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Admire the natural wildlife of Rio Lagartos, and discover the pink water at Las Coloradas!

day trip - 8 am - 7 pm

Easy / light physical activity
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kids, good for children

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Rio Lagartos and Coloradas from Cancun

DESCRIPTION Rio Lagartos and Coloradas from Cancun

Take a boat tour through this river and discover Rio Lagartos reserve.
Possible sightseeing of exotic species, such as crocodiles, herons, flamingoes, and other birds that live in this beautiful landscape.

Then we'll visit "Las Coloradas", this famous place with pink waters.
You may also, take a Mayan mud bath, and cover your skin with exfoliating clay.

* Note: You cannot swim in the pink water lagoons...
As these lagoons are used for salt extraction, the amount of water, color, and intensity can vary.

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+ Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Merida
+ Rounded transportation with travelers' insurance (shared tour)
+ Driver / Bilingual guide
+ Entrance fee to the natural reserve
+ 2 hours boat tour (group tour)

Doesn't include

+ Meals
+ Beverages
+ Tips

We recommend you to
+ Eat breakfast before taking the tour (advisable)
+ Comfortable clothes
+ Hat or cap, and water
+ Towel, swimsuit, and sandals
+ Ecological sunscreen and insect repellent


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 bring biodegradable insect repellent and sunscreen, and water.

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.

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Tour agenda

Rio Lagartos and Coloradas from Cancun

  • 08:00 AM.

    Hotel pick-up

  • 11:00 AM.

    Rio Lagartos arrival. Boat tour through the natural reserve, flora and fauna sightseeing (flamingos, herons, pelicans, crocodiles...), Las Coloradas and Mayan mud bath

  • 03:30 PM.

    Take your selfie at Las Coloradas!

  • 07:30 PM.

    Return to Cancún

Next available date:

Oct 22, 2019 (Tuesday)

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Rio Lagartos and Coloradas from Cancun

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"Rosbel was a pleasure to deal with prior to the trip, made it so easy. Victor our guide was a legend too, cannot reccomend enough! Thanks so much again, today was great!"

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