Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Sian Ka'an

4.0
#24 of 190 in Parks in Quintana Roo
Take a tour tailor made for the ecologically conscious traveller at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, and the largest protected area in the Mexican Caribbean, the biosphere shelters thousands of species and forms a spectacularly diverse natural environment. Take a boat through mazes of natural mangrove canals, snorkel on the Mesoamerican Reef among incredible marine life, and take a boat tour to ancient Mayan ruins. Be sure to bring along biodegradable bug spray and sunscreen, your swimsuit, and a camera to capture the abundance of magnificent wildlife. Use our Sian Ka'an itinerary builder app to visit Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve on your trip to Sian Ka'an, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A nice tour, but scandalous duration; 800 pesos P.P. (also for a child). First they asked 900 pesos, but luckily we got something discount. Unkind people. My advice is to book the tour in advance, so there may be some more negotiating space, or if possible book a tour in Celestun or Bacalar. We drove with our rental car quite a few kilometers and booked a total of 4 boat trips of each over 2 hours. The price varied nicely, while they were all qualitatively the same. In Bacalar, the price was 250 pesos p.p. (without any chamferations), Celestun 300 p.p. (with a finish) and Rio Lagortos a private boat for 1200 (room for 6 pers.)
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  • Great day in Sian Kaan via Paseotours, with Alina! Very professional organization (the van picked us up from the hotel, we were treated to cookies, water, sandwich and lunch in a small buffet restaurant, very good). The day in the nature reserve was memorable! I highly recommend this excursion to animal and nature lovers! Thank you again to Alina for her sympathy and this great discovery!
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