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Visit Sian Ka'an

#16 of 80 Tours in Tulum
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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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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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Awesome Kid Appropriate Adventure

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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 

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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 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Captain Bambi is very knowledgeable and pleasant! He went out of his way to show us the beauty of the place, he even let our son sit next to him while driving the boat, he will never forget that great experience! We were able to get great photos with captain Bambi's patience and help!

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