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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve: Tours & Tickets

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Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre biosphere reserve.
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Sian Ka'an, Mexico
+52 984 151 4036
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sian Ka'an has been beautifully preserved by the Mexican government and its a great place to spend a few days or even a relaxing week. Its near Tulum but the best way to see the Reserve is to leave crowded and touristy Tulum and stay...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nycnyuguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our third tour with this company was to be the icing on the cake for the week. After a drive through Tulum and the burgeoning shops and accommodations that are taking over this once sleepy town you arrive at the entrance to the Biosphere of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank snazzysnaps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must for wildlife lovers. You are collected from your hotel at around 08:30 and then you are taken to a collective pick up point in the city of Tulum. This is the last time you can apply sunscreen.Once they have organised the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AnneEathome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In 2015 I did quite a bit of research on getting to/from the boats which will take you to the "lazy" rivers of the Mayan and natural canals. We entered the area thru a small pyramid area (nice but there are much better) located with...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mark J
Reviewed 30 August 2019

We were recommended by our hotel to check out Sian Ka’an. Riding in a boat from amazing mangrove forests into the turquoise blue water of the Caribbean was incredible. Such a peaceful and calm sanctuary. Even got to see a crocodile hanging out in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

Booked this through our tui rep. Picked up from our hotel in riviera maya at 7:45 and taken to Sian kaan reserve. A short drive to our speedboat once in reserve, we were then taken out through the mangroves seeing lots of birds on the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Z4143SKsallys
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

We visited Sian Ka’an with booking through TUI who work through the company Blue Caribe who are an amazing and very ecologically minded company. We went to Tulum and were told this was the last chance to apply suncream before going to the park. When...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gabbiella1
Reviewed 20 August 2019

This was the only excursion we did on our 14 day trip to Mexico this summer. It proved to be an exhilarating day despite the long, bump ride from our resort a couple if hours away. The minibus ride from Tulum is a bit bumpy...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank james797
Reviewed 17 August 2019

What a place to visit. It really is a opportunity of a lifetime. Not only is this place incredibly protected but quite simply it is beautiful. We managed to get to see Sea turtles, crocodiles and a family of dolphins. We got to snorkel the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Samantha K
Reviewed 13 August 2019

This is a massive nature reserve which we were very excited to go and visit, see the wildlife and enjoy a few hours on a boat. Sadly, the boat ride we had for the day was poor. We ended up going round in circles for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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13 September 2019|
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Response from Z4143SKsallys | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can just pay at the entrance
5 August 2019|
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Response from Howell24 | Reviewed this property |
They did not make use do anything specific there for sunscreen like xcart