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Adventure travel


Adventure makes you feel alive, so you cannot leave the Riviera without enjoying a vacation full of exciting activities. You will love the feeling of being on the edge of a platform before you fly, or when you first experience the currents of the rapids.

Now, when thinking about vacations in Cancun or the Riviera Maya, surely the images of beautiful beaches of white sand, the turquoise sea, the jungle and pyramids of the Mayan civilization come to your mind. But, is that all there is to do in the most important tourist destination in Mexico? If besides the sun and the sea you want to add adventure activities, in the Mexican Caribbean you will find the perfect place for the wide variety of options to choose from, which also include food and drinks, so you can just focus on enjoying yourself.

Water jet ride

Board a fast jet boat or speed boat that will take you to break waves of the Caribbean Sea at Xcaret and Xel-Há, or through narrow water canals at Xavage, where the captain will perform immersions, 360° turns, sudden changes of speed, as well as sudden changes in direction.
A water jet ride is an excellent adventure if you are looking for activities in the Riviera Maya.

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In Cancun and Riviera Maya, you will find adventures in two types of all-terrain vehicles: Amphibious vehicles and Monster Trucks. Even though they share similarities, like a lightweight chassis, a body without a hard roof and large wheels to adapt to different kinds of roads, the experiences you can enjoy in each one will be very different.

Amphibious Vehicles

Perfect to drive through jungle paths and into caves & caverns, since they can get wet and have headlamps that light up the path in front of you.

Monster Truck

With an exclusive design, you will not find another vehicle like it, because its bigger in size and its tires are special to maneuver among boulders, rocks, mounds, dips and run over squished cars and potholes.

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Rafting consists of descending the turbulent waters of a river on a rowing boat. It can be practiced alone or in teams, according to the capacity of the boat. The difficulty of the river is classified into up to six categories, the sixth being practically unnavigable. Take your oar and get ready for the adventure.

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The only rapids of Cancun and the Riviera Maya are in Xavage.


Parasailing or paragliding is an activity in which a person is tied to a parachute which in turn is tied to the back of a motor boat. The parachute gains height as the boat begins to gain speed. The direction of the parachute is dictated by the boat and the air currents. Admire the landscape from above .

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Swim with nurse shark

The nurse shark is completely harmless to humans . It feeds by sucking molluscs, crustaceans, oysters, sea cucumbers, and whatever it finds on the seabed. Sharks are a misunderstood species, dare to lose your fear by swimming with them.

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Snuba ®

Snuba® is an underwater activity inspired by diving , with the difference that the oxygen tank remains on the surface, connected to the respirator by a long hose that allows you to swim without difficulty. Explore the seabed with complete freedom.

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Originally created as military exercises, zip-lines consist of a long cable –usually of steel– suspended in decline, along which a person glides in a harness by means of a pulley. Did you know that you can ride sitted, head down, or even held only by your own hands?

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Ropes course

The Ropes Course is an adventure like no other in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. It consists of four levels of obstacles that are suspended in the air, which can vary from skateboards, logs, bicycles and kayaks. The heights range from 26 to 118 feet, you decide how far to go!

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Water Slides

Water slides may not sound like something very adventurous, but there are different types of slides. The main differentiators are the height, which reaches up to 131 ft (40 m) or even more; and the inclination, which varies from 40% onwards among extreme slides. Do not forget: the higher the tilt, the more speed you reach!

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