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Barracuda Marina

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Address: Blvd Kukulcan km 14.1, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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+52 998 885 2777
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Jungle and Punta Nizuc Reef Tour in Cancun
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Mangrove Speed Boat Tour

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I bought tickets for the jungle tour, and it was awesome! They tell you about the boat controls & hand signals. We went through the lagoon & the channels until you are in the sea... read more

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought tickets for the jungle tour, and it was awesome! They tell you about the boat controls & hand signals. We went through the lagoon & the channels until you are in the sea. Stopped at the reef where our guide tied our boats together and we got to snorkle for abit. There isn't a ladder to climb back... More 

Thank Tracey90canada
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took this tour with 2 adults and a 10 and 12 year old. The 10 year old did very well snorkeling. The 12 year old couldn't handle the choppy waters. They don't really warn you that you will be tieing to a bouy and hopping off the little boat (getting back on is also a feat let me tell... More 

1 Thank lisamntraveler
Malta, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The adventure starts with an exciting boat ride in two person boats. The water was kind choppy, but the small boats seemed to handle it just fine. You pass through a mangrove "jungle" then out to the reef. The reef was extraordinary! We saw lots of beautiful fish and coral. We even saw a stingray. Our guide, Jose, was very... More 

Thank Cynthia Y
Buffalo, New York
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91 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We really enjoyed the snorkeling tour. The reef is a great place to see in person the kinds of marine life you know from TV shows. Our guide was very nice, patient, etc. Lots of other people out there, but it didn't seem over-crowded. The speed boats are fun to drive. However, the trip to the reef was terrifying for... More 

1 Thank Glzz2
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We went snorkeling with the jungle boat tour. It was great. Can not emphasize this enough. Had a guide named Jose. He was awesome. We got to see many fishes and corals. Even saw a sea turtle. We can not wait to go back. I highly recomend this tour. The staff at the marina was great also. Very friendly.

Thank Schlaffmi
Didcot, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We went on the speedboat jungle tour and had a great time. The boats are fast! During the snorkeling our guide was showing us all the different fish. We even saw a stingray. One word of warning is if you are pale like me make sure you cover up/ be careful as you are out for a good couple of... More 

Thank boeatwell
Port Clinton, Ohio
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great first mates and captain. We caught all kinds of fish on our shared charter! They cleaned the fish and we took it back to the hotel and had it cooked for us the next day! We caught bait, then we went out further and caught queen trigger fish and barracuda. I wish the prices were more reasonable for taxidermy.... More 

Thank Bethanie H
Salisbury, Maryland
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111 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I booked a six hour trip in advance through my cc rewards program. Showed up at the docks early, wind blowing 10-20 mph gusts...already knew what I was in for. Went out anyways, boat was about a 40 foot cruiser, captain was very able for the conditions, the mate worked hard to put us on fish. I just watched the... More 

Thank Weezulman
Quakertown, PA
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had a great time racing through the bay, mangroves and ocean in these mini speed boats. Barracuda Marina was professional and polished, and they provided all of the equipment and safety gear we needed. The boat ride leads to snorkeling at at reef where there are La Musa underwater statues. There were lots of fish at the reef, which... More 

Thank NClark
Chesapeake, Virginia
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We did the speed boat tour and it was so much fun!!! We snorkeled around a reef with a ton of fish and even got to see the underwater statues. Very reasonably price and a great time. The employees are so kind and friendly. We got to see a huge crocodile named Poncho at the marina. We would do it... More 

Thank Kperci

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