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Late off the boat, late to the site, too little time, too many people

We sailed on Rhapsody of the Seas, RCL, & they need help training their tour dispatchers: we had... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
jaysolutions
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Seminole, Florida
Mayan home with some caged animals

I enjoyed seeing this family and how they live with such little more than the "zoo" itself. The... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2017
Emily J
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San Antonio, Texas
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Jan 22, 2018
“Late off the boat, late to the site, too little time, too many people”
Apr 1, 2017
“A very depressing place with a hokey Mayan ceremony.........exploitation of animals!”
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We sailed on Rhapsody of the Seas, RCL, & they need help training their tour dispatchers: we had the longest tour and were not called away first, which put us late into Playa del Carmen which put us late on the road to the Coba...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2017

From the minute I saw the pigs fenced and a mini deer in a small concrete cage with barely enough room for her head, I knew this was not the place for me, or any animal there........While the father was performing his shaman ritual and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank dogsrule
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed seeing this family and how they live with such little more than the "zoo" itself. The kids were more fun to watch. They played music and we could listen to them speak to each other in their Mayan dialect.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Emily J
Reviewed February 20, 2016

The zoo has a few Anamals that are on a very short line or a small cage. The cost was $100 pesos a person. Not worth the cost

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank john m
Reviewed May 8, 2015

I must say, passing this place for a few years now and observing how these familes relate to their animals...it is pure exploitation! The animals are tied up on very short leashes, many of them are so tangled they can not even comfortably sit down,...More

Date of experience: January 2015
9  Thank eriwitt
Reviewed February 14, 2014

This village is located about 12 kms from Coba on the road between Coba and Punta Laguna. At the lefthand side of the road a sign gives the name: Zoologika y Aldea Maya. The villagers guide visitors around through their houses and have several animals...More

Date of experience: February 2014
4  Thank 364Jaap_v
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