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Cancun Activities: RAFTING

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Yes! You can now go white water Rafting in Cancun. One of the most sought-after activities among adventurers in the whole world has finally reached Cancun. You will not only be taking on this adventure in the only white water rapids in Cancun and the whole Yucatán Peninsula, but you’ll be doing it in the longest man-made circuit in the world!

Rafting at Xavage is an adventure that stars in calm waters and goes increasing until it reaches class III waters according to the international rafting standard (class V being the highest). You’ll hop on a raft with a capacity of up to six people and a certified guide who will help you battle the current in this fun activity. Jump from almost 7-foot tall waterfalls and paddle through different types of currents. Along the circuit, the guide will make sure to add a couple of creative tricks to give you an even more unique Experiencia and making rafting one of your new favorite activities.

The circuit was designed by Bob Campbell, an international referent in rafting-circuit design, as designer of Olympic courses in Brazil and for Tokyo 2020.

Our guides, added to being part of the spark and fun, are certified by the IRF (International Rafting Federation). It’s very important to follow their instructions to make the most of this fun adventure.

  • Length of the course, starting in the practice area, going through the resting zone and rapids: over 1,000 yards
  • River difficulty: class III
  • The use of safety helmet and life jacket is mandatory at all times.
  • You won’t be able to participate in the activity once you have consumed alcohol.
  • You'll be needing your hands at all times, reason why cameras, cellphones, selfie sticks or any other accessory that keeps you from doing so are not allowed. Only those that can be attached to the life jacket or helmet are accepted.
  • Important to wear closed toes shoes and clothes that can get wet.
  • Activity not recommended for pregnant women, nor for people suffering from acrophobia, claustrophobia, epilepsy, asthma, hypertension, diabetes, or with neck and/or back problems, with recent surgeries or history of heart disease.

Aquatic activity
Maximum weight
300 lb (136 kg)
Minimum height
4 ft (1.20 m)
Total duration
45 min