Located in a wonderful natural cove, the Xel Há water park offers various sporting activities such as zip lines over the water, cycling, snorkeling and swimming with dolphins.
Composed of cenotes, lagoons, caves and jungle, this place represents without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places in the Mexican Republic and 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 state and natural contour. You can 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 passed through it 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 regulations such as the fact that they cannot use blockers 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 see more than ninety different species of fish and a variety of underwater vegetation, the warm waters of Xel Há Snorkel invite you with great motivation to do the snorkeling activity.
In this park you can admire species such as angel fish, surgeons, manta rays, puffer fish, barracudas, blondes, damsels, parrots, snappers, sergeants and many more. You can also observe aquatic phenomena by mixing fresh water with salt water.
In addition, Xel Há Snorkel invites you to experience other types of modalities to explore underwater bottoms without having to practice traditional diving. With Sea Trek, you can walk at the bottom of the cove with a diving 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 seabed with a hose that supplies compressed air located 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 Walk is an excellent place to explore nature on foot. Between jungle, lagoons, cenotes and ruins, you will find different points of interest and simple visual delight.
The Mayan Wall is one of the historical remains that demonstrate the Mayan culture in this fabulous natural park. While walking through the pleasant jungle watching 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 Kinich and Tizic brothers and their crush Nicte-Ha who incarnated in the Chechen tree, the Chacah and the white flower forming an elementary part of that wonderful garden with typical trees of the region.
Find the Ixchel Crack that is named after the Mayan fertility goddess and the Golden 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 Paradise and Adventure cenotes that belong to the system of caverns and underground channels, are considered as sacred places where Mayan priests could communicate with the gods of the underworld .
The Floating Bridge is a fun journey 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 by first class transport, so you can discover the archaeological site and its area of splendid nature and sight on the sea. The tour takes approximately three hours and includes the entrance pass to Xel Há Park from noon until 5:30 pm.
Enjoying all the beauty of this park's natural creek, 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 zip lines of adventure. Test your ability to balance walking on a tight rope called "Trepachanga". A rope suspended above the river with the objective that you manage to cross it above 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 crystalline and fresh waters of a beautiful natural cenote!
Imagine all the fun that you and your family can enjoy together in one place. In addition this is a totally natural park that enjoys a diversity of great beauty.
All the adventure of the flight and the ropes in a fun and accessible way for all family members and at all times with Xel Há Canopy , don't miss it!
Thanks to the approach of respect for nature that directs the policies of Xel Há Nado con Delfines , the dolphin swim 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, guaranteeing an environment that is closest to the dolphins' natural environment, the instructors guarantee one of the best swimming programs with these mammals. Indeed, this program allows a friendly and friendly interaction with these animals to provide you with the best memories for you and your family.
The trainers interact with the dolphins so that you can swim with them, pet them, observe them and even interact with their abilities!
Xel Há Nado con Delfines offers two interaction programs with mammals where you can have fun being driven by them or being at the center of their different jumps! You will also learn about their way of life.
In Xel-Há you can make 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, can be purchased separately at 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 creek or for the cenote, depending on the type of view that is desired. First, a brief introduction with the guides is taken to learn how to use the equipment, as well as the basic signals and then the dive is done to enjoy the aquatic world.
The Sea Trek is an underwater walk that takes place with a special bubble-shaped helmet that contains air and feeds through tubes. This underwater walk can be in the creek to surround yourself with tropical fish and curious manta rays or you can do the activity with dolphins in a special area.
The Dolphin Trek is a combination of underwater walking and dolphin interaction, take advantage of the best of both activities to see from the sea floor 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 park Xel-Há so they must be booked at the special ticket offices.
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Xel-Há is the natural aquarium in the world, it is formed by the fresh water of the 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 and saltwater fish come together 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 team is included in the park entrance, along with the lifejacket and swimming fins, you can also take special inflatable rafts to tour the caleta .
For people who do not want to swim there is a observatory conditioned inside a boat with a glass bottom where you can appreciate the richness of the aquatic ecosystem.
The park is fully sustainable and encourages respect for nature, so it is essential to use chemical-free sunscreen (you can buy it in the park).
This natural wonder is one of the most beautiful places in Mexico and you cannot miss it on your visit to the Mexican Caribbean.
Xel-Há is a natural park where a great variety of natural fauna and flora of the area inhabits. Wild animals can be seen in their natural habitat such as small mammals, birds, reptiles, insects and amphibians.
Although it is not a zoo, in Xel Há in addition to meeting many tropical animal species, you can interact with them, so do not forget your camera because you will never see anything like it.
Visitors' favorite animals are coatis, manatees, melipona bees, iguanas and ducks. There are some fish feed stations where you can take advantage to feed them and see how they approach the shore.
It is a natural spectacle to observe these animals in your real environment in this park where you live with community and respect for nature. Come to Xel Há, we are waiting for you.