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Xenotes Oasis Maya: Cenotes Adventure from Playa del Carmen

Highlights
  • Visit four types of cenotes at Xenotes Oasis Maya park on the Yucatan Peninsula
  • Kayak and float in an inner tube in an open cenote, and admire exotic vegetation
  • Fly high and zipline over an ancient cenote, and swim in its gentle waters
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Xenotes Oasis Maya: Cenotes Adventure from Playa del Carmen
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Xenotes Oasis Maya: Cenotes Adventure from Playa del Carmen
From US$107,99
Overview
Plunge into four shimmering cenotes nestled in the Yucatan jungle on a full-day cenote adventure from Playa del Carmen. Snorkel in, zip line over, kayak around and rappel down to these incredible natural formations on an action-packed adventure amid the spectacular scenery of the Mexican rainforest. Gain insight into the physical attributes and ancient formation of these stunning sinkholes with an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Feast upon cookies, chocolate and a delicious picnic lunch during day, which also includes round-trip transportation from your Playa del Carmen hotel.
What to Expect
Depart from your Playa del Carmen hotel in a comfortable and air-conditioned minivan to begin your exhilarating expedition. Sit back and admire the picturesque scenery as you nibble on pastries and sip aromatic coffee, then listen as your guide offers insight into the geology and ecology of the Yucatan peninsula. 
Arrive at the atmospheric Xenotes Oasis Maya, a new park operated by Experiencias Xcaret, and commence your journey to the four stunning cenotes, each one of which represents a different element. Engross yourself in your guide’s fascinating explanation of how the cenotes were used by Mayans for sacrificial and spiritual purposes as you admire the luscious greenery and unique sounds of the jungle. 
Approach the first ‘fire’ cenote and jump into a comfortable kayak to explore the mysterious waters. Paddle around the perimeter to enjoy the gorgeous surrounding scenery and the mystical ambience within the sinkhole. Re-energize after each cenote with an indulgent champurrado, a traditional chocolate-based drink, and cookies for a revitalizing snack. 
Next, don your protective gear and clip yourself in to enjoy the ride of your life over the second ‘wind’ cenote. Soar over the sparkling pool on your high velocity zip line before plunging into the clear water surrounded by crumpling limestone walls for an invigorating dip. 
Listen to the powerful rush of fast flowing rivers as you rappel down the walls of the third ‘earth’ cenote to the inviting waters below; watch streams meander through the twisting tunnels and deep caves as you descend to the subterranean depths. 
See, too, the final ‘water’ cenote, a fascinating formation complete with rugged rock formations and diverse wildlife. Don your snorkel and submerge yourself in the refreshing waters to discover water-lily gardens and colorful fish in this harmonious underwater wonderland. 
Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch during a stop on the return journey to your hotel; treat your taste buds to fusilli-vegetable soup, a premium selection of cheeses and deli meats, and rustic breads and fresh salads. Sip complimentary drinks such as coffee, wine, beer and water throughout your lunch then settle in for the short trip back to your Playa del Carmen hotel.
Reviews (27)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed 28 November 2018
Very enjoyable tour

If you have an appreciation for the amazing beauty of nature and history, don't hesitate! My better half is an adventurous type but I'm disabled and had concerns about going but they were unfounded. There is some short distance walking required but wasn't overly strenuous....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank ANDREA U
Reviewed 11 November 2018
By far-our favorite excursion on this vacation.

The entire experience was fabulous! Paulina and her driver were amazing! BRING WATER SHOES! Also a water-proof camera. I can not say enough wonderful things about the whole experience. Sparkling clean beautiful restrooms and showers, 4 entirely different cenotes, rappelling into the river, zip lining...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 15 July 2018
Summer Holiday Adventure---!!!EXCELENTE!!

This excursion was the best tour we could have done. The tour was well organized and the equipment was excellent. The vans used to transport us were first rate. The tour guide Manuel was also wonderful, speaking both english and spanish to let us know...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank amybb1971
Reviewed 3 July 2018
Amazing First-rate Adventure

This was a phenomenal excursion that delighted every member of our family. Alberto was our guide. He was fluent in Spanish and English, charming, patient, friendly, and knowledgeable. We visited four xenotes and had a pleasant buffet lunch. If you book this, please be sure...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 18 June 2018
Amazingly Beautiful. Don't Miss!!

This was the best excursion that we did!. We had 4 teenagers with us and they absolutely loved it. Our tour went to 4 Xenotes and all were beautiful and fun. This is one that we will definitely do again when we come back. One...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Michael M
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