Elite Divers International

Tours & Activities

Enjoy the archeological remains of the ancient Mayan Civilization & the natural Wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula

Join us to discover the mystical Mayan History and the natural wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula in our personalized and small group sized experiences.

Elite Divers International

Tours & Activities

Enjoy the archeological remains of the ancient Mayan Civilization & the natural Wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula

Join us to discover the mystical Mayan History and the natural wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula in our personalized and small group sized experiences.

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Whaleshark Pelagic Encounter

Wildlife & Nature | Duration: 9h | Season: 1 Jun.-17 Sept. | Price: US$ 180

– Whaleshark
– Snorkel Swim
– Isla Mujeres
– Lunch & Breakfast

TOUR ACTIVITIES

Transportation from hotel lobby.
05:45 AM (Tulum) – 06:45 AM (Playa del Carmen) – 07:45 AM (Cancun).

TOUR DESCRIPTION:

We pick you up at the scheduled time in your hotel and direct to Cancun, during the trip our guide will explain the itinerary, information about whale sharks and its habitat. Once we arrive to the marine, you can relax and have breakfast, then we will depart to the whale shark area to start our search, once spotted, we will start with the snorkeling activity, with the maximum of one ship per whale shark and we will swim in groups of two people per guide. After swimming, we will serve different sandwiches, fruit, water and soft drinks and we will return to Isla Mujeres for lunch. After an hour of relax or swimming in the fantastic beach Playa Norte in Islas Mujeres, we will return to the marine at about 03:30 PM. During the tour, our guides will provide you with information about the fauna of this beautiful ecosystem; they will explain security measures and let you have a wonderful time.

THE TOUR INCLUDES:

– Professional PADI guide.
– Round trip transportation (all the means of transportation count with A/C).
– Anti-dizziness medicine (optional) as well as other natural options.
– Welcome coffee, milk, sweet bread, natural orange juice, sandwich and fruit.
– Comfortable boat fully equipped, shaded area, first-aid kit, GPS, VHF radio.
– Water and soft drinks, during the day, alcohol is not allowed.
– High quality snorkel equipment and life jacket.
– Lunch: varied sandwiches, shrimp ceviche or fish, guacamole and fruits. Vegetarian food available on request.

WHAT TO BRING:

Hat or cap, sunglasses, shirt, swimsuit, towel, sandals, biodegradable ecologic sunblock, repellent for mosquitoes, money for souvenirs and tips. $5 usd port tax.

AVAILABLE EXTRAS:

T-shirt $20 usd, photo reportage of the day online $35 usd, wetsuit $20 usd

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Sailfish Pelagic Encounter

Season: Mid January – Mid March | Price: US$ 180

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Mayan Jungle Adventure

ATV, Zipline, Cenote | Duration: 1/2 Day morning or afternoon | Price: US$ 95

– ATV
– Highlights
– Zipline
– Cenote Snorkel

TOUR ACTIVITIES

A unique experience in the heart of the jungle

Pick up time at the meeting point is: (please have ticket on hand).

After pick up, we drive 40 mins to the 1 st cenote which is an open lagoon where we begin our tour ; here you will have the oportunity to swim into this cristal water and enjoy with some jumps after 50 min from our arrival we will move to the base and once we will arrive we will explain all the safety rules and the atv’s will be assigned (either individual or shared) as a brief explanation on how to drive them (atv’s. Are semi-automatics).

We will ride thorough the jungle on off-road paths for aprox. 45 mins back to our base you will receive the zip line equipment and after a brief explanation of safety rules you’ll try our 2 zips lines (second one will end in the cenote water).

You will then receive the full snorkeling gear (mask\life vest\new tube) to begin a guided snorkel in the most spectacular and wonderful world of underwater cavern where you will see how mother nature does her job showing us some of the most spectacular light effects breaking throught the cristal clear water with a combination of amazing stalactites and stalagmite and admire how the stalagmites and stalactites get together making wiered formations that will awaken your imagination. This cavern ends up in a place that we call the indian elephant.

If we are lucky we might see spider monkeys, exotic birds like tucans, woodpeckers etc, in their natural habitat.

From there we ‘ll go to our restaurant close to the cenote where you will be able to try a freshly made tamal wrapped in a banana leaf and have water flavour. Then to finish this incredible adventure, we will drive to where we started & back to the hotel finishing another wonderful day in mexico and sure with a lot of life time memories.

