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Xenotes: Adventure Tour at Mayan Cenotes

  • Mayan cenote adventure tour in the Yucatan
  • Snorkel and kayak in four swimming holes amid aquatic flora and fish
  • Rappel down rock walls in a semi-open cenote and zipline over an ancient cenote
Xenotes: Adventure Tour at Mayan Cenotes
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Explore the Yucatan jungle's flooded sinkholes, or cenotes, during this 10-hour guided eco-adventure. Paddle through the underground caverns on kayaks, snorkel in the subterranean aquatic habitats and float on the azure water on inner tubes. Listen as your guide recounts Mayan folktales about mythical guardians that protect these sacred water sources. This small-group tour, limited to 19 people, includes snacks, a gourmet picnic lunch and round-trip hotel transportation. 
What to Expect
Following pickup at your hotel in the morning, board the comfortable tour vehicle and settle in for the ride to Puerto Morelos. Get to know your small group while enjoying coffee, pastries and chocolate. Learn about the unusual geological formations that you are about to visit, a network of underground caves connected by subterranean rivers. 

Each cenote represents a different element: earth, water, fire and air. Hear about the Mayan legends and mysticism that surround these sinkholes and the myth of the alux, or spirit beings that guard the cenotes.

Rappel down the rock walls of Lu’um (earth), a young and semi-open cenote. Here, water flows horizontally and connects to the aquifer through tunnels and caves. Finally, Zoom along parallel ziplines at Lik’ and feel your adrenaline pumping on this high-flying adventure across the pool. Enjoy swimming in the slow-flowing water of this ancient cenote, which is fully exposed to the lush vegetation due to its collapsed walls.

K’aak (fire) is an open cenote with underground currents, surrounded by vertical walls and interesting landscapes. Interact with nature as you paddle a kayak or float in an inner tube amid the verdant jungle. Visit Ha’ (water), a cavern cenote with aquatic fauna and beautiful rock formations, and explore underwater gardens of water lilies in a stunning natural setting. Snorkel in calm waters with great visibility as you come face to face with colorful fish.

Eat a gourmet picnic lunch accompanied by beer, water, wine and coffee before returning to your hotel for drop-off. 
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Reviewed yesterday
Totally worth the day!

So we booked this since we were staying on at hotel Xcaret. the previous day we spent several hours at the xcaret park and we were super disappointed at how busy it was. We didnt know what to expect since we weren't really understanding what...More

Thank jtchadwick
Reviewed 2 days ago
Beautiful and fun

Had an amazing day, as part of an amazing holiday - me and my 3 kids. Our guide Eduardo was fantastic, thank you so much. Saw 5 cenotes, each a different experience. Brilliant organisation and all ran very smoothly. Eduardo was polite, professional and well...More

Thank RachelMarsden1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A great day out

Booked the Xenotes tour via Nexus tours and they matched the online price. Paid £293 for three adults and one child. Slightly falling that children are classed as under 11, though. Had to pay full price for my 14 year old. Pickup from our hotel...More

Thank Grant R
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Tour!

I booked this excursion through the web in advance before arriving in Mexico. The whole experience was wonderful. We were picked up right on time from our tour guide right in front of our hotel. We were greeted by a very friendly driver named Ruben,...More

Thank janetteruiz07
Reviewed 1 week ago
We had great fun!

We had an amazing day with this tour. Our guide/driver was very nice. Definitely bring your water shoes. We visited four Cenotes and did zip-lining, cliff jumping, kayaking, swimming, and tons of fun! Great activity day! Our photographer also took some amazing photos for us...More

Thank Dan M
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