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The Manatí pit, a.k.a as House Pit, receives its name after a series of manaties made this place their home.
The manaties managed to enter the cave through a series of ducts coming from the ocean, hence its name. The 19ft depth sinkhole has an eassy access to its beautiful crystal clear waters.
This wonderful place can be best used for snorkeling, diving and other subaquatic activities.
Luckily, this pit is one of the few remaining shallow rivers in the península that combines both sweet and salt water creature, among them; manaties, barracudas, blue crabs and some fish.
Without a doubt, you’ll find this natural resource greatly intriguing due to its beauty of inmense flora and fauna. Once you visit the pit you can always move to the beach which is only minutes away.
Do not miss the chance to live this incredible experience and make some memories.
Open every day!
Shechule: 09.00 – 17:00 hours
Free entrance, no tickets needed
Location: Federal 307 Road, next to residential zone Tankha. Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, México.
A nature adventure on the Riviera Maya.
Ecoparque Kantun Chi is a route of caves and cenotes in the Riviera Maya, where people can enjoy the cenotes’ crystal-clear water and the local wildlife and vegetation that make the tour an unforgettable experience. Without a doubt, we can say that Kantun Chi is a fun, unique experience in the heart of the Riviera Maya.
You can spend the entire day relaxing at Kantun Chi, since there are several rest areas surrounded by the wonderful local wildlife. The main attraction is the underground cenotes, which offer a unique experience: the cenotes are decorated with colored lights and statues of ancient Mayan relics that will definitely make for an unforgettable visit. If you’re a photography fan, have your camera ready; this place offers fantastic shots, especially if you have an underwater camera, as this is one of the few places that allows swimming with equipment, though you should do it at your own risk; the management won’t be responsible for any damage or loss.
Price: Adults $740 pesos. Children 5 to 11: $540 pesos.
Kantun Chi is on federal highway 307, 90 km south of Cancun, 22 km south of Playa del Carmen and about 2 km south of Puerto Aventuras. The main entrance is 200 m south of the Barcelo Maya hotel. The entrance is decorated with a small pyramid and the name: Kantun Chi. From Playa del Carmen, you can take a Mayab bus at the station at Quinta Avenida and Avenida Juarez. The express stops at Playa on Calle 8 and Avenida 15.
Open everyday 9 am to 5 pm.
Entrance fee includes: lifejacket, snorkel, water shoes, breakfast at the restaurant. Food, radios and coolers are not allowed in the park. Sunscreen must be biodegradable. No pets allowed. People with heart or breathing problems, high blood pressure, claustrophobia or any physical impairments that render them unable to move by themselves, as well as pregnant women, are not allowed in the caves.
Restaurant, parking, guided tours of the caves.
Visit sister sites Xcaret, Xplor and Garrafon as nature adventure alternatives.
An eco-park on the Riviera Maya, where you can try many activities. With professional guides, you’ll be able to take an underground walk, named by National Geographic as one of the best in the world, in an amazing cave, safely try zip lining and snorkel in a beautiful underground cenote.
At this beautiful place you can try several activities: DRY CAVE - A 600-meter tour in a dry cave (with a bilingual guide). The cave features amazing natural scenery with stalactites, stalagmites and columns, as well as high underground vaults and two open accesses to the jungle. Your guide will explain about the cave formation and the Mayans’ relationship with them.
WILDLIFE - Species from Quintana Roo. This natural zoo is unique because of its wide variety of animals, including spider monkeys, snakes, collared peccaries (wild hogs), agoutis or “sereques,” toucans, parrots, wild turkeys and many more… All of these species are part of a project aiming to breed Quintana Roo species in their natural habitat.
CANOPY - A one-kilometer circuit (10 lines and two suspension bridges). The Canopy is a zip line with platforms suspended among trees. All the lines are designed so anyone can participate in a fun, safe way, regardless of age or experience. The gear is by PETZL, the renowned French brand, with capable guides that will be with you at all times to ensure your safety.
