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Contoy Adventures

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This island nature reserve is home to 100 species of birds, including pelicans.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Isla Contoy 77500, Mexico
+52 998 295 1140
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We were told this was a quiet and perfect tour. Snorkeling and exploring an island that is only inhabited by wildlife. What we got was a lot of alcohol and roudiness. Crew encouraging too much drinking (including) themselves. We were told it was bi-Lingual. It...More

1  Thank Global817978
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The place is so beautiful. We hardly saw something on the snorkeling. The island has NO fresh water. On the way back they force you to go to Isla Mujeres for 2 hours, when everybody is tired, with sand and just want to get to...More

6  Thank Fernando R
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is a reserve and very beautiful, white sands, stingrays and fish, nice food, its a great getaway where you might learn something aswell. There are no permanent residents, just a few scientists on the way you will be turtle spotting there around 3ft long....More

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 10 May 2018

If you are staying near a half decent beach, this trip isn't worth your time or money. If you are staying on Isla Mujeres this trip is a complete waste of your time. If you are staying in a concrete jungle, with no access to...More

4  Thank TravelW0rkTravel
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The boat ride was great and saw many turtles on the way, the lunch was good and the beach is calm; but so is the beach at the hotel. Now for the bad and there is plenty. The ride from the hotel to the dock...More

4  Thank Tony A
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Interesting, educational, and enjoyable - what a fantastic day we had with the crew of Contoy Adventures. Lead by Alex, we explored the reef (a thankfully tranquil day to snorkel) and had an interesting hour tour of the island. Lunch was great and more than...More

2  Thank Marty H
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We booked our tour and went 2 days later -- a beautiful hot calm day. The tour included snorkeling, and an hour stop in Isla Mujeres. The snorkeling was mediocre at best and it was a keep up with me venture, to get to the...More

1  Thank panbk4g
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Contoy is so worth a visit. The boat over was realy rough on the day we went but once we got there I totally forgot that because Contoy will take your breath away. The birds are amazing and the beach but the sea was the...More

1  Thank bobmonEngland
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beautiful postcard Island white sands warm aqua colour water Great boat trip great lunch and fantastic weather Will never forget this place ever

2  Thank chellfakes
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Don´t even consider booking a tour with them if you don´t want to lose your money. We booked a tour with them for 178 USD. 2 days before our tour, they canceled it because contoy island was closed that day. We tried to contact them,...More

21  Thank Imanol l
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Debra R
19 April 2018|
Response from chellfakes | Reviewed this property |
Boat is about 50 mins
4 October 2017|
Response from Stephanie P | Reviewed this property |
The dock is in Cancun. It looks like Akomel is about 1.5 hours from Cancun. So you would have a pretty long taxi ride. Once you get to the dock, it's an all-day excursion. It costs about $110 per person. So worth it... More
24 July 2017|
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Response from Stephanie P | Reviewed this property |
You can wear sunscreen, but it MUST be the ocean-safe kind. They don't allow you to put on regular sunscreen because it can ruin the reef's ecosystem if too much gets in the water from all the tourists. As far as bug... More