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Holbox: Stars and Bioluminescent Marine Life Kayaking Tour

1. Holbox: Stars and Bioluminescent Marine Life Kayaking Tour

Cruise along the coast of Holbox by kayak while observing constellations and shooting stars. Swim in the water and enjoy the unique experience of seeing neon-blue bioluminescent plankton up close. Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in downtown Holbox and relax on the drive to the launching point for your tour. Get set up with your high-quality kayaking gear before embarking on your nighttime adventure. Glide over the water and listen to the sound of the water lapping the shore. Look up to see the stars in this area where the light pollution is low and see the stars reflecting off the water. Learn about the constellations you see, spot your own zodiac constellation depending on the month, and see 3-5 planets. Listen as your guide tells you about the local ecosystem before reaching the sandbanks and going for a dip in the sea. Particularly in the spring and summer, witness the bioluminescent plankton glow as it senses your movement in the water. Marvel as this outlines your body with a magic light. Return to your accommodation in downtown Holbox at the end of your tour.

Holbox: Taco Tour with Cocktails

2. Holbox: Taco Tour with Cocktails

Sample four of the best tacos on Holbox Island on this walking taco tour. Join a local guide and learn fun facts about the island, its daily life, and its tacos. Start your tour by being picked up in your hotel by a golf-cart taxi that will take you to the meeting point where you will be introduced to your guide and fellow taco lovers. Then, begin your tour of the island. Visit four different restaurants, enjoying a different kind of taco in each one. Get your taste buds tingling with varying kinds of Mexican salsas and wash down your meal with a cocktail at each stop. Kids can sip on water throughout the tour. Throughout the tour, immerse yourself in the history of the island and its cuisine through anecdotes and fun facts from your guide. Finish the tour in Downtown Holbox's main square where you can continue the party-taco crawl at your own pace.

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Great experience and learned a lot. The excursion was very exciting and the bioluminescence and the great constellation were very impressive. Our toddler loved it too. Definitely a top recommendation.

Great tour!! We saw bioluminescence and star constellations- it was really magical. We went on a new moon which meant there was even less light pollution than normal. Would recommend

Not exactly the bioluminescence you see on the internet photos but an unforgettable and unique experience all the same. Our guide even made the effort to speak to us in French!

We had such a fun evening. It was a perfect night for seeing the stars and bioluminescents. Our guide was fun and very informative.

It is a very good experience. The guide and speaker are great persons.