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Tulum Ruins Cenote and Swimming with Turtles from Playa del Carmen provided by NS Tours Mexico

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Tulum Ruins Cenote and Swimming with Turtles from Playa del Carmen

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Explore the Mayan ruins of Tulum, swim in a refreshing underground cenote and snorkel with sea turtles in this Riviera Maya tour. Discover the majesty of the ancient Maya at the archaeological site of Tulum. Your certified guide will lead you through the immaculate ruins with incredible views of the Mexican Caribbean Sea. You’ll learn about the history of the site and the culture of the Maya civilization. You’ll then head to the jungle and descend into a cave for a refreshing swim in a cenote surrounded by stalactites and stalagmites. Finally you’ll enjoy a snorkelling experience with sea turtles in the calm clear waters of Akumal Bay. Includes lunch, guide, gear and round-trip transportation.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Tulum Archaeological Site
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Cenotes Casa Tortuga Tulum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Akumal Beach
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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Important Information
7–8 hours
  • Tulum Ruins ticket
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guide
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Snacks
  • Liability insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Tulum Archaeological Site
  • Entry/Admission - Cenotes Casa Tortuga Tulum
  • Tax Marine 10 USD per person
  • Photos
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Akumal Beach
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tanja P wrote a review Dec. 2020
1 contribution
Our tour guides Tania and Harlem were the best tour guides I ever had. They made sure all of us had the best experience possible, are personable, fun, and extremely knowledgeable. Swimming in the cenotes was the highlight of the trip. Lunch was great with fresh pizza. Advice-
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Date of experience: December 2020
Umar Z wrote a review Dec. 2020
New York City, New York4 contributions
Juan is the man! I had a wonderful experience with Juan for the activities that we did the entire day. Not only is Juan fun to talk to, he is extremely knowledgeable in the scientific details of the formation of structures and natural phenomenon inside of cenotes and caves. Our
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Date of experience: December 2020
Jay wrote a review Dec. 2020
4 contributions
Adrian and Sergio took good care of us. Three activities in 1 day was fun. Two bucket list items checked -- Tulumn Ruins & Swim with Sea Turtles (Sting Rays were a bonus). My best friend jumped off highest jump at Cenote Tortugas. Super fun, absolutely worth the price and time.
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Date of experience: December 2020
Craig P wrote a review Dec. 2020
6 contributions
We had a wonderful experience visiting Mayan Ruins, swimming with sea turtles at Akumal, and swimming in the cenotes at Mesa Tortuga. Jorge and Herlan provided my wife and I a fun and educational experience we would not have had without them. Jorge was extremely knowledgeable
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Date of experience: December 2020
Damion F wrote a review Dec. 2020
Warrenton4 contributions1 helpful vote
Tonya was a great guide. Lunch was very good. The sea turtles, Tulum, and the Cenote were all great.
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Date of experience: December 2020
About the operator

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By: NS Tours Mexico
Wonderful excursion in the Riveria Maya
We had a really great day with Herlan as our guide. Herlan was very friendly and easy to talk with. He knew quite a
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larry h
Not worth $99 a piece ... Go to Cozumel for the reef and star fish better there.
The cenote was side by side two small compartments not worth the time . Gonzo was our guide and was very informativ
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Amazing day with turtles and cenote snorkeling with instructor Gonzo.
Well worth the money.. A little out of my comfort zone but the staff were amazing. Gonzo looked after me. He made s
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Just okay, Guide seemed uninterested, would not recommend
We visited Cenote Blanco because our guide told us the other underground cenote's water would be much cooler. Our
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Tulum, cenote and swim with turtles
If you’re lucky enough to get Carlos as your guide you will have an awesome experience. He helped everyone with the
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Snorkelling excellent, Cenotes a bit underwhelming
The snorkelling at Akuma was excellent and Pablos our guide was very good. The Cenotes cave visit was underwhelmin
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Brian A
Fantastic Tour
Oscar was a great guide. We swam for a good amount of time through the reefs and saw many varieties of marine life
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Carlos and Carlos (Charlie Brown)
They are great. Very nice and kind. We loved to swimming with turtles, the cenote , the ruins and the food is fresh
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Emma M
Great experience and service - highly recommend
A fun experience for our group of 11! Well organized and efficient. Great guide. Fun to see the turtles and cenotes
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Snorkling with turtles at Akumal and swimming in beatiful Sac Tunich senote cave
Today we've done a trip to Akumal guided by sharming Silvana. Folowing her we were lucky to see 3 lovely grazing tu
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Fantastic snorkeling
We had a great trip with Isaac on NS tours trip in Dec2019. Trip was not rushed, took total of 7h but this ensured
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Cenote Hilario and Akumal
Our tour guide and driver, both named Carlos, were great! They were enthusiastic and guided on a great adventure.
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Danielle M
Cenote cave swim and snorkelling with the turtles at Akumal bay
We started the trip off by going to the Cenote cave. We had previously been to an open Cenote so was looking forwar
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Nathan B
Excellent Sample of Cancun Attractions
First time to Cancun we wanted an excursion that would let us see a good sample of the local attractions. This trip
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Just do it!
Oscar and Carlos were our guides to Tulum and Akumal. They have a great support group and our experience was worth
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7–8 hours
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