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Xel-Ha is an all-inclusive ecological natural park, located in the heart of Riviera Maya, 50 kilometers from Playa del Carmen city. Recognized as the largest natural aquarium in the world, with its river, cenotes, lagoons and green tropical forest, Xel-Ha offers extraordinary aquatic activities for all families, groups and couples, who want relaxing or exploring vacations. If you love nature and adventure, Xel-Ha is the perfect place where you can spend the day snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, sea trek, snuba or exploring the tropical forest and to recover energies eating…

Xel-Ha ist ein allumfassender ökologischer Naturpark im Herzen der Riviera Maya, 50 Kilometer von der Stadt Playa del Carmen entfernt.

Xel-Ha gilt als das größte natürliche Aquarium der Welt mit Fluss, Cenoten, Lagunen und grünen Tropenwäldern und bietet außergewöhnliche Wasseraktivitäten für alle Familien, Gruppen und Paare, die sich entspannen oder Urlaub machen möchten.

Wenn Sie Natur und Abenteuer lieben, ist Xel-Ha der perfekte Ort, an dem Sie den Tag mit Schnorcheln, Schwimmen mit Delfinen, Seetour, Snuba oder Erkundung des Tropenwaldes verbringen und in den Restaurants, in denen Sie die köstlichsten genießen werden, Energie tanken können paradiesische Aromen.

Beginnen Sie Ihr Abenteuer mit einer Schwimmweste oder einem schwimmenden Reifen und schwimmen Sie entlang des erstaunlichen Flusses. Schnorcheln Sie im kristallklaren Wasser der riesigen natürlichen Bucht und beobachten Sie eine Vielzahl tropischer Fische, die in diesem Paradies an der Riviera Maya leben.

Gehen Sie Wanderwege und entdecken Sie die Geheimnisse der Natur; Genießen Sie einen Moment völliger Ruhe in den Hängematten. Fahren Sie mit dem Fahrrad durch den Dschungel oder haben Sie Spaß mit verschiedenen Seilrutschen. Jeder kann in einem der vier Restaurants eine Pause einlegen und so oft essen, wie er möchte, von Snacks bis zu einem Buffet mit exquisiten nationalen und internationalen Gerichten. Vergessen Sie nicht, ein erfrischendes und exotisches Getränk zu genießen.

Genießen Sie unbegrenztes Schnorcheln. Sie haben die Möglichkeit, das Phänomen der Halokline und Thermokline zu beobachten, einen visuellen und Temperatureffekt, der sich aus der Mischung des dichten Meerwassers mit dem Süßwasser aus den Flüssen ergibt, und mehr als 90 Meeresspezies zu beobachten. Erkunden Sie die Maya-Höhle, eine überdachte Cenote. Klettern und springen Sie von der Klippe des Mutes, testen Sie Ihr Gleichgewicht mit dem Trepachanga und gehen Sie zwischen zwei Seilen über den Fluss. Für die Kleinen ist die Kinderwelt der perfekte Ort mit Planschbecken, Spielplatz, Wasserrutsche, Seilklettern und Wippe , Krokodiltunnel, hängende Spiele, Seerosen und Schildkröten für Fotos.



8 Stunden
0 Jahre + Age
  • Abfahrt
    Cancun / Riviera Maya


Xel-Ha is an incredible place to explore the crystal clear waters of the Riviera Maya once you are wearing the fins, the life jacket and mask. In this Natural Wonder you can observe more than 90 marine species such as angelfish, surgeonfish, damselfish, snapper, parrotfish, grouper, sergeant major, pufferfish, some barracudas and the queen conch, a protected species that inhabits the cove of Xel-Ha. You will have the opportunity to witness the phenomenon of the halocline and thermocline, a visual and temperature effect resulting from the mixture of the dense sea water with fresh water from the rivers.
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River Tour

Relax and just go with the flow of the refreshing water of the underground rivers and pass through beautiful nature that surrounds the river of Xel-Ha while snorkeling or floating in an inner tube. Along the way you can find different activities such as the Cliff of Courage, the Monkey Jump, the Trepachanga and the Salpichanga, awesome activities that are the perfect complement to a day of fun and the best way to test your courage, skill and adventurous spirit. River Floating is the most complete and fun adventure at the Park. Let yourself flow with its natural gentle current. At the end of the River, continue exploring paths surrounded by jungle, rocks, caves and cenotes.
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Xel-Ha Cave & Ixchel and El Dorado Grottos

Explore a quiet place for reflection that safeguards the natural park of Xel-Ha. The Mayan Cave is a covered cenote, considered a sacred place, where water transmits energy through its lighting and natural acoustics, leading to a state of peace and relaxation where small waves echo within this interesting enclosure of Xel-Ha. Above the jungle paths that lead to the river you can find the Ixchel Grotto, a lagoon of turquoise water for those looking for a more intimate place to swim. Get into a cave to discover the secrets of its past. Admire fossils of extinct mollusks on its walls, and even parts of an ancient reef, which confirms the theory this region was covered by the ocean.
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Cliff of Courage

One of the more extreme activities at the Park, jump from a height of 5 meters, with cracks and ropes that give the brave the option of a thrilling ascent in anticipation of the jumps that follow. Prove your courage and dare to jump these challenging heights and fall into the refreshing turquoise waters.
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Trepachanga & Salpichanga Zip-Lines

