Cenote Chaak Tun, Playa del Carmen
(4.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
Explore the dramatic Cenote Chaak Tun, which consists of a large water pool and three caverns, two of which are filled with clear, cold water, which work well for snorkeling. Observe examples of large stalactites hanging from the ceiling and watch for the occasional bat. Life jackets and hard hats are included with the entrance fee, and snorkeling equipment and you can rent wet suits. There is food available on site; consider bringing water shoes if you have them for maximum comfort. Our Playa del Carmen vacation builder makes visiting Cenote Chaak Tun and other Playa del Carmen attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We booked this excursion with Explore Caribe through our cruise ship. We had no idea what to expect. Our tour guides picked us up at the ferry landing and we walked about 10 minutes to the vans. The d...  more »
  • The guided tour of the Cenote takes about 2.5 hours and is awesome. With neoprene suit, life jacket, snorkeling equipment and flashlight are in the Cenote. I would like to reveal too much, but I've made the tour twice, because I was so excited. Really an experience for life, water, fish, bats, dark and very much history of the Mayas. They are value to currently about 23 euros it anyway and the two guides were great and have declared much of the cenotes and the Maya.
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  • This place is mind blowing. So close to Playa Del Carmen and yet it is not busy or extreemly expensive. One third of the price of other tours around the area. Plus they give you a really bright flash ...  more »
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  • Amazing experience for my whole family. From my 3 year old son to my 70 year old father, everyone had a blast. The staff was incredibly friendly, patient and kind. You won't see billboards and flyers for this place which means they don't have to charge you $150 per person like some of the other places. Way better than only other place we have been. I highly recommend you take taxi and see one of the coolest natural attractions in the area.
  • Top spot of my trip to Playa del Carmen! The Cenote is awesome but even better are the guides and all the information they provide us! We learned so much visiting this place! I definitely recommend this place to everyone visiting Riviera Maya!
  • This was a beautiful mini-trip I made with four female friends. It was AWESOME. We paid a little over 100 dollars to participate in this tour, and it was one of the best investments I ever made. The cave is BEAUTIFUL. There was a lot of rich history and knowledge given to us through our tour guide, and the water is cool, refreshing, and good for the skin. Not only can you walk through the cave, you are also given a life jacket and flashlight to swim through the fresh water river that runs through the cavern. The flashlight is necessary because the cave is rather dark, and you are provided snorkel equipment to view the fish and stalagmites under the water. It looked like something out of a scary movie! We ended up with beautiful underwater pictures, amazing pictures of the cave itself, and memories that I will cherish forever. This is a must-do if you're ever in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico!
  • Beautiful cave tour with a refreshing cold water swim. I would recommend checking this place out if you get the chance.
  • Had a great experience. The price included a wetsuit, flashlight, a life jacket, and snorkeling equipment that is much needed! Would go again. Felipe was our tour guide.