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Private Sian Kaan Biosphere Tour

Discover the Beauty of Sian Ka’an Biosphere with Our Private Tours

Explore the Rich Biodiversity of Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve


Private Sian Kaan Biosphere Tour
Private Sian Kaan Biosphere Tour

Discover the natural wonders of Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve on a private tour with Best Maya Tours. This exclusive experience allows you to explore the protected wilderness at your own pace, with a knowledgeable guide to show you the highlights of the region. Swim in crystal-clear cenotes, spot exotic birds and wildlife, and learn about the Mayan culture that has shaped this beautiful landscape. With comfortable transportation, personalized attention, and a focus on sustainability and conservation, this private tour is the ultimate way to experience the magic of Sian Ka’an. Book your adventure with Best Maya Tours today!

Sian Ka’an Private Tour – Best Maya Tours invites you to embark on a remarkable journey with our Sian Ka’an Private Tour, a highlight of our Yucatan Tours Packages. As the name suggests, we specialize in offering the best experiences in the Yucatan Peninsula.

With our Sian Ka’an Private Tour, you’ll explore the pristine beauty of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This adventure takes you through lush mangroves, offers wildlife encounters, and unveils the secrets of ancient Mayan civilization.

But the excitement doesn’t end there. Our Yucatan Tours Packages also include Chichen Itza Private Tours and Coba Cenote Tours. Witness the grandeur of Chichen Itza’s iconic pyramid and dive into the refreshing waters of Coba’s cenotes.

Discover the best of Yucatan with Best Maya Tours!

DEPARTURE TIME Pick-up at your hotel around 7:30 AM for a prompt departure.
RETURN TIME Approximately 3:30 – 4:30 PM. (Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya)
WEAR Comfortable light casual clothing, tennis shoes, flip-flops or sandals for water activities, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen (preferably biodegradable) and insect repellant (preferably biodegradable). Swimsuit is also highly recommended.
Best Maya Tours Professional Guide

Transportation in an air-conditioned and comfortable van.

All entrance fees.


Meal Buffet : Local fish, chicken fajitas. rice, mashed potatoes, salads, beverages.

(Vegetarian option available)

Snacks & Water

Biodegradable unscreen
Insect repellent
Tips for guides

Other recommendations : we recommend you to bring anything to protect you from the sun, such as sunglasses, hats, light clothing.

Don’t forget to also bring your camera to catch pictures of these unforgettable views and moments !

Note : There are no ATM machines in this area and many vendors do not accept credit cards. For your personal expenses, make sure you bring enough cash money.

The guides, drivers and waiters also always appreciate tips for their excellent service and it is also thanks to them that you will leave with great memories !

Frequently Asked Questions

The most affordable way to get from Mérida to Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is to bus via Peto, a trip which costs $300 – $420 and takes 5h 52m.

DIY trip to Sian Ka’an, the Muyil ruins, boardwalk, boat tour & float, and busing to/from Tulum costs $1,163 pesos per person.

Additional information

Ticket typeAdult 12 – 99, Child 4-11 yrs, Infant 0-3 yrs

7.30 AM – 9.30 AM: Transportation to the Biosphere


9.30 AM – 10.00 AM: Sian Ka'an presentation

  • Explanations about the Sian Ka’an Biosphere.
  • Talk about Biodiversity, Ecology, Sustainability.
  • Talk about Maya Postclassic Period.

10.00 AM – 12.30 PM:Boat Ride in the Biosphere

Embark on a boat to visit the mangrove and the island of San Juan to sightsee the different native species of birds and native flora such as mangroves,  dolphins and manatees.


12.30 PM – 1.15 PM: Snorkeling

Enjoy some snorkeling at the Mesoamerican coral reef and swim among the colorful fishes and corals.

1:30 PM – 2.00 PM: Crystal waters

Relax at the natural swimming pool on a shallow area of white sands and crystalline waters.

2:00 PM – 3.30 PM: Lunch.

Enjoy a buffet style meal and try local fresh fishes, chicken fajitas,  mashed potatoes,  steamed vegetables, rice, pasta, salad, tortillas and beverages (seasonal lobster available upon request at extra charge)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Boat back to van


4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Transportation back to your hotel

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5.00 based on 1 review

Salvatore was amazing, our private tour also ,we had spend a full day with him and we have seen a lot of animals turtles ,dolphins,birds and the food of the restaurant xo-ken was very delicious

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