Sian Ka’an Biosphere Dolphin Expedition


Wildlife roaming free




Nature Reserve

Join our expert guide in a boat exploration of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere, in search of a Dolphin Sanctuary located at the heart of this important World Heritage site of Unesco. 

While navigating the mangrove forests, seagrass beds, barrier reef and caribbean beaches of this untouched nature reserve, you will have direct contact with exuberant wildlife and breathtaking natural beauty. 

All of this thanks to Unesco’s world wide Nature Conservation program called: “Man on the Biosphere”, that promotes for the mayan fishermen of Punta Allen, to organize boat tours from the mangroves to the Caribbean sea within the nature reserve of Sian Ka’an.




Nature Reserve


Wildlife roaming free

Tour Activities

Sian kaan biosphere tour riviera maya

Guided exploration with an expert in tropical biodiversity

Join our expert in tropical biodiversity to explore the Sian Ka’an Biosphere and to admire the wildlife located in the mangroves and the barrier reef of this important nature reserve

Longer boat route thru the mangroves of Sian Ka’an

We will start the boat tour deep in the mangroves located 40 kms or 25 miles from Punta Allen. This means that we will avoid 2 hours and a half in the bumpy road from Tulum to Punta Allen, and that we will be able to experience the most pristine natural surroundings of Sian Ka’an

World Class bird watching in the migrating season Dec to April

The tour begins navigating the mangroves with your boat captain and guide boat tour that we navigate, will give you the opportunity to spot wildlife such as migrating and/or resident birds as well as to spot a crocodile or 2

Admire sea turtles on their natural habitat

Later, the boat exploration continues in the transition from the Mangroves to the Ocean, where Seagrass Beds are formed and Sea Turtles gather to feed

Encounter dolphins roaming free in a wildlife sanctuary

Here, you will also encounter a group of Bottlenose Dolphins that use the Seagrass beds as hunting grounds for fish and other food

Snorkel Tour in the Barrier Reefs of Sian Ka’an

As the boat tour progresses from the mangrove to the caribbean sea, our captain will take us to discover the mayan barrier reef and snorkel among vast amounts of reef fishes and colourful coral formations

Swim in the “Natural Swimming Pools” of Sian Ka’an

Later, we will continue our boat exploration by swimming in the beautiful beaches of the Sian Ka’an biosphere, where you will enjoy picture perfect moments while you swim in the tranquil and transparent waters of the natural pools of the Caribbean Sea

Enjoy a delicious caribbean meal by the beach

At the end of our boat expedition, we will enjoy a delicious caribbean meal at a beach side restaurant

Discover an authentic mayan fishermen village

We will end our Dolphin expedition in the Mayan fishermen’s village of Punta Allen, located at the tip of an island surrounded by mangroves and the caribbean sea, where you will learn about the quiet way of life of this Mayan fishermen community in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

The tour includes

  • All the activities mentioned on the website.
  • Roundtrip transportation from the hotel.
  • Tour in Small group.
  • Personal Guide for the day
  • Entrance fees and eco-tax for the nature reserve.
  • Purified water and healthy snacks for the day.
  • Boat tour in 3 different ecosystems (Mangroves, Barrier Reefs and Seagrass).
  • Caribbean meal by the beach, with extras like organic coffee and/or fresh coconut water.

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