Bioluminescence is an extraordinary natural phenomenon in which tiny creatures make water glow by capturing light. Enjoy this experience in a group of no more than 10 people, with a certified guide, by booking this nighttime snorkeling tour with transfers from your accommodation on Holbox Island. The package includes snorkel gear, a long wetsuit, water shoes and mosquito protection, as well as a money-back guarantee if we fail to see the bioluminescence.
Take a boat tour to Passion Island, Isla Pajaros, and Yalahau Spring from Isla Holbox. On this guided excursion, view over 35 species of nesting birds on Isla Pajaros (Bird Island), including frigates and pelicans. Hear about the birds' migration patterns and breeding behaviors from your bird-loving local guide. Continue to Passion Island to see the resident flamingos, then swim in the cenote (freshwater sinkhole) at Yalahau.
If you visit Holbox you cannot miss this tour. Discover the surroundings of Holbox Island in a magical and relaxed boat tour. Visit Isla Pájaros, Isla Pasión and immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters of the cenote. Without a doubt, an experience that you cannot miss.
Marvel at the glistening water flowing from your paddle and around your boat on this overnight kayaking adventure. It's bioluminescence, a natural phenomenon caused by tiny creatures in the water. With a group of no more than 14 people and a guide to lead the way, you'll paddle under the stars in dark waters where you can swim and interact with bioluminescence.
Tour the waters of Holbox and the beauties that surround it.
visit Isla Pasión, Punta Mosquito and the Yalahau spring from Isla Holbox on this guided excursion.
Isla Pasión to see the resident flamingos, then enjoy a swim in the cenote (a freshwater sinkhole) in Yalahau. Finally, get to know the sandbanks and the crystal clear beaches in Punta Mosquito
Includes round-trip transfers from Holbox Island hotels.
Cabo Catoche is located precisely where the Gulf of Mexico ends and the Caribbean Sea begins.
Cabo Catoche can only be reached by boat from Holbox. It is a semi-uninhabited island where only a family of fishermen lives, who will be our hosts on this excursion.
Where nature is its best guest, the birds feel free, the trees and bushes provide refreshing shade, while the soft sand invites you to walk on the shore,
The perfect place for fishing, snorkeling and a fresh ceviche with the catch of the day, without a doubt an adventure that you cannot miss.
Let yourself be amazed at its white beaches and enjoy a fresh fish ceviche and a cold beer.
Holbox is well known for its beautiful beaches, chill atmosphere and for being and island that keeps its beauty for ho ever visits. the picture can't describe the reality!
One of Holbox´s best secrets are its Mangroves, the goodness of its channels, the peacefullnes of its waters, and the abundance of wildlife, makes and unforgetable experience that you must do at least once in a life time.
Holbox is well known for its beautiful beaches, its peaceful atmosphere and for being an island that keeps much of its beauty for its visitors. Pictures don't do the destination justice.
One of Holbox's best kept secrets are its mangroves, the beauty of its canals, the tranquility of its waters and its spectacular views. It is an experience that, if you like nature, you should do at least once in your life.
Pick up and drop off included.
Make your departure from Holbox Island an easy one by pre-booking a private transfer service. Eliminate the hassle of figuring out taxis and ferry tickets with this all-in-one package. Your driver meets you at your accommodation on the island and takes you to the ferry terminal. Once your ferry journey is complete, another driver meets you for your transfer to Cancun International Airport (CUN) or to the hotel zone.
Watch for dolphins and stingrays as you explore tiny islets surrounding Holbox Island on a half-day, private tour that features Isla Pajaros, Isla Pasion, and Yalahau Lagoon. You won’t be limited by a group’s more rigid itinerary. The flexibility of a private tour means you can experience the island on your own terms, while you’re exploring the coast, swimming in the freshwater lagoon, or spotting flamingos.
Kayak under the starry night in the waters of Holbox, observe the milky way and its constellations, walk on the sandbanks and swim with the BIOLUMINESCIA (plankton) in one of the most beautiful beaches of Holbox (Punta Mosquito)
Swim tantalizingly close to whale sharks, the largest fish in the world, on this 6-hour boat tour from Holbox island. After a safety briefing, cruise out to waters where whale sharks glide along and feed, and then hop in. A certified guide is with you as you admire the gracefulness of the gentle giants underwater. Follow this with excellent snorkeling at Cabo Catoche. Expect personalized attention on this small-group tour limited to just eight adventure seekers. Lunch and hotel transport included.
