Spelunking is defined as "the exploration of caves as a hobby" and there is no better place to become a "spelunker" than in the caves of Aktun Chen in the Riviera Maya. The Aktun Chen caves were formed about 5 million years ago, for a long time it was underwater and part of the coral reef system. The ice age brought about change and the caves developed further with porous limestone creating incredible stalactites and stalagmites that you’ll see on your explorations in this Riviera Maya day trip.
Your knowledgeable guide at Aktun Chen Park will teach you all about the cave system and the history of the region, including the cultural and religious significance of the caves to both ancient and modern day Maya societies. You'll marvel at the age-old formations, natural art that will take your breath away!
Guests at Aktun Chen caves are welcome to the use of lockers & restrooms. This is a Riviera Maya excursion for true explorers!
Transportation within Aktun Chen Park
Aktun Chen caves, one of NatGeo's "Top 10 Underground Walks in the World"
A small zoo with white-tailed deer, wild pigs, monkeys and more
Use of lockers & restrooms
Does not include:
Any other activities in Cancun or Riviera Maya
Any meals, snacks or beverages
Souvenirs, handicrafts, clothes, or any other product or service not mentioned on the inclusions list
Photo or video services
Additional Information / Recommendations:
This tour is not recommended for travelers with a limited mobility, with breathing problems or with a heart condition, pregnant women, with recent surgeries, or people who can not perform moderate physycal activities
People under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate in this tour
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes
Your sunscreen and/or insect repellent should be 100% biodegradable
Bring a credit or debit card and some cash since the use of certain equipment requires a deposit or to pay for any other service not mentioned on the inclusions list
If you have any health or physical problem please contact us before you make your reservation so we can provide you with advice on the matter
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