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Garrafon Natural Reef Park
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Drive and Snorkel Jungle Tour from Cancun
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Owner description: Garrafon Park is a natural wonder on the island paradise of Isla Mujeres. With a spectacular reef for snorkeling, sprawling green areas with hammock gardens, cliffside paths, zip lines, kayaks, bicycles and the best views in the Mexican Caribbean, Garrafon Park is the ideal way to spend a day with your loved ones.
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Reviewed 1 March 2012

My husband and my son had great fun to do the cable ride. Not for people afraid of heights.

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Reviewed 28 February 2012

Headed over on a day trip with my wife and 5 year old son. Lots to do once in the park, but everything is "extra". $5 for zip line, $3 "reef fee", etc. It's billed as an all-inclusive, but what it really includes is transportation (dock to dock), meals and drinks.

As someone else noted, be prepared to stand in line (line to get on boat, line to get off boat, line for taxis, line to register, etc.). Once you're in the park, quickly grab a shady palapa overlooking the pool and beach (they fill up quickly). There's a bar one level below that serves hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken nuggets (perfect for the kids).

Bring your own large cups! All drinks are served in mini-juice sized glasses. We saw others with larger cups that they happily filled.

The dolphin encounter was enjoyable, but at $25 per picture, it was a little outrageous. (FYI - the dolphin encounter at La Isla was just as good and the picture prices were reasonable).

All-in-all it was a good experience. We would go back again - knowing that it's really a beach/pool/lunch/drinks package.

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

What a great afternoon! After doing the Royal Garrafon dolphin encounter we headed in the complimentary taxi down to the reef park. We were so glad we did! We got there and checked in. They provide lockers, food, drinks, hammocks, etc. Once we were settled, we did the zipline. If you go you have to do it. They view was incredible and it was amazing soaring across the reef in the air. The food at the resort was not ideal, but the drinks were great. Also, we purchased the pictures from our ziplining and a really good welcome shot they took. We negotiated a deal before we took did the activities and that seemed to be the way to go. We are pleased with the pictures and it was a great afternoon. After ziplining, you can pick a hammock, hang by the infinity pool, sit in swings at the bar, or lay on wood beach chairs. It's a great afternoon and worth the money.

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Reviewed 4 February 2012

Don't miss it!!! Not really touristic (not as Playa Norte!!, a small beach very cute) and beautiful, the water is clear and so blue! Go in the morning, there are more fish (for my experience). I saw beautiful fishes and 3 eagles rays and a barracuda :) Turtles sometimes!

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Reviewed 19 January 2012

This is where you do it all. Zipline ($10 with 3 pictures), snorkel, kayak, play on the beach, there is pool to hang out in with grottos, drinks (yes alcohol too) are included, and a buffet lunch with a snack bar (burgers, nachos, quesdailla). We booked this for $39 each with Dolphin Discovery ($159 total)

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