The jewel of the crown of attractions that Riviera Maya has to offer is beyond any doubt Xcaret (pronounced ish-ka-ret) Eco-Park. This famous park is conveniently located just a couple kilometers south of Playa del Carmen your visit. Here you will find a nearly endless list of activities for everyone in the family, in fact it is near-impossible to do it and see it all in one day. In here you will find cultural attractions, high-adrenaline adventures, fun in the water, incredible encounters with nature, and much, much more.
What to Do In Xcaret:
Amongst its many fun and fascinating attractions there a few worthy of being highlighted. One of them is Xcaret at Night!
Spectacular Show; a live performance show that will take you on a journey through Mexico, admiring its music, folkloric dances, and customs of this diverse country. The show is included with all passes into the park, so there is no excuse to miss it!
Another of the great attractions that is included in this Xcaret Plus Ticket is a 30 minute swimming with dolphins experience.
Spend an incredible time with dolphins at Xcaret with an activity where you will learn important facts about dolphins: their diet, how they have fun, and the reach of their intelligence.
In addition, you will have free swimming time with them and will receive a cute kiss from these sea mammals.
Duration: 45 min (15 min briefing and 30 min in the water).
Three Underground Rivers
Multiple beaches, coves and natural pools
Coral Reef Aquarium
Sea turtles, crocodiles, and manatis
Deer, monkeys, cougars, a tapir, and jaguars and more local fauna
A stunning butterfly garden
Bromelia and Orchid greenhouses
Museum of Popular Mexican Art
Chapel of Guadalupe
Chapel of San Francisco de Asís
El Rincón Mexicano
The Main Plaza
Scenic Tower Wine cellar
Mexican Cemetery “Puente al Paraíso”
Xcaret at Night! Spectacular Show
Guided tours of the park
Access to Plus Area facilities (dressing rooms, restrooms and lockers).
One lunch buffet. Includes one beer and unlimited non-alcoholic beverages (soft drinks, flavored waters, and coffee) while consuming food.
Tours in three underground rivers (a secure bag service for your belongings prior to during the river journey is included).
Xcaret México Espectacular presentation.
Access to the beach, inlet and natural pools.
Visits to the Butterfly Pavilion, Coral Reef Aquarium and the Aviary.
Children’s World, a place of fun exclusively for the little ones.
Horse Exhibition, Papantla Flying Men and Pre-Hispanic Dances.
Tropical jungle trail.
Use of snorkeling gear (requires a refundable deposit of $10 USD).
Life jackets and inner tubes.
Lounge chairs, hammocks and rest areas.
Restrooms, dressing rooms and showers.
Other services (WiFi, ATM and shops).
Wear a swimsuit, water shoes and comfortable clothing. Additionally, bring an extra change of clothes and a towel.
Only use of sunblock and sunscreen containing titanium oxide and zinc oxide are allowed in the park. Otherwise, at the entrance you will find an Information Booth where you can exchange your sunscreen for a free sample of a biodegradable product. Your sunscreen will be returned to you upon departure.
Remember to bring cash or a credit card to purchase souvenirs, get the photos of your visit, or enjoy an Optional Activity.
Xcaret park is open 365 days a year from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Free admission for children 4 years old and under. Children 5 to 11 get half off the adult ticket price. In both cases an ID is mandatory.
Children and over 4.5 ft tall but under 12 years of age must show an ID to verify their age as well.
Snorkeling gear requires a refundable deposit of $10.00
It is not possible to make date changes the same day of your visit.
ADULTS $255.00 USD DOLLARS
KIDS 5 TO 10 PAY $155.00 DOLLARS