If you’re traveling on vacation to Cancun, you cannot miss the various adventure parks; among them is Selvatica. This park is one of the top-rated in Cancun, and here you’ll find memorable experiences which include extreme zip lines, stunning cenotes, and a jungle full of excitement. If you’re looking into the most incredible adventures, follow our ultimate guide to Selvatica Zip-Lining Adventure Park in Puerto Morelos.
Where is Selvatica?
The park is located on Ruta de Los Cenotes Kilometer 18, Puerto Morelos Highway, 15 minutes from Puerto Morelos. If you are staying in Cancun or Playa del Carmen, it’s a 45-minute drive. From Tulum, it’s close to a 2-hour drive. Take into consideration that once you book your tour on Selvatica’s official webpage, you can add round transportation from your hotel for an additional cost that varies between $10 and $15 USD. You’ll be picked up on a small, comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned shuttle van operated by an authorized driver.
Things to do at Selvatica
Selvatica is a top-rated adventure park in the Riviera Maya with thousands of 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor and was awarded Traveler’s Choice for 2022. They offer extreme outdoor adventures on their zip lines, cenote jump, ATVs, and bungee swings. You can choose between 4 tour adventures:
- Gimme All
Includes Zip line Circuit, Bungee swing, Tanzania, 4 X 4 Offroad, Superflight, and Cenote Swim.
Includes Zip line Circuit, Tanzania, and 4 X 4 ATVs.
- Extreme Canopy
Includes Zipline Circuit, Tanzania, and Swim in 2 Cenotes.
- Mud Madness and Mexology
Includes Zipline Circuit, Swim in 2 Cenotes, and a Mixology experience.
Extreme Zip Line Journey
Selvatica’s epic Zip line circuit has raised the bar for other parks in the region. Their innovative design is similar to riding a roller coaster, hence the name “The Human Roller Coaster,” better known as Tanzania. This is one of the favorite attractions at Selvatica, with an innovative design that combines exciting curves and turns. You go through the circuit together with a small group; the same guide stays with you throughout the tour.
There’s also a zip line that goes over a cenote where you can splash and cool off. Other variations include an upside-down zip line, a glove control zip line for riders that want to control speed and a “Superman” zip line where you “fly” face-first through the Mayan jungle (Superflight).
Offroad and Other Adventures at Selvatica
After you ride the zipline circuit, you may choose the tour that includes riding ATVs (ATV Polaris), where you will drive through tight curves and fast roads on a “Mud-Madness” track. After you arrive at the finish line, you will be rewarded with a refreshing swim in a stunning cenote.
In the mixology experience, you will learn about the art of cocktails from a master mixologist, better known as “Mexologo .” It’s a fun lesson on traditional and modern techniques with a legendary twist, where you will fix your drinks with premium Tequila and enjoy a Mexican-style snack.
Admission Price and Tours at Selvatica
Selvatica operates under a dynamic pricing system that determines the price of admission based on high or low season, size of your party, and time of day. Prices range between $69 – $140 USD depending on the tour. There’s special pricing for adults and kids (8 to 15). Go to their official webpage to check pricing on the different tours, special deals, and availability.
Essential Tips for Your Visit to Selvatica:
Traveler’s reviews praise Selvatica’s friendly staff and how well organized the groups are. Your guide will be with you and your party from beginning to end and try to make your experience as pleasant as possible. Here are some essential tips for planning before you go:
- Booking round transportation from your hotel is an excellent option and worth the price.
- Bring a change of clothes, a swimsuit, sun protection, sandals, and a towel.
- Children must be 8 years old or older to take part in the Selvatica tours.
- ATV drivers must be 16 years or older and show a valid driver’s license.
- The park’s priority is your safety, so always follow your guide’s instructions.
- There are height and weight restrictions for zip lines. The maximum waist length is 47 in. Weight limit for the Tanzania rollercoaster is 245lbs.
- Please note the park’s attractions are not accessible for people with limited mobility.
- Food is included in all tour packages but served at specific hours. Plan ahead by having snacks handy or eating well before arriving at the park.
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