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My husband and I went on a cruise and decided to choose our own company rather than booking through... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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Best Excursion Ever!

Our excursion included a trip from the Costa Maya area to the Chocchoben Mayan ruins. The trip to... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Tammy N
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Costa Maya Shore Excursions for guests from all cruise lines.
Av. Paseo del Puerto #1021, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on a cruise and decided to choose our own company rather than booking through the cruise line. We couldn't have been happier with that decision!! We had a short walk from the cruise port to the tour operator office, but...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Our excursion included a trip from the Costa Maya area to the Chocchoben Mayan ruins. The trip to the ruins lasted an hour, but Edder (our tour guide) made it seem like it took only minutes! He was full of great information and answered any...More

Thank Tammy N
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Easily booked online. They quickly responded to my emails prior to visit. Walked about 10 min to get there from poet. Not a bad walk at all, just thru a desolate and empty town. Very nice , clean buses. Took us to Mayan Ruins. And...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We decided to book our excursion directly through Native Choice to see the Chocchoben Mayan ruins rather than book through the cruise line. Not only was it a lot cheaper, but it was an excellent experience. After a 5-10 minute walk to the Native Choice...More

1  Thank Scott T
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I like to try and get the most for my money, so I never book the on board cruises. I knew I wanted to see Mayan Ruins so I Googled tours in Costa Maya. My mom and I were shopping for an excursion that would...More

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Erick was an amazing tour guide. We made the short walk to the departure point when our cruise ship pulled in. I had lost my confirmation and sent an email the evening before our tour. I received a quick and helpful response. Very professional! Our...More

1  Thank summernoel
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We took a risk and decided to book directly with native choice. While we had to walk in the hot sun for 10-15 minutes, it was well worth it. The reception was great with water and friendly faces. Check in was even faster. In 5...More

Thank josyda
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went on the Mayan Experience excursion while on the Getaway last month. There were 7 of us ages 9 - 60 something. The Chacchoben ruins were very cool as was the story about their history. There is some walking but nothing too hard and...More

Thank kathiewe
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I booked this tour based on the reviews that I read on Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. My family enjoyed the entire trip, even though my 11 year old son complained about walking around the ruins so much. Our guide Erick did an excellent...More

Thank mas782017
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great tour! I highly recommend Native Choice for your tour to the ruins. The tour was very informative and interesting. The tour guide and driver did an excellent job. I was really impressed with tour guide Joel. I learned new things about ancient Mayan culture...More

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Quentrece S
10 September 2018|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
Personally, I don’t think any kids would enjoy it. When mine were that age they would have complained about bugs, the heat, walking, etc so it really depends on how you’ve raised her or what type of kid she is. I would say... More
Jeani A
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
I used the Shipmate app to book. I highly recommend the app to review tours and see what others say about different ports.
Jennifer E
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Response from Primo101 | Reviewed this property |
We scheduled through Costco travel. (Their price was great!) We were supposed to be on a small van, but because the cruise schedule changed, they used a full sized bus to accommodate the additional people. We were... More