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Holbox: Guided Sunrise Kayak Tour through Mangrove Reserve

1. Holbox: Guided Sunrise Kayak Tour through Mangrove Reserve

Search for local flora and fauna as you kayak through the Holbox mangrove reserve on a guided tour. Glide over the water with high-quality kayaking gear on this tour that is suitable for all levels. Take in the wildlife in the morning atmosphere on this sunrise tour.  Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Holbox a golf cart. Transfer to your kayaking departure point. Listen to a brief introduction to the area you will be kayaking in and get some safety tips that will help you to feel confident in the water.  Hop aboard and set off on an adventure thorugh the mangroves. Feel the warmth of the sunrise and admire its crisp glow. Look for wildlife while they are most active like flamingos, osprey, pelicans, cormorants, and even crocodiles.

From Riviera Maya: Holbox Full-Day Tour with Lunch

2. From Riviera Maya: Holbox Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Wander the picturesque streets, take a swim in the clear water, and visit the YalahauCenote (lagoon) in this full-day excursion to the Island of Holbox.   The day begins with pickup from select hotels in the Riviera Maya, Tulum, and Playa del Carmen, where guests will travel in an air-conditioned van to this secluded island on the north coast. Board a small boat that will take you to the island and spend the day exploring the small streets and pristine beaches.    

From Cancún/Playa del Carmen: Holbox Island Tour

3. From Cancún/Playa del Carmen: Holbox Island Tour

Discover the natural scenery of a remote island paradise. You’ll be wowed by the untouched beauty with a boat tour of the main Holbox attractions. Enjoy free time to stroll the sandy streets and one of the best beaches in the Mexican Caribbean. Begin with an early morning pickup in comfortable air-conditioned transportation. You’ll be welcomed by your friendly bilingual guide and driver as you make the journey to the port of Chiquila on the mainland of the Yucatan Peninsula. Next, board a boat and take in beautiful views of Holbox Island and its colorful houses. At the port of Holbox, enjoy your lunch before taking a tour of Holbox Island. Your guide will share tales of history, culture and folklore of the island. Look for wildlife in the protected area. Visit Punta Mosquito and Isla Pasion (Passion Island) to enjoy its shallow waters and marvel at its white sand beach before concluding your tour.

Holbox: Stars and Bioluminescent Marine Life Kayaking Tour

4. Holbox: Stars and Bioluminescent Marine Life Kayaking Tour

Cruise along the coast of Holbox by kayak while observing constellations and shooting stars. Swim in the water and enjoy the unique experience of seeing neon-blue bioluminescent plankton up close. Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in downtown Holbox and relax on the drive to the launching point for your tour. Get set up with your high-quality kayaking gear before embarking on your nighttime adventure. Glide over the water and listen to the sound of the water lapping the shore. Look up to see the stars in this area where the light pollution is low and see the stars reflecting off the water. Learn about the constellations you see, spot your own zodiac constellation depending on the month, and see 3-5 planets. Listen as your guide tells you about the local ecosystem before reaching the sandbanks and going for a dip in the sea. Particularly in the spring and summer, witness the bioluminescent plankton glow as it senses your movement in the water. Marvel as this outlines your body with a magic light. Return to your accommodation in downtown Holbox at the end of your tour.

From Holbox: Speedboat Cruise with Lagoon Swim

5. From Holbox: Speedboat Cruise with Lagoon Swim

Explore Holbox Island’s hidden gems on a speedboat trip. Join your local guide as you set out to see 4 of the area’s most idyllic locations, including Passion Island, Punta Mosquito, and Hoyo Negro Yalahau. Start your island adventure with a convenient pickup by golf cart and head to the dock to begin your cruise. Uncover the fascinating history of this tropical paradise and learn about the local fauna and flora as you make your way to each of the island's top destinations. Visit Passion Island and stop at Bird Island, a natural bird sanctuary where you can admire flamingos, pelicans, ducks, and other native birdlife. Take a look along the Punto Mosquito sandbank surrounded by crystal-clear waters and keep an eye out for local wildlife. Head to a protected ecological reserve to swim in a freshwater cenote. Fed by the water that crosses the island’s jungle, the Yalahao cenote is rumored to be a fountain of youth. Discover the lagoon’s mystical properties for yourself as you take a dip in its refreshing waters. complimentary bottle of water along the way. Your tour ends with a drop-off at a centrally located dock.

