Holbox Island Adventure
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Min 8 years old
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Journey from Cancun to Isla Holbox
Holbox Island is a small quiet island off the northern coast of the Mexican Caribbean, nestled in the Yum Balam ecological reserve. It is known for its beautiful beaches, exceptional wildlife, and eco-friendly philosophy; recognized for its unique laid-back vibes, no cars, no paved roads, just sandy streets, a true paradise of tranquility. Let yourself be wrapped by miles and miles of unspoiled sand beach, crystal-clear turquoise waters of very shallow depth, the perfect place to reconnect with nature.
If you are looking for a magical, relaxing escape, completely immersed in nature, this is the ideal
excursion for you!
What Wildlife Can We Expect to See on Isla Holbox?
As you step onto the sandy shores of Isla Holbox, you will immediately be greeted by the vibrant sights and sounds of the island's wildlife. From the majestic pelicans swooping down to catch fish in their massive beaks to the regal pink flamingos wading through shallow lagoons, the island's feathered inhabitants are a sight to behold. Keep your eyes peeled for the fluffy white egrets perched on branches overhead or the sleek cormorants darting through the water in search of prey. With so many fascinating species to discover, a Holbox Island adventure should be in order.
For those who love to explore the ocean depths, diving and snorkeling are thrilling activities that provide unforgettable views of whale sharks, manta rays, and an array of colorful fish species. But Isla Holbox isn't just for marine aficionados - close inspection of the island's lush vegetation may reveal small mammals like raccoons, capybaras, and coatís. Make sure to bring a camera because you won't want to miss capturing the island's natural beauty and the incredible creatures that call it home.
Are There Any Restrictions on Swimming or Water Activities on Isla Holbox?
Travelers to Holbox Island will be delighted to know that there are virtually no restrictions on swimming or water activities. The calm and shallow waters surrounding the island provide the ideal playground for water enthusiasts. Whether it's swimming, paddleboarding, or simply floating on an inner tube, visitors can enjoy a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters. For those interested in spotting some of the local marine life, snorkeling is a popular activity. If you wish to enjoy Holbox activities to the fullest, our Holbox island tours from Cancun are ideal. Holbox Island is a unique ecological reserve, and it depends on its natural resources to sustain its delicate ecosystem. To help protect the local marine life and coral, you should avoid using traditional sunblock and instead wear protective clothing that covers your skin.
Our Holbox Island tours include a stop at a waterhole and a large natural pool containing freshwater springs, all surrounded by trees, plants, and shrubs. Here, you’ll have 30 minutes to frolic in the water. The minimum age for the tour is 8 years old, and you should be able to swim by yourself using a lifejacket.
Why Choose Cancun Adventures?
If you're looking for the ultimate adventure experience in Cancun and Riviera Maya, look no further than Cancun Adventures. With the widest collection of 5-star experiences to choose from, you'll be able to enjoy the best the area has to offer. And with the most attentive and knowledgeable bilingual guides, you can be sure you won't miss a thing. But it's not just about the experiences themselves. Cancun Adventures is committed to preserving the environment and supporting local communities. And with the best fleet of vessels and vehicles, you'll be able to explore the most incredible locations in style and comfort. Choose Cancun Adventures for your Holbox Island excursions. You won’t regret it!
Discover the hidden gems of Cancun and Riviera Maya with Cancun Adventures, where you'll explore amazing places a little off the beaten path. Feel like you’ve stepped into your own personal summer camp with our bilingual, expert guides who create an intimate and memorable experience just for you. Our top priority is your safety and satisfaction, ensuring your journey is more than just another tour, and by offering small group tours, you'll love the experience even more!
What's included in this experience
- Round trip transportation with air conditioning
- Professional bilingual guide
- Entrance to the sites
- Bottle water
- Snack and lunch
What do you need to know before you book
- Minimum age: 8 years old.
- Guests wishing to participate in water sports activities must be physically fit and do so at their own risk.
- Not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart / respiratory conditions, or neck or back injuries.
- Please note that the drive to Chiquilá may take up to 2 1/2 hours each way.
What to bring
- Bathing suit
- Comfortable clothes and shoes
- Sun protective clothing
- Beach towel
- Change of clothes
- Extra money