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This kid-friendly snorkeling tour in Cancun is a great way for first-time snorkelers to earn their fins without dedicating a full day to the process. Guides work with first-time snorkelers and those with water-anxiety to create an unforgettable trip swimming with sea turtles, exploring an underwater shipwreck and statues, and checking out a reef.
Swim and snorkel alongside whale sharks on this guided tour in Cancun. A boat speeds you to a prime viewing location, and en route, you might spot dolphins, turtles, and manta rays. Experienced guides are there to make sure you enjoy a safe and fun swim and snorkel. Enjoy breakfast at the pier before setting off, as well as snacks and unlimited beverages while on board. Hotel transport included. Note: This seasonal tour is offered from May through mid-September.
Taste your way through Cancun’s best tacos with this guided culinary adventure. After convenient hotel pickup, enjoy skip-the-line access with a local insider and savor a variety of delicious tacos—Mexico City and Yucatecan style, “al pastor” and “surtido.” Sip a cold one with your meal—four are included in the tour price—gobble up a complimentary churro, and take in the lovely sounds of an authentic Mariachi band.
Explore Cancun's waters on this submarine-style glass bottom boat ride. Cruise through a mangrove swamp during this 2- to 3-hour excursion to Punta Nizuc, the second-largest coral reef in the world. On this family-friendly adventure, learn about the local fish, coral and other animals in this marine habitat through your guide's informative commentary. Opt to snorkel on the reef with provided equipment.
Hit the streets of Cancun with a local guide who shows you some of the city’s vibrant street art. Many of the pieces are by local and international artists done at the Cancun edition of Meeting of Styles, a gathering of renowned artists in cities around the world. Your guide educates you about different styles and techniques of street art so you’ll have a new appreciation for this popular form of creativity.
Steer a speedboat through lagoons and mangrove channels on a self-drive adventure from Cancún, and explore the vibrant coral reefs of a National Marine Park. Follow a guide boat along the coast, and watch for the birds and wildlife that thrive within the sheltered mangrove forest. Skim across the waves towards the scenic Nizuc Point then slip into the water for a guided snorkeling tour of a protected coral reef; spot brilliant coral and fishes, and soak up the Caribbean sunshine before starting your engine for the return trip.
Great opportunity to meet with like minded travelers, share some similar interests, culture, make friends and to practice your salsa moves. We will take you to the most popular salsa venue in town.
Pair the flexibility of independent travel with the expertise of a local guide when you book this fully customizable private tour. Over one action-packed day, tour the ancient ruins of Tulum and Coba cities, swim in a cave cenote, make pottery and tortillas in a Mayan village, enjoy a Yucatecan lunch, and more. Your package includes lunch, soft drinks, transfers and listed activities: pay as you go for any add-ons.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Earth’s largest fish, whale sharks feed on plankton and are completely harmless to humans. They migrate past the Yucatan between mid-May and mid-September every year, and this tour gives you the chance to swim with them. Enjoy up to three encounters, depending on how many sharks are present—you can expect to see at least one on most trips—in a group no larger than 10. Your package includes lunch but excludes tax.
Flytographer Private Vacation Photo Shoot Connect with a local hand-picked professional photographer in Cancun and capture your most memorable moments during this private photo shoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Cancun, including where to eat & what to see from your vacation photographer. Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality vacation photos — the best souvenir ever. We specialize in: - honeymoons - family trips - engagements - anniversaries - romantic getaways - multi-generational trips - babymoons - solo travellers - and just because! With over 10,000 5-star reviews, Flytographer is the global leader in vacation photography and has captured over 3 million memories for travellers across six continents. We’ve been featured across A-list media, including Conde Nast Traveler, Oprah, Forbes, Travel + Leisure, New York Times, BRIDES, Martha Stewart Weddings, InStyle Magazine, Elle, Buzzfeed, Refinery29, Huffington Post, & many more.
What people are saying about Unique Experiences in Cancun
5-in-1 Cancun Snorkeling Tour:Swim with turtles, reef, Musa,shipwreck and cenote"We had an amazing time there. Captain Alex was very friendly and helpful and we liked his jokes as well. Our toor guide, Monica and very helpful to make sure we feel comfortable in the water and pointed at many beautiful spots and turtles swimming around. The pickup from our hotel was also on time."..."
Taco Tour and Local Beer Tour w/transportation and Skip-the-line!"Going on the tour and meeting new people food was good but I’m not a beer drinker but my husband liked the beers that were offered I would definitely do it again the ride back was really long because they had to take us back to dreams natura"..."
Cancun Submarine and Optional Snorkeling Tour"Was a beautiful experience definitely would recommend to everyone I know to do it because I'm not one to do snorkeling so this was perfect for me"..."
Cancun Private Street Art Tour"John was absolutely AWESOME! His knowledge of the different artists, murals and history of the city itself was impressive. We had a slight issue making it to the meeting spot with our taxi. So, John stayed with us after the tour to make sure we got on the correct bus back to our hotel."..."
Cancun Adventure Tour: Drive Your Own Speedboat"This was a lot of fun! It was the first time my wife and I had driven a boat and the guide gave great instructions, making it an enjoyable, experience. The snorkeling location is beautiful and we all had a wonderful time. Highly recommended."..."
Cancun Salsa Lovers Dancing Experience"This was the highlight of my Cancun trip . Reynaldo was an EXCELLENT instructor! He made us feel comfortable and confident! We learned so much within a short period of time , Reynaldo encouraged us to hit the dance floor , with the rest of the salsa lovers. We had such a great time !"..."
From Cancun & Riviera Maya: Tulum, Coba, Cenote & Mayan Village Private Tour"Miguel was very friendly and knowledgeable. Definately recommend if you want to see a lot in a day at your own pace."..."
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