Escape for the day to Xcaret, Mexico's ecological and archeology park located in Riviera Maya. On this full-day trip from Cancun to Xcaret, swim in a lagoon, snorkel in the clear aqua waters of the Caribbean and discover a network of subterranean rivers. Watch for monkeys, bird life and butterflies as you stroll through the jungle at Xcaret and take tours of the ancient Mayan archaeological sites. After the sun sets, enjoy folkloric entertainment that highlights the ancient Mayan culture around Cancun, Mexico. This Xcaret outing includes pickup and drop-off at most hotels in Cancun.

Highlights

  • Day trip to Xcaret, an eco-archaeological park located along the Riviera Maya
  • Engage in a variety of water activities, including swimming, snorkeling and exploring underground river channels
  • Stroll through Mayan Village, a butterfly pavilion, an orchid garden and an aquarium
  • Delight in sighting macaws, monkeys, deer and other wildlife
  • Watch a mesmerizing night show of Mayan and Mexican music, lights and dance
  • Round-trip transport from most Cancun hotels included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Nature, history and fun in the sun: There is something for everyone at Xcaret, an eco-themed park offering activities in a natural setting by the Caribbean Sea. It’s a great place to learn about the Mayans, who once practiced sacred rites on these very grounds.

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What You Can Expect

Xcaret Day Trip from Cancun

Xcaret Day Trip from Cancun

After pickup at your Cancun hotel, travel in air-conditioned comfort to Xcaret Park outside of Cancun. This Xcaret excursion offers activites for every interest, from history to ecology to adventure.

Explore the underground caverns beneath the jungle, once used by the Mayans for cleansing rituals before sailing to Cozumel Island, a sacred site. Keep an eye out for brightly-colored macaws, deer and monkeys as you wander through the network of subterranean tunnels.

Discover the orchid garden, a favorite of nature-lovers and amateur botanists. Check out the butterfly pavilion and the aviary, as well as the aquarium featuring specimens of gorgeous coral reefs. Head to the beach to relax, swim in the warm, calm waters or snorkel with sea turtles. Most of these activities are included in your admission to Xcaret. Prices for additional activities may vary.
If you want to extend your outing at Xcaret in Cancun, stay for the Excaret Mexico Espectacular, a show full of folkloric entertainment, dancing and music. Follow the narrative of Mexican history from the pre-Columbian era until modern day through the performers.

Xcaret Plus Upgrade:
Enjoy a buffet lunch, including orange juice and lemonade. Use snorkeling gear to further explore Xcaret's waters off of Cancun, Mexico and receive access to the Plus, Area, which includes a more exclusive and private changing room and shower area.
At the end of the day, enjoy drop-off at your Cancun hotel.

Customer Reviews

Cheryl A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

What a fun, but costly day! We brought too much stuff books and extra clothes but at least there were lockers. It was good to have at least one towel. We didn't bring our I-phones, dummies that we are, but should have. We found out we could have borrowed an underwater camera from our Royal Holiday hosts. We would have booked through Royal Holiday if we had known better but this tour was fine.

SOLVAY ELENA P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Best !

Yin

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Very organized, informative pre trip before arriving. Excellent place to spend the day. The night show is simply spectacular I reccomend to reserve ahead of time and book with dinner.

Khoi N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Prompt service and timely departure and arrival.

Soumya deep D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

well arranged and proper care taken. family friendly also.

Joanar.reyes

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Xcaret was amazing to say the least!! I highly recommend booking this tour.. Our ride/guide was there at the hotel at the time we were told. Our Guide was Fabian. He is such a funny guys. It was a pleasure to meet him. He made our ride there fun. He was very knowledgeable about the park and helpful enough that he recommended certain attractions depending on our interest. I will definitely be booking this tour again when I return with the whole family.

Alfonso F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Amazing !!

lynn

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Wonderful place. So much to see and do. The aquarium is amazing.

Humberto C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

This tour was amazing!

Luis G G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

this tour was amazing the whole family enjoyed it

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