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FUN FOR EVERYONE IN XCARET CANCUN,MEXICO!

Updated on December 11, 2013

NATURE'S DISNEYLAND IN CANCUN,MEXICO

I first read about this place when I was looking for Cancun tours. The uniqueness of Xcaret Ecological park is unrivaled. It is an hour drive from Cancun Hotel Zone. There are over 40 things to see and do inside this Ecological Park:

- Beaches, natural pools & inlet

- Marine turtles

- Coral Reef Aquarium

- Jaguar Island

- Butterfly Pavilion

- Mayan Village

- Papantla Flying Men

- Flamingos

- Underground Rivers (my most favorite)

- Paradise River Raft Ride

- Xcaret Night Show

- Regional Wildlife Breeding Farm

- Rotating Scenic Tower

- Edible Mushroom Farm

- Orchids Greenhouse & Xcaret Bromeliads

- Tropical Jungle Trail

- Archeological Sites

- Open Theater

- Spider Monkey Island

- Tapir's Territory ( A tapir is a large browsing mammal, similar in shape to a pig, with a short, prehensile snout. Tapirs inhabit jungle and

forest regions of South America, Central America, and Southeast Asia.-----Wikipedia)

- Deer Shelter

- Cave Route to the Mayan Village

- Nature & Culture Tours

- Wine Cellar

- Pre-Hispanic Ball Game

- Water Activities Center

- Manatee, Sharks & Stingrays Lagoon

- Bat Cave

- Saint Francis of Assisi Chapel

- Mexican Cemetery

- Stained Glass Plaza

- House of Whispers

- Mexican Museum of Arts

- Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel

- Snorkeling Tour & Reef Snuba

- Dolphin Swim

- Sweat Lodge

- Sharks Interactive Adventure

- Stingray Encounter

A whole day is not enough. I will let the photos and videos do the talking. Xcaret Eco Park is a must to visit when in Cancun, Mexico.

XCARET ECO PARK ENTRANCE

The park is counting the days until December 21, 2012.

ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS - Underground river raft ride

Hands down the high light of our day in Xcaret Ecological Park was swimming in the underground river.

A mini falls inside the underground river raft ride

UNDERGROUND RIVER RAFT RIDE

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CHAPEL

Made from Ceiba Tree (For the Mayans, the Tree of Life, called Yaxche, is traditionally a Ceiba tree).

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CHAPEL

The altar surrounded by water from an underground river.

FLYING MEN DANCE AT DAYTIME

Xcaret Park Night Show: PAPANTLA FLYING MEN DANCE

The actors posing outside the theater before the night show performance.

XCARET ECO PARK NIGHT SHOW

FAMOUS MAYAN BALL GAME

Mexican Folk Dances

The Mariachi Band

ROTATING SCENIC TOWER

WOULD YOU VISIT XCARET ECOLOGICAL PARK CANCUN?

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      malualhati 3 years ago

      @OhMe: Firstly, thank you kindly for liking my lens. Secondly, I am so sorry to hear about your son. I hope nothing serious happened....Lastly, Cancun Mexico has a lot to offer for families :)!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I didn't know there were so many attractions in Cancun. I did know that there is no hospital. I found that out when my son was there on Spring Break - another story for another time.

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      malualhati 4 years ago

      @SandyMertens: you won't regret visiting XCARET ECO PARK :) very grateful for squid liking my lens!

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      Sandy Mertens 4 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Beautiful photos, video and gifts of Xcaret. I would love to go there.

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      malualhati 4 years ago

      @evitaa: and thank you for squid liking my lens too :)

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      malualhati 4 years ago

      @evitaa: thank you for voting & visiting my lens :) Xcaret has so many fun things to offer for all ages.

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      evitaa 4 years ago

      I want to visit Xcaret right now. It's amazing.

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      malualhati 4 years ago

      @manutara69: thank you so much for squid liking my lens!

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      malualhati 4 years ago

      @anonymous: a million thanks for squid liking my lens! you won't be disappointed in XCARET :) even my 65 year old mom enjoyed the underground river.

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      manutara69 4 years ago

      Cool lens. Yes, Xcaret is a fun place to visit.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Wow, thank you for the tour. I would love to explore Cancun. :)