Outdoor activities in Holbox Island

Top Outdoor Activities in Holbox Island, Mexico

Outdoor Activities in Holbox Island

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  • Niclas B
    Vienna, Austria2 contributions
    Great early morning kayak tour through the mangroves seeing many different birds, fishes, stingray and also several crocodiles.
    Our tour guide Isa has been great, very dedicated to the nature and its protection.
    We can definitely recommend this tour.
    Written March 29, 2022
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  • Yesenia S
    11 contributions
    Loved the tour overall , visit 3 islands and boat was fine getting there. Transportation to and from hotel very disorganized. Huge bus with lots of people. Also once in Hoblox the restaurant not so great and they give you 3 hours free time. Your not familiar with place or where to go, I went with kids and just went straight to beach. Wanted to get seats or umbrella to rent but not available and expensive. There was no golf cart to rent so couldn’t explore island. They should have those reserved in case people want them.
    Written August 20, 2022
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  • Christina S
    Devizes, UK50 contributions
    We enjoyed the horse riding. The horses were quite well behaved and the guide went at our pace. We rode a lot through vegetation and there were quite a few mosquitoes. We were only on the beach for a few minutes. We would have preferred to ride longer on the beach.
    Written August 24, 2022
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  • JanaS2685
    9 contributions
    It was really a nice trip to Holbox Island. And we enjoyed it a lot. We were a really small group of 4 people. The guide was great and really entertaining. We visited some nice spots to walk around in the water. Beer, water and tequilla were included. The food was okay. We expected the tour with the golf cart to be longer to get a better impression of the island. The pool in the beach club was quite small and since there were two more groups at this spot it was pretty crouded. For us the focus of the tour was a little too much on swimming.
    Written March 11, 2020
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  • Mey Vasquez
    Frankfurt, Germany1 contribution
    Hello, my name is Mey, I really liked your services, you are very honest and you use very good guides. Especially the guide Gustavo is very patient and teaches you a lot about the animals and the ecosystem. He allowed me to see the animals that eat the Flamingos, he explained about the sandbanks and about the movement of the tides. I think Gustavo's work is very good.
    Written September 25, 2022
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  • Katy M
    1 contribution
    First time to Mexico and decided to do Chichen Itza, Xplor , and Holbox to have a good mix of excursions. All three booked through TUI rep with this operator (except Xplor).
    Holbox was my favourite but there are some things to be aware of when booking this trip. The first island we were taken to (the one with the tower, it has passion in the name) is FULL and I mean SWARMING with mosquitoes. In the water you’re fine but as soon as we walked through the bushes we were devoured. You would wipe 10 off with your hand and 20 more would instantly land on you. I feel that the tour guide should have warned us about this because if he had we would have walked around the island rather than through it. I have over 50 bites and am concerned about ZIKA. As it’s a bio reserve you have to use biodegradable sun cream and bug spray - the natural bug spray DID NOT WORK. The second stop was incredible and so so so beautiful so it is without a doubt worth seeing - but take a hat. It is SO hot and there is no shade and as you’re in the sea you will fry. Holbox itself was nice to see but generally too hot to walk around (not the fault of the tour guide and depends how well you can handle heat). The hotel we were taken to for lunch was nice but I wouldn’t say it was 5 star. It did not have air conditioning (just fans) and you could not flush paper down the toilet, meaning that by the time they had been used several times there were flys everywhere around the bin where the toilet paper had to go. Bin was also open, not closed, so you could see all of the used paper. Other than that the food was lovely, a good selection of western and Mexican cuisines and the beach which was a 2 minute walk is incredible! All in all a really good trip, just wish we had been warned about the mosquitoes on that island.
    Written June 19, 2022
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  • daniel e
    3 contributions
    An excellent service and treatment of the agency, we loved going to Isla Pasión, it is really beautiful, the lunch was very tasty, the people
    very nice and also very attentive.
    Written September 9, 2022
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  • Dani KW
    5 contributions
    Unbelievable. I love a beautiful sunrise - it’s magical. On top of that, we saw flamingos, sting rays, fish, over 6 different species of birds, and even crocodiles! The instructor was great and the staff was friendly. I felt safe and was able to join him in his deep appreciation and respect for Holbox’s wonderful wildlife.
    Written September 20, 2022
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  • sl0dder
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands16 contributions
    Lovely little islands.
    Beautiful natural surroundings.
    Holbox has a lot of street art which is nice to look at while walking around Holbox.
    The beach at Hobox is amazing. It has hammocks in the ocean.
    A olace tou need to visit while in Cancun or surrounding area
    Written September 12, 2019
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  • RicardoMontes
    Tapachula, Mexico5 contributions
    It was a great tour! I really enjoyed the time in the mangroves, our guide was very knowledgeable and it was great because we saw 15 flamingos!! And a lot of wildlife.
    I really recommend this tour.
    Written July 11, 2022
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  • chimoltrufia2016
    Park City, UT5 contributions
    This entire trip, especially cenote Yalahau, was fun and refreshing on hot summer day! Captan went above and beyond to show us beautiful scenery and wild life, flamingos among those that were hiding! Highly recommend this excursion.
    Written August 29, 2022
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  • anapapa1979
    Houston, TX30 contributions
    This by far was the highlight of our trip.

    Gustavo helped us book this tour after our original tour was cancelled because whale sharks had not arrived yet. My nine year old daughter and I were disappointed that did not get to meet these magnificent creatures, but we were so happy that we could take a family trip all together with my husband and two year old son.

    Our tour guide Vicente took his time explaining everything not just to the adults but to our kids. This is something that we really appreciated because my kids were very interested in nature. On this fishing/snorkeling/relaxing trip we saw dolphins, turtles, fish, flamingos, all kinds of birds, and different kinds of vegetation. They thought about every little detail even having binoculars on board which my kids enjoyed so much.

    First we went fishing and everyone in my family caught something (even the two year old), then we went snorkeling and my daughter and I went first. Later my husband joined us since our toddler was happily napping on Vincent's arms! ;) Then we stopped at a virgin beach to eat some freshly made ceviche (from the fish we just caught) and swim. Finally we ended the tour bird watching and sailing back..

    Our tour guide, Vicente, and our captain made this trip one of the best experiences we have had as a family. We can tell that they love their jobs.This is a memory that we will never forget and my kids continue to talk about.

    Thank you again to everyone!
    Written June 4, 2019
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