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Xcaret Eco Theme Park

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Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Federal Highway, Km. 282, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 998 883 3143
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Xcaret (pronounced eesh - carette )is a must-see destination while visiting Cancun and Riviera Maya, situated only 37 miles from Cancun International. Xcaret," Mexico ’s sacred paradise" was opened in December 1990 as an eco-archeological park where visitors from all over the world can enjoy the splendor of Mexico’s biodiversity and cultural heritage. Attractions: Underground Rivers, Beach, lagoon & pools, Tropical Jungle Trail, Rotating Scenic Tower.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“underground river” (1,571 reviews)
“sea trek” (431 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Federal Highway, Km. 282, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 998 883 3143
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Reviewed February 4, 2016

we spent a hole day here what a place . From swimming in the river , to swimming with sharks ,Dolphins , even sting rays . There is a zoo , shops ,cafes shows are put on by the Mexicans which are just amazing ....More

Thank teresa m
Reviewed February 4, 2016

We got some complementary tickets, so decided to visit the park. It has some interesting activities like swimming with rays, the cenotes, and a Mayan village. But the place is overpriced - charging the same as Disney or Universal, but not coming anywhere close to...More

1  Thank navinpasari
Departamento C, CUSTOMER SERVICE TEAM at Xcaret Eco Theme Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2016

Dear Visitors Thank you for your review on your visit to Xcaret In regards to your comment we are sorry to hear that our eco friendly theme park did not meet with you expectation. We would like to mention that our price rates are due...More

Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

We loved the underground rivers and floated it twice...very cool! My family members swam with dolphins in a small group and got a lot of one on one time. The park was beautiful!

1  Thank Karen P
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for the day. I was told we should have stayed for the evening show, but we just couldn't last that long. Be sure to bring towels and water shoes and a change of dry clothes. So much to see and do. Fun...More

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed February 4, 2016

We were disappointed that we paid $149 US and once you got in there very, very was free. We thought we got ripped off. The only thing that we enjoyed was the swim in the underground river.More

1  Thank Samantha G
Departamento C, Customer Service Team at Xcaret Eco Theme Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2016

Dear visitor Thank you for your visit We glad to read you enjoyed of the underground river. Also we want to comment that Xcaret is a complete park with more than 40 attractions to visit at day. We recommend get the information of the park...More

Reviewed February 4, 2016

This was my favorite experience in my recent trip to Cancun. My husband and I had no intention of coming but we heard so many positive things about this park we decided to try it out and it was amazing. I would come back to...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

First off, the underground rivers are the absolute highlight of this place, hands down. Without those, this would have been a wasted day. They are amazing, so make sure to do all three! If you can, get there as early as possible in the morning...More

Thank Trades L
Reviewed February 3, 2016

wear a swimsuit, bring a change of clothes. or vice versa. get the premium pack. the extra dollars are worth it. you can and will spend a whole day here..beach, underground rivers ( not scary!), animals, aquarium...the list goes on. no zip lines that we...More

Thank mdpm100
Reviewed February 3, 2016

Went to Xcaret as a Princess cruise shore excursion. It is a beautiful theme park built into a jungle like forest. There are three rivers to float down; one through underground caves, one half through caves/half through open air, and the last fully in the...More

1  Thank MsNina_13
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

I can not fault this place was amazing definately get the all inclusive when going here as drinks are quite expensive compared to the rest of mexico, i was ok as stayed it the hotel next door so could pop back and get a drink...More

1  Thank Claire W
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