Located in a wonderful natural cove, the Xel Há water park offers various sports activities such as zip lines over the water, cycling, snorkeling and swimming with dolphins.
Composed of cenotes, lagoons, caves and jungle, this place undoubtedly represents one of the most beautiful places in the Mexican Republic and in the entire world. Its extensive fauna and flora make it a unique paradise for observers and admirers of nature. Indeed, in this park you can enjoy an abundant diversity of underwater species in their natural state and contour. You will be able to explore caves with rocks covered with prehistoric fossils, immerse yourself in the clarity of the splendid cenotes and stroll through the dense jungle vegetation that has its path also houses a large number of animals.
As a totally eco-conscious and sustainable project, Xel Há will offer you different activities while maintaining respect for nature. There are rules such as not being able to use sunscreen that are not 100% biodegradable and other ecological control measures. The park opens its doors from Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 7 pm, allowing you hours and hours of great fun and learning
With a huge opportunity to spot more than ninety different species of fish and a great variety of underwater vegetation, the warm waters of Xel Há Snorkel invite with great motivation to snorkel.
In this park you can admire species such as angelfish, surgeons, manta rays, puffer fish, barracudas, blondes, damsels, parrots, snappers, sergeants and many more. You can also observe aquatic phenomena when fresh water mixes with salt water.
In addition, Xel Há Snorkel invites you to experience other types of modalities to explore the underwater seabed without having to practice traditional diving. With Sea Trek, you can walk at the bottom of the cove with a diver's helmet that will allow you to breathe and observe the underwater world and its inhabitants.
This activity is available from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm. The Snuba technique perfectly combines diving and snorkeling, allowing you all the freedom of movement and a little more possibilities of exploring the aquatic depths with a hose that supplies you with compressed air placed on the surface on a raft. This activity is available from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm.
With so much natural wonder, Xel Há Caminata is an excellent place to explore its nature on foot. Among the jungle, lagoons, cenotes and ruins, you will find different points of interest and simple visual delight.
The Mayan Wall is one of the historical vestiges that demonstrate the Mayan culture in this fabulous natural park. While you walk through the pleasant jungle observing birds and iguanas, you will find this ruin whose inscription tells in detail the pre-Columbian traces of human life in this area.
The Garden of the Chacahs commemorates the story of the brothers Kinich and Tizic and their love interest Nicte-Ha, who incarnated in the Chechen tree, the Chacah and the white flower as an elemental part of that wonderful garden with typical trees of the region.
Find the Ixchel Crack which is named after the Mayan goddess of fertility and the El Dorado Grotto with its walls full of prehistoric fossils, a small lagoon that belongs to the network of underground rivers of the Yucatan peninsula.
Walking through the park you will also find the Paraíso and Aventura cenotes that belong to the system of caverns and underground channels, they are considered sacred places where the Mayan priests could communicate with the gods of the underworld. .
The Floating Bridge is a fun route of approximately 100 meters where you can walk above the waves of the sea and feel the natural movement. Even if there is no wind it can be quite an achievement to cross the Floating Bridge.
To live all the real experience of the Mayan culture in this beautiful corner of the world, Xel Há Caminata takes you on a tour to the ruins of Tulum in first class transportation, so that you discover the archaeological site and its zone of splendid nature and sight on the sea. The tour lasts approximately three hours and includes the entrance pass to Xel Há park from noon to 5:30 pm.
Enjoying all the beauty of the natural cove of this park, Xel Há Canopy offers different ways to enjoy the water but in the air!
Indeed, Canopy activities in this park range from hanging ropes to adventure zip lines. Test your balance ability by walking on a tightrope called “Trepachanga”. A rope suspended above the river in order for you to cross it over the water! The “Salpichanga” zip lines offer you a wonderful view and a fun landing on the water! The "Flight of Mo" invites you to fly with a rope and dive into the crystal clear and fresh waters of a beautiful natural cenote!
Imagine all the fun that you and your family can enjoy all together in one place. In addition, this is a totally natural park that enjoys a diversity of great beauty.
All the adventure of flying and ropes in a fun and accessible way for all members of the family and at all times with Xel Há Canopy , Do not miss it! Bring your whole family to live this experience living it to the limit.
Thanks to the respect for nature approach that guides Xel Há Swim with Dolphins policies, the swim with dolphins program presents a very natural habitat. This activity is carried out in a little altered environment for dolphins. This activity is complementary and is not included with admission to the park , it can be purchased separately at the special ticket offices.
In other words, by guaranteeing an environment as close to the natural one as dolphins, the instructors guarantee one of the best swimming programs with these mammals. Indeed, this program allows a kind and friendly interaction with these animals to provide the best memories for you and your family.
The trainers interact with the dolphins so that you can swim with them, caress them, observe them and even interact with their abilities!
Xel Há Swim with Dolphins offers two programs of interaction with mammals where you can have fun being propelled by them or being in the center of their different jumps! You will also learn about their way of life.
In Xel-Há you can do different types of dives both in the cove and in the cenote. These activities are complementary and are not included in the admission to the park, they can be purchased separately at the special ticket offices inside the park or by phone.
For people who want to experience diving but do not have the experience, there are other alternatives such as Snuba and Sea Trek .
The Snuba is done through tubes with oxygen and can be done in groups of up to 5 people, it is an ideal activity for the cove or for the cenote, depending on the type of view you want. First a brief introduction is taken with the guides to learn how to use the equipment, as well as the basic signals and then the dive is made to enjoy the aquatic world.
The Sea Trek is an underwater walk that is done with a special bubble-shaped helmet that contains air and is fed through tubes. This underwater walk can be in the cove to surround yourself with tropical fish and curious manta rays or you can do the activity with the dolphins in a special area.
The Dolphin Trek is a combination of the underwater walk and the interaction with dolphins, take advantage of the best of both activities to see from the bottom of the sea how these beautiful creatures swim in an incomparable experience.
Both the Snuba and the Sea Trek are activities that are not included with the entrance to the Xel-Há park, so they must be reserved at the special ticket offices.
Xel-Há is the largest natural aquarium in the world, it is made up of fresh water from underground rivers and flows into the cove where it meets the salt water of the sea . This combination creates a unique environment where both freshwater fish and saltwater fish meet in an underwater paradise.
You have to dive into its waters to see the fish, so either swimming or floating in an inflatable you will enjoy this place.
The snorkel equipment is included in the park entrance, along with the life jacket and the fins for swimming, you can also take special inflatable rafts to explore the cove .
For people who do not want to go swimming, there is a conditioned observatory inside a boat with a glass bottom where you can appreciate the richness of the aquatic ecosystem.
The park is totally sustainable and encourages respect for nature, so it is essential to use chemical-free sunscreen (you can buy it in the park).
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Xel-Há is a natural park inhabited by a great variety of natural fauna and flora in the area. You can see wild animals in their natural habitat such as small mammals , birds , reptiles , insects, amphibians and among other types of species of animals .
Although it is not a zoo , in Xel Há in addition to meeting many tropical animal species, you will be able to interact with them to such a degree that you can even touch some of these animals, as well Do not forget your camera because you will never see anything like it.
Visitors' favorite animals are coatis, manatees , melipon bees, iguanas and ducks. Here you can find some fish food stations where you can take the opportunity to feed them and see how they approach the shore, you will be able to observe a great variety of species.
Xel-Ha is a natural spectacle to be able to observe these animals in their real environment in this park where they live with community and respect for nature. So come to Xel Há, and enjoy an experience more connected to nature than you are already used to and enjoy the interaction with these animals.
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