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Sian Ka’an Biosphere Expedition

Wildlife & Nature – UNESCO World Heritage Site | Duration : 9h | Price: US$ 155

– Free Dolphins
– Bird Watching
– Wildlife Encounters
– Reef Snorkel
– Natural Swimming Pool

TOUR ACTIVITIES

GUIDED EXPLORATION WITH AN EXPERT IN TROPICAL BIODIVERSITY

Join our expert in tropical biodiversity to explore the Sian Ka’an Biosphere and to admire the wildlife located in the mangroves and the barrier reef of this important nature reserve.

LONGER BOAT ROUTE THRU THE MANGROVES OF SIAN KA’AN

We will start the boat tour deep in the mangroves located 40 kms or 25 miles from Punta Allen. This means that we will avoid 2 hours and a half in the bumpy road from Tulum to Punta Allen, and that we will be able to experience the most pristine natural surroundings of Sian Ka’an.

WORLD CLASS BIRD WATCHING IN THE MIGRATING SEASON DEC TO APRIL

The tour begins navigating the mangroves with your boat captain and guide boat tour that we navigate, will give you the opportunity to spot wildlife such as migrating and/or resident birds as well as to spot a crocodile or 2.

ADMIRE SEA TURTLES ON THEIR NATURAL HABITAT

Later, the boat exploration continues in the transition from the Mangroves to the Ocean, where Seagrass Beds are formed and Sea Turtles gather to feed.

ENCOUNTER DOLPHINS ROAMING FREE IN A WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Here, you will also encounter a group of Bottlenose Dolphins that use the Seagrass beds as hunting grounds for fish and other food.

SNORKEL TOUR IN THE BARRIER REEFS OF SIAN KA’AN

As the boat tour progresses from the mangrove to the caribbean sea, our captain will take us to discover the mayan barrier reef and snorkel among vast amounts of reef fishes and colourful coral formations.

SWIM IN THE “NATURAL SWIMMING POOLS” OF SIAN KA’AN

Later, we will continue our boat exploration by swimming in the beautiful beaches of the Sian Ka’an biosphere, where you will enjoy picture perfect moments while you swim in the tranquil and transparent waters of the natural pools of the Caribbean Sea.

ENJOY A DELICIOUS CARIBBEAN MEAL BY THE BEACH

At the end of our boat expedition, we will enjoy a delicious caribbean meal at a beach side restaurant.

DISCOVER AN AUTHENTIC MAYAN FISHERMEN VILLAGE

We will end our Dolphin expedition in the Mayan fishermen’s village of Punta Allen, located at the tip of an island surrounded by mangroves and the caribbean sea, where you will learn about the quiet way of life of this Mayan fishermen community in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve.

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CHICHEN ITZA HISTORY & FOOD TOUR

Mayan Archeology, Food Tour & Cenote | Duration: 10h | Price: US$ 125

– Mayan Archaeology
– Colonial History
– Mayan Food Tour
– Cenote Swim

TOUR ACTIVITIES

AVOID THE CROWDS AT CHICHEN ITZA

You will enjoy a an archaeological tour early to avoid the crowds and the heat, as well as to delight yourself from the freedom that our very small group tours of Chichen Itza provide.

TOUR WITH EXPERT IN MAYAN SCIENCES

You will be joined by one of the most knowledgeable guides in Chichen Itza, you will then start a guided tour in the archaeological site where your guide while explain why Chichen Itza was an important center for the development of Science and Spirituality for the Ancient Mayan Civilization.

DISCOVER BEAUTIFUL ART IN THE MAYAN TEMPLES

In Chichen Itza, you will learn about the Story of Creation of the Maya Civilization, which is represented in the all the temples of this Sacred Ceremonial Center.

LEARN ABOUT MAYAN ARCHEOASTRONOMY

Learn about how the ancient mayan architects of Chichen Itza, were also avid astronomers that build temples to record solar alignments in key moments of the year. Like the Equinoxes, Solstices and other solar cycles at the Pyramid of Kukulkan, considered a New Seven World Wonder.

VISIT OF MAYAN FARMERS MARKET

After the archaeological tour ends, we will jump back in our minivan and drive to the colonial city of Valladolid, where you will visit a traditional farmer’s market to taste some of the fresh produce of mayan farmers, and learn about the condiments of mayan food found only in this food market.

DELICIOUS MEAL OF MAYAN CUISINE

Enjoy a delicious meal in the best yucatecan restaurant of Valladolid, located right at the heart of the historical center, where a XVI century Spanish Hacienda used to be.

WALK IN THE HISTORICAL CENTER OF VALLADOLID

After our meal, we will have time to discover the colonial architecture of Yucatan, while walking in the main square of the beautiful historical center of Valladolid.

