Nichupté Lagoon

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Nichupté Lagoon: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Cancun: Self-Drive Speedboat Tour with Snorkeling

    1. Cancun: Self-Drive Speedboat Tour with Snorkeling

    Start your experience at Marina Chac Chi beach where your guide will show you how to drive your own speedboat. After a short lesson, get out on the open water and feel the adrenaline as you speed through crystal clear water. First stop is the Mayan Reef where you will get to know the impressive marine life and aquatic flora of Cancun. Here, you can hop off the boat to enjoy snorkeling in the warm waters. Next, follow your guide to the Nichupte Lagoon. Explore the lagoon's many channels as you cruise through this area of lush, natural beauty. Finally, pass the Nichupte Bridge to see Cancun’s pirate ships before heading back to shore.

  • Cancún: Speedboat, Snorkel & Jet Ski Rental Combo Tour

    2. Cancún: Speedboat, Snorkel & Jet Ski Rental Combo Tour

    Enjoy a full-day adventure with this jam-packed combo tour. All in one day, you can experience the famous Jungle Tour Adventure and rent a jet ski for 30 minutes. During your Jungle Tour, you'll also get to drive your own speedboat and snorkel at Punta Nizúc. And the best part, this tour is eligible for people without any boating experience.  Ride on 13 ft speedboats and jet skis that are easy to drive, safe, stable and completely suitable for first time boaters. You will be taught how to navigate (you steer the wheel just like a car) your own speedboat and jet ski. For the speedboat portion of the day you will follow a highly-trained tour guide as they demonstrate to you the beautiful mangrove canals and Punta Nizúc bay. The snorkelling activity will be taking place at the beautiful Punta Nizúc coral reef, which is part of the second biggest coral reef barrier in the world, a site kno...

    I definitely recommend this package ! It was so much fun and an amazing experience. I have a little fear of water and the guides helped so much and made it so much more comfortable. Ask doe Roy and jimmy !

  • Cancun: Speedboat Mangrove Jungle & Snorkel Tour

    3. Cancun: Speedboat Mangrove Jungle & Snorkel Tour

    Admire the local sea life on this amazing snorkelling tour from Cancun. You will receive a warm welcome and instructions from the guide before you set off towards Punta Nizuc. As you navigate through the winding channels, sit back, enjoy the beauty of nature, and look out for the local wildlife. The lagoon is home to many creatures such as leopard frogs, iguanas, white turtles, and crabs - it is a jungle out there after all. The Mesoamerican reef is the second largest reef in the world, presenting a variety of places to snorkel in Cancun. Emerge from the luscious Mangroves into the Caribbean and the turquoise waters will take your breath away. As you snorkel on the Punta Nizuc reef, you will see why this area is famous for its abundance of sea life, fish, and astounding coral reef formations. The team of snorkel guides will point out things not to be missed and will also be on hand to ...

    It was a wonderful trip! Got to see lots of fish and coral reef. Our tour guide Jose made it easy and enjoyable!

  • Cancun: Columbus The Romantic Dinner Cruise

    4. Cancun: Columbus The Romantic Dinner Cruise

    Board a romantic cruise aboard a Spanish Galleon. For dinner, choose between a surf 'n' turf menu, lobster dinner menu, ribeye menu, or vegetarian menu, served with a baked potato and steamed vegetables. Spend the rest of the evening dancing with the one you love admiring the breathtaking views of the Nichupté Lagoon, accompanied by live saxophone music. For the duration of the cruise, enjoy an open bar, with some of the best cocktails in Cancun.

    Very entertaining the food was delicious the staff was great I’m definitely returning I had a great time

  • Cancún: Skyrider Parasailing Experience

    5. Cancún: Skyrider Parasailing Experience

    Sit back in comfort and gaze at the impressive sites of the Nichupté Lagoon and Cancún Hotel Zone from the sky. Experience the peaceful atmosphere flying in the sky provides, but be thrilled by the heights you'll be at. This parasailing experience for two begins with a slow and smooth rise above the water from a platform on the back of a boat. Take in the astounding views of Cancún as you ascend into the air. Spend 10 minutes in flight before descending. The unique design of the parasailing equipment allows for a comfortable and secure ride, providing a chance of a lifetime experience.

    This was an awesome way to view Cancun! Aquaworld was very prompt, friendly, and professional. My husband and myself enjoyed this experience, and recommend it!

