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Reserva de la Biósfera de Sian Ka’an

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RESERVA DE LA BIóSFERA DE SIAN KA’AN INFORMATION & ACTIVITIES

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Tour through a waterway made by the Mayas 1,000 years ago.

$600 MXN
recommended stay 6:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
08:00 - 18:00

This is the traditional tour of the lagoons asking the cost on site. The boats can accommodate 6 people, the tour includes the travel in the lagoons and waterways, a visit to a Mayan ruin that was a custom and from there you can float 1 KM in the waterways.

They provide lifejackets so is not necessary to swim and you can relax floating in waterways made by the Mayans

Easy / light physical activity

arts and/or culture , other aquatic activities

arts and/or culture
other aquatic activitiesother aquatic activities
Services | Also suitable for

food service , kids, good for children , elders

food service
kids, good for childrenelders
Attraction categories
cenote / water springlake / riverbeachmuseumother natural landscapes
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$35 MXN
recommended stay 2 days 0:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
00:00 - 00:00

Sian Ka'an (Sian Kaan) Biosphere has more than 600,000 hectares, its reef barrier is about 110 KM and is part of the 2nd barrier largest in the world.

The beaches are nesting areas for sea turtles, has cenotes, lagoons, caves and archaeological areas as well.

Due to its features have been recorded: 326 bird species, and 96 mammals including 2 dolphins, 4 whales, and 39 bats. In addition, is the largest protected habitat for crocodiles in Mexico.

The stated cost refers to the estimated entrance fee to the reserve.

Easy / light physical activity

arts and/or culture , biking , ATV , walking / hiking , kayaking , scuba diving , snorkeling , other aquatic activities

arts and/or culture
bikingATV
walking / hiking
kayakingscuba divingsnorkelingother aquatic activitiesother aquatic activities
Services | Also suitable for

food service , accommodation , camping , kids, good for children , elders

food serviceaccommodationcamping
kids, good for childrenelders
Attraction categories
archaeologycenote / water springlake / riverbeachcavesother natural landscapes
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Recommendations

To swim in cenotes bring your swimsuit, a visor or goggles, and life jacket (even if you know how to swim).

It is advisable to have proper diving certification, carry complete and in good condition equipment, and have a technical guide Dive Master or Full Cave Dive depending on the diving site.

It is advisable to bring biodegradable insect repellent and sunscreen, and water. Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September.

Every modification alters the ecosystem, leave nature sites, elements and its fauna as found.

Care for nature! Bring bags to take all your litter and garbage back with you; take special care of glassware and / or campfires.

Find out about the facilities and public use areas, access roads and authorized activities.

Be aware of noise regulations or keep noise to the minimum to avoid frightening wildlife.

For your safety, keep distance and avoid interactions with wildlife (or corals), beware of photographing them in ways that cause them to alter their behaviour.

Leave outside of the reserve non-native plants or animals.

Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September. Stay hydrated and dress accordingly.

Where is Reserva de la Biósfera de Sian Ka’an and how to get to Reserva de la Biósfera de Sian Ka’an, Tulum, Quintana Roo

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MID - Valladolid - F. Carrillo P. - S...
Take Valladolid highway to F. Carrillo Puerto. From Felipe Carrillo Puerto, take 8 km of the federal highway Felipe Carrillo Puerto - Chetumal and turn right, keep going for 2.5 km on a white dirt road heading for Ocom lagoon which is approximately 20 minutes.
car
3:40 hours
$620 MXN
Sian Ka’an
Time fluctuates depending on physical condition, and if you are carrying bags or not. Road is unpaved to limit biosphere reserve impact. Note: You require mountain bike in good mechanical condition, use of helmet, gloves, front and rear lights, tools / gear, patches, and hydration.
3:00 hours
$0 MXN
Road is unpaved to limit biosphere reserve impact.
car
1:30 hours
$300 MXN
Take taxi from Tulum to "El ultimo maya", ~3kms from reserve entrance. From ultimo maya (last mayan) take boat to Punta Allen: Último maya - Punta Allen: 3:30pm, return: Punta Allen - Último maya: 7:15am
aquatic / boat
1:20 hours
$640 MXN
Chetumal - Tulum
It is included the estimated cost of fuel and tolls for a car in a roundtrip.
car
3:10 hours
$615 MXN
Departures from bus station located in: Av. Salvador Novo #179 (Between streets: Javier Barros Sierra & Guillermo López Vega), Constituyentes de 1976, Chetumal, Quintana Roo
bus
3:20 hours
$560 MXN
Playa del Carmen - Tulum
It is included the estimated cost of fuel and tolls for a car in a roundtrip.
car
0:55 hours
$152 MXN
Departures from bus station located in: Quinta Avenida (Between Benito Juárez & Calle 2 Norte), Downtown, Playa del Carmen
bus
1:00 hours
$132 MXN
Mérida: Chichén Itzá & Playa del Carm...
The bus is taken from CAME bus station, located at 70 St. between 69 St. and 71 St., Downtown, Merida.
bus
1:00 hours
$440 MXN
It is included the estimated cost of fuel and tolls for a car in a roundtrip.
car
3:40 hours
$758 MXN

Routes and daytrips

Route Cancún - al natural:
8 places
7 days
~$1510
Map for recommended route Cancún - al natural
Route MID - Valladolid - F. Carrillo P. - Siijil Noh ha:
5 places
2 days
~$705
Map for recommended route MID - Valladolid - F. Carrillo P. - Siijil Noh ha
day trip Sian Ka’an:
5 places
9:00 hours
~$835
Map for recommended route Sian Ka’an

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