CENOTE OFF THE BEATEN PATH

Discover one of the most beautiful and secluded cenotes in Yucatan. This cenote is truly one of the highlights of the day so we will save that for the end (no buses or crowds are here, which is a rare thing, as most cenotes of Yucatan have big crowds from the tour buses of Chichen Itza).

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SIAN KA’AN SUNSET BIODIVERSITY

Wildlife & Nature – UNESCO World Heritage Site | Duration: 6h | Price: US$ 155

– Wildlife Encounters
– Bird Watching
– Cenote Swim
– Sunset Tour

TOUR ACTIVITIES

MANGROVE TOUR IN SIAN KA’AN

Admire the exuberant nature and the peacefulness of being at the heart of one of the most pristine nature reserves in Mexico.

SWIM IN A SECRET CENOTE

The biggest underground rivers of the Yucatan Peninsula gather in the mangroves of Sian Ka’an before flowing to the Caribbean Sea. We will take you to find Cenotes to swim in crystal clear water hidden in the mangroves.

MANATEE ENCOUNTER

You will have an encounter with manatees in their natural environment. The mangroves of Sian Ka’an are a natural refuge for this endangered species.

PHOTO SAFARI FROM THE MANGROVES TO THE CARIBBEAN

Progress from the mangroves to the caribbean by boat, while admiring many types of tropical birds and spotting one or 2 crocodiles.

WORLD-CLASS BIRD WATCHING

Discover the best spot for tropicial bird watching in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere.

SUNSET DINNER

You will have delicious fresh ceviche while enjoying a beautiful Sunset in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere.

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MUYIL NATURAL RIVER FLOW

Archeological Biosphere Experience | Duration: 6h | Price: US$ 115

– Free Dolphins
– Bird Watching
– Wildlife Encounters
– Reef Snorkel
– Natural Swimming Pool

TOUR ACTIVITIES

GUIDED EXPLORATION WITH AN EXPERT IN TROPICAL BIODIVERSITY

Join our expert in tropical biodiversity to explore the Sian Ka’an Biosphere and to admire the wildlife located in the mangroves and the barrier reef of this important nature reserve.

LONGER BOAT ROUTE THRU THE MANGROVES OF SIAN KA’AN

We will start the boat tour deep in the mangroves located 40 kms or 25 miles from Punta Allen. This means that we will avoid 2 hours and a half in the bumpy road from Tulum to Punta Allen, and that we will be able to experience the most pristine natural surroundings of Sian Ka’an

WORLD CLASS BIRD WATCHING IN THE MIGRATING SEASON DEC TO APRIL

The tour begins navigating the mangroves with your boat captain and guide boat tour that we navigate, will give you the opportunity to spot wildlife such as migrating and/or resident birds as well as to spot a crocodile or 2.

ADMIRE SEA TURTLES ON THEIR NATURAL HABITAT

Later, the boat exploration continues in the transition from the Mangroves to the Ocean, where Seagrass Beds are formed and Sea Turtles gather to feed.

ENCOUNTER DOLPHINS ROAMING FREE IN A WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Here, you will also encounter a group of Bottlenose Dolphins that use the Seagrass beds as hunting grounds for fish and other food.

SNORKEL TOUR IN THE BARRIER REEFS OF SIAN KA’AN

As the boat tour progresses from the mangrove to the caribbean sea, our captain will take us to discover the mayan barrier reef and snorkel among vast amounts of reef fishes and colourful coral formations.

SWIM IN THE “NATURAL SWIMMING POOLS” OF SIAN KA’AN

Later, we will continue our boat exploration by swimming in the beautiful beaches of the Sian Ka’an biosphere, where you will enjoy picture perfect moments while you swim in the tranquil and transparent waters of the natural pools of the Caribbean Sea.

ENJOY A DELICIOUS CARIBBEAN MEAL BY THE BEACH

At the end of our boat expedition, we will enjoy a delicious caribbean meal at a beach side restaurant.

DISCOVER AN AUTHENTIC MAYAN FISHERMEN VILLAGE

We will end our Dolphin expedition in the Mayan fishermen’s village of Punta Allen, located at the tip of an island surrounded by mangroves and the caribbean sea, where you will learn about the quiet way of life of this Mayan fishermen community in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve.

