Cenotes Sac Actun, Tulum

4.7
#3 of 23 in Nature in Tulum
Its name meaning "White Caves" in the Yucatec Maya language, Cenotes Sac Actun represents an underwater cavern system near Yucatan’s Caribbean coast. Explore a part of the massive 230 km (143 mile) cave system, and visit the Sac Actun cenote. Swim in the underground freshwater basins and streams, dive in the interconnected cenotes, or snorkel to see small fish swim along the roots and vines. Admire the vast caverns, adorned with stalactites and stalagmites, or try to spot the sea turtles that can be found near the opening of the cenote. To visit Cenotes Sac Actun on your holiday in Tulum, and find out what else Tulum has to offer, use our Tulum online day trip planner .
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  • We visited this cenote as part of a half day trip and had an excellent guide, which made the experience so much better I felt. Quite a recent find, the cenote itself is quite small but it does have al...  more »
  • Swiming in an underground cave was wild. the water is suprisingly warm 75F so after the 45min only my hands were cold. Our guide liked us and trusted our swiming abilities so they took us to soke uniq...  more »
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  • Be ready to be treated badly. It took us good 20 min off road drive to get there. It is relatively pricy (450 pesos entry plus 200 for a wet suit (much needed). But they did a lot of work lightening up the underground cave, so money were well spent. It is a loop with entrance into two large and beautiful fully closed underground caves. From outside you can’t judge how interesting it would be. Pros: unique experience, stalactites (on the ceiling) & stalagmites (on the cave floor), snorkelling from narrow path to a huge cave.. I liked the guide (Antony). Cons: guys in the red shirts (the ones taking the money) were extremely (and unnecessary) RUDE.
  • Great cenote! If you’ve never spent time snorkelling in an underwater cave, this is the place!!! The guides are great and they’re very serviceable! A must try attraction! Water temperature is around 20 degrees Celsius. You might not need a body suit!
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