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Visit Sian Ka'an

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Address: Office Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 984 108 8853
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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If you are looking for a great outdoor experience away from the big tourist...

If you are looking for a great outdoor experience away from the big tourist crowds and massive tour groups, then you make the best decision by visiting the natural Reserve of Sian Ka'an with Visit Sian Ka'an. This tour company allows you to visit Sian Ka'an and combine activites in a way, that no other tour provider does, thanks to the owner's first hand experience and being a native to the area. If you are a great nature lover, enjoy to snorkel and explore the diverse marine life and different ecosystems, such as untouched beaches, lagoons, mangroves and islands, cenotes, tropical jungle, hidden maya ruins, a relaxing float in the fresh water canal, seeing bird and wildlife in their natural habitat without minimal human interaction - then this tour company will be a great option for an adventurous day in the protected Biosphere Reserve Sian Ka'an.

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Really enjoyed this day in Sian Ka'an nature reserve. Aldo was very knowledgeable. We moved at about the right pace so we got time to have a good look at the places we visited.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JuChRe2016
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this day in Sian Ka'an nature reserve. Aldo was very knowledgeable. We moved at about the right pace so we got time to have a good look at the places we visited.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Antwerpen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They take you out on a boat in canals that were dug by the Mayans. You are allowed to float in them with a life vest. There are bigger lakes where we saw manatees surface. We even saw a crocodile in one of the canals (not where floated...). Very cool and relaxing place. Well preserved.

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Thank stefkes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aldo was a perfect tour guide, he made us feel wellcomed and everything worked out perfectly. He picked us up next to our house and then we went to his boat. Ob the trip we spent some time wirh great snorkling, later on we saw crocodules and sea cows. He got us some nice and fresh drinks nd fruits and... More 

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Thank Jannike I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We visited Sian Ka'an, but only the canal and lagoon excursion. We had booked a private van to take us to Tulum and Sian Ka'an both. It ended up being a great itinerary. We have an 8 year old and 12 year old. We visited Tulum from 9-10:30 and then down to Sian Ka'an to hire the guide for the... More 

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Richmond, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We took a tour of the Sian Ka'an area where we inspected the lagoons, which were huge and the hand made Mayan canal that led to the other lagoon and canal where we got off the boat and floated with the current until the salt water met the lagoon water. It was a lovely time floating down looking a birds... More 

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Belize City, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We drove to Sian Ka’an, Muyil, walked the ruins and enjoyed the boat trip (MX$600 each) around the two lagoons. We didn't see any other people while we were going around. The swim/float in the canal through the mangroves was very special. Minor criticism - we were asked to not use suncream when we started applying it in front of... More 

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Nantes, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I chose this tour after reading all the good comments on tripadvisor and was expecting to see lots of animals and having a tour with some interesting information about the area, fauna and flora. I was disappointed. The tour was nice, the mangrove beautiful and the floating at the end relaxing. The guide is really nice. But we only saw... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

So much fun for all ages, including older adults! One of my favorite parts of the vacation. Was on a private biosphere tour and saw some Mayan Ruins, then had lunch and went on this short amazing tour. Things to bring: waterproof camera, snorkel if desired, biodegradable bug spray and sunscreen or they will make you buy some. Cannot use... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The environment is like another world. No description would ever do it justice. We plan to return as soon as we can.

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