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COBA ARCHEOLOGICAL RAINFOREST

Mayan Archeology, Wildlife & Cenote | Duration: 8h | Price: US$ 130

– Mayan Archaeology
– Nature Hike
– Monkey Encounter
– Cenote Swim
– Mayan Farm

TOUR ACTIVITIES

VISIT COBA WITH AN EXPERT IN MAYAN ARCHAEOLOGY

Our day starts by visiting the archeological site with our expert guide. Here, you will discover an abandoned Mayan Kingdom from the Classical times, buried under the Yucatan Peninsula’s rainforest..

CLIMB ONE OF THE TALLEST MAYAN PYRAMIDS IN MEXICO

The pyramid of Nohoch Mul is the main pyramid at Coba, which is considered one of the tallest mayan pyramids in ancient Mexico. From the top, you will be rewarded with an amazing bird’s eye view of the rainforest canopy.

VISIT THE ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE BY FOOT OR IN BIKE RIDE

To explore the less known corners of Coba, you will have the option to either pedal yourself or ride as a passenger of a “mayan taxi”.

OBSERVE AMAZING RAINFOREST WILDLIFE

While exploring this Ancient Mayan City, animals like toucans, hawks and crocodiles can still be seen.

SWIM IN A SECLUDED CENOTE

After finishing our archeological tour we will visit a beautiful secluded cenote, to swim and admire the crystal clear water found in this wonderful and pristine ecosystem.

NATURE HIKE IN THE RAINFOREST

Enjoy an educational nature hike, where you will be able to experience a relaxing contact with the Rainforest, that will nurture all your senses.

ENCOUNTER HOWLER AND SPIDER MONKEYS

Have an up-close encounter with tropical monkeys, thanks the expertise of local guides from the Mayan Community of Punta Laguna, who study and preserve the wildlife of an important nature reserve, with sustainable tourism.

DELICIOUS MEAL IN THE HOME OF A MAYAN TRADITIONAL FARMER

Meet the family of Enrique Wicab, a mayan farmer that will prepare for us a delicious meal of traditional mayan cuisine with organic products grown in his farm.

RECEIVE A MAYAN BLESSING

Participate in a purification ceremony with the leader of the Mayan Community of Punta Laguna, who thanks Life for the blessings that the Rainforest provides.

GENTLE CANOE TRIP IN A TROPICAL LAKE

Enjoy the most peaceful moments in the rainforest, while gently canoeing thru the tropical lakes around Coba, considered unique for the Yucatan Peninsula.

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TULUM ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE, CENOTE & SUNSET

Mayan Archeology, Cenote & Food Tour | Duration: 7h | Price: US$ 125

– Cenote Snorkel
– Cavern Cenote
– Mayan Food
– Mayan Archaeology

TOUR ACTIVITIES

EXPLORE THE BEST CENOTES OF THE MAYAN RIVIERA

Tulum has the biggest concentration of Underground rivers in the planet. Learn everything you wanted to know about cenotes by visiting and open cenote, a semi open cenote and a cavern cenote.

SWIM IN THE CRYSTAL CLEAR WATER OF AN OPEN CENOTE

Discover an open cenote in the jungle where you can swim in crystal clear water and to experience the peaceful moments that Mayan nature provide.

SNORKEL IN THE ENTRANCE OF AN UNDERGROUND RIVER

Tour a semi open cenote that leads to the entrance of a beautiful cavern, considered the main entrance to the biggest underground river in the world. Here, you will experience a magical place, considered sacred for the Mayan People, and the only freshwater source of the Yucatan Peninsula.

EXPLORE A CENOTE OF THOUSANDS OF STALACTITES

Admire the many cave decorations of the underground river: (stalactites, stalagmites, etc), and understand why for both expert explorers and beginners alike, cenotes are considered the most beautiful ecosystem in the planet, always with the utmost care for your safety and that of the fragile ecosystem that we will visit.

ENJOY A DELICIOUS HOME COOKED MEAL OF TRADITIONAL MAYAN FOOD

Enjoy a delicious handcrafted meal, prepared by a mayan family. Here in addition to taste delicious local food, you will get to learn about all the efforts that the Mayan Culture is doing to preserve their underground river.

TOUR TULUM OUTSIDE OF NORMAL VISITING HOURS

Enjoy a guided visit of the archaeological site of Tulum, outside of normal opening hours, while also avoiding the crowds and the heat.

ARCHEOLOGICAL TOUR OF TULUM WITH EXPERT IN MAYAN SCIENCES

Learn about how the ancient maya build the ceremonial center of Tulum, aligned to the movement of the stars. While enjoying an archeological sunset tour in Tulum with a personal expert guide of Mayan Sciences.