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Small-Group Tour: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve Day Trip from Tulum

By: Xtour
Highlights
  • Great for nature lovers 
  • Escape the crowded Riviera Maya beaches
  • Snacks, drinks, and lunch included 
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Small-Group Tour: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve Day Trip from Tulum
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Small-Group Tour: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve Day Trip from Tulum
US$142.00
Overview

Take a day trip from Tulum to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere, an ecological haven that is home to a diverse animal population, from migratory birds to dolphins and crocodiles. The small group tour, which takes you deep into the biosphere via a bumpy, unpaved road, can accommodate groups of up to 12 people. A buffet lunch, snacks, tequila toast, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Tulum are included.

What to Expect

Depart from your Tulum hotel in the comfort of an air-conditioned van. A local guide speaking your chosen language accompanies you, providing information about the area and the sights to come. You’re headed toward the Sian Ka'an Biosphere, the second largest protected natural reserve in the Caribbean, and a UNESCO heritage site teeming with biodiversity.

Once inside the Biosphere, the smooth road turns to unpaved, bumpy terrain and the adventure really begins. Stop at the bridge of Boca Paila, where your guide points out flora and fauna unique to the area.

After another short ride, reach Paso Lagarto and board small boats to sail to Punta Allen, a local fishing community. Look for mangrove islands, birds, turtles, and dolphins along the way. Enjoy a snack and a jamaica drink before snorkeling along the coral reef. Then, a tequila toast with your group in the waist-high pools of a tranquil bay.

Come ashore in Punta Allen for a Mexican feast, then take time to relax on the beach or take a walk through the village. Journey back to Tulum, having seen a corner of the world that remains hidden to most.

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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Amazing

Would recommend this to anybody was absolutely amazing maria was are tour guide she also was great and very knowledgeable

Thank Scott M
Xtourreservas, Public Relation at Xtour, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Thank you very much for leaving a comment on tripadvisor we are happy that you enjoyed the excursion. Regards

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Wonder Wild Life Viewing and Snorkeling Adventure

Our tour guide, Enza, rocked! She was super friendly and accommodating not to mention very knowledgeable about the biosphere. She effused with passion for being a tour guide. Under her expert guidance, we saw dolphins, sea turtle, sting rays, crocodile, and a variety of marine...More

Thank lisadmartel
Xtourreservas, public relations at Xtour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Hi Thank you very much for leaving a comment on tripadvisor we are happy that you enjoyed the excursion. Regards

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile
Sian Ka’an Biosphere Tour

Fantastic tour! Enza was great! Highly recommended, if you love to experience the natural environment

Thank Lindsey S
Xtourreservas, public relations at Xtour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Hi Thank you very much for leaving a comment on tripadvisor we are happy that you enjoyed the excursion. Regards

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Fun day but misses throughout the day

There's lots of promise with the tour but there were plenty of misses along the way. The hotel pickup was great from Puerto Aventuras, on time and ready to go. Once we got to Sian Ka'an be prepared for an EXTREMELY bumpy ride. The bus...More

2  Thank HalvaTrip
Xtourreservas, public relations at Xtour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Thank you so much for leaving a comment on tripadvisor Best regards

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile
A nice day out with plenty to see

I travelled alone and really enjoyed the day. Our guide Elinza was full of energy and very funny. The road through the reserve is bumpy, and sometimes so was the boat ride but that’s to be expected. We saw everything - lots of different birds,...More

1  Thank EmzSB
Xtourreservas, public relations at Xtour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Thank you very much for leaving a comment on tripadvisor we are happy that you enjoyed the excursion.

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