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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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Sian Ka'an, Mexico
+52 984 151 4036
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Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre biosphere reserve.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“punta allen” (48 reviews)
“fish” (65 reviews)
“boat ride” (39 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sian Ka'an, Mexico
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+52 984 151 4036
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"fish"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This excursion takes you out into the biosphere and includes a great boat ride of around 3 hours including seeing wild dolphins, turtles and some good snorkelling on apparently the worlds second largest coral reef ( so we were told) - then sail again to...More

Thank Terri C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't want to bother with an hours long tour group so we hired a taxi for a few hours and he took us to the docks in Sian Ka'an where we hired a boat for $1400 MEX for two people. It was totally worth...More

Thank CABbie24
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip started off early by getting picked up at 07:00am. The bleary eyes sharp wore off as Ricardo from Blue Caribe sharp had us all laughing in the very comfortable air conditioned minibus. From the offset you could see Ricardo was very passionate about...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Safari Sian Ka'an is in 1 word amazing! We would recommend everyone to do this, young&old / couples/families! We saw dolphins, turtles and a crocodile and really loved the food in amazing village Punta Allen. Want to have the best guide ever? Go with Remco...More

1  Thank Nick K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best day of our trip to Mexico. We will remember our safari to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve forever! We started with a trip through the jungle by truck, quite long but the vegetation is so diverse, there is always something to see. And it...More

Thank Marie S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This stunning reserve is absolutely amazing. It is so important for areas like this to remain protected. I would recommend a visit to the biosphere with Conciencia Tours & Travel who we visited with in May. You will not be disappointed at all the marine...More

Thank claire1568
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

I recommend this trip to everyone. Was the most wonderful experience. Recommend using jeep as transport as truck can be heavy going. I do not want to spoil anything but one section we where near the swans and laughing to myself all I could think...More

Thank Pauline D
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

This is my second time I have the pleasure to enjoy this magical place. Last time they brought me through a terrible bumpy road, for two hours!!! I hayed it!! This time I entered near Muyil pyramides.... what a difference!!! You get there through a...More

Thank mimiMexico_df
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

My room was nice however there was a constant over flow of water every time you took a shower. I told the maintenance people and they fixed it but the problem was still there. The floors were slippery and I had to put towels on...More

Thank Janet J
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

We had a day out to this reserve and had a great experience. The guide Giovanni made the trip as his knowledge and enthusiasm was brilliant.We couldn't fault it from the guide to the boat crew and everything in between, great trip.

1  Thank karenwilson24
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rebeccadoerfer
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Dipti P | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I would prefer to do this trip with the tour guide - we booked via TUI and her name was Maria. I preferred going with a tour guide as they are very knowledgeable about the wildlife, islands, and Mexico’s history. The... More
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Madeline H
May 15, 2018|
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Response from beantownbabe | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any in the water or for rent. It’s a beautiful area, enjoy!
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