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SNORKELING IN RIVIERA MAYA

Playa del Carmen snorkeling is one of the most popular activities.  While not quite as famous as Cozumel Snorkeling, it is still quite a wonder in it's own right.  Tropical fish and coral reefs abound, brilliant colors are amplified by the clear blue waters of the Caribbean Sea.  Snorkeling tours are sometimes done by boat, and sometimes from shore, depending on the location and activity, but there are many hidden coves in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya that offer wonderful snorkeling excursions, as well as the world's second longest barrier reef, lying just 2 minutes offshore by boat.  Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen is a great experience!

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Catamaran Sail & Snorkel
Mon-Sat from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
4 Hours - $87.50 Per Person
   
Moche Snorkeling Express
Twice Daily at 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM
2.5 Hours - $35.00 Per Person
   
Whale Shark Adventure
Daily from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM
9 Hours - Adults $175.00 Kids $87.50
   
Jet Ski Tour & Snorkeling
Daily at 9:00AM, 11:00, and 2:00PM
2 Hours.  $125.00 Per Wave Runner
   
Coral Reef & Cenote Snorkel
Daily at 9:00AM, 11:00, and 2:00PM
3 Hours.  $54.00 Per Person
   
Punta Venado All-Inclusive tour Ultimate Adventure Combo
Daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
8 Hours. $135.00 Per Person
Puerto Morelos Snorkeling
Mon-Sat at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM
2 Hours - $47.50 Per Person
   
Snorkeling with Sea Turtles
Mon-Sat from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
4 Hours - $110.00 Per Person
   
Snorkeling with Stingrays
Wed & Sun at 9:00 AM and 11:00AM
6 Hours - Adults $79.00 Kids $62.00
   
ATV, WaveRunner & Snorkel
Twice Daily at 9:00 AM and 11:00AM
3.5 Hrs.  $107.50 Per Person
   
ATV Tour & Reef Snorkeling
Daily at 9:00AM, 11:00, and 2:00PM
2.5 Hours.  $58.50 Per Person
   
Horseback Riding & Snorkel
Daily at 9:00AM, 11:00, and 2:00PM
2.5 Hours - $81.00 Per Person
      

Our Advice: We really enjoy catamaran sailing - so peaceful and wonderful. Pure paradise!  However, if you want to spend the whole day, look at Xel-Ha or one of these that includes beach.

PLAYA DEL CARMEN SNORKELING TOURS FAQ's

Q: I'M ON A CRUISE SHIP - CAN I DO THESE TOURS?
A: Yes.  All except the whale sharks and Xel Ha make great cruise excursions.  We also offer a private tour to Xel Ha that will work for cruise shore excursions as well.

Q: I HAVE A BIG GROUP, AND WANT A PRIVATE BOAT CHARTER - CAN YOU HELP?
A: You bet!  We can make any of our tours private, just for your group, or we can customize a special itinerary just for your occasion.  We can also charter a boat not shown on our website for you.  Request a Custom Quote.

Q: DO I NEED TO USE BIODEGRADABLE SUNSCREEN?
A: Yes.  All water activities in Playa del Carmen require that you use only biodegradable sunscreen.  See our biodegradable sunblock page for more information.

Q: WHERE IS THE BEST SNORKELING IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN?
A: Well, that depends on who you ask.  There isn't just a "best location" because so many locations are so beautiful.  The snorkeling on the boat tours and at Yal-Ku will be a bit better than at Xel-Ha, but at Xel-Ha, you can spend the whole day doing lots of fun activities. 

Q: DO I NEED TO KNOW HOW TO SWIM TO ENJOY SNORKELING?
A: No, but you need to be comfortable in the water.  You'll have a lifejacket or snorkeling vest on, so you won't sink - you can just doggy paddle around and you'll be fine.  However, if you don't swim, you might want to consider snorkeling from a beach like at Xel Ha.