UNDERGROUND CENOTE - Snorkel in an underground cenote. This activity will get you close to a cenote diving experience, without an oxygen tank! Snorkeling equipment is provided so you can experience exploring the cenote’s crystal-clear water and admire the stalactites and stalagmites, with underwater lighting.
Price for adults 1,232 pesos; children 737 pesos.
Aktun Chen is located between Akumal and Xel-Ha, on the Cancun-Tulum road; signs are conveniently located on the roads. - 107 km south of Cancun - 40 km south of Playa del Carmen - 4 km south of Akumal
Open: Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm
Comfortable clothes: Pants, shorts, extra t-shirt, comfortable shoes and a towel. Bring extra cash for tips, souvenirs, pictures. Insect repellents and sunscreen: Biodegradable only. Cenote is not advised for: People with severe motion sickness or heart problems. People unable to swim. Canopy is not advised for: People with severe motion sickness or heart problems, people unable to participate in moderate physical activities and pregnant women. Maximum weight: 120 kg.
Restaurants, hotel, lifejackets, sun beds, hammocks and rest areas, safety bags for the tour, restrooms, changing rooms and showers.
Ecological and conservationist interactive park where you can touch, hold and feed a variety of animals of the local fauna.
Talking about conservation and endangered species becoming more common and vital day ago.Croco Cun born as a crocodile farm in order to reproduce this species for marketing sustainably.¡Touch, loading and feeding crocodiles, monkeys, deer, snakes and more!
20% discount when booking online.40% discount for seniors.Group at special prices for groups of 10 adults rates.In children Crococun Zoo FREE (Children 5 and under are free)
Bus: At the bus station in Cancun or Playa del Carmen take the bus line MAYAB. At the box office to pay the fee Croco Cun.
Minivan: In the Cancun bus station, opposite the main gates, across the parking lot, take the minivan BEACH EXPRESS. Pay the driver the fare at Croco Cun. This SUV also be taken on Avenida Juarez in Playa del Carmen.
Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bring a bathing suit, sunscreen, towel and extra cash. Help protect the environment by using biodegradable sunscreen and sun blockers. You must enter the park food and drink. Remember it is important to respect and keep clear space you are visiting.
It has restaurants, life jackets, lounge chairs, hammocks and lounge areas, restrooms, locker rooms and showers.
Guaranteed to be one of the best adventure tourism destinations in the Riviera Maya, ideal for those addicted to adrenaline.
Xplor is a nature/adventure park in the Riviera Maya, not far from Cancun. Feel the excitement of flying on 14 incredible ziplines above the tree canopy, drive an amphibious vehicle on trails that cut through the jungle and caves, swim in an underground river surrounded by stalactites and stalagmites, and paddle a raft with your own hands as you observe incredible rock formations created by nature millions of years ago. Help your body recover from all this energy expended with a delicious, nutritious buffet, natural juices and fruit smoothies, not to mention a cup of hot chocolate waiting for you at the end of the underground river. If you’re an adventurer, this is one of Cancun’s attractions you can’t miss.
Adults: $1439 mexican pesos, kids: 719 taquillas (Find discounted tickets online).
Xplor is close to Parque Xcaret on the Carretera Federal 307, km 282, just 56 km from Cancun’s airport, 6 km south of Playa del Carmen and 55 km north of Tulum.Take your own car or go by taxi from Cancun with a cost of about $80 to $100 USD one way, about 70 min; from Playa del Carmen a cost of $15 USD for a 15 min ride.
Xplor Park is open Mon-Sat 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
All activities require contact with water, so we recommend wearing shorts, t-shirts and diving shoes, as well as bringing another set of clothes and a towel. We have lockers for you to leave your belongings.For you safety we have life jackets, safety harnesses for ziplining, helmets, lines, steel cables, everything to avoid accidents. Help us protect the environment using biodegradable sunscreen or sunblock. Outside food and beverages aren’t permitted inside the park. Remember, it’s important to respect the area you’re visiting and keep it clean.
At the end of each activity, a tasty buffet and drink await you so you can refuel and continue your adventures. For an extra cost you can get transportation to your hotel, food and drinks, bathing suits and souvenirs. Restrooms, changing rooms, showers, parking. Guided tour for all activities.
