Xcaret - Riviera Maya

Xcaret Adventure Park

Xcaret is the best adventure park to explore the nature and culture of Mexico. You will find beautiful nature here in Xcaret and will get to know a lot about the Mexican culture in an adventurous way! You will learn about the famous old Maya culture from Mexico and you will find out what the villages looked, all explained with a funny twist. You can see turtles, jaguars and many other animals here, as well.

What to do in Xcaret Park

Turtle release ceremony at Xcaret

Turtle release ceremony at Xcaret


There are many, many activities in adventure park Xcaret. Too many to mention them all, but here are some of our favourites.

Scenic tower

Go in the rotating scenic tower and explore the park and nature of the Riviera Maya from high above! You will see the jungle, rivers, the lagoon and the turquoise sea. In case you’re afraid of height, be careful, the tower is 80 meter high.

Hacienda Henequenera

Wander in the golden age of Yucatan and Mexico! Find out about the architecture at that time, learn about the ancient machinery and production and the haciendas! From the Hacienda you can enter the museum and the theater as well. Go back in the time at Xcaret adventure park.

Paradise River

Explore the beautiful nature of the Riviera Maya from a river! Sail through the water channels and explore the jungle. You can spot all kinds of animals: monkeys, macaws, deer, and more.

Archaeological sites

Explore the ancient Mayan world. Find all the hidden pyramids in right in the jungle of the Riviera Maya and learn how the native Mayan people lived over there. Go back in time and feel like a Mayan inhabitant of one of the archaeological sites.

Marine turtles

At park Xcaret you can spot turtles! The turtles are the most cherished animals in the Riviera Maya. Six of the seven species of marine turtles nest in the coast of Mexico, which is why it is so important in Mexico to act responsibly and preserve the turtles. Learn all about the turtles at Xcaret adventure park!

Jaguar island

There are not only turtles to spot at Xcaret, there are many more! What about the jaguar island? They are not just in Sian Ka’an, but in Xcaret park as well. And you will learn again something about the Mayan culture, because the jaguars are the symbols of the Mayan jungle.

Xcaret performers

Xcaret performers

Spectacular shows

Watch the best show of the Riviera Maya about the Mexican culture and traditions here! The must see show is ‘Xcaret México Espectacular’! You will go on a journey through Mexico’s history in a educative but especially fun way! The show is amazing and full of many great actors who help make it happen. Don’t miss it!

What else?

There are many more activities which are included in the admission price and that’s not it yet! For an additional fee there are even more activities, for example swimming with dolphins! For the full activity list and prices, visit Xcaret online!


Restaurants and bars

You will find many restaurants and bars to explore the the taste of Mexico at Xcaret adventure park. If you buy a PLUS ticket, some are included in the price, others you can have at an additional price.

Xcaret evening show

Xcaret evening show

Equipment rental

You can rent snorkel equipment, towels, lockers wheelchairs and more. Xcaret services and prices are listed online.

At Xcaret park you will find information booths, shops, wifi, public phones, ATM’s, showers and restrooms and the park has been made suitable for wheelchairs.

General information Park Xcaret

Price and opening hours

You can buy a lot of different kinds of tickets at park Xcaret. You can buy the basic ticket, but in this ticket no food and drinks are not included. You can choose to do some other activities at a additional price (i.e. swimming with dolphins) or you can buy a combo package with another park, like Xel-Ha.

The basic price is 95 USD for adults and 48 USD for children from 5 to 11 years old.

For a full list of what’s included in the price and to check the combo packages, click here!

Park Xcaret is opened 365 days per year from 8:30am until 10:30pm.

Where to find adventure park Xcaret?

You will find Xcaret Adventure Park on the Highway 307 from Cancun to Tulum. The park is located 6km south of Playa del Carmen. From the Highway the park is very well indicated with signs. You can get there from Playa del Carmen, Cancun, and Tulum by taxi, colectivo or you can arrange a Xcaret ticket including transfer to the park.