Cenote Chaak Tun, Playa del Carmen

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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. Before you visit Playa del Carmen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Our day at Caak Tun led by our tour guide was wonderful. He was extremely well educated about all aspects of Chak Tun and Mayan culture including their many deities. Our guide had a great understandin...  more »
  • Rappelling-down was an amazing experience, colour and temperature of the water an incredible experience.
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  • Great experience! We have never been in Mexico before and we didn't even know what a cenote was. If someone is still not sure to go or not at the cenote chaak tun just take your backpack and run! We h...  more »
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  • It's as good as the other reviews say. We had Emmanuel as our tour guide and he was great, very informative and funny. We went on Sunday morning which was perfect. Emmanuel said the weekends are slower than during the week when they have tours coming through. We only had 4 people in our group which was the perfect amount. You can play with VISA and MasterCard but they add a 5% surcharge which was nominal. We took a cab from Playa for 120 pesos.
  • This was a lot of fun, and our guide Abel was very informative and friendly, able to answer all of our questions and give good tips for navigation. The caves are awesome to free swim in and the bats are a nice touch for atmosphere. If you have the time and are not claustrophobic, give it a whirl.
  • Great place. Ricardo is an awesome guide. Highly recommend. One of the highlights of our stay in Playa.
  • Abel was our guide into the Cenote. He is very informative and friendly with me and my group. The Cenote was fun to explore, but be very aware of your surroundings. I recommend you visit this if you love adventure. $35 american dollars for the tour or $500 pesos. Afterwards, take shots of tequila by the bar in the vicinity. Good experience and would love to do it again.
  • If you like cave diving without the diving... Then this is the excursion for you. Snorkel in a dark cave, cold water, and bats... It was a blast. Plus, authentic tamales to munch on when your done. Book now, you will not regret.

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