  • Cancun: Subsee Explorer Ride

    6. Cancun: Subsee Explorer Ride

    Come and enjoy an adventure in the SubSee Explorer, a mix between a yellow submarine and a glass-bottomed boat. Depart for Punta Nizuc Reef on a fast boat. Once you are there, board the SubSee. The air-conditioned ride is narrated in English and Spanish and points out the different coral reef species, marine life, and the exotic fish you'll see on the ride. You will also be able to see part of the Cancun Underwater Museum which combines art with nature in the form of incredible life-sized statues. This tour is a great choice for kids or non-swimmers who want to explore the underwater world.

    It was more of an underwater aquarium more than a musuem.There we’re only a few statues. It was still nice!

  • Cancun: Waverunner in Nichupte Lagoon

    7. Cancun: Waverunner in Nichupte Lagoon

    Rent a Waverunner in Cancun for half an hour or a full hour, and soon feel the wind in your hair, a knot in your stomach, and the excitement of hitting the open water. Learn how to operate one of these well-maintained Yamaha Waverunners from a knowledgeable instructor. Receive full instructions prior to your rental so that you can ride freely, no license required. Then hop on the Waverunner and hit the water for an exhilarating time on the ocean or in the lagoon.

    Communication was great and I was able to easily reschedule when my plans changed. The experience was well organized and really fun. If you're going to do multiple activities, I suggest trying to do it on the same day as you avoid multiple "dock" fees.

  • Cancun Jungle Tour Adventure with Speedboat and Snorkeling

    8. Cancun Jungle Tour Adventure with Speedboat and Snorkeling

    Get fitted with a lifejacket and snorkeling equipment at the marina before learning how to operate the speedboat safely.  Board your two-seater speedboat to explore the Nichupté Lagoon, which is rich in mangrove vegetation. Navigate through the mangrove jungle as your guide points out the most interesting fauna and flora to ensure that you discover all this unique area has to offer.  After around 35 minutes, arrive at the Mayan Coral Reef at Punta Nizuc. Here are some of the Musa statues, known as an underwater museum, where you will have the opportunity to swim and snorkel. After around 30 minutes, return your speedboat to the marina.

    It was great!!! You get to ride your own boat and see the coral reef. If you get Yayo as your guide you’ll definitely enjoy the trip!!

  • Cancun: Jetpack Ride

    9. Cancun: Jetpack Ride

    Take to the skies as you soar above the Nichupté Lagoon on your personal water-powered jetpack. After arriving at the dock, you’ll receive a comprehensive safety demonstration, so you’ll be up and ready to experience the rush of your life. Your instructors are always in contact with you via speakers in your helmet, so you’ll make the most of your time with helpful pointers along the way — so strap in, engage the throttle, and up, up, and away you go. As you effortlessly fly above the water’s surface, you’ll have fantastic views of the surrounding greenery and picturesque lagoon. With options to ride the jetpack for 15 or 30 minutes, the amount of thrill is up to you — but you may never want to hop off after you get on.

  • Cancun: 3-Hour Kayak Tour in Nichupte Lagoon

    10. Cancun: 3-Hour Kayak Tour in Nichupte Lagoon

    An experienced guide will equip all kayakers with kayak gear before setting off for Nichupte lagoon. An important tropical ecosystem, mangroves are home to a wealth of creatures both big and small. Keep an eye out for tropical birds and small fish while learning about the area’s biodiversity from your guide.    Stop at Conchitas Beach for a refreshing swim and break. Enjoy the clear waters and relax on this white, semi-virgin beach while enjoying a drink and a snack. All guests will be provide with a bottle of water and some fruit, and we kindly ask that all packaging please be returned to your guide in order to keep this area as pristine as possible.  Perfect for families, friends, couples or solo travelers, this activity provides fun in the sun for all types.

    Great must do experience. Axel was the best, spoke both english and spanish and was patient and knowledgable about the lagoon. He even took fotos and sent to us w/o charge. We had trouble finding the meeting area and were way late and he was packing up as we arrived and he kindly set everything up again for our tour. Gracias a ti Axel

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What people are saying about Nichupté Lagoon

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 28 reviews

Communication was great and I was able to easily reschedule when my plans changed. The experience was well organized and really fun. If you're going to do multiple activities, I suggest trying to do it on the same day as you avoid multiple "dock" fees.

It was great!!! You get to ride your own boat and see the coral reef. If you get Yayo as your guide you’ll definitely enjoy the trip!!

A tour that you cannot stop doing if you come to Cancun! Excellent service and very good care and hygiene. So cute

It was a wonderful trip! Got to see lots of fish and coral reef. Our tour guide Jose made it easy and enjoyable!

Very entertaining the food was delicious the staff was great I’m definitely returning I had a great time