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Sian Ka'an Adventure from Tulum Including Snorkeling

  • Visit remote Sian Ka’an biosphere with a guide
  • A great way to skip beach lounging for a daylong adventure
  • Search for dolphins, manatees, and sea turtles from your boat
Sian Ka'an Adventure from Tulum Including Snorkeling
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Sian Ka'an Adventure from Tulum Including Snorkeling
From US$170.00
The Sian Ka’an biosphere is more that 1 million acres (404,686 hectares) in size and is one of the largest protected areas in Mexico. Also somewhat remote and lacking major hiking trails, it’s best visited with a guide. Discover the reserve by boat, visiting Boca Paila Lagoon and Ascension Bay with a guide, snorkeling and searching for marine life along the way. Plus, a Caribbean lunch at Punta Allen—located at the very end of the Boca Paila Peninsula—is included.
What to Expect
Following pickup from your hotel, depart Tulum and make the journey south to the biosphere. After roughly 30 minutes of driving down the Boca Paila Peninsula, stop to board your tour boat and continue the trip by water. Explore Boca Paila Lagoon while your guide tells you about the ecology and history of the area. Spend some time at a beach, snorkeling (gear is included in the tour price) and spotting manatees, weather conditions permitting.

Next, move to Ascension Bay and visit resident colonies of nesting birds. Your guide tells you about the ecological importance of mangroves and takes you to find dolphins and sea turtles.

Travel to Punta Allen for a Caribbean lunch and enjoy some free time. Then, head back to Tulum, and get dropped off at your hotel right around time for an early dinner.
Reviews (88)
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Reviewed yesterday
first trip to biosphere - beautiful (but long day)

I debated for several weeks on booking this trip. I knew I wanted to experience this beautiful area – We’ve already seen the ruins and done other typical activities in the Riviera Maya region. My debate was between the smaller group companies that offered this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent day.. worth every penny!

We had the best time with Santi and Ursula, not only were they great tour guides but they had so much knowledge about everything we asked and did. Also the respect they had for the wildlife was great, unlike other tours which would 'chase' the...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Long day with GREAT guides

My wife and I were picked up promptly at our hotel for the all day tour, which included snorkeling (weather permitting). We were part of a a family big group (12) on one van. We then split in two for the speedboat portion. The reserve...More

Thank larrygreenstuff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
The mission

It’s not every day you meet people which actually makes a difference for our globe. Thank you Hugo and Ursula! Your engagement, knowledge and dedication were amazing:) It was a bonus that we saw all the animals we hoped for. For us from Norway, the...More

1  Thank 205h_vardt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tour of Sian Ka'an with Hugo and Pluma

if you only do one tour on your trip to Tulum make it this one! We saw dolphins, crocs, manatees, sting rays, ospreys and snorkeled with sea turtles and 2 nurse sharks. Hugo and Pluma are a wealth of knowledge about Sian Ka'an they are...More

3  Thank Josh D
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13 June 2018|
Response from Wangui M | Reviewed this property |
Maybe not a child under 5? You will be in the sun on a small speedboat all day.