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Visit Sian Ka'an

#16 of 89 Tours in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: Office Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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+52 1 984 108 8853
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

If you are looking for a great outdoor experience away from the big tourist...

If you are looking for a great outdoor experience away from the big tourist crowds and massive tour groups, then you make the best decision by visiting the natural Reserve of Sian Ka'an with Visit Sian Ka'an. This tour company allows you to visit Sian Ka'an and combine activites in a way, that no other tour provider does, thanks to the owner's first hand experience and being a native to the area. If you are a great nature lover, enjoy to snorkel and explore the diverse marine life and different ecosystems, such as untouched beaches, lagoons, mangroves and islands, cenotes, tropical jungle, hidden maya ruins, a relaxing float in the fresh water canal, seeing bird and wildlife in their natural habitat without minimal human interaction - then this tour company will be a great option for an adventurous day in the protected Biosphere Reserve Sian Ka'an.

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Want a private tour of a beautiful place?

This is a small company run by Aldo and his wife. Just one boat with a maximum of 6 people to tour around a truly gorgeous and diverse aquatic area. Unlike the other companies... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small company run by Aldo and his wife. Just one boat with a maximum of 6 people to tour around a truly gorgeous and diverse aquatic area. Unlike the other companies that tend to group up with 5-6 boats vying for the same space, Aldo tries to avoid any other groups. This way you will not scare... More 

1 Thank Abbie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys are very responsive, a pleasure to deal with. We did the Sunset tour and I cannot recommend it enough. Our guide was wonderful, knowledgable, loves the nature animals and birds. The reserve is magical, we've seen crocodiles, manatees, astounding number of birds. The float in the canal was our children's favorite, and to tell the truth the adults... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot recommend this tour enough. It was breathtaking! Only 6 people in the small boat (we only had 5) means you see so much more, and are away from the large tourist crowds - getting up close with the wildlife, but never feeling like you were disturbing or intruding on their habitats. As someone who works in the conservation/environment... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Such a fun afternoon touring the lagoons and floating the canals. Highly recommend this ifyou are looking to escape the crowds and take in some beautiful scenery. Really enjoyed a nice peaceful float down the freshwater canals that are crystal clear and feature some beautiful birds and scenery

2 Thank MRicci1234
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Aldo, at this tour company, is wonderful. Very knowledgeable of the Sian Ka'an biosphere and speaks english very well. The tours consist of only up to 6 people in a boat. He takes you thru the biosphere explaining important features. You are out and about for up to 5 hours, authentic cuisine included, beverages as well as a float thru... More 

2 Thank CookyM-G
Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My wife and I had the opportunity to take a boat tour of Sian Ka'an with Aldo from "visit Sian Ka'an." We were teamed up with a small family from Vancouver as well - 5 customers and Aldo. He was extremely knowledgeable of the entire park and was a very skilled boat driver as well. We met him at 9AM... More 

2 Thank Richard L
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time exploring the biosphere from the mouth of the ocean, where they let you snorkel, to the canal that was created hundreds of years ago by the Maya. We got to swim in the canal and float down it - the water was a beautiful aqua color and so clear that you could see the fish... More 

2 Thank T. B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Really enjoyed this day in Sian Ka'an nature reserve. Aldo was very knowledgeable. We moved at about the right pace so we got time to have a good look at the places we visited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

They take you out on a boat in canals that were dug by the Mayans. You are allowed to float in them with a life vest. There are bigger lakes where we saw manatees surface. We even saw a crocodile in one of the canals (not where floated...). Very cool and relaxing place. Well preserved.

1 Thank stefkes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Aldo was a perfect tour guide, he made us feel wellcomed and everything worked out perfectly. He picked us up next to our house and then we went to his boat. Ob the trip we spent some time wirh great snorkling, later on we saw crocodules and sea cows. He got us some nice and fresh drinks nd fruits and... More 

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