Rio Lagartos Flamingo Preserve


ADULTS: $177.00 $129.00  KIDS: $163.50  $119.00 - YOU SAVE 25% !

This amazing tour will start at an authentic beautiful lanscape located in the Yucatan Peninsula, we will take you to an spectacular pink color lagoon located in Rio Lagartos, it is located 150 km from Cancun. It's pink color is due the high concentration of salt, sun and microorganisms. You can't miss this unique experience in a boat ride for bird watching, cocodriles and flamingos!

Join us for a journey to the northern reaches of the Yucatan peninsula, where flamingos outnumber people and ancient Mayan cities dot the landscape.

Our first stop is the 2,000 year old Ek Balam Mayan ruins, where you will learn the mystery and intrigue of this forgotten empire.  You can climb the ruins to the top of the Acropolis for great views of the site all the way to Coba, and your tour guide will amaze you with this place.

Rio Lagartos Excursion

Ek Balam Tour

Ek Balam Tour

After a delicious lunch, we will venture further north, all the way to the Caribbean border, we'll find the wetland nature preserve of Rio Lagartos.  Here we'll board a small boat and travel its submerged mangrove-lined waterways, watching for the amazing array of bird life that exists here, including gorgeous pink flamingos.  Get your camera ready! 

Tour Schedule:  Thursdays and Sundays at 6:00 AM.  Exact pick-up time will depend on the location of your hotel, but will be specified on your confirmation.

Duration:  Approximately 10 hours.

Departs:  Complimentary Pick-up at your Cancun Hotel


  • Round Trip Transportation from your Cancun Hotel

  • Boat Tour in  Rio Lagartos

  • English Speaking Tour Guide

  • Lunch

  • Guided tour of the Ek Balam Mayan Ruins and Las Coloradas

  • Free time to explore on your own and climb the ruins

  • All Taxes


  • Camera

  • Biodegradable Sunscreen and Hat for Sun Protection

  • Good Walking Shoes

  • An Extra Set of Clothes
  • Reading Material or Entertainment on the Bus (it's a long drive)

  • $10.00 Cash for Docking & Park Fees

Kids:  All ages welcome.  Kids prices apply to ages 5-11.  Kids 0-4 are free.

NO CANCELLATION FEE - You can change the date of your tour or cancel up to 48 hours in advance of the tour with no cancellation fee or other charges.  No risk, no worries.

NO-RISK WEATHER POLICY - If the weather is bad and the tour cannot go out for any reason, you will receive a 100% refund. No risk, no worries!

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