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3 Parks Near Cancun Offering Unique Nighttime Experiences You Won’t Forget 

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Adventure parks are a big thing in the Mexican Caribbean, and there are many throughout to visit for all kinds of adventures.  During the daytime, these parks feature exciting activities like ziplining, ATVing, jungle exploration, and more.  But there are three parks near Cancun that offer unique nighttime experiences that you won’t forget.   

Flamingoes Under the Xcaret Sign at Dusk in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Cancun And The Riviera Maya At Night 

Cancun and other places in the Riviera Maya region, like Playa del Carmen, for example, are known for their nightlife, with clusters of clubs and bars in most cities.  Not everyone is into the club scene, though, but still wants something to do after the sun goes down. 

There are plenty of restaurants you can go to, a handful of nighttime cruises, like the Jolly Roger dinner show, and some places where you can watch live music.  But none of these options are quite as exciting as visiting an adventure park at night.  

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Location Of The Parks 

None of the parks that offer nighttime tours are located directly in Cancun, but they aren’t too far away.  Xcaret, which offers the Xcaret México Espectacular show at night, is located in Playa del Carmen, and Xplor, which offers the Xplor Fuego nighttime tour, is also located in Playa del Carmen.  Xoximilco Cancun, which is a nighttime party park, is a little bit closer to Cancun, located in Puerto Morelos. 

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Xcaret At Night 

Xcaret at Night offers hours of fun, full of dancing and music, from 4:00 pm – 10 pm, Monday through Sunday.  With admission, you get access to daytime fun first, including entry into three underground rivers, an aviary, a butterfly pavilion, and a coral reef aquarium. 

But when the sun goes down is when the fun really begins because this is when you’ll be able to visit a pre-Hispanic village and attend Xcaret México Espectacular, a show featuring more than 300 artists that participate in Pre-Hispanic dances.  Tickets to Xcaret at Night are $89.99 for visitors 12 years and older and $67.49 for children 5-11 years old. 

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Xplor Fuego 

Xplor Fuego offers an even more exciting experience, allowing visitors to tour the jungle at night by amphibious vehicle, zipline through the trees beneath the star-filled sky, and explore the underground rivers and cenotes by raft or swimming. 

The adventure includes an all-you-can-eat buffet at a restaurant called El Troglodita.  Xplor Fuego takes place every day except for Sunday from 5:30-11 pm, and the cost for the exciting nighttime adventure is $98.99 for visitors 12 years and older and $74.24 for children 5-11 years old. 

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Xoximilco Cancun 

Xoximilco Cancun is a different kind of nighttime adventure that takes place at a park but not the same kind of action-packed park as the other two experiences.  Instead, the adventure is in a park that consists of a series of canals that visitors ride through at night on a gondola after a stop-off to play some good old-fashioned carnival games. 

Visitors will then board the gondola to enjoy an open bar, dinner, and dessert while passing by areas where different types of music are being played.  Fun at the park, with its party-like atmosphere, takes place every night except for Sunday from 7-11 pm, and the tour is priced at $89.99 for visitors over the age of 12 and $67.49 for children between the ages of 5-11. 

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When the sun goes down, Cancun is typically thought of as a nightlife hotspot.  But if bars and clubs are not your things, yet you still don’t want the day to end, these three adventures are a great option to keep the fun going.  And all three are just a short distance away from Cancun.  

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Transportation to all three adventures is included if you add it at the time of purchase for Xplor Fuego and Xoximilco Cancun and by calling customer service immediately after purchase for Xcaret at Night. 

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