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Contoy Island Full Day Boat Tour: Snorkel and Explore

Spot exotic birds and fascinating marine life on Contoy Island. Snorkel and explore the national park along with your professional guide.

USD $105.00USD $146.00

Per Person

Discover the Pristine Beaches and Wildlife of Contoy Island

Take a day away from Cancun to experience gorgeous Contoy Island. This uninhabited sanctuary is home to unique flora and fauna both on land and in the water. It is the most important bird sanctuary in the Mexican Caribbean and a hot spot for seeing whale sharks. Nature lovers will be in paradise walking along the beautiful beaches and snorkeling in the shallow water where the second largest reef in the world begins. Join us for an unforgettable day of island exploring!


  • Snorkel in the beautiful clear water of Ixlache Reef
  • Discover the natural beauty of Isla Contoy National Park
  • Eat a delicious meal on Contoy Island
  • Enjoy the sand, sea, and sun of a picturesque island

Tour Information

Duration: Full Day
Start and end location: Cancun
Availability: Year-round


  • 9:00 am-10:20 am: Enjoy a continental breakfast on the boat, sailing to the Ixlache Reef
  • 10:20 am-11:20 am: Go snorkeling (guide and equipment available)
  • 11:20 am-11:30 pm: Sail from the reef to Contoy Island
  • 11:30 am-13:30 pm: Explore Isla Contoy National Park and learn about its ecology from your bilingual professional guide.
  • 13:30 pm-15:30 pm: Eat a buffet meal on Contoy Island and walk on its beautiful beaches
  • 15:30 pm-17:00 pm: Return to Cancún

What’s Included

  • Continental breakfast and delicious buffet on Contoy Island
  • Open bar all day
  • Guided visit and host
  • Equipment and time for snorkeling (if weather allows)

What’s Not Included

  • Use of pier fee $5.00 USD per person
  • Park admission fee $5.00 USD per person
  • Tips

What to Bring

  • Bathing suit, hat, and towel
  • Biodegradable sunblock or tanning lotion
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Money for taxes and tips

Important Notes

  • There are special prices for children 5-12 years old. The tour is free for infants 1-4 years old.
  • Due to federal ecology regulations, the quota is limited.


Isla Contoy, Mexico

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Isla Contoy, Mexico 21.495356, -86.794413

What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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