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Mexico's beautiful Tulum is one of the best vacation destinations for individuals, couples and families from all around the globe who are looking to enjoy a relaxed beach vacation on the beautiful Caribbean Sea. However, Tulum also offers some more challenging activities for those visitors who may be looking for a bit of a thrill. Take some time away from the beach to head over to the jungle portion of Tulum, and you can enjoy some of the best zipline and aerial adventures to be found in all of Mexico. These are just a few great ways to experience ziplining and other great activities that are combined for a day of fun during your stay in Tulum.

Edventure Tours

This highly trusted tour company offers a zipline adventure that includes a full day of fun. You may expect to begin with a ride into the jungle on an off-road vehicle with room for six individuals, and you'll soon be zipping through the jungle canopy on a wonderful course that includes nine ziplines and five connecting bridges. Those who are up for even more of a challenge may also choose to add a rock climb and a bit of rappelling to their day.

This tour comes with the opportunity to cool off with a nice snorkeling experience in the underground river, and drinks and lunch are included. You may also choose to incorporate additional activities into your experience, and these include a guided tour of the Tulum ruins, snorkeling with turtles or snorkeling in the lagoon with many tropical fish and other types of marine life. All of these activities are restricted to those age 5 and up.

Selva Maya Eco Adventure

Both personalized service and small groups make this company a local favorite. You'll adore the friendly and professional guides, Omar, Raul and Nazario, and they'll each make sure that every member of the family or group has a wonderful time while always making safety the top priority. Expect to travel deep into the jungle on an off-road vehicle with room for multiple passengers, and the ride itself is a big part of the fun and showcases beautiful scenery.

The next stop will be at the incredible zipline courses, and every line has been tested by industry experts. Expect to spend the day zipping through the jungle canopy, navigating hanging bridges and rappelling down heart-stopping inclines. This tour also gives you time to cool off and relax with a bit of swimming or snorkeling in a lovely cenote.

Out and About Mexico

A fabulous seven-hour adventure awaits those who choose this excellent tour company. The zipline and ATV jungle package takes place in nearby Akumal, which is less than a 30-minute drive away, and the company will pick you up and return you to Tulum. You'll begin the day around 11 a.m. with the fun challenge of 10 connected ziplines that take you deep into the jungle. After that, it will be time for a bit of rest and a relaxing buffet lunch.

The afternoon is reserved for some time on the ATVs, and you may choose a single or a double-person vehicle. Helmets and safety glasses are provided to every rider. You'll have plenty of time to enjoy the ride, and you'll also travel to the Akumal Monkey Sanctuary to visit with the monkeys and learn what is being done to keep them safe. At the end of the day, you'll enter a limestone cave that houses an underground river and enjoy a wonderful swim in the clear water. Children must be at least 5 years of age to participate in these activities and at least 16 years of age to operate an ATV.

Cancun Adventure

You'll want to choose the Tulum Xtreme adventure from this trusted tour company, and you'll enjoy a day of fun and excitement. For starters, you'll find yourself flying some 70 feet in the air through the dense jungle canopy, and you'll have the challenge of navigating more than 2,500 feet of zipline that's filled with some wonderful twists and turns. After that, each participant will be safely prepared to rappel 60 feet down into the jungle below.

You'll also have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the clear underground river with plenty of time left to explore the incredible rock formations that surround it. After that, it will be time for a delicious lunch of popular Mexican cuisine before you head out for a guided tour of the Tulum ruins. Your guide is certified and highly knowledgeable about history and will be able to answer all of your questions. Those participating in this tour must possess basic swimming skills, and children under the age of 6 must be directly supervised by a responsible family member at all times.