Visit four private cenotes at the famous Ruta de los Cenotes
Xenotes is the only Cancun tour that takes you to visit the four types of cenotes (sinkholes) that exist in nature: semi-open, the open gran cenote, ancient, and the cavern blue cenote. Have fun with activities such as assisted rappel, zip-lines, kayaking, exploration swimming, or cliff jumping. To replenish energy, a delicious picnic will be waiting for you. Enter the heart of the jungle at the best cenotes in Cancun.
Must present an ID before boarding.
About your Xenotes Tour
- Round-trip transportation with certified guide.
- Visit to the four different types of cenotes that exist.
- Assisted rappeling into Lu’um, a cavern cenote.
- Zip-lines and cliff jumps at K’áak’, an open cenote, and at Iik, an ancient cenote.
- Kayaking through Ha’, a semi-open cenote.
- Exploration swimming in Ha’, a semi-open cenote.
- Cold and hot drinks (waters, sodas, Mexican-style hot chocolate, coffee), as well as seasonal fruit at the end of the first cenote.
- Jungle picnic that includes julienne soup, a cold bar of meats and premium cheeses, variety of rustic breads, dressings, salads, water, wine, and beer.
- Equipment: life jacket, swim mask, rappel gear, kayak and inner tube.
- Restrooms, showers, changing rooms and towels.
- Wear a swimsuit, water shoes and comfortable clothing. Additionally, bring an extra change of clothes and a towel.
- Only use of sunblock and sunscreen containing titanium oxide and zinc oxide are allowed in the park.
- Remember to bring cash or a credit card to purchase souvenirs, get the photos of your visit, or enjoy an Optional Activity.
- Children over 4.5 ft but under 12 years of age must show an ID to verify their age as well.
- For the zip-line activity, a minimum height of 4.5 ft (1.4 m) and a minimum weight of 88 lbs (40 kg) are required.
- The use of the life jacket is mandatory during all water activities.
- This tour is not recommended for people with heart, lung, or spine conditions; with asthma, diabetes, or hypertension; or pregnant women or those suspected of being pregnant.
- The average water temperature of the cenotes is 75 to 78° F throughout the year.
- Please take into account that the cenotes are located in the middle of the jungle, so some roads to reach them are not paved and could be bumpy.
- Also be aware that due to the location of the cenotes in the middle of the jungle, cell phone service is likely unavailable.
- Reservations cancelled more than 2 days prior to your original booking date are subject to a 10% charge for administrative fees; cancellations made between 0 and 2 days prior to your original booking date, or in the case of no-shows or not using your coupon, are nonrefundable. Any change on your booking date is subject to an adjustment in the price.
- It is not possible to make a date change the same day of your visit.
- There might be changes without prior notice to the tour’s logistics or operation.
- Smoking Control: At Grupo Xcaret we comply with government regulations by offering smoke-free and emission-free spaces. For smoking, we have designated exclusive areas restricted for minors, pregnant women, senior citizens, and people with cardiovascular and pulmonary health problems.
- Roundtrip transportation from your hotel is included. Select your hotel or meeting point from the list.
- Skip lines! You have direct access.
- Pickup time depedns on your hotel’s location. Once you select it from the list, you will have the exact hour to be on time at the lobby or meeting point.
- The drop off time is according to the location of your hotel.
About the destination
What is a cenote?
Cenotes are natural deep-water wells (sinkholes), which are fed by the filtration of rain and by the currents of underground rivers that are born in the heart of the earth.
What are the best cenotes in Cancun?
There is only one tour in Cancun that takes you to visit the four types of cenotes that exist, the Xenotes tour. You will be able to swim and do different adventure activities in an open, semi-open, closed and ancient cenote.
What cenotes to visit if I go to Cancun?
The best way to decide is by the type of cenote and the activity in them. It can be rappelling in a cavern cenote, zip lining in an ancient one or kayaking and snorkeling in an open one. And you can do it all in the Xenotes Tour.
How many cenotes are there in Cancun?
There isn't an exact number of cenotes, but it is estimated that there are more than 60 cenotes in the Ruta de los Cenotes (Cenotes Route) in Puerto Morelos, minutes from Cancun.
What is the closest cenote to Cancun?
Near Cancun you will find the Ruta de los Cenotes (Cenotes Route), a road with entrance to dozens of different cenotes. You can also book the Xenotes Tour and visit four different cenotes on the same route.
How much does the entrance to a cenote cost?
Prices depend on each cenote, the activities to be done in it, facilities, if food is included, etc. The best option is to book a tour that takes you to several cenotes in Cancun and includes everything, such as the Xenotes Tour.
How to get to the cenotes in Cancun?
There are two ways to get to the Cenotes in Cancun. One is by car driving through the Puerto Juarez - Chetumal federal highway to the Cenotes Route. The other is on a tour that includes transportation from the comfort of your hotel, like the Xenotes Tour.