Isla Mujeres and Isla Contoy All-Inclusive Snorkeling Tour Description
Contoy Adventures - Cancun Snorkel Tours
Isla Contoy is truly a nature lovers paradise, designated as a National Marine Park by the Mexican Conservation Authority in 1998, this virgin island located right in the edge of the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican Caribbean is a hidden gem. A well-kept secret so very close to the hustle and bustle of Cancun. Our all-inclusive tour takes you to this unique island in a snorkeling and sightseeing expedition.
Explore its lagoon, a most for all bird watching lovers and it’s secret passages with our certified guides or just relax on it’s a beautiful virgin beach, become one of the lucky 200 people allowed daily in this ecological reserve.
Contoy Eco-Adventure Video
Isla Mujeres + Isla Contoy
Day Trip Pricing
Per Adult $99 USD
Per Child (5-11) $85 USD
No Ground Transportation Required (Rental Cars) $0 USD
Cancun Downtown, Hotel Zone and Costa Mujeres $10 USD
From Royalton Riviera, Puerto Morelos and Playa del Carmen $20 USD
Xcaret, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal and Gran Bahia Principe Tulum Hotel $30 USD
Hotels in Tulum with Meeting Point $40 USD
It is recommended to add private round-trip transportation to your reservation if you do not have a rental car.
It is recommended to add round-trip transportation to your reservation
Light breakfast, sterilized snorkeling gear, 45 minutes snorkeling at Ixlache reef, tour around the island with our certified guides, activities and free time, lunch, domestic open bar and a visit to Playa Norte in Isla Mujeres before returning to Cancun.
$15 USD per person Deck and National Park Bracelet fee due in cash at check-in.
Tour duration is approximately 9:45 AM to 5:00 PM.
At your hotel, condo or Airbnb, south of Playa del Carmen from 7:00 to 7:45 AM, Playa del Carmen from 7:45 to 8:30 AM and Cancun downtown, Hotel Zone and Costa Mujeres 8:30 to 9:15 AM
At Contoy Adventures we care about our customers and we keep you safe, this is what you can expect during your visit-Face masks required for travelers and guides and employees in confined areas (Vans, Marina, and Restaurant)-Hand sanitizer available for travelers and staff at all times-Social distancing throughout the experience and regularly sanitized areas (Vans, Marina, Boats, and Beach club)-Temperature check with thermal cameras for visitors and staff
- Comfortable shoes/sandals
- Biodegradable Sunblock
- Insect Spray
- $15 USD in cash per person for Deck and National Marine Park Entrance Fee Bracelets
- Cash/Credit card for Tips, souvenirs, etc.
Isla Contoy + Isla Mujeres Tour Photo Gallery
Isla Contoy + Isla Mujeres Tour Video Gallery
Isla Mujeres + Isla Contoy Tour
Contoy Eco-Adventure Trip Description
Isla Contoy is truly a Nature Lovers Paradise! Designated as a National Marine Park by the Mexican Conservation Authority in 1998, Isla Contoy is a hidden gem. A well-kept secret so very close to the hustle and bustle of Cancun. It’s a rare find in the Gulf Of Mexico.
Explore its amazing Marine Museum, walk the secluded nature trails thru the mangroves, and observe the Flora and fauna on Isla Contoy.
This BEST All Inclusive full day tour also includes a stop to the Magical Island of ISLA MUJERES. So much fun and adventure in one day – and some relaxation time!
Full Day of Fun!
Sun, snorkeling, exploring, relaxing and shopping on 2 amazing Islands!
Isla Mujeres + Isla Contoy Tour Includes
- Light breakfast at our marina
- Sterilized snorkeling gear
- Reef snorkeling at Ixlache Reef for 45 minutes
- Trip to Isla Contoy
- Tour around the island with certified guides
- Mayan Style Buffet Lunch
- Open bar (domestic)
- Visit to Playa Norte beach
- Time to Relax on the Beach
- Visit to Isla Mujeres downtown
- Shopping or exploring Isla Mujeres
- Party time on the trip back to the marina!
Isla Mujeres + Isla Contoy Tour Itinerary
You’ll meet your fellow Adventure seekers at our Luxury Marina Punta Sam where you’ll enjoy a Pre Departure Juices, Coffee, snacks of fruit and sweet-rolls, followed by a briefing of the day’s activities. Then you will board our Ultra-Modern Fully equipped High Speed Boats and head out for adventure.
Snorkeling Ixlache Reef
First stop will be the Ixlache Reef which is the actual start of the famous Mesoamerican Reef system that extends down the Caribbean . You’ll be provided Professional Grade Snorkel and Flotation vest certified by National Geographic. (Other tour Companies charge EXTRA for Snorkel Gear….your gear is included at NO EXTRA CHARGE!)
You’ll easily enter the snorkeling area from the rear step-deck section of our specially equipped boats for easy in and out access….No ladders or jumping overboard as you’d be forced to do on “other” tours.
Isla Contoy Trip
After approximately 45 minutes observing the Colorful fish, turtles, etc., you’ll head to Isla Contoy with its White Powder Sugar beach and Virgin Crystal-Clear waters. You’ll be able to visit the Amazing Marine Museum operated by the “Amigos De Isla Contoy”, as well as checking out the nature trails and observatory overlooking the island.
Mayan Style BBQ and Isla Contoy Beach and Isla Mujeres
Then it’s “LUNCH TIME”. You will enjoy an Amazing Caribbean BBQ featuring Fresh Fish prepared “Mayan Style” or Tik n Xic, which are Fresh Fillets marinated in secret Mayan Spices charcoal broiled over native hardwood. Also featured is Charbroiled Chicken, Rice, Vegetables, Salad, Potatoes, fruit, Water Soft Drinks & Beer!
Then RELAX on the beach after which we’ll re-board the Fast Boats and head to ISLA MUJERES where you’ll have an hour or so to do some shopping, etc. When you depart on Isla Mujeres and return you’ll receive a Special Fun Cocktail. On the return trip to Marina it’s “PARTY TIME”!!!! The Bar is Now open Rum, Tequila, Vodka and the Music is “Cranked Up”. Hit the Upper Dance-Deck & “Shake your Booty”!!!
You’ve now enjoyed a Full Day of Fun – Sun Snorkeling, Exploring, and shopping on 2 Amazing Islands all for the cost of a 30-Minute Encounter with a Trained Dolphin.
AVAILABILITY: Isla Contoy Marine Park Adventure is available every day except Sunday and when the port is closed due to bad weather (refund or rebook).
About Isla Contoy
Isla Contoy is in the State of Quintana Roo and is located at the point of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 30 kilometers north of Isla Mujeres. The island is only 8.5-Km in length. Isla Contoy is also considered the most important nesting place of sea birds in all of the Mexican Caribbean.
Protected by the Mexican government since 1961, and declared a National Park in February 1998, the island is jointly run by the Isla Mujeres-based Non-Governmental Organization, Amigos de Isla Contoy A.C.“ and the National Comission for Natural Protected Areas CONANP who depends of the Secretary of Environment, Natural Resources and Fishing (SEMARNAT).
Besides its unparalleled beauty, secluded sandy white beaches and lush palm trees, the island boasts more than a hundred and fifty migrating and resident bird species. The most easy to observe are the frigate, the brown pelican and the double-crested cormorant. Isla Contoy is also an important nesting place for Sea Turtles!
There is also snorkeling locations close to Isla Contoy, where visitors can stop and snorkel the beautiful Ixlache Reef, home to countless marine species.