Water activity

Bacalar: 3 Hour Boat Trip with Swimming & Drinks

4.5 / 5

81 reviews

Activity provider: DayTour Bacalar
Water activity

Bacalar: 3 Hour Boat Trip with Swimming & Drinks

Activity provider: DayTour Bacalar
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From US$ 36.42 per person

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Swim in a turquoise lagoon, and see Cenotes and other sights on this 3-hour boat trip.

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Spanish, English


  • Enjoy a boat trip with inclusive drinks and snacks
  • Swim in the crystal clear water of a turqoise lagoon
  • See Cenotes, the Stromatolite Barrier and the Bird Island from the comfort of your ship
Full description
Discover sights like the Stromatolite Barrier and the Bird Island while sampling inclusive snacks and drinks. Begin at the famous Casa China, perhaps taking a panoramic photo from the observatory tower before boarding the ship. Settle in as your boat takes you through the Cenote Esmeralda. This is the largest cenote in Bacalar, more than 500 meters in diameter and around 70 meters deep. Stop for a swim at the famous Pirate Canal and learn about the history of Bacalar along with its flora and fauna. Experience a relaxing boat journey, taking advantage of the inclusive drinks and snacks provided on board. After reaching a lagoon, jump into the crystal clear turquoise waters, and enjoy a swim surrounded by virgin vegetation. Back on board, see the Stromatolite Barrier, home to the oldest organism on the planet. You boat will also stop at a bird sanctuary, where you can admire different species of local and migratory birds.
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Water
  • Natural fruit beverages
  • 3 beers per adult
  • Ground transportation
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

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Meeting point

The meeting point is located on the premises of the Casa China Guesthouse

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Biodegradable sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Intoxication
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 81 reviews

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Our guide Jose Luis was very knowledgeable about so many aspects of the Laguna. He was a safe captain & very hospitable while catering to the needs of each participant in a friendly, welcoming manner. It was a truly wonderful experience and I highly recommend this tour. Thank you!

March 24, 2023

Edvin was such a nice guide!! He gave a good explanation about the lagoon, cenotes, wildlife and history of the lagoon in Spanish and very good English. He's a very friendly and helpful guide, I could not wish for anything better! Thank you Edvin, we had a great time on your boat and in the lagoon 😊 I can just recommend joining this tour!

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March 24, 2023

The boat tour with Captain Carlos was nice, relaxing and we are happy we did it! At the meeting point there is a reception where you are guided to your boat and once all passengers (in our case 12) were on the boat captain Carlos started to show us the lagoon of bacalar including a few cenotes and useful information on how this magnificent piece of nature was created. We also had two stops for swimming and beverages and fruits were handed to the passengers. We expected to see a bit more of the lake but apparently almost all boats were taking almost the same routes so it’s nothing to be mad about.

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March 24, 2023

Product ID: 399629