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Cenote Ik kil

Carretera Costera del Golfo | 3 Kilometros de la zona arqueologica de Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97757, Mexico
+52 999 437 0148
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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 vines which reach from the opening all the way down to the water along with small waterfalls. There are black catfish which swim in the cenote. The cenote is part of a larger complex of a restaurant, store, changing rooms, and cottages for rent. There is also a Mayan ruin on the site. Red Bull Diving Competition Ik Kil was a stop on the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in 2010, 2011 and 2014
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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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As most tours do - we visited after going to Chichen Itza. We had a private tour so got here before the crowds. Lovely area with lots of butterflies flying around and the denote is amazing to see. We hired lockers and life vests and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was Mexican Spring Break and the place was totally ovwerwhelmed. As large as the place was, it was simply overfull. The roots hanging from above were impressive. The water flowing down from above was neat. As it is down a long way, it is...More

Thank Larry P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were able to spend just over an hour here after visiting chechen itza. It cost 80 pecos to enter the park. They had lockers and changing rooms. You were required to take a shower before entering the water, they even had a guard to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Come here early or later. All the tours to Chichen Itza comes here. It is beautiful to walk down to the cenote, teher are two lookouts going down. All the way down you can jump from 5 or 5,5 m. It's real nice to swim...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This would have been really pretty to see if there hadn't been so many people. We went in early April spring break for some and no doubt the reason it was so packed. We took our 7 and 9 year old daughters, both jumped in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My spouse and I went to this cenote and we had fun. The setting is very beautiful. It was worth the experience. However, it’s best to take precautions even just walking down the very slippery steps. The water can be cold and it is almost...More

Thank Tre'Shaun N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We sought there crowd before entrance and went to locker room ,to wore swimsuits and forward downstairs, to pool ,water is about 20-22 C ,some people jumping from the small cliff ,but for my impression most of people just watching as other swimming.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cenote is stunning. An absolutely beautiful place. But for me it's only a matter of time before there is a serious accident of it hasn't happened already. And because management have put a sign up saying enter at your own risk I'm sure this...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first cenote stop while visiting the Yucatan. The cenote itself is pretty and nice to swim in. We had 3 young boys with us who found it to be a great adventure. The long stairway down is dramatic and builds the anticipation....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the main st amazing cenote. Don’t forget to take your camera. From above you have know idea of the beauty waiting below. Depending on the time of day and how the sunlight streams through the rooftop 25 metres above the waters...More

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Miku F
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Pat P | Reviewed this property |
additional information available for transportation on Trip Advisor. When we were there we scheduled Amsterdam for transportation to and from hotel as well as tour for Chichen Itza and ik kil. we scheduled on line prior to... More
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Gonzalo R
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Tijana S | Reviewed this property |
There is a platform You have an "guard" that is passing people to the platform and takes care that there is no one down when you are jumping. Most of the people is by the ropes, so, in most cases you don't have to wait for a... More
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B T
February 21, 2018|
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Response from Trevor T | Reviewed this property |
We had an all in one package , so I don't have a clue but there are tons of restaurants outside which might be better
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