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Isla Mujeres & Isla Contoy: Laid-Back Day Trip from Cancun

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Snorkel with tropical fish along a colorful coral reef, birdwatch at Isla Contoy National Park, swim in crystal-clear shallow water, and explore a colorful, laid-back Caribbean island on this Cancun day trip to Isla Mujeres and Isla Contoy. Enjoy this off-the-beaten-path getaway surrounded by sand, sea, sky.

USD $109.00USD $139.00

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Discover Off-the-Beaten-Path Paradise at Mujeres and Contoy Islands on this Relaxing Day Trip from Cancun

Snorkel with tropical fish along a colorful coral reef, birdwatch at Isla Contoy National Park, swim in crystal-clear shallow water, and relax under the Caribbean sun on this day trip from Cancun to Isla Mujeres and Isla Contoy. Take a break from Cancun’s busy resorts for a relaxing, off-the-beaten-path getaway surrounded by sand, sea, sky.


  • Discover Isla Mujeres and Isla Contoy, both ranked a “Top 10 Day Trip from Cancun” by Trip Advisor.
  • Explore Isla Contoy National Park with a bilingual, naturalist guide and discover the island’s abundant bird species and other wildlife
  • Go on a guided snorkel along Isla Contoy’s colorful coral reef and swim alongside dozens of vibrant tropical fish
  • Enjoy free time at the laid back island of Isla Mujeres.

Tour Information

Duration: Full day. 6:00 – 9:00 am pick-up time (based on traveler discretion); 17:30 pm drop-off time

Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Cancun

Destination: Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres


Begin your day with morning hotel pick-up in Cancun and transfer to Isla Contoy by boat. Your first stop is a guided snorkeling tour of Isla Contoy’s reef. Here, you admire the brightly colored coral and swim alongside dozens of tropical fish! Return to the boat and continue to your next stop at Isla Contoy National Park.

At Isla Contoy National Park, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the island with a bilingual naturalist guide. Here, you’ll encounter an outstanding population of bird species and learn about the park’s flora and fauna from your guide. Isla Contoy also is home to clear, shallow water shores perfect for snorkeling, swimming, and wading. Enjoy the rest of the morning relaxing or exploring as you’d like, then enjoy a delicious lunch at the park.

After lunch, you’ll set out for Isla Mujeres and enjoy an hour of free time on this classic, laid-back Caribbean island. Enjoy the beach, explore the colorful streets, or buy yourself an ice cream and shop for souvenirs. Board your boat back to Cancun in the mid-afternoon and arrive back at your hotel by 17:30 pm.

What’s Included

  • Bilingual guide
  • Transportation and boat transfers
  • Reef snorkeling tour (and equipment)
  • Guided tour of Isla Contoy National Park
  • Breakfast: fruit, bread, water, juice, and coffee
  • Lunch: grilled chicken or Tikinxic-style fish, rice, salads, totopos, tortillas and salsas
  • Drinks: bottled water, sodas, beer (after 12:30 pm).

What’s Not Included

  • Federal marina and national park fees: $10.00 USD/traveler

What to Bring

  • Light, long-sleeved cotton shirt
  • Change of clothing
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Cash for photos, souvenirs, and gratuities (optional)
  • Biodegradable sunblock (*non-biodegradable sunblock and bug repellent are prohibited in Mexico National Parks)

Important Notes

  • Snorkeling not recommended for those who suffer from cardiac, respiratory, or back problems; ailments that lead to loss of consciousness; pregnant women; or people who do not have basic swimming skills.
  • This day trip from Cancun is not acceptable for children under 8 years old.
  • Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate.
  • Smoking and the use of non-biodegradable sunscreen or bug repellent are prohibited inside Isla Contoy National Park


Isla Mujeres, Mexico

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico 21.236695, -86.735768

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