Sian Ka’an Reserve – Punta Allen
In the Mayan language, Sian Ka’an means “born from the sky”. The Sian Ka’an reserve is a magical place, characterized by its bio-diversity: jungle, marsh, mangrove lagoons, shallow bays and an extraordinary coral reef. This natural reserve is famous for its numerous cenotes, its hidden Mayan ruins and its only inhabited place, Punta Allen, a small village of lobster fishermen. This coastal zone was declared a national park in 1986 and since 1987, it has been part of the U.N.E.S.C.O. World Heritage Program. In this protected zone, unique in the world for its underground river system, you will find many different species of animal, such as toucans, American Jabirus, stork, white ibis, heron, armadillo, lizards, dolphins, turtles, blanket rays, starfish, and many, many more....
Mexico Kan Tours offers the following activities:
- 9h->9h30: pick up at the hotels
- Cruise the coastal jungle of the reserve to reach Punta Allen
- Free time to swim in the natural pool “El Banquizal”
- Snorkel the exceptional coral reef call “el barco hundido”
- Exploration of the Ascension Baye and Observation of the sea wildlife like dolphins, enormous sea turtles and starfish
- visit the “Cayo Culebra” or “Garzas Island”
- Cruising la “Laguna Negra”, observation and explanation about her specific wildlife
- lunch at the restaurant with view on Ascension Baye
- 16h30->17h: drop off at the hotels
Sian Ka’an Adventure is a tour made for the visitor interested in discovering the Caribbean coast and its flora and fauna in a completely virgin state. Mexico Kan Tours offers an exploration of this protected area with its small village of fishermen in a fun and educational way.
We recommend that clients bring their bathing suit, sun glasses, a towel, sun screen, insect repellant, binoculars, their camera and cash, as in this area you can not find ATM machines, nor do any of the vendors accept credit cards. The guides appreciate tips for great service, and you are sure to leave with great memories.
We do not accept credit cards.