Adventurous things to do in Cancun

Are you looking for some adventure activities in Cancun? Here are some exciting lists of adventure things that you should not miss out when you are in Cancun. This list includes popular adventure activities in Cancun for visitors of all age group. Find out the list of things that suits you best. Get back to the complete list of things to do in Cancun.

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  1. Isla Mujeres

    #1 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Isla Mujeres

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Water Sport, Picnic Spot

    Address: Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Literally translated “the island of women”, Isla Mujeres is actually named after the several statues of the goddess Ixchel found here. What makes this island important to visit is that it ...Read more

  2. Xel - Ha Park

    #2 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Xel - Ha Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Theme Park, Food And Drinks, Leisure

    Address: Carretera Chetumal Puerto Juarez Km 240, locales 1 & 2, Modulo B, 77780 QROO, Mexico

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Xel Ha Park is the ideal tourist attraction near Cancun for those of you travelling with a family. Not to be mistaken with a historic site of the same name Xelha which lies within the same premises, t...Read more

  3. Tulum

    #3 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Tulum

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Nature

    Address: Carretera Federal No. 307 Km 128, 77710 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located at a distance of around one and a half hours from Cancun, Tulum is one destination that leaves its visitors spell bound with its spectacular coastline and bright sun. A visit to Tulum from Can...Read more

  4. Isla Contoy

    #4 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Isla Contoy

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Island, Walking Area

    Address: Isla Contoy 77500, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Cancun is surrounded by natural beauty that makes up for an unparalleled travel experience. While you are in Cancun, you can make a guided tour to Isla Contoy. This island houses a number of species o...Read more

  5. Sistema Dos Ojos

    #5 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Sistema Dos Ojos

    Tags: Cave, Water Body, Adventure, Water Sport

    Address: Tulum 77780, Mexico

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Dos Ojos is a snorkel and dive site on the Caribbean coast, located just north of Tulum. This site was discovered in 1987 and has been a popular tourist destination since then. Dos Ojos has one of the...Read more

  6. Xplor Park

    #6 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Xplor Park

    Tags: Park, Adventure, Nature

    Address: Puerto Juarez, Carr Cancún -Tulum Km 82, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located in the Riviera Maya, Xplor is a natural adventure park just south of Playa del Carmen. Activities here include 14 zip lines, amphibious vehicles, and underground rivers that feature amazing st...Read more

  7. Playa Tortugas

    #7 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Playa Tortugas

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Water Sport

    Address: Playa Tortugas, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Imagine a warm, sunny day, a cosy little beach and the water splashing against the dark rocks. Doesn’t it sound like a dream holiday? At Playa Tortugas, the dreams are sure to come true. This be...Read more

  8. Cave Of The Sleeping Sharks

    #8 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Cave Of The Sleeping Sharks

    Tags: Cave, Water Body, Scuba

    Address: Off coast from Isla Mujeres, Los Manchones Reef, Quintana Roo Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The cave of the Sleeping shark is a unique place in the Maya Riviera. This place was only discovered in 1969 by a local fisherman. The man found this place while fishing for lobsters and was shocked t...Read more

  9. Wet N Wild Cancun

    #9 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Wet N Wild Cancun

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Park

    Address: Boulevard Kukulkan KM 25, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, QROO, Mexico

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    No city is really complete without a water park, and Cancun’s delivers the goods. Though it’s a little pricey, watching the faces of your kids light up will be well worth it. It’s ne...Read more

  10. Playa Del Carmen

    #10 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Playa Del Carmen

    Tags: Bar, Beach, Cafe, Restaurant

    Address: Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Playa Del Carmen is a town not far from Cancun. This coastal town with its lovely beaches and tourist sites is undoubtedly an idyllic tourist attraction. The place also has a very vibrant night life w...Read more

  11. Tres Rios Ecopark

    #11 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Tres Rios Ecopark

    Tags: Wildlife Park, Nature, Resort, Scuba

    Address: Carretera Cancun - Playa del Carmen Km. 40,Cancun, Mexico

    Situated at a distance of 10 minutes from the south of Playa del Carmen, Tres Rios Park is a popular daytrip from Cancun. A tour to this place will allow the visitors an opportunity to explore the nat...Read more

  12. Playa Linda

    #12 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Playa Linda

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Water Sport

    Address: Cancun, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Considered to be one of Cancun’s finest beaches, a visit to Playa Linda is on the list of many who wish to explore the pristine side of the city. This beach is perfect for people who enjoy takin...Read more

  13. San Miguelito Beach

    #13 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    San Miguelito Beach

    Tags: Beach, Water Sport

    Address: Cancun, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Cancun is known for its Caribbean beaches that offer you ultimate beauty and recreation. Playa San Migeulito might not be a well known beach but is a beautiful stretch of sand that boasts of seclusion...Read more

  14. Playa Ballenas

    #14 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Playa Ballenas

    Tags: Beach, Water Sport, Nature

    Address: Cancun, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Playa Las Ballenas is the westernmost of the three beaches at the town of Las Terrenas. Being the quietest of them all, Ballenas is the nicest stretch in town perfect for taking long stroll. Moderatel...Read more

  15. Dubai Palace Casino

    #15 of 22 Adventure Activities in Cancun
    Dubai Palace Casino

    Tags: Casino, Entertainment, Games

    Address: Av. Tulum esq. Punta Celarin, SM. 08, MZ. 01 LT. 02 Cancun, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Opened in 2010, the Dubai Palace Casino is located again on Ave Tulum heading out of town towards the airport and has become one of the attractions of Cancun. Occupying 100,000 square feet, the Dubai ...Read more

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