We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Canon del Sumidero

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 967 631 6340
Website
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 23.25*
and up
Sumidero Canyon and Chiapa de Corzo Combo Tour
More Info
US$ 91.00*
and up
Day Trip to Sumidero Canyon
More Info
US$ 39.00*
and up
Sumidero Canyon and Chiapa de Corzo Magical Town from San Cristóbal de las...

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 788 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 103
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Must see

Absolutely beautiful. Loved it. We had a car so we drove to the dock. Be sure to take sunscreen and a hat. Try to get in line and get to the front of the boat as everyone stands... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 June 2015
Louise A
,
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

788 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 185: English reviews
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

Absolutely beautiful. Loved it. We had a car so we drove to the dock. Be sure to take sunscreen and a hat. Try to get in line and get to the front of the boat as everyone stands in front of you to take fotos. The guide we had was great at turning the boat so everyone had a good... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Louise A
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

We were on a tour with mostly Mexican tourists. The guide spoke no English, but the views were still breathtaking. They sell chips and beer at the end, which I found quite annoying.

Helpful?
1 Thank Julieta M
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

We went on April (hot weather) on a group with and was a unique experience. The journey in boat is about two hours, so take a nice hat, sun glasses and sun block, if you want to enjoy comfortable.

Helpful?
Thank Jessica Elizabe... T
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

Take the boat trip into the canyon! I think I took about 200 pictures! Also try the local tamales the local sell on the streets. They are delicious!

Helpful?
Thank josephjbeck
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
115 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

The hole trip is very good. The feeling of the wind in the face... The view and fauna you see is incredible but be careful with the crocodiles. You might get a little wet and don't forget the sun block because it is open and the sun will burn you. Because of the speed your hat may fly away.

Helpful?
1 Thank Santiago F
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

My visit to Sumidero Canyon was scheduled by a Mexican colleague eager to show us what Chiapas has to offer, so I had the added bonus of experiencing this with local friends who have great translation skills. If you read the lowest ranking reviews, you'll see comments about trash and number of boats, and yes, there was an area where... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank SheTravelsABunch
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Level Contributor
179 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

This beautiful canyon with plentiful wildlife should be on your list for places to see while visiting the area. Stop here, ride the boat, have a beer........ you will not regret it.

Helpful?
Thank ChefDon10
Queretaro, Mexico
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

On our two-hour tour cruising down the river we spotted crocodiles and various birds. They pointed out beautiful caves and waterfalls. The canyon walls are absolutely enormous! I found it hilarious that they had a boat concession stand floating near the end of the river offering beer and cold drinks. Supply and demand! Too funny. ESLVentures.com

Helpful?
Thank MeganGriep88
San Jose, United States
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Very interesting canyon, with wild life and amazing views. A place to visit and admire the high canyons sceneries. A must to visit and breath taking! Take some Sunblock & a Good hat!!

Helpful?
1 Thank Jairo M
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
923 reviews
266 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

We board at Chiapa de Corzo and since the very beginning we had a wining experience. Everything is so organized that made our visit to easy. Just to relax and see what the nature gave to use. This place is one of the most beautiful places we have in the country. Here you feel yourself different. Its no amazing to... More 

Helpful?
Thank draghignazzo

Travellers who viewed Canon del Sumidero also viewed

Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas
 
Chiapas, Southern Mexico
Chiapas, Southern Mexico
 

Been to Canon del Sumidero? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Canon del Sumidero and other visitors
20 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Canon del Sumidero staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?