We entering into this important area of holbox wherer different species of animals are cohabiting within this ecosystem, best time to go is as soon as the sun rises, different animals may be resting since they more active during the night as the crocodiles, since there is no people over at that time we enjoy some private moments among nature different, exotic birds may appear as we rowing, is not so hot for us to paddle along the labyrinth of mangroves. We can catch the sublime colors of the sunrise as we starting and also different stars before the very first sunlight.
Get ready to be sourrounded by nature as we enter into the mangroves vibrate with the connection and interaction with nature, behold the colors of the plumage of the flamingos and live this wild experience.
Explanation about the celestial vault, including the different constellations of the zodiac that may appear at the time on this dark and quiet night, the observation of this phenomenon of light, which is more visible when we escape all light pollution generated by hotels.
This is a subtle activity, we will paddle gently to find the darkest corners of the island to observe and swim with Bioluminescence on unique occasions in these autumn months, join our trained, experienced bilingual guide, join us in an unforgettable night here in Holbox Island!!.
This tour makes you know the beautiful virgin places of Holbox, it is a family tour to enjoy and marvel at Holbox and its surroundings, be in contact with nature and create memories with your eyes that last forever.
Can you imagine swimming with the biggest fish in the WORLD, the whale shark.
Swim alongside these docile animals on this adventure on Holbox Island.
We will go into the sea for an hour to try to locate this harmless friend and be able to swim with him (snorkel).
Along the way it is very likely to see dolphins and turtles as well as the imposing giant manta ray.
Later we will go to another natural reserve called Cabo Catoche, which is located at the end of our beautiful island where the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea divide to be able to do a second snorkel on a reef.
Where with a bit of luck we can appreciate the manta rays, turtles, cat shark, sea horses, starfish, fish of many colors among other marine species.
Kayak through the mangrove swamps of Isla Holbox during this morning tour. Under the watchful eye of your professional kayaking guide, slip into your double kayak and paddle off through the shallow, calm water. Paddle through the forest, alive with the sounds of coastal wading birds. Listen to commentary from your guide as you keep an eye out for flamingos and alligators sunning themselves on the banks of the channels. Round-trip transportation from Isla Holbox and bottled water are included.
Activity where you will know the natural riches that the Holbox mangrove system offers us, a place where more than 200 types of local and migratory birds live, as well as crocodiles, flamingos among others. Without a doubt an activity to be in contact with nature.
Gain an alternative perspective of Quintana Roo’s coastline on a private boat tour to Cabo Catoche from Holbox. Take the opportunity to fish on board for insight into the region’s main industry, and enjoy plenty of time to snorkel and swim in the calm waters. Opt to sail with or without a guide to suit your needs, and keep energized with a seafood lunch included in the price.
Ride a horse along Holbox Island’s white-sand beaches on an hour-long, private riding tour. Combining forest trails with beach time, this horseback ride is a relaxed way to explore the island’s beautiful coastline. No experience is required to participate, and an experienced horse guide will help ensure you enjoy a safe and fun outing.
Enjoy the lush landscapes of Holbox Island on a kayak tour of the nature reserve. Join a guide and a small group for a relaxing journey through the mangroves and closer contact with nature. Learn about the ecology of the area from your guide and see various indigenous species including crocodiles, flamingos, rays and pelicans as you paddle.
Fish in the waters off Isla Holbox during this 4-hour private tour. With a local captain on board, you'll get an inside track on the best fishing spots and get as much or as little guidance as you like. Cast a line for fish like grouper, Blonde, Chac Chi, Mojarra and sea bass with only 3 other passengers, ensuring that you receive personalized attention and don't feel crowded.
It is a unique cultural experience that no one else offers on Holbox Island, the ceremony is led by a Shaman and a spiritual guide with Mayan origins, they will tell you about some legends, some of the beliefs that our ancestors had over the moon and why it was such an important deity to them. At the end of the activity, you will have a feeling of renewal and healing.
Experience the nature and wildlife of the Yucatan’s mangroves on this half-day excursion. After a convenient pickup from select hotels, enjoy a safety and instruction briefing before embarking on a kayak adventure in the Rio Kuka reserve. Learn about the region from an experienced guide, watch for birds like ospreys, ibis, herons, and depending on the season, flamingos, and take advantage of flexible timing with a shorter or longer itinerary.