The Neverland Islands: Contoy & Mujeres

From: $129

SEASON – Year round

Hidden gem of the Mexican coast, Isla Contoy is a small island located about 30 km north of Isla Mujeres where the Caribbean meets the Gulf. The island is only 8.75 km long and 200-500 meters wide. The island was declared a national park in 1998, and the shallow waters that surround it are home to spectacular coral reefs, thousands of tropical fish and 150 different species of birds.

Looking for: An escape from a “classic” touristic experiences and known paths. A way to learn that Mexico is not about Pina Coladas and infinity pools

Difficulty level: Easy

What to expect:  Adventure, breathtaking scenery, great outdoor time, crystal clear water, true spirit of the untouched nature
Tours, Excursions & Wildlife Encounters. Riviera Maya. Mexico

Product Description

A TOUR OVERVIEW

Safety and professionalism:
Our professional guides will make sure you enjoy every bit of your day. Information, facts & fun facts, all you need to know about this amaizng trip. Even if you are not so comfortable in the water / boat they’ll find a perfect way, just for you. We’ll make sure you feel safe, secure and happy.

Full snorkeling gear:
High quality snorkeling equipment and a life jacket (fins are not necessary for the tour) and a hand you can hold. You can also rent a wetsuit/shorty for $20 USD.

Tasty meals:
Trip includes breakfast and lunch. Cold water, soft drinks are available all day. Vegetarian food available on request.

Seasickness prevention:
A boat ride can be bumpy. Waves, ocean and speed boat can cause a bit of a seasickness. We’ll do everything we can to prevent this from happening to you. Before we start the ride, seasickness pills will be offered.

Pick up – drop off:
Transportation from and to any hotel is included. Depending on your location the tour will start 6:30 AM (Tulum) – 07:30 AM (Playa del Carmen) – 08:30 AM (Cancun).

What to bring:
Hat or cap, sunglasses, shirt, swimsuit, towel, sandals, biodegradable ecologic sunblock, money for souvenirs, extra and tips. Smile and good spirit are a must.
Available for purchase:

  • Pictures from your advenure, 100-120 awesome photos, short video and  a bonus “the best of Riviera Maya” 30USD
  • Biodegradable sunscreen 10USD
  • Mosquito repelent 10USD
  • Amazing longsleeve Ecotours shirt 20USD

ISLAS MUJERES & CONTOY DAY TRIP IN MORE DETAILS

 

We will pick you up at the scheduled time in your hotel and we’ll head directly to the marina. After the breakfast, we’ll depart around 9 am. We have a 40-minute ride by a speedboat. Before arriving at Contoy, we’ll make a stop for some wonderful snorkeling at Parque Nacional Isla Contoy (Contoy Island National Park) reef.
We’ll have a chance to admire the natural beauty of the island – We’ll be visiting the museum of the biology centre where you can observe the typical flora and fauna, then we will go to the viewpoint to take some pictures of the island and its beaches, we will visit the lagoon to appreciate some bird species.
After the eco tour, lunch will be served at the beach: tikin xic fish, grilled chicken with rice, salad, vegetables, fruit, tortillas, water, soda and beer, after lunchtime we will relax at the beach where you can swim and sunbathe.
After visiting the island, we will see Isla Mujeres where we have time (an hour) for shopping in the scenic downtown of Isla Mujeres, we will return at about 4:30 pm.

Tours, Excursions & Wildlife Encounters. Riviera Maya. Mexico