There are many ways to spend your time while on vacation in Cancun.
You can spend the days soaking up the sun on the beach, relaxing your worries next to the pool with a tropical drink, pumping your adrenaline on an ATV tour through the jungle, or stepping back in time at one of the area’s many Mayan ruins.
You can also do what so many tourists who visit the destination do and hop on a boat for a jungle tour or a tour of Isla Mujeres, but first, you might want to know why Cancun tourists love these two tours right now.
Amazing Sights To See
In both Isla Mujeres, which is an island off of the coast of Cancun, and the jungle tours that take you through the mangroves of Nichupte Lagoon, there are amazing sights to see.
On the Isla Mujeres tour, you’ll get to view the tropical paradise from afar before taking some time to walk around the island town.
In addition to the mangroves, on the jungle tour, you’ll have the opportunity to watch out for marine life while taking in a unique view of Cancun.
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Many Options To Choose From
One of the great things about both of these types of tours is that there are numerous options to choose from for each.
Just on the tour booking site Viator alone, there are more than 10 speed boat jungle tours.
There are even more options for the Isla Mujeres tours, with nearly 20 different tours available.
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With so many tour options available, it won’t come as a surprise that prices range considerably as well.
Even better, many of the tours, both jungle and Isla Mujeres, are super affordable.
Isla Mujeres tours start at around $50 per person and jungle tours start at about $45.
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Other Activities Included
When you book one of these tours, whether it’s an Isla Mujeres tour or a jungle tour, you almost always get more than just the tour.
Many include snorkeling excursions at one of the area’s fascinating coral reefs or the Underwater Museum of Art.
As an added bonus, many also include either snacks or lunch and open bar or tequila tastings.
For the low price, you really get some bang for your buck, so it’s no wonder these tours are so popular.
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Perfect For The Whole Family
Pretty much the whole family can enjoy either of these tours.
While speed boats are smaller, so you might have to split them up, it’s still an activity that the whole family will love.
In the case of the Isla Mujeres tours, they typically are aboard a large catamaran that the whole family can fit on and enjoy the tour together.
If you’re looking to enjoy some activities and explore but don’t want to go too far, these are the perfect tours for you.
The island of Isla Mujeres is only about 20 minutes off of Cancun’s coast.
The Nichupte Lagoon sits between Cancun’s famous Hotel Zone and the rest of the city.
Being so close, you could take either one of these tours and still have plenty of time to relax on the beach or enjoy your all-inclusive resort’s activities.
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An Exciting Way To Spend A Day
Spending time at the pool or sunbathing on the beach is a relaxing way to spend the day.
If you’re looking to add a little excitement to your day, though, either one of these tours is the perfect way to do it.
Taking an Isla Mujeres or jungle tour will also be the part of your Cancun vacation that will leave the most lasting memories.
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