Sian Ka'an Tours

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Why choose Pixan Ka'an ?

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CERTIFIED GUIDES

Our knowledgeable guides will lead you through the Sian Ka’an biosphere revealing its impressive wildlife and natural fauna.

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SMALL GROUPS

Intimate tours in small groups in the Sian Ka’an biosphere, away from mass tourism!

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Pixan Ka’an is committed to work with local guides and captains.

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Full day tour
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Why choose Pixan Ka'an?

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AUTHENTIC

Authentic tours exploring the Sian Ka’an biosphere, its wildlife and its natural treasures.

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Fair and equitable compensation for the guides, drivers, and captains at your service.

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EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Pixan Ka’an creates its own experiences, without intermediaries. We are the tour operator!

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INTIMATE

Visits filled with cheer, off the beaten path on the Sian Ka’an biosphere, and far from mass tourism.

Explore a wonderful biosphere reserve with our Sian Ka'an tours!

Step into the beauty of the natural world with us. Discover breathtaking wildlife and natural fauna in Punta Allen. Here is the itinerary of our most booked tour :
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Transport from your Hotel

We leave early in the morning to avoid the crowds. Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, Puerto Aventuras or Akumal. Pickups are from 5:20am to 6:40am.

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Boarding the boat

Our first stop will be the Boca Paila bridge to observe the crocodiles. We promise they won’t bite. Then we will board the boat. The ride is wonderful, you can observe many species of birds (more than 300 have been recorded in the reserve) and if you’re lucky even manatees!

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Dolphin and Turtle observation

Next, we will go to two different places to meet dolphins and turtles living together in total freedom in the wild. This is the HIGHLIGHT of our day, get ready to be mesmerized and amazed!

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Snorkeling on the coral reef

After that, if the sea conditions allow it, we will cool off and jump into crystal clear water with our snorkeling gear on. We will have fun exploring all of the colorful fish on the reef. Snorkeling gear will be provided.

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Swimming in natural pools

Then, we will head to the natural swimming pools in Punta Allen for well-deserved downtime and picture taking moments. You can walk hundreds of meters in the crystal clear waters and soak in all of the magnificent beauty.

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Lunch at Punta Allen

Enjoy a delicious lunch in Punta Allen. Lunch includes meat, fish, vegetarian, gluten- free and vegan options. Drinks included with your meal are water, soft drinks, and a typical Mexican drink called Agua de Jamaica.

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Sian Ka’an has breathtaking wildlife!

When you are in the hustle and bustle of Tulum, it’s hard to believe that there is such an impressive nature reserve with stunning wildlife just a few kilometers away. But yes, this is true! The Sian Ka’an nature reserve hosts more than 300 species of birds and animals such as dolphins, turtles and crocodiles, that fascinate young and old alike. Also present in the biosphere, are jaguars, manatees, panthers, hammerhead sharks, and stingrays.  All of these species are living in their natural habitat and appear much to the delight of our visitors.  Enjoy a great experience with Pixan Ka’an.💚

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What to do in Sian ka’an ?

Most visitors who visit the reserve come for the iconic animals like the dolphins and turtles. Watching them is definitely an unforgettable experience. There are many other activities to do in Sian Ka’an. You can spend a peaceful night in Punta Allen, snorkel on the reef, visit the archaeological site of Muyil, practice sport fishing, explore the mangroves, walk in the jungle… 

How to get to Sian Ka'an?

The Sian Ka’an Biosphere has two parts to explore: Muyil and Punta Allen.
In Muyil you can visit the ancient archaeological site, watch birds, and float down the turquoise lagoon channels. In Punta Allen, you can observe many animals such as dolphins, go snorkeling, and visit an authentic fishing village. Muyil and Punta Allen have a completely different access point. So, if you are looking to understand how to get to Sian Ka’an, you should first decide which area you want to visit first. Muyil is easy to reach while Punta Allen is a bit more complicated because of the long road.

Is Sian Ka’an worth it?

Sian Ka’an is a natural reserve classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Sian Ka’an is a remote area south of Tulum, and is the only spot in the Riviera Maya, where you can see an abundance of animals living in their natural habitat. Visiting Sian Ka’an offers you the opportunity to remove yourself from the busy everyday world and step off the beaten path to discover an undisturbed and tranquil location. So is Sian Ka’an worth it? Of course it is! Come be amazed and explore this stunning place through our Sian Ka’an tours.

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