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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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Sian Ka'an, Mexico
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Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre biosphere reserve.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this trip, you need plenty of sun cream as you are on a boat most of the day, the manatees can be found in the mangroves or the sea, loads of birds in the lagoon. We searched for crocs without success until we...More

Thank RibbleValleyKaren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Tulum, we decided to visit Sian Ka'an for a day trip experience away from the crowd. We heard a lot about it and seen videos that ignited our adventure spirit. We did research on how to get there and what the best options...More

Thank maple_SMUFFS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we booked this trip I wasn't expecting to have as much fun as I did. Just a shame the crocs where hiding. The boat rides are amazing though such a rush would recommend this trip to everyone.

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our tour through our TUI rep. Our guide was Amalea and she was wonderful. It's a fair wee drive to get there but so so worth it. Our boat captain was very knowledgeable and did all he could to ensure we saw and...More

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing natural animal reserve with mangroves, crocodiles, birds, turtles and dolphins. You spend a lot of time on speed boats, and you see what you see on the day. This is better than any zoo because you see the animals in their natural environment....but...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit Sian Ka'an towards the end of our holiday in Mexico. We arrived, and looked around a few ruins before heading down a raised wooden path through the jungle. We got to a freshwater lake, where we were given life jackets and...More

Thank ollyyyw
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Much of the travel throughout the Yucatan tries to be controlled through a select group of tour operators. They charge in USD and the cost is wildly higher then what the actual cost is. What most people don't realize is that you can directly contract...More

7  Thank ramblindave
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Don't go expecting dolphins to spring up next to you - but if you want to experience this part of the world as an observer rather than a tourist, this is for you. I went on a Pesca Maya tour hoping to see wild dolphins....More

Thank francescagraham
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went on this trip as a family of 6. It was a great day out and we got to see lots of animals in their natural habitat. It started with an early pick up and quite a long drive. The bus was a small...More

Thank lsarel
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

How to explain this! We had read about Sian Ka'an Biosphere and there are a few ways to see it. We didn't want to book a tour as we had a car and we had other things we wanted to do that day so we...More

6  Thank Justine C
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Justine C | Reviewed this property |
We did our trip on our own other than getting to where the boats leave from and getting a boat driver / guide. Nothing pre-arranged. we went late afternoon so there were no crowds. This blog helped us get information on an... More
2 July 2017|
Response from Hopi66 |
The system won't let me add A web address but it is siankaantours It is an ORGanization.
2 July 2017|
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Response from alvaro c | Reviewed this property |
Hi the best way is to rent a car and ho ti the Sian Ka'an reserve, and there are a lovely house that is for rent ( the all house ) go to the web page sanjuantulum com Regards
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