From Playa del Carmen or Cancun: Swim with Whale Sharks

6. From Playa del Carmen or Cancun: Swim with Whale Sharks

Swim with the mighty whale sharks off the coast of Cancun on this guided boat trip. Be surrounded by these massive creatures, learn about their behavior, and enjoy a hearty lunch after your swim. Start with pickup from your hotel and then hop on a small powerboat from Cancun. The conservation and protection of the area is of top concern so the number of visitors is limited every day and you can only swim with whale sharks with a certified captain and expert guides. Your guide will teach you how to swim with whale sharks in Cancun with instructions that ensure you maximize your experience while causing no harm to the delicate ecosystem. Swim with the whale sharks as many times as you wish during a 3-hour stay in the area. Professional guides will make sure you feel safe and you have the best possible views of the whale sharks – even if you are not an experienced snorkeler. Learn why the whale sharks are called “dominos”, what is “bottling” and why these gentle giants are only interested in eating microscopic meals. Thankfully. Your whale shark adventure from Playa del Carmen or Cancun includes a lunch of the freshest local ingredients to refuel after your huge adventure.

From Cancun: Guided Day Trip to Isla Holbox with Lunch

7. From Cancun: Guided Day Trip to Isla Holbox with Lunch

Embark on a full-day trip to Isla Holbox from Cancun and experience everything this island has to offer. Marvel at the pristine shores of Punta Mosquito, take a scenic boat ride, tuck into a buffet lunch, and relax by the pool. After pickup from the agreed meeting point in Cancun, board a boat for a scenic ride around the island and marvel at the island's rich natural beauty. Stop at Punta Mosquito, known for its white-sand beaches and crystal-clear water. Then, enjoy a golf cart ride and scout out beautiful spots throughout the island. Next, tuck into a delicious buffet at an exclusive hotel on the island. Here, take time to relax and soak up the Caribbean vibes on the beach or by the pool.  Before heading back, enjoy some free time in downtown Holbox. Admire its colorful streets and local art, or simply go shopping and pick up a souvenir to remember your day.

From Riviera Maya: Holbox Island Discovery Tour

8. From Riviera Maya: Holbox Island Discovery Tour

Explore the marvels of Holbox, a bird lovers' paradise, on this day trip from Cancún or Puerto del Carmen. Start your journey with a trip to Chiquilá, where you will board a boat and head towards Isla de la Pasión and Isla Pájaros. During the boat ride, spot some native birds before stopping on the sandbanks of a beach with white sands and crystal-clear waters. Enjoy some free time to swim and snorkel before lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, hop on a golf buggy for a 30-minute guided tour of the island, followed by some more free time at one of the island's most renowned beaches. Before heading back to the port, visit the center of Holbox and soak up the culture with the chance to meet some local residents.

Holbox: Fishing and Sightseeing Boat Trip

9. Holbox: Fishing and Sightseeing Boat Trip

Embark on a half-day of fishing trip and feel the joy of catching your own meal. Discover the peace of heading out on the water, exploring the islands, and reaching the fountain of youth. Taste fresh ceviche and fish at different spots around the island while hearing tales of local pirates. Meet early at the Whale Shark Pier and sail to the northern part of the island called Punta Mosquitoes. Begin bottom fishing and vibrate with every moment. Delight in the emotion of fishing for your own food, then taste the freshest ceviche you have ever eaten. After collecting enough fish, move around the island, visiting different spots where nature is at it's best. Immerse yourself in Yalahau, the fountain of youth, and share pirate stories. Get the full Holbox experience and enjoy the water.

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What people are saying about Isla Holbox

Wau! What a beautiful moment. The sky from the water is amazing. Omer helped me a lot while I was struggling with the kayak so do not worry, you are in good hands. Bioluminescence was not like in pictures :p but fair enough. I had a superb moment Thank you!

We had a great time. Beautiful to see the sunrise as you kayak and our guide was fantastic at spotting different bird species - we even saw two small crocodiles! An excellent experience.

Great tour!! We saw bioluminescence and star constellations- it was really magical. We went on a new moon which meant there was even less light pollution than normal. Would recommend

We had such a fun evening. It was a perfect night for seeing the stars and bioluminescents. Our guide was fun and very informative.

It is a very good experience. The guide and speaker are great persons.