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Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal

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Address: Akumal 77730, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 155 2055
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Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles...

Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles all year in Akumal, our environmental friendly tour is also for first timers, no previous experience needed, you just decide to come and we will assure you have one of the most fascinating experiences ever!

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Easy to do; easy to spot

Didn't go with a guide--just swam out early 8 am. We were the only ones there. We watched more people start arriving about 9:30, when we were having breakfast. I

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Sandy, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Didn't go with a guide--just swam out early 8 am. We were the only ones there. We watched more people start arriving about 9:30, when we were having breakfast. I

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to go snorkelling. Touts claim that it's the law to have a life vest on and want to charge you 120 pesos to hire one but I've found no government legislation to back this up. They also have signs up saying you must have a guide which I also don't believe to be true. Another couple who are... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the bay for turtle snorkelling had an amazing time, found barracudas and sting rays and plenty of fish

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Lloydminster, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took a cab from Barcelo Colonial and paid a guide $25 for a private snorkel tour ( Quetxal Tours / Cruz Silvestre ) and he was great . No fins allowed except for the guide...saw about 17 turtles , sting rays , octopus , squid , lobster , many fish and nice reefs plus the cannon reef which had cannons... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been to akumal several times over the last decade though my last visit had been a few years ago. I have recommended this place to everyone I know who is planning a trip to the mayan riviera, but as of this trip -never again. This year, we took our snorkel gear and headed off by collectivo to akumal... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went with a tour and it was amazing. Saw turtles, stingrays and an assortment of fish on the reef. The turtles were so serene and majestic and it was absolutely incredible to watch them. As much as I enjoyed it, and it was a bucket list item, I only wish that the Government controlled the number of people allowed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I did the turtle snorkeling as part of a tour of the Tulum Ruins. The turtles were easy to find and we were able to get very close - - but no touching! We also saw stingrays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a smaller tour group. Guide (Gus) was awesome. only issues we had was that there wad no lunch/ snacks. We were lucky enough to have eaten just before the pickup. others weren't aware and ended up a bit hungry at the end. great tour otherwise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1000% a place to go to , I was absolutely amazed to see not one but at least 20 turtles , sting rays & lobsters I couldn't stop filming just amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So amazing!! The water is so clear so we got to see a lot of turtles, sting rays and fish. Such an amazing experience! We rented a car and drove to Akumal beach from Playa Del Carmen. You will be harassed by guides but I would recommend to go by yourself otherwise you have to wait for other groups. GET... More 

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