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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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Sian Ka'an, Mexico
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Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre biosphere reserve.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Much of the travel throughout the Yucatan tries to be controlled through a select group of tour operators. They charge in USD and the cost is wildly higher then what the actual cost is. What most people don't realize is that you can directly contract...More

1  Thank ramblindave
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't go expecting dolphins to spring up next to you - but if you want to experience this part of the world as an observer rather than a tourist, this is for you. I went on a Pesca Maya tour hoping to see wild dolphins....More

Thank francescagraham
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on this trip as a family of 6. It was a great day out and we got to see lots of animals in their natural habitat. It started with an early pick up and quite a long drive. The bus was a small...More

Thank lsarel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How to explain this! We had read about Sian Ka'an Biosphere and there are a few ways to see it. We didn't want to book a tour as we had a car and we had other things we wanted to do that day so we...More

2  Thank Justine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a private tour guide pick us up at our hotel and take us to Sian Ka'an. We did the hike around the reserve first. We saw a couple Mayan temples and mostly learned about the trees and plants in the area. It's interesting...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lagoon has a collection of some of the best wild birds we have seen, including 3 Ospreys, brilliant to see the birds in a natural habitat. The day also allowed us to see dolphins and turtles close up swimming freely in the crystal clear...More

1  Thank SM1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was hard to find information and book a tour as all tours gave slightly different packages so I booked through our hotel Bali Principle Collection and was taken by the hotel bus to Tulum At Tulum we were handed over to Park Tours who...More

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Sian Ka'an with my partner through TUI while staying in Playa Del Carmen. We were picked up at 7am by a comfortable air conditioned mini van and our guide Tai (sp) kept us interested on the hour or so's journey with loads of...More

2  Thank Liam S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sian Ka'an in June with two boys age 8 & 11. The trip was arranged by a cap driver we met the day before. We had planned to use one hotel to plan the trip but it was very expensive. The cap driver...More

2  Thank Rikke P
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve is a UNESCO property covering 1.3 million acres (making it the largest protected coastal area in Mexico). It's a wonderful place to explore, especially as it's a little off the beaten path and has a lot less tourists than other...More

6  Thank Alexis B
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2 July 2017|
Response from Hopi66 |
The system won't let me add A web address but it is siankaantours It is an ORGanization.
2 July 2017|
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Response from alvaro c | Reviewed this property |
Hi the best way is to rent a car and ho ti the Sian Ka'an reserve, and there are a lovely house that is for rent ( the all house ) go to the web page sanjuantulum com Regards
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20 June 2017|
Response from Middletonmagic | Reviewed this property |
We booked ours from Thompson - it was expensive but well worth it.