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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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Address: Q. Roo Mexico, Sian Ka'an, Mexico
Phone Number: 9841314058
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Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3...

Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre biosphere reserve.

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We did a short tour of the Sian Ka'an through the Muyil side of the Reserve. Once you're done at Muyil, simply keep walking through the jungle along the boardwalk. You'll get to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did a short tour of the Sian Ka'an through the Muyil side of the Reserve. Once you're done at Muyil, simply keep walking through the jungle along the boardwalk. You'll get to a boat dock, and can go out on one of the boats to tour the lagoons and float down the canal between the bodies of water. Carved... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This my first visit here and was spectacular, the colors of nature are amazing. I saw pelicans and huge swimming turtles along with dolphins. It's beautiful and I am happy that I had an opportunity to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We organised a trip from our hotel and used the option access the reserve by boat rather than have a longer jeep ride. It was an early start and we were provided with a lovely breakfast when we arrived. We shared a small boat with another couple and saw salt water crocodiles, large turtles, dolphins, numerous birds and fish. We... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove to the Muyil Ruins south of Tulum and paid guide to take us out by boat to through the lagoon and mangrove systems to other ruins on the savannah and then dawn our life preservers and float down through the old Mayan waterways, This was truly an out of the way adventure that not too many people know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing day!!!! Super enthusiastic tour guides who truly care about the welfare of these wild animals! Great experience thanks✌🏻️

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Thank Bianca V
Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heartbreaking, sad and depressing. Sian Ka'an is like a journey to paradise but you end up in a trash can. Absolutely heartbreaking seeing 500 hectares of paradise beaches being transformed in to tons of plastic waste. Horrible to see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sian Ka an is a unique location that s why it s so expensive to go there. We paid 100 dollars all inclusive:transportation by truck, drinks, food, snorkeling equipments and the italian guide Fernando,the real attraction during the trip. We saw dolphins,turtle and flora and fauna.

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1 Thank Roberto C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Reserve on a private tour and hired a captain (Mario!) to take us out on the water to see crocodiles and other wonderful nature. We were not disappointed and Captain Mario clearly knows, loves, and respects the water and its history. The view is breathtaking and so very peaceful... And the bumpy ride to get there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the colectivo to Tulum and then a taxi to Muyil ruins. We got there are 8 AM, and we were the only ones. The ruins are small, but well worth the visit, probably the most "magical" of all the ruins we saw (chichen itza, coba, and tulum included). Sacbe behind the castillo leads right to Sian Ka'an entrance.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go by boat and avoid the bumpy ride, best decition ever :) We stayed at Sol caribe for 2 nights, took a boat tour early morning and has a fantastic time! It was our first time in Punta Allen but we are planning to go back really soon! We fylly recomend this visit!

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