Observe a variety of Mexican reptiles on this fantastic wildlife experience in the Yucatan Peninsula. See lagoon crocodiles, cave snakes, and more!
On this Mexican Reptiles tour, you’ll get to see some of the Yucatan’s 180+ species of reptiles and amphibians. The Yucatan Peninsula is home to two species of crocodiles, three species of iguanas, and many types of snakes. This one-week ultimate nature tour is specially designed to show you as many species of reptiles as possible. You’ll focus on observing these species:
You’ll get to see the crocodiles in a lagoon and the tropical rat snake eating bats in the Kantemo Caves. You can snorkel with turtles in Akumal and see lizards on walks in the jungle.
Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
Start and end location: Cancun
Availability in 2019: June 6-12
Day 1 – Arrive to Cancun
When you get to Cancun, you will have time to settle in and relax in your hotel.
Day 2 – Go on a Boat Trip in the Wetlands to Search for Crocodiles
During the day, you’ll explore the Isla Blanca area wetlands by boat, in search of crocodiles. At night, you will rest in Cancun.
Day 3 – Explore Cozumel and Look for Crocodiles and Giant Green Iguanas
Today, you will head to Punta Sur of Cozumel to see crocodiles and giant green iguanas. You will spend the night in a hotel in Cozumel.
Day 4 – Snorkel with Sea Turtles near Cozumel and Witness the Hanging Snakes of Kantemo
In the morning, you will snorkel on the fantastic reefs of Cozumel, searching for sea turtles. Then, you will cross back to the mainland in a ferry and go to Kantemo. You will be able to see the famous hanging snakes of Kantemo Cave as they eat bats. At night, you will go on another boat trip to see crocodiles. Finally, you will rest in rustic accommodations.
Day 5 – Snorkel in Akumal and Go on a Night Walk to Find Reptiles and Amphibians
Early in the morning, you will leave Kantemo and head to Akumal, “the place of the turtle”, to snorkel once more. Then, you will go to a remote nature reserve. There, you will go on a night walk to find reptiles and amphibians. You will relax for the night in a hotel in Cancun.
Day 6 – Enjoy a Free Day in Cancun
During your free time, you can relax and enjoy Cancun’s beach.
Day 7 – Go to the Cancun Airport
Your Mexican Reptiles Tour comes to an end as you are transported to the airport for your return flight.
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.