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Bacalar Lagoon Excursion By Boat - From Costa Maya

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Get ready to enjoy the majestic Bacalar Lagoon, Lake of Seven Colors. Famous for its clear blue waters the Yucatan's largest lake is also full of rich local history. Discover why this area was frequented by pirates as you cruise to several top destinations in the lagoon.

You will depart from Costa Maya shortly after your cruise ship arrives and travel roughly 1 hour and 20 minutes to Laguna Bacalar. Here, you'll hop aboard a comfortable pontoon boat and get to explore several different cenotes, catch views of the old fort and enjoy a relaxing swim for 30 minutes in the beautiful blue waters.

Don't settle for a crowded beach or only getting to see a small part of Bacalar by kayak. Instead, cruise to the most important and scenic parts of this lagoon for a once in a lifetime experience that you're likely to not forget. On this Bacalar excursion you will get to see the Black Cenote which is the deepest point in the lagoon, Cenote Cocalitos and Cenote Esmeralda, where the 7 colors truly comes to life.

Enjoy freshly prepared pineapple with our special seasoning and refresh with beers and other light snacks. After working up an appetite on the water, we'll take your custom order to enjoy real, authentic Mexican tacos. Made with fresh, hand-made tortillas and filled with fish, carne asada or even the infamous cochinita pibil pork dish.

Return to Ship

We return you to your ship with 60-90 minutes to spare so you never feel rushed or concerned about making your connection.

What's Included

  • Pontoon Boat Tour on Bacalar
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Drinks (beer, soda, water)
  • Fruit & Snacks
  • Rountrip Transportation with AC
  • Back to Ship Guarantee
  • Insurance

Meeting Point

Our meeting point is located just a couple minutes outside of the port plaza. Further instructions in your instant confirmation email.

What's Included

Boat Tour
Drinks (beer, juice, sodas and water)
Fruit and snacks
Bilingual Guide
Lunch at an authentic Mexican restaurant
Roundtrip transportation with AC
Optional gratuities

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the drive to Bacalar Lagoon from Costa Maya?
It takes about one hour and twenty minutes to drive to Bacalar Lagoon from the port at Costa Maya. This might vary 5-10 minutes with traffic.
How big is Lake Bacalar?
It is about 30 miles long and roughly a mile wide at it's widest point. It is the largest lake in the Yucatan Peninsula.
Will I get back to my ship on time?
Yes. This ship is customized around your ships arrival and departure times and you will be brought back to port with more than 60-90 minutes to spare before your ship closes gates.

Quick Facts

Costa Maya

5h 30min

There is no minimum age to participate in this tour.

Your tour costs are refundable if canceled 24 hours before the tour departure. If booking using the Book Now, Pay Later option, the 5% deposit is non-refundable under all circumstances.




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