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Sian Ka An Tour: Full-Day Exciting Mexican Adventure!

Embark on a full-day Sian Ka An tour to see this UNESCO World Heritage site! Explore the Carribean coast and see the world’s second largest coral reef.

USD $170.00

Per Person

Sian Ka An Tour: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sian Ka An is a biosphere reserve in the municipality of Tulum in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It was established in 1986 and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. Join us on our full-day Sian Ka An tour as we bring you to see this wonderful work of Mother Nature.

On this tour, you will get to see this reserve, an area of 5280 kilometers in total where part of it is on land and part of it in the Caribbean Sea, including a section of coral reef. The reserve also includes some 23 known archaeological sites of the Maya civilization including Muyil and remains of the Decauville railway Vigía Chico-Santa Cruz, which was operated from 1905 to 1932, can be found at several places.

This tour is made for travelers interested in exploring the Carribean coast in its most natural state, while having fun and learning about these truly unique ecosystems.

What are you waiting for? Come join us now!


  • Explore the Sian Ka An Biosphere Reserve
  • See the world’s second largest coral reef
  • Swim in a sandbar

Tour Information 

Duration: Full day (Tour starts at 07:00 am and ends at 19:00 pm)
Start/End Location: Tulum, Mexico
Availability: Year-round


You will be picked up from your hotel somewhere between 07:00 am and 08:00am on the day of the tour, and then be driven 40 minutes through the coastal jungle until you reach your boat. This is where you will continue with the journey through the wetlands on a boat – you will come to Boca Paila, a point where the wetlands meet the sea. This is where manaties and crocodiles will also appear, so keep a lookout for them.

Then, you will head off to visit cays with colonies of incredible birds, afterwhich you will continue your adventure in the Caribbean sea looking for other animal species such as dolphins, turtles and more. You can also choose to snorkel in the area, and take a look at the world’s second largest coral reef or enjoy the sandbar – which the locals refer to as a natural swimming pool.

After that, you will arrive at the tour operator’s base in Punta Allen to enjoy a delicious Caribbean lunch, and be expected to be dropped off back in Tulum between 18:30 pm to 19:00 pm.

What’s Included

  • Transportation to and from hotel
  • Tour guide
  • Ticket for boat ride
  • Lunch

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes

Important Notes

  • Tour is not recommended for pregnant women
  • Snorkeling activity is subject to sea and weather conditions

Other Pick Up Options (Outside of Tulum)

Bahia Principe – $10 USD per person
Puerto Aventuras – $20 USD per person
Playa del Carmen – $30 USD per person
North Playa del Carmen / Puerto Morelos – $40 USD per person
Cancun – $45 USD person


Sian Ka'an, Mexico

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Sian Ka\'an, Mexico 19.913200, -87.434200

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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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