Test your balance with the Trepachanga and walk over the river between two ropes. Dare to feel emotion and have fun with your friends to see who can cross without falling into the refreshing waters of the river or slide down on the Salpichanga and end up in the fresh and crystalline waters. This fun activity found from the river or from the garden paths, consists of a single circuit with a total of six zip-lines. A hammock and two swings will transport you back and forth.
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Xel-Ha Inlet

A wonderful recreational area for swimming, snorkeling and discovering the tropical fish living. The cove of Xel-Há is not only an entrance of the sea to the interior of the continent, but also the mouth of several fresh water channels that make up the longest system of underground rivers in the world. Swimming or snorkeling you get to see more than 400 species of plants, animals and fish of different colors and sizes that live freely in this protected ecosystem.
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Bay of Caprices

Explore the road less traveled and get lost in the middle of lush vegetation as you reward yourself with a pleasant surprise, a time of relaxation that will take your breath away. The Bay of Caprices is located a few steps from the floating bridge and is the perfect place to relax; a corner of nature where you can fulfill your urge to rest and get some peace.
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Mangroves are essential to our ecosystem and Mexico has one of the largest areas of mangrove forests in the world. It is a natural barrier against hurricanes and helps control the erosion of the sea on the coast. Their capacity to adapt and their tolerance for harsh environments has given mangroves their whimsical appearances, beautiful to view from above, and bewitching to behold underwater. An excellent perspective of the mangrove forest at Xel-Ha can be found along the pedestrian path to the river, taking a shortcut that leads to a platform completely wrapped in this stunning vegetation.
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Children's World

An adventure in Xel-Há has no limits, and even the younger visitors discover that this is the best place for having fun. Located close to the main service areas, the Children’s World has activities in which the little ones can have fun for hours, such as a wading pool, playground, water slide, rope climb, seesaw, crocodile tunnel, hanging games, water lilies and turtles for photos. Children interested in learning more about Xel-Ha and its guardians can get creative with fun activities like painting and drawing.
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Maya Wall

Find a historic wall and the inscription which narrates its Mayan past. Explore the first traces of human presence in Xel-Ha when visiting the ancient Mayan wall while you enjoy the enigmatic landscape of the jungle. Xel-Ha served as a very important Mayan port city, peaking between the 1st and 6th centuries A.D. but it wasn’t until the 12th century that it reached its greatest splendor when the wall was built to protect the harbor.
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Floating Bridge

A bridge formed by interconnecting floating sections, linked on the water, separating the Cove from the open sea of the Caribbean. Crossing of the Floating Bridge is a very fun experience. When you reach the other side, don't forget to take a picture seating on the big chair.
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Land of Huh - Bike Ride

For nature lovers, ride along the jungle paths of Xel-Ha on a bicycle and observe the wildlife of this Natural Wonder. There are bikes available for adults and children alike, with adjustable seats, pedal brakes, and bags for carrying belongings. You can ride either from the river station or the terminal station. In this peaceful ride you can encounter coatis, porcupines, and agoutis approaching the path to feed, some shy and others not so much.
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Xel-Ha Nursery

The Xel-Ha Nursery is home to a wide variety of native plants. Our Nursery is based on projects for the conservation of the vegetation of this nature reserve, as well as endangered species. All of the Xel-Ha Nursery plants have a historical value dating back to ancient Mayan culture, and are of vital importance nowadays to the communities in the Yucatan Peninsula.
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Queen Conch Sanctuary

The queen conch is an endangered species due to excessive commercial consumption by humans. In some regions of the Caribbean it has already vanished. Xel-Ha hosts the program “Protection and Preservation of Queen Conch (Strombus gigas).” Since 2001, along with the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute Merida Unit, bi-monthly monitoring has been performed to determine how the queen conch population is composed in Xel-Ha's inlet.
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Swim With Dolphins

Swim with one of the funniest and friendliest animals of the sea; dolphins will become your new friends. At Xel-Ha you can play with them and watch them swim in their natural environment.  Share with your family and friends a unique moment. Observe them underwater, play with them and learn how they swim, breathe, eat and sleep.
Not Included Activity | Subject to weather conditions | Duration 40760 minutes according to the pick program | People who suffer asthma, vertigo, back, knee or heart problems and pregnant women cannot participate in this activity

Sea Trek // Snuba Inlet & Cenote

Admire the underwater world as you walk on the bottom of the sea. Live a totally unique experience, immerse yourself into the ocean and admire the underwater world. Walk in the sea using the Sea Trek technology. Feel the freedom of exploring the ocean among hundreds of tropical fish or lose yourself in the mysterious underwater world of cenotes at Xel-Ha. Enjoy this incredible opportunity and dive into the crystal clear waters and swim among colorful fish and amazing underwater vegetation. Discover the underwater world in this combination of snorkeling and scuba diving.
Not Included Activity | Subject to weather conditions | Duration 40 minutes | Minimum 8 years of age and more than 4.6 ft height | Activity not recommended for pregnant women and for people who suffer hypertension, diabetes, heart problems or asthma.


Zip-Bike is a fun combination of bikes and zip-lines that allows you to cycle above the treetops admiring the beauty of the forest and the animals that inhabit it. You will fly over cenotes and pass through the caves of Xel-Ha. Discover all the magic and splendor of nature cycling at a maximum height of 7 meters. A route of 500 meters in which you can observe from the heights the virgin landscapes that the ancient maya dominated for centuries.
Not Included Activity | Duration 30 minutes | Minimum age: 8 years old | Maximum weight: 264 pounds | Activity not recommended for people who suffer asthma, vertigo, back, knee or heart problems and pregnant women

Tour Location

Riviera Maya, Mexico

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