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Cenote Chaak Tun

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I had an amazing and unforgettable experience. You are provided a wet suit, water shoes, water proof flashlight, life jacket, goggles, snorkel and a locker. Aldo was a excellent guide and exploring the caves and learning about the history was fascinating.Be careful of the slippery...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sheri G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked this experience thru Royal Caribbean and could not be happier with our choice. We took the ferry from Cozumel (included in the excursion price) to Playa del Carmen where we met our awesome guides Pablo and Luigi. They divided our group of 30...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank betsys3280
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took a cab from our resort to the cenote. Easy to pay and sign in for a trip. The company provides gear (masks, boots, neoprene suits if needed, flash lights)— they had, but didn’t offer, snorkels, which I suggest you ask for explicitly. Mario, our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pathgeek
Reviewed 5 days ago

This cenote is really highly recommended. We reached it from Playa del Carmen with rental car within 10 minutes and got an unforgettable experience. Our cenote guide Abel was very friendly and followed us during the entire tour. Abel was very helpful when we were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anuir
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great excursion from Royal Caribbean Cruise. Short distance from Playa del Carmen dock. Beautiful caverns with easy snorkeling in really cool caverns! Fantastic staff including "Luigi" who was very knowledgeable and friendly in his guiding. After snorkeling, enjoyed a delightful authentic Mexican lunch.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We got a taxi from PDC (about 15mins) to Chaak Tun. Yes, it does look like your going to the middle of nowhere. And make sure you arrange a return fare without taxi driver before you leave your starting point - I made the rookie...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Crid26
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome time!! Our tour guide Richardo was excellent and soo knowledgeable. He took his time and showed us all that the two cenotes had to offer. I will be back and also bring others as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Timothy James T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The two Cenotes we visited are amazing! Newly renovated, and our tour guide Phillipe was very knowledgeable and so helpful throughout our tour!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stanley L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I showed up I wasn’t sure I would be able to do the tour due to a sprained ankle. The guides and employees that work there were very accommodating and supplied a tensor bandage.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alex the tour guide was amazing. He spent a lot of time on history and culture of the area we toured. We snorkeled through the caves and he also showed us how the human foot print can change the area, and how is visiting the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Britteny G
January 17, 2019|
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Response from 913rainerh | Reviewed this property |
We went on our own by car. It’s not necessary to book in advance. You could also use a taxi, I think it’s not more than 150 to 200 Mx$.
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After 12pm is the better time. Cruiseship tours are from 9am to 11am
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IB Tucan to Cenotes (3 Replies)
I'll be at the IB Tucan in a few days (YIPPEE!). I wanted to swim in a cenote but don't want to go on an excusion and I won't have a car. Does anyone know if I can travel to these cenotes on my own and If so, how I can travel to them: • Cenote Azul • Cenote Chaak Tun • Cenote Jardin del Eden (Ponderosa) Also, will these places be warm enough to swim in, next week, without a wetsuit?
February 22, 2015|
Response fromSteinLaFemme|
Thanks Vancouversundog
newtravelors
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Cenote Chaak Tun and Other Activity Question (2 Replies)
Hi, Does anyone know if cenote chaak tun is open on Sundays? Also, thinking about taking ferry to cozymel on a Saturday. If we ferry over, how would you recommend seeing the island? We are interested in biking around if that is a good option. Also, would snorkel,however, we will be staying in playa maroma and might have the option there as well. Thanks
September 13, 2015|
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No replies, so trying again.
aack2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DIY Cenote Chaak Tun Tour (3 Replies)
Question #1 We are staying in Playa del Carmen and I noticed that all the excursions to Cenote Chaak tun have an additional travel fee of $15 per person. Can we take a taxi ourselves and still have a tour guide that we get on the spot or do we have to book a reservation with a tour group to have a guide? Also, I am somewhat claustrophobic, will this be a problem? Is there space above at all times?
November 08, 2016|
Response fromceedee3|
From this review, it appears that you can cab it and still have a guide - https:/…CHECK_RATES_CONT You can look at the pictures and decide - yes there is space, but sometimes the space isn't that much, so it depends on your tolerances.