Tulum and Xel Ha Day Trip from Cancun

Visiting the ruins at Tulum on a day trip from Cancun is a great way of discovering the ancient Mayan architecture and history found on the Yucatan Peninsula. Tulum is much more accessible from Cancun than Chichen Itza and there is the opportunity to add a second activity to the day trip; in this case a visit to the fantastic Xel Ha Aquatic Park. Pick up and drop off at your hotel is included with the tour.


The ancient Mayan ruins at Tulum are perched on the edge of a cliff overlooking the ocean. It’s an idyllic and memorable setting. The ruins at Tulum were among the last inhabited by the Mayans before the arrival of the Spanish, and are very well preserved. Enjoy an informative and engaging guided tour before transfer to Xel Ha.

Xel Ha

Xel Ha is more than just a waterpark, this aquatic park has natural geological water features and offers the opportunity to experience some incredible activities. Start your visit by floating down the naturally occurring lazy river, lined with rock formations and overhead branches. Try out the zip lines and rope courses over the water in the activity area you will discover at river’s end.

Xel Ha is a big hit with adults and active kids of all ages. There is a specific area for younger kids to enjoy. All activities are included once you enter. You’ll be provided with fins and masks so you can snorkel. As you swim you may experience the unusual phenomenon of a change in water temperate from cool to warm as you dive down. This is due to the mix of sea water and fresh water. Enjoy the dolphin experience, lighthouse slide, 5m cliff jump and, if you feel like a rest, hang out in one of the 30 hammocks under the shade of a fantastic grove of trees.

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