A complete description of the Isla Contoy Nature Experience tour

A unique journey to Isla Contoy, a stunning bird sanctuary and National Park in the Mexican Caribbean. Enjoy the peacefulness of its pristine beaches, explore the vibrant coral reef of Isla Mujeres, and create unforgettable memories


  • Unparalleled Journey to Isla Contoy.
  • Protected National Park.
  • Bird Sanctuary.
  • Pristine Beaches.
  • Unforgettable Adventure.
  • Charm of Isla Mujeres.
  • Snorkeling in Coral Reef.
  • Connection with Nature.
  • Price in US Dollars:
    • Adult (people 12 years and older) $139 USD.
    • Child (people from 5 to 11 years old) $109 USD.
  • Boarding marina: Marina Punta Norte.
  • Departures: Tuesday to Sunday.
  • Schedule: 10:00 to 18:30 hours.
  • Tour duration: 8:30 hours.
  • Languages: Spanish and English
  • Boat capacity: Up to 50 passengers.

Isla Contoy Nature Experience tour itinerary

  • Check-in: Ensure you're checked in 30 minutes before the tour begins to guarantee a smooth start to your adventure.
  • Journey to Isla Mujeres: Enjoy complimentary fresh bread and fruit pieces to energize you for the day ahead as we set sail.
  • Discover Isla Mujeres: Spend an hour exploring this enchanting island at your own pace. Whether you're interested in the local shops or the scenic views, there's something for everyone.
  • Snorkeling adventure: Dive into the clear waters for a 20-minute snorkeling session at a reef between Cancún and Isla Mujeres. Witness the vibrant marine life that calls this reef home.
    Isla Contoy exploration: Experience the untouched beauty of Isla Contoy, a protected national park.
  • Optional ecological tour: With a certified guide, enhance your understanding of the island's ecosystem and dive deep into its history, flora, and fauna.
  • Buffet lunch: Refuel with a delicious buffet lunch offering a variety of local and international dishes.
  • Beach relaxation: Unwind on Isla Contoy's pristine beaches. Whether you prefer sunbathing or a leisurely walk, the choice is yours.
  • Return to Cancun: As we head back, enjoy an open bar and reflect on the day's adventures.

    *The order of activities may vary based on conditions and logistics.


  • Round-Trip transportation: Our tour includes convenient round-trip transportation. Travel in our modern, air-conditioned vehicles, ensuring a hassle-free experience from start to finish.
  • Certified guide: Learn and discover with our certified guide, who will take you through the wonders of Isla Contoy.
  • Multilingual host: No matter where you're from, our multilingual host will be ready to assist you.
  • Light breakfast: Start your day with fresh fruit and sweet bread.
  • Full snorkeling gear: Dive with confidence using our high-quality snorkeling equipment, which includes a mask, snorkel, fins, and life jacket. This ensures your underwater adventure is both thrilling and safe.
  • Open bar onboard: Stay refreshed and in high spirits with our onboard open bar. Savor your favorite drinks as you sail through the Caribbean.
  • Exclusive access: Your admission to Isla Contoy National Park is included.
  • Buffet lunch on Isla Contoy: Indulge in various dishes, from lasagna and Tikin Xic fish to rice, salad, and the traditional rice pudding. Also, refresh your palate with our flavored water of the day.

Not included

  • Tips: If you wish to recognize the dedication and service of our team, we would appreciate some more.
  • Photographic souvenirs and more: Photos and mementos of your experience and any other items you wish to purchase come at an extra charge.
  • Additional activities: Isla Mujeres boasts a variety of supplementary activities that aren't covered in the tour's cost.
  • Dock and reef tax: The tour price does not include any surcharges related to the dock and sanitation.


  • Dress for the occasion: Wear a swimsuit and comfortable shoes for onboard fun and island exploration.
  • Waterproof protection: Bring waterproof cases or bags for your cameras and cell phones. The ocean can be unpredictable!
  • Sun protection: Wear a cap or hat to protect yourself from the sun. Also, use biodegradable sunscreen to protect your skin and the marine environment.
  • Cash on hand: While Isla Mujeres offers a variety of attractions, not all places might accept credit cards. Bring cash for purchases, potential additional activities, and gratuities.

Isla Contoy National Park Rules

  • Product care: Avoid using sunscreens and repellents that are not biodegradable, as they can harm the marine ecosystem.
  • Reef respect: When swimming, avoid touching the reefs and maintain a minimum distance of 8.2 feet (2.5 meters) from them to preserve their integrity.
  • Flora and fauna: Nature is for observing, not touching. Respect the island's flora and fauna without interfering in their natural habitat.
  • Feeding animals: Do not feed the island's animals. This can alter their natural diet and behavior.
  • External fauna: Do not introduce external species to the island to prevent ecological imbalances.
  • No fishing: Fishing is not allowed to conserve the area's marine biodiversity.
  • Keep the environment clean: Do not litter. Use designated containers and help maintain the island in its natural state.
  • Smoke-free zones: No smoking. Protect the air quality and respect other visitors.
  • Follow instructions: It's essential to heed the guides at all times. They know the best practices to ensure your safety and preserve the place.

Rules and restrictions

General Conditions:

  • Weather and currents: All water activities are subject to weather conditions and ocean currents.
  • Instructions: Always adhering to the guide's instructions is crucial for ensuring safety.
  • Reef care: Using biodegradable sunblock and rashguard shirts is recommended.
  • Minors: All minors must always be accompanied by an adult or responsible guardian.
  • Snorkeling: Restricted for children under eight years old. An adult must accompany those under 16.
  • Safety: Life jacket use is mandatory. It's prohibited to stray from the group or guide.
  • Guidelines: All participants must sign a liability waiver and abide by the instructions given by guides and relevant authorities.
  • Lost items: The company isn't responsible for lost or damaged items.
  • Accessibility: The tour isn't wheelchair accessible and isn't pet-friendly.