Sian Ka’an: Manatees and the Mayan Channels

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Manatee

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mangrove birds

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Crocodile

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Sunset

The Sian Ka’an mangrove is a magical ecosystem to admire the great tropical biodiversity of this site “Natural World Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO.

Here you will take a boat trip to meet the largest concentration of free-roaming animals in the nature reserve. In this space of Sian Ka’an you will not find other tour operators, nor crowds, as in the excursions towards Punta Allen.

It’s a more responsible way to explore the biosphere’s ecosystems, while avoiding the long trek to Punta Allen from Tulum.

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mangrove birds

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Crocodile

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Sunset

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Manatee

Excursion activities

Walk from the Mangrove to the sea

This excursion from Sian Ka'an will take you where the mangroves and the sea of the natural reserve meet and you will be able to admire virgin and paradisiacal beaches, Mayan remains, in addition to meeting the greatest biodiversity of the Riviera. Maya.

Swim in secret cenotes

In the Sian Ka'an mangrove all the underground rivers of the Yucatan Peninsula are concentrated before flowing into the Caribbean Sea. Here we will find Cenotes with crystal clear water hidden in the mangrove.

Sian Ka'an Sunset Tour

Explore with us the mangroves of the Maya world, where you will navigate the calm water in the biosphere of Sian Ka'an during sunset.

Encounter with manatees

The manatee is the most emblematic marine mammal of the mangroves, it is considered an endangered species. You will have the opportunity to observe these animals during the excursion.

Spot crocodiles from the boat

During the journey you can admire the saltwater crocodile resting on the roots of the mangrove.

Discover Mayan temples hidden in the mangroves

During the boat trip, you can learn about the presence of Mayan civilization traders in Sian Ka'an, visiting temples built in the 12th century in the mangroves.

Enjoy the best bird watching in Sian ka'an

The Sian Ka'an mangrove hosts the annual migration of thousands of birds from North America. During sunset you can admire the best place for birdwatching in the entire Sian Ka'an biosphere.

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Dinner at sunset

You will have a delicious Caribbean dinner while enjoying a magnificent sunset in the Sian Ka’an biosphere.

Included in the excursion

  • All activities mentioned in the description.
  • Small group tour.
  • Return transport in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Guide specialized in biodiversity (French-speaking).
  • Entrance fees and eco-tax for the nature reserve.
  • Purified water and snacks during the day.
  • Boat trip in the mangroves at sunset.
  • Delicious caribbean dinner at sunset.

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