Xcaret Day Tour from Cancun Or Riviera Maya

From $134.99 USD
Tour code: 670355

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Experience overview

When you are on vacation in the Riviera Maya, there’s more to explore than the beach. And for many people visiting Cancun and Playa del Carmen, a day trip to see our region’s Mayan Culture in its many aspects plus the most amazing Mexican Caribbean nature displays. With Cancun Vacation Experts, you get the best things to do in Xcaret; swimming in cave rivers, as well as a the amazing Nigh Show. Here, you will enjoy a relaxing walk surrounded by colorful butterflies, visit the aquarium and its beautiful sea turtles, or just relax in its calm beach. Enjoy a filling lunch in the different restaurants for the Plus Option as well access to exclusive Plus Area, Round-trip transportation from your hotel (in Cancun, Tulum, or Playa del Carmen) Unique experience and memorable time to enjoy, an action-packed day suitable for the whole family.

Duration: 12
Age: Everyone
Level: Very easy

Experience the most iconic features of the Yucatan Peninsula and Mexico. Our Mayan ancestors lived and prospered by these beautiful surroundings, Xcaret was in fact part of this world and some vestiges are still visible here. The cultural shows, music and regional dishes will help you travel back in time to marvel with our pre-Hispanic heritage as well as part of Mexico`s history.

Fresh, local ingredients are on the varied lunch menus. Along the Riviera Maya, our food goes beyond tacos and burritos. Taste traditional Mexican dishes as well as international cuisine in the different restaurants. (Lunch included in Plus Option)

The Xcaret Mexico Spectacular Show. if this is your first time visiting. This night show is a most! See life a representation of the Mayan Ball Game and  a musical historical account of Yucatan and the different states of Mexico. We cannot tell you more you have to see it for yourself!

Animal and Nature Lovers.  In the same day walk surrounded by butterflies, admire exotic birds like the mystic Quetzal, or elegant flamingos, Spider monkeys, and majestic jaguars. Coral reef and Sea Turtles. amongst others.

Unique memorable family moments. A perfect day for families and friends to capture memories to keep for a lifetime as other unique sites worldwide.

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  Undreground river tour ( Secure bag provided for your belongings, during the river visit. )

  Xcaret Mexico Espectacular night show

  Natural Pools and Beach Access

  Horse Exhibition , Paplantla Flying Men Show and Pre-Hispanic Dances

  Life jackers and inner tubes

  hammocks, and lounge chairs in resting areas

  Showers, Restrooms and Dressing Rooms

  Free Parking

  IF PLUS OPTION SELECTED : Lunch with one beer , coffee and unlimited soft drinks, flavored water (while consuming food)

  IF PLUS OPTION SELECTED : Access to plus area exclusive facilities( with lockers , dressing rooms and private rest rooms ) Snorkeling gear included ( requires a $10 us refundable deposit )


NOT included



  Lunch , Snorkeling Gear , Plus Area if PLUS OPTION is nor selected

  Gratuities ( At your discretion)

Start your day with Hotel Pick Up
Expect to be picked up right at your hotel door in Cancun or Riviera Maya , in the early morning. Your climate-controlled vehicle is equipped with hand sanitizers for your comfort and safety.
Drive to Xcaret
Sit back for a comfortable trip with your expert tour conductor. as you travel along highway 307.
Arrival in Xcaret Park
Get ready for a day full of different activities to enjoy at your own pace . Along the Xcaret trails you will find helpful site maps and friendly staff to answer all your questions
Xcaret Mexico Espectacular Show
Before the show it is a good idea to freshen up and change clothes . Do not forget your mosquito repellent and be ahead of time to grab a nice sit,
Return to Hotel
Please be on time at the assigned place by the tour conductor to return to you hotel

  swimming suit


  Flip Flops or water shoes

  Bring printed proof of your purchase and ID

  Extra money for souvenirs

  Biodegradable sunscreen only

Children over 1.40 meters but under 12 years most present ID to verify their age.

Health Restrictions

  • Not suitable for expectant women
  • Not suitable for persons with serious medical conditions

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures

  • Face mask required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available

For reservations cancelled with more than two days in advance before the booking date are subject to 10% administrative fee.  From 2-0 days or in case of no show, payments are not refundable .

It is not possible to make date changes the same day of your scheduled visit


How active do I need to be to take this tour?

This tour is meant to be suitable for ages 6 and up, and all activities are optional

How far is Xcaret from Cancun?

The drive from Cancun to Xcaret is about 46 miles, or 74 kilometers, on Highway 307. The advantage of taking the Xcaret tour is the round-trip transportation from your accommodations. Plus you get to sit back and enjoy the ride!

From Playa Mujeres & Costa Mujeres Bay 91.5 MIles or 57 Km 1 hour and 30 Minutes
From Cancun Hotel Zone & Down Town Area 46 Mils or 75 Km 1 hour and 10 Minutes
From Puerto Morelos Area 26Miles or 42.5 KM 40 Minutes

These are travel distances. Pick up times are set timely prior according to different hotel pick up services

How far is Xcaret from Riviera Maya

From Tulum Area 37 Miles or 61 Km. 55 Minutes
From Akumal Bay Area 35 Miles or 22 Km 30 Minutes
From Puerto Aventuras Area 11 miles or 17.5 Km 20 Minutes
Playa Paraiso Bay Area 17.4 Mils or 28 KM 30 minutes

These are travel distances. Pick up times are set timely prior according to different hotel pick up services

What do I wear in Xcaret?

Our weather is warm and pleasant year-round, but expect hotter temperatures in the summer. On our tours, we recommend that you wear comfortable clothing, sunglasses, hats, and typically close-toed shoes for walking and exploring. We also recommend bringing water shoes and swimsuits, especially on this tour. An extra change of clothes is a good Idea so you can freshen up before the night show.

What is a underground river ?

The Xcaret underground river is actually part of s sinkhole fresh water system that are the result of collapsed caverns. These aquatic channels are very much part of our history in the Yucatan, commonly used by our Mayan ancestors as a water supply.

How safe is it to swim in the underground river?

It is actually very safe , Mandatory life vest for all visitors, the current will slowly take you to the other end of the river while you admire the rock formations, and many openings with an array of the exotic tropical plants and flowers.

Is food included in my visit?

In the Plus option you have access to one lunch in any of the restaurants they have a large variety of international cuisine as well as typical Mexican dishes

If you go with the basic option, you may also visit any of the restaurants and pay directly there.

Is there snorkel gear available for rent ?

Sanitized snorkeling gear is available and it costs $ 10.99 us . It is necessary to leave a refundable deposit of $ 25 us .

For the Plus Option the snorkeling gear rental is included in the package and the refundable deposit is of $ 10 us

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