Sian Ka’an & Muyil

Jungles, Lagoons, Ruins & Wildlife Watching


Muyil or Chunyaxche, is the name of the ancient Mayan ceremonial center, located in the Sian Ka’an reserve. It is the third biggest natural biosphere reserve in Mexico, considered also a World Heritage Site, home to many protected species.

The Canan Ha magic path, in the middle of the jungle of Sian Ka’an, is an elevated walk board, where you can see the water and the exuberant jungle. With more than 400 species of birds, butterflies, coatis (the small cute Mexican hog-nosed coons), amphibians and some reptiles. It is quite a view! The spectacular panoramas in this full-of-life jungle make it one of the most preferred tours in Quintana Roo.

We’d set off on our guided tour floating on a small boat from the Muyil lagoon. We will pass through the ancient Mayan channel and then we’ll reach the turquoise waters of the Chunyaxche Lagoon. From there, we’ll reach another channel with crystal-clear water where you can just relax and enjoy floating in the current.

The funniest part of the tour is the 30 minutes relaxing float in the current. The experience is really unique: you are floating in clear blue waters surrounded by mangroves, just pure nature. Bromeliads and orchids will also make it a bit more colorful for you.

NEW: Mud spa – How about a new natural spa and beauty procedure for healthier glowing skin – the natural mud baths in the pirate canal of Sian Ka’an are the perfect way to exfoliate your skin.

At the end of this exotic Mayan tour, you will taste delicious Mexican food in one of our favorite local restaurants.

Starting price

184 US$/Person


8am – 3pm


Min 1 person / Guide

Full day of Real Mayan Adventures

Take part in the amazing adventure of a lifetime with our most popular Mayan group tour.

  • 8:am: Early morning meetup at our dive center
  • 8:55am: Arrival at Muyil for guided tour
  • 10:15am: Canan Ha magic path
  • 12:00am: Traditional Mayan lunch at our favorite local restaurant
  • 1:15pm: Muyil lagoon
  • 3:00pm: Back to the dive enter
  • Round-trip transportation – from the dive shop in Tulum, Playa del Carmen, or Cancun;
  • All entrance fees to the sites;
  • Guide speaking English, Spanish, and Maya;
  • Guided tour with all the curious archaeological facts;
  • All equipment needed;
  • Floating in the Mangrove Canal;
  • Natural Mud Spa;
  • Refreshing drinks, water, light snacks;
  • Typical Mayan lunch in a local restaurant;
  • Free GoPro rental – upon request – please let us know so that we can charge it
  • Photographer service
  • Alcohol
  • Swimming Gear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Come to meet us at any of our pick-up locations and let’s go!
  • For your comfort, please wear trainers or snickers, swimsuit, and suitable clothing (rashguard or long sleeve shirt; light long pants; sunglasses; sun hat or cap)
  • Help us preserve the wildlife – avoid putting sunscreen on. Wear suitable clothing to shade your skin from the sun, instead of using sunscreen.
  • Use biodegradable sunscreen in case you really need to.
  • Have an extra pair of clothes and a towel, to change.
  • Make sure to bring cash to buy souvenirs as most shops there do not work with credit/debit cards.


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