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Address: Av. Paseo del Puerto #1021, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Costa Maya Shore Excursions for guests from all cruise lines.

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Our 2nd cruise shore tour with The Native Choice

Was our 2nd cruise shore tour with The Native Choice last 3/03/2016 from NCL Star. Cruise company refer this port as Costa Maya=Mahahual, Mexico. We booked Dzibanche ruins tour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 March 2016
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North Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Was our 2nd cruise shore tour with The Native Choice last 3/03/2016 from NCL Star. Cruise company refer this port as Costa Maya=Mahahual, Mexico. We booked Dzibanche ruins tour with David & Ivan. Both are great guy. They take very good care of their visitors. We arrived their office around 8:50AM, a little bit late, and most tours were departed... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Our guide, Erick, and van driver, Alex, were excellent. Erick had so much to share with us about the country, the people, the plants, animals, history -- on the hour-long ride to and from the ruins, and throughout the walk, in and around the ruins. This was a highlight of our vacation. Erick is a Mayan, and speaks Mayan, making... More 

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Fort Gratiot, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We had a Great experience with Native Choice Tours. After docking at the International Pier in Cozumel we found a taxi driver to give us a ride to the San Miguel Ferry Pier. The cab ride only cost $8 and only took 10-15 mins. Angela was our guide and was fantastic. Our group was small with only about 8-10 people.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We had an absolutely wonderful time at the ruins and followed up the tour with a trip to the Bacalar Lagoon with Native Choice (Extreme Tour). Our tour guide, Rose, was extremely knowledgable and helpful. She was also very personable and patient in fielding our many questions! We learned so much about the history of the ruins, the excavation process,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

NOT TO BE MISSED! What a wonderful day with Enrique and Pedro at the Chacchoben Ruins. You have to walk from the pier to their place, but do not let that sway you! You will not find better guides who love their work and will teach you so much. They are all local and will tell you all about the... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

While it was a bit of a walk to get to the pick up point, it wasn't difficult. The tour was great with Jasmine in the van on the way there; David at the site; and Diego in the van on the way back. Great driver too, but I can't recall his name. Our first visit to a Mayan site... More 

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Lima, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

This was a very interesting and informative tour that included a trip to the Chacchoben ruins and a meal at a native village.Our guide Ivan was born and raised at the ruin site which was discovered by his father. His knowledge and insight into his culture were one of the highlights of the trip. After the ruins tour we were... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

I visited Costa Maya in January 2016 on the Oceania Riviera and took a tour of the Chacchoben Ruins with Native Choice. Our guide was Erick and our Driver was Pedro. I was very pleased with the tour, Erick was very knowledgeable about the ruins, the Maya's and the area in general. I would thoroughly recommend this tour and I... More 

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Wallaceburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

While on a cruise to Costa maya we booked a tour to Dzibanche with Native Choice. We had no problem finding the office using the directions provided. The air conditioned van fit 8 of us vey comfortably. Our guide Joel kept us entertained on the long drive with stories of the Maya past and present. The tour of the ruins... More 

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Kensington, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

My husband and I took a Native Choice tour to Chacchoben in January when visiting Costa Maya on the Norwegian Star. We made reservations easily and heard back quickly via email. The directions were very clear in the email - it is a bit of a walk - probably 1/2 mile from getting off the ship to their office. And,... More 

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