Cancun: Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres Combo Tour

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Cancun: Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres Combo Tour

From $139 per person

Discover 2 of the most beautiful islands of the Yucatan Peninsula on a speedboat tour to Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres. Look for nesting birds in the protected reserve of Isla Contoy National Park. Explore the streets and local stores of Isla Mujeres.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Russian
Pickup included
Pick-up from major hotels in Cancún and the Riviera Maya. Please note, the supplier will contact you by email to confirm your exact pick-up time. If your hotel/accommodation is not included in the available pick-up locations, you will be provided with the nearest pick-up point.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Explore the 2 best-known islands of the Yucatan Peninsula
  • Snorkel in the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea
  • Ride around the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef by speedboat
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch of traditional ingredients
Full description
Start your tour at the pier of Punta Sam in Cancún, where you will board a comfortable speedboat to Isla Contoy about 40 minutes off the coast. Stop at a reef just south of the island for an optional 40-minute snorkeling session at the tip of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest coral reef barrier system in the world. Continue to Isla Contoy taking in the breathtaking views along the way. Then, disembark at the pier next to one of the island's beaches with a natural pool of crystal-clear water. Take a 30-minute guided walk around the island and make an optional stop at the museum. Discover an internal lagoon where many bird species nest, a set of trails that lead to the other side of the island, and a tower where you can get a magnificent view of the entire island. Next, enjoy a delicious lunch of Tikin Xic fish (a traditional Yucatan recipe), grilled chicken, guacamole, salad, bread and seasonal fruits. Water and sodas are available on the speedboats at all times, as is beer after your snorkeling session. Relax on the beaches for 90 minutes after lunch, and swim in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea or play with the friendly manta rays. Return to Punta Sam to cross to Isla Mujeres. Discover a paradise island full of history. Stroll around the small streets and pop into the local shops for about 1 hour. Then, take the boat back to Punta Sam in Cancún at around 16:00.
  • Transportation by speedboat
  • Bottled water and soft drinks
  • Lunch (jackfish, chicken, guacamole, salad, bread and fruit)
  • Snorkel gear and life jackets
  • Nature reserve and dock fee ($10 per person)
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please bring a towel, your sunglasses, biodegradable sunscreen, a hat and sandals
  • Children from 0 to 4 years old cannot occupy a seat in the bus. The child price will be for children between 5 and 11 years old.
  • Please bring comfortable lightweight clothing, walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and a swimsuit and extra change of clothes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 75 reviews

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Boat ride out to Isla Contoy, saw some turtles. The beach on the island is very nice If you have snorkeling gear, bring it to the island. Our tour of the island had to be cut short because of the number of mosquitoes. The lunch was pretty good. But it was very relaxing on the beach and the water and view were great! The snorkeling part of the trip was nice but the current was throwing yes around pretty good. Saw some neat fish in the reef. Isla Mujeres was good but too short. Would have liked to spend more time on the island shopping. The stop does give you a good flavor of the atmosphere off the island which is a big party. Overall a good day!

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May 29, 2021

The tour was really great. The group size was optimal and for each language there was a group with an extra guide. We got a lot of information and still had enough time to explore the islands and enjoy the beach. Breakfast and lunch were also delicious. Unfortunately, snorkeling had to be canceled due to the strong current, but of course nobody can help. We would recommend this tour to everyone! A big thank you to our guide Lilly!

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December 18, 2019

very well organized tour! punctual pickup from the very professional team! on the boat enough to drink! The only point that we did not like so much is the one before snorkeling and also on the first island no sunscreen may use! I understand though to protect the environment but either write in the description or mention in one of the confirmation mails sodas At least in the hotel can still protect a bit because the sun is already very intense!

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November 20, 2019

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