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Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal

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Address: Akumal 77730, Mexico
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Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles...

Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles all year in Akumal, our environmental friendly tour is also for first timers, no previous experience needed, you just decide to come and we will assure you have one of the most fascinating experiences ever!

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$495*
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Private Tour: Akumal Marine Turtle Snorkeling from Cozumel
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Turtles, Snorkeling and Cenotes Adventure in Akumal

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My husband and I booked a day trip through Lomas Travel on our honeymoon and Ocean Tours took us from our resort to Akumal to snorkel with turtles and then we went to Chikin Ha to... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I booked a day trip through Lomas Travel on our honeymoon and Ocean Tours took us from our resort to Akumal to snorkel with turtles and then we went to Chikin Ha to snorkel in the cenotes. First of all, I didn't realize how BEAUTIFUL Akumal beach was. Pictures do not do it justice! It was so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were very disappointed with this place. When we got there a guy told us we needed a guide and they limited the people swimming. BIG LIE! They charged us ($30 each) too much. We totally got suckered and I blame myself. The water was cloudy and gross. Yes, we saw turtles, but some the water was so murky we... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it so much! Very glad they are able to let people see the turtles. We brought our own snorkeling gear but it was not necessary as they had some available.

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Thank Muireena M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We avoided paying for the tour. We grabbed a taxi to the beach and hired our snorkels. Saved us quite a bit of money, probably a third of the price we would have paid for a tour. The turtles were amazing and plenty of them to see. Can't wait till my son is old enough to take him back their

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There are turtles everywhere! The Beach is great! It is not so crowded so you can have Fun. You cannot miss it. One of The Best experiences in Riviera.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter had waited for this all year long. Got took out in the middle of the sea. Waves going right over her head, lost her flippers she was petrified. Guide was fine but wasn't overly bothered that she wasn't getting the best experience. She thought she would be swimming in a calm sea right next to them. Wrong. The... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so unique. So many sea turtles naturally living in this area. We enjoyed the trip very much. We booked this trip through the dive center at our resort. We ended up being the only one to schedule that day so we had a private guide. Even though we had our own private tour... We were far from... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't take a guided tour but stayed at the Akumal Bay Resort and Wellness Center, just down the beach. The turtles are incredible! My kids saw 13 in one morning; I never saw more than 6 at one time but that was still amazing. Each turtle is so unique and beautiful. They have the most peaceful look on their... More 

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Chardon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring your own snorkeling gear their is a free beach and you can see the turtles all day. In the town of Akumal their is also a denote and some small restaurants to see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our own snorkel gear but did float out with a guide. Life vests are mandatory so no one can dive down to touch these beautiful creatures. Nevertheless, some misguided snorkelers tried to touch them when they came up for air. We went out with a guide, Jesus, who was a great asset. We found him at the last... More 

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