eco tour sian kaan airboatEco Tour the many preserves around Cancun and the Mayan Riviera. Such as the national marine parks at Puerto Morelos, Cozumel, and Isla Mujeres. Perhaps the most popular Mayan Riviera eco tour is Xcaret reserve with the world’s largest butterfly pavilion, shake hands with a dolphin program, serpentarium, nature preserve, and Mayan folk art.

Farther south along the Mayan Riviera coast is the Akumal preserve that hosts the yearly migrations of endangered sea turtles. Tour the coastal village of Tulum (a national park) and enjoy the most visited Mayan ruins in Mexico.

Eco tour the Sian Ka’an’s “Where the Sky is Born” 1.3 million acres along the Yucatan’s Caribbean coast. This gigantic biosphere was declared a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO in 1987. Another large tract (Uaymil) of over 200,000 acres to the south was also named a “protected area” and added to the reserve 1994.

eco tour jaguar cubsSian Ka’an is home to more than 345 species of birds, including over one million wintering migratory song birds from the U.S. and Canada. All of the endangered cat species of southern Mexico are found here, including Jaguar, Puma, Ocelot, Margay and the Jaguarundi.

Eco tour the twenty-three known archeological sites inside the reserve. Discoveries of human remains, ceramic pieces, and other artifacts have been dated to 2,300 years old.

There is no fee to enter the Sian Ka’an reserve.

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