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“Extreme Tulum is Awesome!”
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Riviera Adventours
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Owner description: Rejuvenate your body, clear your mind and lift your spirit when you reconnect with your senses while you join us as we explore the waters and jungle of the Riviera Maya. In which ever expedition you choose, you will have the opportunity to de-stress, reconnect with your senses and get into your element - it will be an experience of a lifetime that you will never forget! With over (31) years experience exploring the Yucatan Peninsula, our expeditions will give you the opportunity to get to know the wonderful Riviera Maya on a personal basis. We are a local small family business. We offer you private and or small group Expeditions. Our tours are a more rewarding and personal experience, including Small and/or Personal tours which include Swimming with the Turtles; swimming in a beautiful Natural Aquarium amongst a large variety of Tropical fish; a trip into the mysterious Mineral filled depths of one of the World's Largest Underground River and Cave Systems, Snorkeling in the Mesoamerican Coral Reef; visiting the ancient mystical and awe inspiring Tulum, Coba, Chichen Itza and Ek Balam Mayan ruins; or snorkel amongst the Whale Sharks for a surreal, once in a lifetime experience; immerse yourself within the peaceful and tranquil serenity of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere or visit the Flamingos at Rio Lagartos. All of our Expeditions include a minimum of four locations each (Most others are two locations for the same price), Fruit, Coffee and a Pastry in the morning, Snacks, Cold Beer, Water, Juice, Soft Drinks throughout the day, Lunch and Round-trip Air-conditioned Transportation and top notch dive quality snorkel equipment. Most of our tours include a (4) course meal at the World Famous “Oscar & Lalo Restaurant, Bar & Grill”. We can also provide you with a private or custom expedition for any of our tours and activities. We look forward to sharing this beautiful paradise with you and having an other Amazing day! Relax and let us be your guide!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed October 24, 2012

Our day started with Yair & Eliceo picking us up from our resort. Right from the beginning we felt comfortable and excited! We picked up a couple of sweet girls from Australia and off we went to Oscar y Lalo's restaurant for pastries & coffee. It was just us four tourists and the Riviera Guys. It was great to be in such a small group. Gave us the chance to get to know each other and learn about the Riviera Maya as well.
Yair is very passionate about nature, animals and the spiritual beliefs of the Mayan culture. He was wonderful in sharing information and also some of his own thoughts. We really enjoyed his insite to this beautiful region. Certainly an asset to Riviera Adventours.
Not only did we enjoy wandering the ruins of Tulum but we also had the opportunity to zip line over, canoe in, cliff jump and swim (my favorite) in a gorgeous cenote. Snorkel in a beautiful inlet and have lunch back at Oscar y Lalo's. The meal was more than plenty and very tasty. Drinking coconut water straight from the source was fun! The Mayan Spider Monkey Princess, Lalita, put on quite a show for us after lunch! We loved playing and hanging out with her! FYI...she has a thing for belly buttons! She took a liking to mine! So much FUN!
Eliceo was our driver. He did an exceptional job getting us to where we needed to be. All safe and sound! He has an infectious smile that never leaves his face!
This tour lasted about nine hours from pick up to drop off. Got us back to the resort about 4pm. I really liked this for the sake of not using up my whole day and having the evening for some other activity. I never felt overwhelmed or as if I was over exerting myself. They also offered us a snack box per couple with pistacios and other nibbles. This is included in your tour price. I highly reccommend Riviera Adventours for all yout tour needs!

Thank KJBCHB
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

We had an amazing time with Francisco on the snorkel expedition. He was punctual, made us feel so welcome, and had everything timed so that we beat the crowds. We never felt rushed at any of the locations (Tulum, Dos Ojos cenote, the lagoon, and at Akumal with the sea turtles), and really got to take our time exploring and swimming to our hearts' content. He was very kind and patient. Plus he gives honest recommendations about Playa since he is a local.

The food (which is really the highlight of any vacation) was excellent. From the pastries/coffee in the morning, to the delicious lunch (ceviche, chips/salsa, guacamole, grilled fish, fajitas, flan, a coconut, and chaya drink). And as all the other reviews have said, Lalita the baby spider monkey was a charming, adorable addition to the day.

Booking the tour was super easy. We just emailed back and forth with Virginia, paid a deposit through paypal then paid in cash on the day of.

We highly recommend this tour!

1  Thank David and Eleas... U
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

This tour is a great value. Virginia was very responsive to all of our emails, and ended all of her responses with "hugs, Virginia". Indeed upon meeting her, she gave my husband and I a hug! She was so friendly and made us feel like family. Our driver did a great job, and we felt safe at all times. In addition to our driver, we had 2 guides, Francisco and Yair. Each was extremely courteous, personable, and knowledgeable. I felt as though we had made new friends, and not just hired guides.
Our first adventure after touring the Tulum Ruins was zip lining, and I was extremely nervous, but they were very patient, and I am glad I had the experience! We then swam in a beautiful cenote that was crystal clear and beautiful. Next was snorkeling in a cave. Unfortunately I did not feel comfortable doing that so Francisco stayed with me while the rest of the group snorkeled including my husband who thoroughly enjoyed it. Next was snorkeling in a lagoon which was fabulous! We saw so many different fish. Last adventure was in Akumal snorkeling with the sea turtles!! So cool!!
I highly recommend booking an excursion with Riviera Adventours. Virginia, Francisco, and Yair certainly made this a memorable day for us!

Thank SDC_Ready
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Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

This honestly is the perfect tour. We ended up doing the extreme tulum tour and it was great. First thing we communicated with 100% with Virginia through email from answering questions to booking our excursion. The night before we received a call letting us know what time they will pick us up. We were picked up by Yair in a nice air conditioned van!! Out first stop was Virginia's restaurant for pastries and coffee, def have some pastries. Then we headed on our day of sight seeing. This group really knows what they are doing, not once did we get stuck in a crowd. They know exactly when to take you to each spot. We had lunch back at Virginia's restaurant (included in price) and wow was that a treat, so delicious. All we keep talking about is how we can't wait to go back and do another one of their tours. Thank you Riviera Adventours for the experience!

Thank Marianne J
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

What a great day we had on this tour! We were picked up in the morning taken for breakfast and coffee then off to our adventours. Each location we were taken to was excellent. Each activity we did was so much fun and our tour guide was so friendly and so full of information. We enjoyed a delicious lunch and drinks and snacks along the way. Our group was small with only 4 people and our tour guide was very clever and managed to get us in and out of each location before the hoards of big bus groups arrived. Lilliana the resident spider monkey was the highlight along with the cliff diving.

1  Thank Lucy_box
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