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Isla Contoy Day Trip (National Park): Hike, Relax, & Snorkel

Isla Contoy National Park is a quiet island paradise. Hike the island’s scenic trails, relax on its secluded beaches, and swim with tropical fish along its vibrant coral reef on this Isla Contoy day trip. Take a break from the pools, crowds, and piña coladas to discover Mexico’s abundant beauty and rich natural heritage

USD $89.00USD $129.00

Per Person

Discover the Natural Beauty of Isla Contoy

On this Isla Contoy day trip, discover a hidden gem of Mexico’s coast, located where the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean meet the deep blue hues of the Gulf. Only 5 miles (9 km) long and 1,00 feet (300 m) wide, Isla Contoy is a quiet island paradise. Declared a National Park in 1998, the small, uninhabited island is home to abundant flora and fauna, and its shallow surrounding waters boast spectacular coral reefs and tropical fish.

Hike Isla Contoy’s scenic trails, relax on its secluded beaches, swim with tropical fish along a vibrant coral reef, and more on this Isla Contoy day trip. Take a break from the crowds and piña coladas to discover Mexico’s abundant beauty and rich natural heritage


  • Explore Isla Contoy National Park for a spectacular day in nature
  • Go snorkeling along a vibrant, protected coral reef
  • Hike on scenic trails, then relax and swim along a secluded beach
  • Enjoy a beach-side lunch and drinks
  • 1 Hour sightseeing at Isla Mujeres

Tour Information

Duration: Full-Day

  • 6:30 am pick-up from Tulum
  • 7:30 am pick-up from Playa del Carmen
  • 8:30 am pick-up from Cancun

Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop off from Tulum, Playa del Carman, & Cancun

Destination: Isla Contoy National Park

Availability: This tour is offered only on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, year-round.


Begin your Isla Contoy day trip with hotel pick-up and transfer to the Cancun Marina. Enjoy breakfast at the marina, then depart at around 9:00 am for a 40 minute speedboat ride to the island. Begin your day in the island’s shallow waters, at Isla Contoy National Park reef. Here, snorkel along protected coral reefs and admire the abundant marine life that thrives here.

After your guided snorkel, continue to the island itself. Upon arrival, stop in at the small Natural History Museum to discover the fascinating biology of the island, identify native flora and fauna, and learn about the history of the national park.

Then, enjoy an guided hike into the island’s spectacular landscape. Take photos at scenic view points, encounter abundant bird species, and visit the island’s lagoon.

In the afternoon, enjoy lunch served on the beach — including tikin xic fish, grilled chicken and rice, fresh vegetables, fruit, tortillas, bottled water, and soda and/or beer. After lunch, relax on the pristine beach, where you’ll have the opportunity to swim and sunbathe.

End the day with a quick trip to the nearby Isla Mujeres, where you’ll have an hour to shop in the scenic downtown and enjoy the view. Return to the mainland by 16:30 pm.

What’s Included

  • National Park entry fee
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) guide
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Boat ride to the Isla Contoy
  • Guided hike on Isla Contoy
  • Life jackets
  • Breakfast*
  • Lunch*
  • Drinks

*Vegetarian options available upon request. Contact us in advance at with regards to dietary requests and restrictions.

What’s not Included

  • 10 USD Marine Park and Harbour fee


Isla Contoy, Mexico

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Isla Contoy, Mexico 21.495356, -86.794413

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