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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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Address: Q. Roo Mexico, Sian Ka'an, Mexico
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Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3...

Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre biosphere reserve.

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Mayan Eco Adventure: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Tour
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1/2 Day Tour was FABULOUS

We took a 1/2 day tour that include a hike through the jungle and trip through Muyil ruins on to a lunch by a lovely lagoon and then boating to the channel where we floated down... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a 1/2 day tour that include a hike through the jungle and trip through Muyil ruins on to a lunch by a lovely lagoon and then boating to the channel where we floated down through lovely crystalline waters. Our tour was through Kan Tours and our guide, Pluma, was wonderful - so knowledgeable and caring about the delicate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Mangroves, dolphins, seaturtles, crocodiles (even though these were playing hide & seek) birdwatching and boating make a fulldaytour to this pristine area a day well spent. When we went it was too windyfor some snorkling. Too bad because i understand that the reef is beautiful. Still it was an amazing day. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a long trip and not cheap but worthwhile. Early pick up from hotel meant we were the first out there - good move. Saw loads of wildlife including frigate birds mating (!), dolphin and turtle close up, good snorkelling but a bit short and decent lunch. The only downsides were long drive and long boat ride. But overall... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the speed boat trip down to Sian Ka'an through Thomson's and felt it was worth paying the extra, rather than enduring a long, bumpy drive down on an open truck. The day was very well organised with knowledgeable guides, good use of time and a tasty lunch included. Although we missed the manatees this was no real disappointment... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To all people that enjoy nature and the great outdoors I would thoroughly recommend a visit to Sian Ka'an National Park (now a UNESCO listed site). It is not possible to visit independently and therefore bookings have to be made through a tour operator. We booked a full day trip to Sian Ka'an through Tui and I must say, although... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three avid women bicyclist toured the Reserve with our guide, Frank, from Tulum Bikes. Although Frank was Irish, he has lived in Mexico quite some time and was very knowledgeable about the biosphere. After several house of biking, we took a boat ride to see mangroves, birds, and manatees. We had a delightful lunch before riding back to a cenote... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this natural reserve, especially the boat tour, where we found dolphins, tortugas and a lot of birds. I highly recommend renting a car and exploring this place without tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had rented a car and wanted to explore this area. It was well worth it! We found a secluded beach and stayed for a couple hours and then headed to another one. It was so peaceful and relaxing. Took a swim in the ocean. On our way back, crossing the bridge we saw a crocodile.....he was big! Very enjoyable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a car during our travels through Mexico, which gave us the freedom to drive to the lagoon on our own and hire a boat driver on the spot to take us through the lagoons and mangrove canals. Felix was so very kind and between his broken English and our broken Spanish, we communicated surprisingly well. The water is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a jeep safari to Sian Khan with a company called Price Tours. We had gone on an excursion in Dominican that left us sorely disappointed and enraged, so we're quite worried. However this was amazing! The reserve is so beautiful and is home to some amazing wildlife. We saw a mama dolphin and her baby. We also saw... More 

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