When you visit Cancun it’s pretty likely that you’ll participate in the more popular activities like spending time on the stunning beaches, shopping for souvenirs, and taking advantage of your resort’s amenities. But there are some unique tours that you can take that will give you a more memorable vacation experience. To help you find the tour that suits you, we’ll list 5 of the most unique tours to take in Cancun for less than $100.
For each tour we’ll list the price, including any additional fees, the available tour times, and what you can expect on the tour. We’ll also tell you approximately how long the tour will last so that you’re able to plan accordingly. Any of these tours will truly enhance your Cancun vacation and leave lasting memories of your time spent there.
5-in-1 Snorkeling Tour – $70 Plus $10 Docking Fee
The 5-in-1 snorkeling tour really has it all, providing tourists with some of the best activities to do in Cancun for a very decent price. It includes snorkeling a coral reef, visiting the Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA), swimming with sea turtles, exploring a shipwreck, and swimming in a cenote, which is a naturally formed limestone sinkhole. The tour lasts approximately 3.5 hours with available time slots at 7:00 am and 5:00 pm and hotel pickup and drop-off are available.
Submarine Tour – $47 & $70 Plus $15 Docking Fee
The Submarine Tour truly offers a unique perspective, giving tourists the opportunity to get a glimpse of the underwater world through the windows of a submarine-style glass-bottom boat. The 4-hour tour takes passengers to the Punta Nizuc coral reef, the second largest in the world, where there is plenty of colorful fish and other marine life to see, and to the Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA). Tour time options are 9:00 am, 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm and the price depends on whether tour goers want to include snorkeling. Hotel pickup and drop-off are available.
Cancun Adventure Tour: Drive Your Own Speedboat – $56 Plus $15 Docking Fee
Sometimes the best tours are those that allow you to do something new and the speedboat tour allows visitors to do a little exploring in their own personal watercraft, with a guide boat to follow. The two-hour speedboat tour gives tourists the chance to visit a marine park where all kinds of wildlife can be seen and the trip includes an option to snorkel at Nizuc Point. Available tour times are 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 4:00 pm. Tourgoers meet at Sealife Marina In the Cancun Hotel Zone.
Tacos, Beer, and Night Market Tour – $85
A trip to Cancun isn’t complete without trying some tacos and this tour gives visitors the opportunity to do that and so much more, including listening to a live mariachi band. The 4.5-hour experience will take tourists to four different taco joints and includes four complimentary beers, and a churro at a local market, in addition to the “surtido” and “al pastor” style tacos. Hotel transportation is available and the tour starts at 5:00 pm.
Private Street Art Tour – $65
While the majority of the popular tours in Cancun involve the Caribbean Sea, the street art tour offers a different experience. The 2-2.5 hour tour takes visitors through 10-12 blocks of downtown Cancun to explore street art murals and learn about the city and local sights. Tour times are 9:00 am and 5:00 pm and tour purchasers meet at the Arte Garden (Jardín del Arte Cancun). This is a private tour that requires a minimum of three people, or if fewer, paying the price for three.
There are many ways you can choose to spend your time in Cancun, but these tours will provide you with a unique experience that you will always remember.
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