How much is Sac Actun?

After researching which cenote to explore while in Tulum, sac atun got the best reviews and seemed to be worth the trip. All of the reviews were right! This cenote is covered, so it is required to have a guide. It was 35 USD per person and worth every dollar.

How to get to cenote Sac Actun?

How do I get to Cenotes Sac Actun? If you are coming from Tulum, drive north towards Akumal and Playa del Carmen. The road to the cenotes will be on your left.

What is the caves of SAC actun?

Sistema Sac Actun (from Spanish and Yucatec Maya meaning “White Cave System”) is an underwater cave system situated along the Caribbean coast of the Yucatán Peninsula with passages to the north and west of the city of Tulum.

What caused Sistema Sac actun?

The development of the Sac Actun system, as well as the many other caves systems along the Yucatan Caribbean Coast is controlled by the coastal hydrologic regime, driven by glacio-eustatics, and influenced by stratigraphic and structural controls.

What is the best cenote in Mexico?

The Best Cenotes In Yucatan

  • Cenote Calavera.
  • Cenote Cristalino and Escondido Cenote.
  • Cenotes Yaxmuul.
  • Cenote Aktun-Ha.
  • Cenote Choo-Ha.
  • Cenote Zaci-Ha.
  • Cenote X’Canche.
  • Cenote Oxmán. One of the most picturesque cenotes in the Yucatan, Cenote Oxman’s blue waters are encircled by hanging vines and steep cave walls.

What is the best cenote in Riviera Maya?

8 Best Cenotes in Riviera Maya

  • Cenote Ik Kil, Chichén Itzá
  • Cenote X’Canche, Valladolid.
  • Cenote Dos Ojos, Tulum.
  • Grand Cenote, Tulum.
  • Cenote Jardin del Eden, Puerto Aventuras.
  • Cenote Chaak Tun, Playa del Carmen.
  • Cenote Samula, Valladolid.
  • Cenote Suytun, Valladolid.

Which cenote is best?

Here are the 10 best cenotes to visit in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico:

  • Yaxbacaltun, Best Cenote For Swimming.
  • Zaci, Best Cenote In Valladolid.
  • Ik Kil, Best Cenote By Chitzen Itza.
  • Chihuan, Best Underground Cave Cenote.
  • Miguel Colorado, Best Hidden Jungle Cenote.
  • Sac Actun, Most Popular Cenote In Mexico.

What is the biggest underwater cave in the world?

Sac Actun cave system
Divers exploring Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula have discovered a 216-mile-long underwater cave, believed to be the biggest in the world. The submerged wonderland – or Sac Actun cave system – is close to the beachside town of Tulum.

Are there unexplored underwater caves?

In the 21st century, few corners of the earth remain unexplored. We’ve summited the highest mountains and plumbed the deepest depths of the oceans, yet underwater caves have retained centuries’ worth of secrets unknown to modern humans.

How to get to Sac Actun cenote?

Outstanding. Sac actun is a newer cenote, opened in the last 5 years to the public. To get there, enter through dos ojos (directly off the highway), and then walk down the long dirt road. The walk is doable – but it’s roughly three miles in off the highway (past dos ojos by quite a bit) – so you/your group has to be willing and able.

How much does it cost to go to Sac Actun?

Also, most of the other big names charge $80-100 because of all the other things the tour includes, where Sac Actun was around $30! The website is lacking in info (in English), as well as directions.

Do I need A Guide to see the cenote?

Our guide Maria was excellent with so much knowledge of the geology of the cenote. You do have to go with a guide because they are protecting the area, like if you are snorkeling the guide is watching that you don’t accidentally bump into a stalactite because then they will stop growing.

Can you swim in Sac Actun?

Sac Actun is a private cenote and well maintained. It’s somewhat remote and difficult to get to and probably a 30 minute drive from Tulum. It really is an incredible experience to swim in this cave system and should not be missed.