Snorkeling adventures Cancun
There are many different tours in and around Cancun to choose from, one of the most popular being snorkeling tours or the so called snorkeling adventures Cancun tours. Most of these tours follow a similar itinerary:
- arrive at pick up point
- boat ride to snorkeling location
- 30-45 minutes snorkeling with kit provided
- the better tours usually offer a second snorkelling dive at a different location
- finish with a beach buffet or BBQ then boat ride back to drop off point
Although the basic offerings may seem similar the actual snorkeling trips can vary greatly and it is important to double check with each tour company exactly what is included. We have had stories of people being promised nature park passes, food and drinks, diving equipment and instruction, only to find many of these things were additional cost items! The best way to avoid these disappointments is to buy tour direct from operator (or via tour operator website) that way you at least have some comebacks and can pay by credit card giving the opportunity to charge-back the snorkeling tour if it differs substantially from the information given to you. Most of the problems occur when people buy from vendors selling trips and excursions in the street or on the beach, these people generally work on commission and can promise anything just to make the sale!
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Snorkeling adventures Cancun tours and trips
This is a typical snorkeling adventure consisting of two guided tours; AM tour takes you to a shallow reef where for 40 minutes snorkeling. Pm tour to a second and deeper reef with a totally different habitat, for another 40 minutes. Rounded off with foods on the beach. Taking place at Petempich Bay’s national park, site of the second largest coral reef in the world http://www.cancun.com/Tours/Snorkeling_Adventure/
On this tour you enjoy a visit to two separate snorkeling locations (45 minutes each) on the best reef on mainland Yucatan Mexico, near Puerto Morelos. This tour offers a more personalized service with maximum tour size limited to 10 people. Schedule: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM.
Included in tour cost:
Air-Conditioned Transportation to your Cancun hotel and back.
English Speaking Tour Guide
All Entrance Fees and Taxes (except $2pp Marine Park Fee)
Snacks and Refreshments
This Snorkeling Adventure offers an all day snorkeling trip to Punta Tanchacté beach. Included in the trip are round trip transportation, three snorkeling excursions to two different areas on the reef, volleyball games, naps in the hammocks, and a buffet lunch.
For reservations, contact (9) 880-6559. http://www.visitcancun.com/tours_in_the_cancun_area.htm
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Jungle Adventure – Two and a half hours duration. 90 minutes speed boat drive through the mangrove forest, then to a coral reef for a brief snorkeling lesson, if you need one, and 45 minutes of underwater sightseeing. Includes refreshments and snorkeling gear. A contribution of $ 20.00 pesos is appreciated for the preservation of the coral reefs.
Take a reef express shuttle through the Mangrove jungle out to the second largest reef in the world. The Great Mayan Reef! Here you can see thousands of different species of fish. Your Paradise snorkeling adventure includes:
-Round Trip Transportation from Aquaworld to the Mother ship
-Unlimited Snorkeling tours
-Refreshments aboard the mother ship
-Guides & Instruction
-Free AquaWorld Snorkel. Your’s to Keep!