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Cenote Ik kil: Tours & Tickets

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The cenote is open to the sky with the water level about 26 metres (85 ft) below ground level. There is a carved stairway down to a swimming platform. The cenote is about 60 metres (200 ft) in diameter and about 50 metres (164 ft) deep.There are...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Carretera Costera del Golfo | 3 Kilometros de la zona arqueologica de Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97757, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This is definitely a must see. There are various viewing areas where you can just observe this natural beauty. For the not so faint of heart, you can go diving. The water is extremely deep so you have to be a strong swimmer.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alison J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting this cenote for a swim was a great trip but I would suggest you do it as a sole excursion or maybe one other destination after this as we didn’t get very long before we moved on. Also visit as early in the morning...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank victorial705
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can’t go and not experience this. You get changed at the top, walk down the steps and jump. We visited in the middle of a thunderstorm which added to the whole experience. My only downside is that once you jump into the water you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 8wendyj
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a beautiful natural wonder. This was going to be a highlight of our trip, but the place was packed. Very disappointing to arrive and hear the commotion coming out of the cenote, couldn't even make it down the stairs due to the amount of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank meganc9150
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another place you need to visit. They have a restaurant and before getting into the cenote you have to rinse off.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tx82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow the natural stone stairs made me a little nervous, I was amazed at how big the place was, it can fit so many people. The water was cold but you quickly get used to it, it was actually quite refreshing. You might want to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Damon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. It was easy getting down to the swimming site, just 95 steps down. The water is cold, but the experience if swimming in a cenote is second to none. The climb up after swimming was tough, but oh so worth it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bethzaidaj2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bucket list. Extreme fun especially jumping from the platform. Hard to thread in this water. You may easily drown yourself. Also, too many people. Hard to swim pass too many people floating around after you jump. I got cramps and I was so lucky I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Loumd11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really nice Cenote to cool off after Chichen Itza. Wasnt extremely busy when we got there but as we were leaving 3 coach loads of tourists turned up! The cold water was very refreshing after a very hot day!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove here from Ek Balam- way too far in my opinion. This site is too touristy, but the cenote was beautiful. On site buffet is average, at best, but works in a pinch and is reasonable in price.

Date of experience: September 2019
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lil-miss-sunshine
14 October 2019|
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Response from victorial705 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there There are 2 viewing areas on the staircase that look over the cenote, to be fair I wouldn’t recommend going down to the water if your not going in, if it’s busy then people milling around not going in the water... More
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I confirm. They got both size
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Response from gabygoesonvacation | Reviewed this property |
The life jacket rental was like $2-$3 dollars and the locker rental was like $1-$2... they also have a small restaurant there... and free parking... free rinse showers too (but out in public so u can’t really shampoo or... More
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