There’s a lot to see on the Riviera Maya, like Cancun, Playa de Carmen, Akumal and others.
This is the most spectacular park of the Riviera Maya. It combines being in an acquatic world with the wonders of the Mayan culture, with archealogical ruins and unique shows, like the dance of the Mayan ball game. Each visit is a different experience, so it’s perfect for going more than once a year.
A majestic park with archeological ruins located on the Riviera Maya, Cancun, on the shores of the Caribbean. Enjoy a night show with more than 300 actors that will take you on a musical journey through Mexico’s history, from the pre-Hispanic age to the present day, complete with colorful, traditional costumes, folklore and dances. The recreation of the pre-Hispanic Ball Game, a “charra” festival, a Mexican cemetary, a coral reef aquarium, a butterfly house and underground rivers, as well as beaches and natural pools, optional activities like swimming with dolphins and an endless amount of attractions that make for some magical experiences. Come visit Xcaret park, one of the best attractions in Cancun, and have fun discovering Mexico’s natural and cultural richness.
Adults: 1,175 pesos; kids: 587 pesos (kids under four get in free), discounts apply for reservations 7 days in advance and online.
Located on the Riviera Maya, 5 km south of Playa del Carmen and 75 km south of Cancún. Take your own car or go by taxi from Cancún, with a cost from about $80 to $100 USD one way, about 70 min. From Playa del Carmen it’s only about 15 min with a cost of about $15 USD. You can also take a bus from Cancun’s bus station (Av. Uxmal) and from Playa del Carmen (5ª Avenida).
Xcaret is open 365 days of the year from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm
For an extra fee you can get: Transportation, food and drinks, swimming with dolphins/sharks. Renting snorkel equipment requires a 300 peso ($25 USD) deposit. Help us protect the environment using biodegradable sunscreen and tanning oil. Outside food and beverages aren’t permitted inside the park. There are many activities to do in Xcaret so wear comfortable clothing. Guided tours through the whole park are available, making easier to find what you want to do. Remember, it’s important to respect the area you’re visiting and keep it clean.
Xcaret offers a full range of services including restaurants, hotels, life jackets and lifesavers, sun beds, hammocks and relaxing areas, security bags for river trips, restrooms, changing rooms and showers, parking.
The Riviera Maya has many places worth visiting, like Cancún, Playa de Carmen, Akumal and others.
The biggest natural acquarium in the world.
Xel-Há is a natural park that’s considered the largest natural aquarium in the world. It’s another attractive place Quintana Roo offers to its visitors. Blessed with an endless number of species of flora and fauna, if you’re a nature lover, there’s no better place than Xel-Há to go snorkeling or other water activities like swimming with dolphins and many others.
In Xel-Há park you can enjoy a beautiful natural aquarium and a freshwater river, perfect for discovering the marine world of the Caribbean and swimming with many different kinds of fish. A visit includes the use of snorkeling equipment, inner tubes, security bags, towels and lockers as well as the use of bikes and kayaks. Visitors can choose from over 6 restaurants, bars and ice cream parlors (All-Inclusive Plan).
Entrance fee: $79 USD (960 pesos)
The easiest way to arrive and enjoy Xel-Há without worries is with the Tour Xel-Há, located right in the heart of the Riviera Maya, 110 km south of Cancún, 44 km south of Playa del Carmen and 9 km north of Tulum on the Cancún-Tulum highway. Take your own car or get on a bus at the Cancun bus station (Av. Uxmal) or at the Playa del Carmen bus station (5ª Avenida), or take the Tour Xel-Há, which includes first-class transportation.
8:30 am to 6 pm 365 days of the year.
Help us protect the environment using biodegradable sunscreen or sunblock. There are many activities to do in Xel-Há, so wear comfortable clothing. Guided tours through the whole park are available, making it easier to find what you want to do. Remember, it’s important to respect the area you’re visiting and keep it clean.
Xel-Há offers a full range of services including world-class restaurants, showers, lockers, restrooms, shops parking.
All of the Riviera Maya is within visiting distance, so there are no limits being here.