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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
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

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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Amazing trip

We had a great time exploring the biosphere from the mouth of the ocean, where they let you snorkel, to the canal that was created hundreds of years ago by the Maya. We got to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
T. B
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time exploring the biosphere from the mouth of the ocean, where they let you snorkel, to the canal that was created hundreds of years ago by the Maya. We got to swim in the canal and float down it - the water was a beautiful aqua color and so clear that you could see the fish... More 

1 Thank T. B
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

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.

1 Thank JuChRe2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 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.

Thank stefkes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 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 

Thank Jannike I
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 

2 Thank RichardSchillen
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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 

Thank Carissa O
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.

Thank Kate B
New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

wright after Muyil we turned onto a dirt road that led us to the Sian Kaan biosphere, where we paid soemone directly on site to go across the lagoon and through the Mayan canal, float down the natural canal and then get back on the boat to ride to the mouth of the sea thugh mangroves. We saw a corc... More 

Thank Miriam R
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I went twice on two different day trips to Sian Kaan. On the first one we took a boat through the lagoons to Punta Allen. On the way we saw crocodiles and lots of birds. Punta Allen is a super quiet paradise. We then switched boats and went out on the ocean. We saw turtles, swam in the crystal clear... More 

1 Thank LoveTravel2507
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Awesome tour and Aldo was awesome. He was very knowledgeable and we really enjoyed the day. My wife and I were joined by another couple and their 6-year-old daughter, and we all seemed to have a great time. We boated through the lagoon, stopping to see birds - including spoonbills, ibis, and many kinds of herons. We also saw a... More 

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