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Best Ecotourism Tours for Children

Adventure Tours for Kids in Cancun and the Riviera Maya

An excellent adventure is waiting for you and your children on our Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya tours. Come to the Mexican Caribbean and discover that ecotourism is an activity also for the little ones. Your children up to 5 and 6 years old will live unforgettable moments filled with fun and in a safe environment. The following are some of the amazing tours in Cancun and the Riviera Maya we recommend for the enjoyment of your youngest:


The Sub See Explorer Cancun Tour is one of the most incredible ecotourism activities you can share with your children. It takes place on board a boat that looks like a submarine! Picture yourself on the inside watching the bottom of the sea and its beautiful views through the porthole windows of this incredible vessel! Admire the incredible sea life of the Caribbean Sea without getting wet!

The Xel-ha Park Tour in the Riviera Maya now has a special area for children! Bring the whole family to experience this incredible park with ecotourism activities like water sports and several circuits of tunnels and bridges for everyone to have an amazing time--especially  kids! There are activities in the Riviera Maya and Cancun for everyone!

Xcaret Park in the heart of the Riviera Maya in the Mexican Caribbean, is the place where children of all ages and adults will experience thrills beyond their wildest expectations! If you want to have fun with incredible activities like canoeing, snorkeling, and swinging in a gigantic hammock, as well as visiting magical places full of turtles, flamingos, dolphins, parrots that will amaze your senses, this is the ecotourism tour for you!

The Dolphin Encounter Tour in Cancun is the most recommended dolphin swimming program for infants and kids, since it is the only one that allows kids over 1 year old to enjoy the magical experience of being with these beautiful and noble mammals, the dolphins.

Photo Gallery and Video

We Recommend You Bring:

  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • A swimsuit
  • A change of clothes and a towel
  • Money for pictures, video, tips and SEMARNAT ecologic fees

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Subsee Explorer Tour

Daily, departures every hour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Regular Price: Adults: $46.00 Child $23.00 Internet Price (USD):
Adult:$45.00 Child $22.50
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Dolphin Encounter Isla Mujeres

Come to Cancun and enjoy a day full of incredible activities swimming with dolphins with our Dolphin Encounter tour at Isla Mujeres. Dolphin Discovery dolphinarium is waiting for you to live a whole new experience in this dolphin swimming program in the Caribbean!

The Dolphin Encounter Isla Mujeres-Cancun Tour begins at 9 a.m. and includes your boat transportation from the dock in Cancun to the Isla Mujeres Dolphinarium, soft drinks on board, continental breakfast on board, buffet lunch, beach club (showers, lounge chairs, pool, lockers) and admission to the dolphinarium.

*Children 1 year old and under are allowed in this program when swimming with a paying adult. Women less than 5 months preganant are allowed to participate when accompanied by another adult.

Daily departure at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. to Isla Mujeres and return at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Regular Price: Adults: $109.00 Child $89.00 Internet Price (USD):
Adult:$98.00 Child $81.00
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Dolphin Encounter Riviera Maya
Get ready to have an unforgettable day with your family in this incredible Swimming with Dolphins program, the Dolphin Encounter tour in the Riviera Maya, Mexico!

Take the Dolphin Encounter Tour, where you will learn about the amazing dolphins and interact with them through the many interesting and fun activities.

The Swimming with Dolphins in the Riviera Maya Tour includes transportation from Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya hotels to the Dolphin Discovery dolphinarium in Puerto Aventuras, lunch, soft drinks and the wonderful "Dolphin Encounter" program.


Total duration of this swim with dolphins tour: 40 minutes; it is performed with one dolphin per group.


*Children 1 year old and older are allowed in this program. Women under 5 months pregnant are allowed to participate when accompanied by another adult.

Operates: Daily. Regular Price: Adults: $99.00 Child $89.00 Internet Price (USD):
Adult:$89.00 Child $81.00
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Xcaret Plus Tour from Cancun or the Riviera Maya

Now you can get the most of your visit to Xcaret EcoPark with our Xcaret Plus Tour from Cancun and the Riviera Maya!  Leave your worries behind and enjoy this beautiful park located in the heart of the Riviera Maya of the Mexican Caribbean. With water activities like swimming in the underground river and the inlet pools, and the many attractions like the archaeological sites, the Mexican Cemetery, the Mayan Village and so many more, Xcaret park is the ideal place for the whole family to have a blast! The Xcaret Plus Tour from Cancun and the Riviera Maya includes transportation to the park from hotels in Cancun or the Riviera Maya, buffet lunch with drinks, snorkel gear, towels, lockers, regular activities, and the day and night shows like the Xcaret Mexico Espectacular and the Ball Game.

Daily From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Regular Price: Adults: $159.00 Child $79.50 Internet Price (USD):
Adult:$143.00 Child $71.50
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Xel-ha All Inclusive Tour

Enjoy the best of nature on your next visit to Cancun and the Riviera Maya. Xel-ha park is the perfect spot in the Caribbean for snorkeling, bicycling or taking a trip on the “Salpicachanga” (a kind of zip line) and other incredible water activities!

Everything is in complete harmony with nature and near the magical town of Tulum. Live an incredible experience with one of the best Cancun tours.

This incredible Xel-ha park Tour includes transportation from hotels in Cancun, the Riviera Maya, Playacar or from downtown Playa del Carmen; meals and unlimited beverages, snorkel gear, inner tubes, bicycles, playground for kids, zip lines, lockers and towels.

Daily, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Regular Price: Adults: $119.99 Child $59.99 Internet Price (USD):
Adult:$107.00 Child $53.50
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