Here are 5 fun, kid-friendly activities you can partake in during your vacation in Cancun!
Cancun, Mexico is one of the most spectacular travel destinations in the entire Western Hemisphere. Home to a number of award-winning hotel and resorts, scenic seaside destinations, and nearby natural and cultural wonders, Cancun and its surrounding areas truly have something for everyone. In this guide, our travel experts here at Cancun Adventures focus on kid-friendly things to do in Cancun. Read on to learn more, and book your next kid-friendly Cancun Adventure with our team today!
1. See the Ruins at Tulum, Chichen Itza, and Coba
At first thought, ancient ruins may not seem like the most exciting things for kids. However, at first glance, the many Mayan ruins near Cancun are nothing short spectacular — no matter how old you are. Located just minutes from Cancun along the beach, the ruins at Tulum are home to the cliff top Castillo castle overlooking the sea and the beautiful Templo de las Pinturas. Chichen Itza, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, has several breathtaking structures to explore, including the famous El Castillo pyramid, the Temple of the Warriors, and the Great Ball Court. Lastly, the ruins at Coba give visitors the chance to climb ancient structures, including the impressive Nohoch Mul: the tallest Mayan pyramid on the Yucatan Peninsula. Follow the links in this section to check out the tours offered by our team at Cancun Adventures to each of these ancient sites.
2. Tour the Caves Below Tulum
Tulum is home to more than just ruins. This ancient Mayan site was built on top of a vast network of underground caves that harbor a plethora of amazing geology, beautiful water features, and hidden secrets you have to see to believe. Explore the caves below Tulum on our comprehensive Tulum caves tour here Cancun Adventures. Led by our expert guides, our Tulum caves tour gives kids and adults alike the chance to safely explore the world’s largest underground cave system and see some of its many spectacular
3. Check Out the Cenotes — And Do Some Snorkeling!
In addition to ruins and caves, the areas around Cancun are also home to a number of scenic and swimmable cenotes. Cenotes are natural pits, or sinkholes, created by the collapse of limestone bedrock. They contain pristine freshwater often inhabited by fish and other marine life. The crystal-clear water in the cenotes near Cancun makes them perfect for snorkeling, and their lack of currents or waves makes them a great alternative for young kids who want to swim in something other than a pool. Check out the cenotes near Cancun (as well as the famous Yal Ku lagoon) on our Tulum Cenote Tour and Yal Ku Snorkeling Adventure here at Cancun Adventures.
4. Explore the Jungle on an Adrenaline-Filled Outdoor Adventure
While Cancun is primarily thought of as a beach destination, it is also home to a number of nearby jungle habitats. The jungles near Cancun contain dense rainforest vegetation, beautiful hidden waterfalls, and a number of rugged trails on which to explore their wild interior. On our Cancun Zipline and ATV Outdoor Adventure here at Cancun Adventures, you’ll get the chance to explore the jungle on your very own Polaris ATV. You’ll also get to zip line into a hidden cenote located deep within the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula Rainforest. Kids and adults alike will love the adrenaline-pumping activities on this once-in-lifetime outdoor excursion.
5. Set Sail and Experience the Sea
Located on the coast of the Gulf Mexico at the Northeastern corner on the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun is a prime spot for seaside activities of all kinds. If you’re looking to take to the water during your stay at this coastal resort town, we recommend our many sailing and cruise tours here at Cancun Adventures, including our Isla Mujeres Tour – Luxury Sailing Experience, Riviera Maya Catamaran and Snorkeling Tour, Cancun Sunset Cruise, and many others! Explore the waters off the coast of Cancun on one of our French sailboats or luxury catamarans, and enjoy great amenities, aquatic activities, and much more!
Book Your Next Kid-Friendly Cancun Adventure Here!
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