Dos Ojos Cenote : Get a Mesmerizing Snorkeling Experience
Dos Ojos Cenote tour offers you the adventure of a lifetime. You will enjoy the best snorkeling experience by swimming in a part of the longest underwater cave of Mexico. Cenote Dos Ojos is located on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, near the city of Tulum. There, two cenotes join to form a large underground cavern. The term Dos Ojos means “two eyes” in Spanish, referring to the shape of the cenotes viewed from the sky.
But Dos Ojos is more than just a cave!
If you are into snorkeling, our special Dos Ojos cenotes tour will fascinate and captivate you. Cenote Dos Ojos is actually the entrance of a large underground water system also named Dos Ojos systema. Since January 2018, the rivers Dos Ojos and Sac Aktun are connected, forming the largest underground river of Mexico. They form together a single long stretch of 215 miles.
What’s in the cenote?
This large network of fresh water facilitates thriving biodiversity around. Dos Ojos cenote witnessed the evolution of the Yucatan for centuries. Today, there are still evidences of first settlers in America, extinct animals and Mayan culture in the cave.
Meet Dos Ojos, the Movie Star
Not only Dos Ojos is beautiful, but it is also a movie star. IMAX first filmed the underwater cave system in 2002. The film was called “Journey Into Amazing Caves”. Few years later in 2005, various scenes “the Cave”, the Hollywood were filmed in the popular Dos Ojos cenote. Last but not least, it was also featured in Discovery Channel / BBC series “Planet Earth”, released in 2006.
Avoid crowds, get the most of your vacation
Dos Ojos cenote is a must go for scuba divers and snorkelers. The cenote is so amazing it became one of the most visited cenotes in the area! To ensure you get the most of Dos Ojos cenote we will pick you up between 7 am to 7:30 am. You will have the opportunity to explore the cenotes during the early hours with little crowd. This way, you can swim at your own pace, and use your underwater camera to take stunning pictures, without too many people in the background.
Learn More About The Tour
Dos Ojos park entrance is located between Playa Del Playa and Tulum. The trip is about 45 minutes from Playa Del Carmen, or 30 minutes from Tulum Beach hotel zone. Therefore your private guide will pick you up early at your hotel to make sure you arrive before crowds.
After a few miles in the jungle, your private van will reach the cenote area. We will explore the two eyes of the cenotes, snorkeling in the clear and cool water.
The experience starts here!
Once fully equipped, you will enter the cenote thanks to a suitable platform. Entrance and swimming are easy. In fact the cenote is quite shallow for swimming, adults and children can enjoy the experience. However, as the cenote is connected to an underground river, some hidden areas can reach 33 feet or 10m depth.
Each one of the cave has distinct geologic features. One of them includes breathtaking stalagmites and stalactites. Both will enable you to enjoy the stunning natural light. If the level of the water allows it, you will also see a bat cave. This hidden room is only accessible with a guide, via a short swim through the stalactites. Tons of bats leave in this cave, sleeping, hanging on the roof.
For sure, you will have an exhilarating and memorable experience. You will also get the time to enjoy the jungle around the cenotes. Gardens with hammocks will mesmerize you with their flowers, trees and the harmonious singing of the birds.
After the effort comes comfort..
The trip ends by a lunch included in the tour price. We bring you to a traditional Mayan restaurant in the jungle. The Mayan owners will prepare you their local cuisine while you discuss your snorkeling adventure with your friends and family.
Choose us to guaranty the best cenote experience
Our team makes sure you get the best cenote experience! Our professional guides are certified and perfectly fluent in English. They accompany you throughout the day and guide you in the caves. Your snorkeling skills and experience are taken into consideration to make sure you enjoy an exciting, fun and safe trip. Though you need to know how to swim, the activity is ideal for snorkelers with various skill and experience levels.
Travel light, no need to carry any snorkeling equipment:
You do not have to worry about carrying any snorkeling gear! We provide all the snorkeling equipment you require such as wetsuits, quality masks, life vests and flashlights. We offer the confortable life vests, fitting diving branded masks, easy breathing snorkels and diving lights. This way you can enjoy swimming in the fresh water for a long time, and observe clearly the underwater part.
What about your kids?
We know that the safety of your kids is a prime concern. Indeed, we also provide quality equipment for children. They will get small wetsuits, fitting life vests so they can swim in complete safety. To make sure they have a great time we can also provide full masks kid snorkel. No snorkeling skill is needed to observe the beauty of the cenote and enjoy the visit with the rest of the group.
You are one clic away from an amazing experience!
You are now ready to go on a snorkeling adventure with your family or friends! Book from this page and meet your Absolute Adventure private guide at your hotel lobby soon!
- Duration: 5 hours
- Physicality: Easy
- Age: All ages
- Snorkeling: Basic swimming skills required. This excursion suits everyone from novices to experts.
This Dos Ojos cenote tour is exclusively private to better meet your expectations.