels there and don't protect it for turtles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We hard about Akumal from one of our taxi drivers in Palaya. he said that is where he takes his family for a beach day. We took his advice and headed down to Akumal for the day. it was amazing. We brought our own snorkel gear but you can rent it there as well. We swam with the turtles. It... More 

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

We had rented a car and drove out from Cancun to snorkel with the sea turtles. We saw about a dozen in a couple of hours. An experience of a lifetime to be so close to these amazing creatures.

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