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Holbox Island Mexico Boat Tour, Cenote, and Nearby Islands

Venture off the beaten path on a boat tour to enjoy the beauty and wildlife of Holbox Island Mexico. Swim in a cenote and visit the Island of Passion.

USD $89.00USD $129.00

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Explore Holbox Island Mexico and See Local Wildlife

On this Holbox Island Mexico Boat Tour, escape the beaten path to enjoy the natural beauty of Mexico. You’ll find Holbox Island (“Black Hole” in Mayan) to the northwest of Cancun. It is only 26 miles (42 km) long, but is home to thousands of flamingos, pelicans, and other wildlife. In addition to Holbox, you’ll also get to visit the Island of Passion, Punta Mosquito, and the Yalahau Cenote. Come enjoy a day observing wildlife, swimming, and relaxing on the beach!

Highlights

  • Experience the unique natural beauty of Holbox Island Mexico
  • Enjoy the sea and sun on a boat tour
  • Swim in the clear waters of Yalahau Cenote
  • Observe flamingos, pelicans, and more at Punta Mosquito and the Island of Passion (Season: April – September)

Tour Information

Duration: 1 Day
Start Location: Hotel pick-up/drop off from Tulum, Playa del Carmen, & Cancun
End Location:  Hotel pick-up/drop off from Tulum, Playa del Carmen, & Cancun
Availability: Year-round (ONLY ON WEDNESDAY AND SUNDAY)

Itinerary

After pickup at your hotel at either 6:30 am or 7:30 am (depending on hotel location), you will make your way towards Holbox Island. Along the way, your guide will tell you about the plan for the day and you will have breakfast.

Once you arrive to Chiquilá, you will enjoy a 3-hour boat tour which starts by visiting the Yalahau Cenote. There, you’ll be able to swim in its clear waters. After that, you will visit the Island of Passion and admire nesting birds, then go to Punta Mosquito, where you can see flocks of pink flamingos.

In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Next, you’ll have free time to swim and sunbathe on the beach. After that, you will walk with your guide through the center of Holbox to the port. Finally, you will take a boat to return to Chiquilá and a car to make it back to Playa del Carmen by about 18:00-18:30 pm.

What’s Included

  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip transportation with air conditioning
  • Comfortable, fully-equipped boat, with area of shade and first-aid kit
  • Water and soda the whole day
  • Breakfast: 1 sandwhich (wheat sesame bread, ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and cucumber), chocolate chip muffin, 1 banana or apple, 1 packet of Sabritas, 2 oatmeal cookies, and 1 fruit juice (various flavors)
  • Lunch: fried fish, fried/grilled chicken, or vegetarian pasta, rice, vegetables, tortillas, bread, and seasonal fruit water (alcohol not included)

What’s Not Included

  • $10 USD Marine Park and Harbour fee

What to Bring 

  • Hat and sunglasses
  • T-shirt
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Flip flops
  • Eco-friendly biodegradable sunscreen
  • Extra money for souvenirs or tips
  • $10 USD Marine Park and Harbour fee

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Isla Holbox, Mexico 21.530511, -87.266811

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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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