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The Native Choice Tours

Av. Paseo del Puerto #1021, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 998 869 4000
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Excellent choice. Maria our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. Our driver, Alejandro... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Arkoma, Oklahoma
via mobile
Good Choice!

I highly recommend using The Native Choice tour group! Our guide Kasi and driver Pedro were so nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Smith, Arkansas
via mobile
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Costa Maya Shore Excursions for guests from all cruise lines.
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Av. Paseo del Puerto #1021, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 998 869 4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent choice. Maria our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. Our driver, Alejandro, was great with cold water

Thank Holderfield1986
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend using The Native Choice tour group! Our guide Kasi and driver Pedro were so nice and really made the experience A+. Kasi was very knowledgeable about the Mayan Ruins and culture. We had a great experience.

Thank Whittywhitwhit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable morning, All of the Native Choice employees were pleasant and professional, we were driven in a new comfortable vehicle. Our tour guide and driver, Kasi and Pedro were helpful and knowledgeable. We were taken back to the port in plenty...More

Thank Peggy V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in advance the longest tour that The Native Choice offers, full day to Dzibanche and Kohunlich, departing from Costa Maya. Arriving at 8 am by cruise ship, we had some concern for getting on land and finding their agency on time by 9,...More

Thank Ale_Flying_around
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about this was amazing! Our guide David had 30 years experience and was very knowledgeable about the "ruins" and the Mayan culture. He was extremely entertaining and made us feel like old friends. The site itself was a total tropical experience... and a step...More

1  Thank scott x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We can't say enough good things about Native Choice. Our driver Rito, Mayan ruins Tour guide Diego, and lovely hostess Alondra were warm, enthusiastic, accommodating, and extremely knowledgeable and helpful. They collectively made this one of the best excursions ever. We highly recommend Native Choice...More

1  Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do yourself a favor and book this tour over any ruins tour on the Carnival cruise ship. I found this tour on tripadvisor and I booked it because the reviews were great and the price was better than the carnival cruise excursions going to the...More

1  Thank ericgober
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cruise stop in Costa Maya can just be wasted beach or pool time. Do yourself a favor and tour the Mayan Ruins and do yourself a bigger favor and tour with Native Choice Tours. You’ll have to walk a short distance out of the...More

Thank Carolyn_B_27312
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Kasi was wonderful. She is so well knowledged in the history and lore of the culture and you could tell her pride in her heritage as she spoke. It was something that you must truly experience first hand, reading about it is just not the...More

Thank 449ChristopherL449
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Excellent tour with just the right amount of physical activity, climbing a few ruins, envisioning how the Mayans actually lived on a day-to-day basis in this small city. David, our tour guide, was courteous, approachable, and quite knowledgeable--spending time with him was both informative and...More

1  Thank jrgshopper
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10 July 2017|
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Response from rorothman | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed the Mayan experience..also..but I am sure they are all good..depends on your interests
Butch C
5 June 2017|
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Response from DREW R | Reviewed this property |
Not particularly. Mostly level ground except for one opportunity to climb stone step for which you may find white a challenge. Take as much water as possible with you even though they do hand it out.
Butch C
5 June 2017|
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Response from Ivan C | Property representative |
All ruins sites accessible from Costa Maya are under the jungle, they have cleared the trails as much as possible but you can always expect a few roots and rocks but nothing that would make it very difficult. The easiest... More