Mexico’s lovely Tulum offers the perfect vacation experience in a stunning natural environment along the Caribbean coastline, and there are wonderful activities available for those of every age group. Of course, you’ll want to lounge on those glorious sandy beaches, but more fun awaits once you step into the water. One of the best ways to explore the sea is with some time spent snorkeling, and it’s much easier to learn than scuba diving. Start planning now to treat yourself and your family to a magical snorkeling experience with these trusted snorkeling tour companies during your stay in Tulum.
Mexico Kan Tours
This tour company is dedicated to providing an amazing snorkeling adventure to each client while doing everything possible to protect the natural environment and all of its native species. You may expect your private guide to be a life-long local with first-hand knowledge of the area, and he or she will have all of the training needed to provide a safe snorkeling experience. Choose one or both of these excellent tours.
Caribbean Sea and Cenote Snorkeling Adventure: Starting bright and early at 8 a.m., this popular half-day tour takes you to stunning Tankah Bay, which is nothing less than the brightest star of the Caribbean. Here, you’ll enjoy snorkeling among sea turtles, countless brightly colored tropical fish, stingrays and other underwater inhabitants that have all congregated in a glorious barrier reef that is the second largest in the entire world. Following that delightful experience, you’ll visit a crystal-clear cenote found within a 2,000-foot cave and enjoy a time of swimming in the beautiful waters. Lunch at a local restaurant that offers authentic Mexican food is included in the tour, and you’ll be provided with snacks, bottled water, transportation and all of the proper snorkeling equipment.
Sian Ka'an Snorkeling Adventure: This full-day tour is open to a maximum of six people per group, and children must be at least age 5 to participate. Pickup time is 7 a.m., and the day begins with a guided visit to the Sian Ka’an biosphere, which is a remarkable natural area of over one million acres that is fully protected. You’ll travel by boat to the Boca Paila Lagoon with a stop at the beach for a time of snorkeling in the clear waters where you might be joined by manatees. You’ll also enjoy a boat ride down to lovely Ascension Bay where you’ll discover colonies of nesting birds and perhaps a few more manatees as well as dolphins and sea turtles. An authentic Caribbean lunch is included at Punta Allen, and you’ll also be provided with transportation, fresh local fruits, snacks, water bottles and snorkeling equipment.
Adventure Tour Center
Conveniently located in downtown Tulum, ATC has been delighting visitors with an incredible selection of exciting tours since 2013. This snorkeling tour is one of the top-requested activities, and you won’t want to miss out on this beautiful experience.
Cenote Triple Adventure Tour: Meet at the office at 9 a.m., and your group will be transported to three of the area’s most spectacular cenotes. You’ll have the opportunity to snorkel in Grand Cenote with its wonderful rock formations and cavern, Casa Cenote with its abundance of marine life and the amazing Temple of Doom, which is completely underground and accessible by three exciting passageways. You may also choose to cliff jump, free dive and swim during the tour. Whatever you decide to do, your private guide will be right there to ensure your safety and take pictures of your adventure that are yours to keep. Children must be at least age 6 to participate in this activity, and this tour includes bottled water, snacks and snorkeling equipment.
Founded by a group of passionate local divers, this tour company believes in providing unforgettable adventures while appreciating nature and preserving the environment. Its unique snorkeling tour is another great one that you definitely won’t want to miss.
Snorkeling Adventure Tour in Three Eco-Systems: Couples may book this as a private guided tour for two, but the entire family is also welcome. Morning and afternoon tours are available, and you’ll have the opportunity to snorkel and swim at the Sac Actun Cenote, which is known as the world’s longest underground river and cave system. You’ll also enjoy snorkeling in the ultra-clear waters of Casa Cenote among the brightly colored fish and around the area’s huge reef, which is just a short boat ride from Tulum Bay. Lunch is included in this tour along with transportation, snacks, water bottles and snorkeling equipment.
Transportation and Booking
Here at Exceptional Stays, we’ll arrange for your transportation to and from any of the pickup sites for these fine tours and reserve your desired tours before they’re all booked solid. Just let us know what you’re interested in when you make reservations for your preferred Tulum luxury vacation villa rental.