Xcaret

Delve into the trails of Xcaret to discover how the Mayan jungle and the culture of Mexico combine into more than 50 exciting attractions.

Xcaret means \little cove\ in Mayan and it’s located in Playa del Carmen, 45 minutes from Cancun in the heart of the Riviera Maya in Mexico. Xcaret is proof that development, conservation, culture and entertainment are not opposing concepts. Some of the natural attractions at Xcaret include: underground rivers, a beach, a cove, a coral reef aquarium, ponds, marine turtles, manatee lagoon, bee farm, butterfly pavilion, aviary, and much more!
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Delve into the trails of Xcaret to discover how the Mayan jungle and the culture of Mexico combine into more than 50 exciting attractions.

Xcaret means \little cove\ in Mayan and it’s located in Playa del Carmen, 45 minutes from Cancun in the heart of the Riviera Maya in Mexico. Xcaret is proof that development, conservation, culture and entertainment are not opposing concepts. Some of the natural attractions at Xcaret include: underground rivers, a beach, a cove, a coral reef aquarium, ponds, marine turtles, manatee lagoon, bee farm, butterfly pavilion, aviary, and much more!
Experience details
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  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fee to the park
  • More than 20 water activities, flora and fauna displays, Maya village, aquarium, Mexican cemetery, butterfly garden, turtles, equestrian show, living orchids museum, jaguar island, Paraiso River, archaeological sites, natural pools, regional fauna farm, underground rivers and more
  • Entrance to Mexico Espectacular show
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat
  • Bring cash
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Water
    • 08:10 am
      Departure from Cancun
    • 10:00 am
      Arrival to Xcaret
    • 10:05 am to 10:45 am
      Overview of the areas in the park
    • 10:50 am
      Free time to enjoy the attractions at the park
    • 07:00 pm
      Start of Mexico Espectacular show
    • 09:30 pm
      Departure toward Cancun
    • 11:00 pm
      Arrival to Cancun
  • Guests 5 to 11 years old are considered minors
  • No pets allowed
  • The use of professional cameras and tripods not allowed