Isla Contoy National Bird Sanctuary

  • Description
  • Itinerary
    Days of Operation
    Times of Operation
    Pick-up or Check-In
    Duration of Tour
  • Inclusions
    Exclusions
    Required
    Suggestions
  • Prices

Isla Contoy National Bird Sanctuary


Reserve toll free: 1-855-229-TOUR (8687)

Isla Contoy National Park

Sail to this tropical national park island - Isla Contoy. It sits at the meeting point of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. See some of over 120 species of birds that inhabit the island and feed the sting rays. This is a protected area and the wildlife is unafraid of humans. A limited number of visitors are allowed and only a handful of operators can offer this tour. Snorkel the reef and enjoy a variety of fish and coral life. Enjoy the peace and quiet of this tranquil island.

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Itinerary

Isla Contoy

Itinerary 1 – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

  • 8:30am – check-in to Scuba Cancun dock
  • 9:00am – 10:40am – depart to Isla Contoy, continental breakfast, arrive reef
  • 10:40am – 11:40am – snorkel the reef near Isla Contoy
  • 11:40am – 12:00pm - arrive to island and start tour of the island
  • 12:00pm –3:30pm - guided tour and free time on the island
  • 1:30pm - 3:20pm – buffet lunch
  • 3:30pm – 5:00pm - return to Cancun


  • DAYS OF OPERATION: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

    TIMES OF OPERATION: 9:00am to 5:00pm.

    TIME OF CHECK-IN: 8:30am. Instructions and a map will be included with your voucher when you reserve.

    DURATION OF TOUR: 8 hours.



    Itinerary 2 – Wednesday and Friday

  • 8:30am – check-in to Scuba Cancun dock
  • 9:00am – 9:30am – depart to Isla Mujeres, continental breakfast
  • 9:30am – 10:30am – free time on the island to shop and sightsee
  • 10:30am – 11:15am – arrive at reef near Isla Contoy
  • 11:15am – 12:15pm – snorkel the reef near Isla Contoy
  • 12:15pm – 12:25pm - arrive to island and start tour of the island
  • 12:25pm –4:25pm - guided tour and free time on the island
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm – buffet lunch
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm - return to Cancun


  • DAYS OF OPERATION: Wednesday and Friday.

    TIMES OF OPERATION: 9:00am to 6:00pm.

    TIME OF CHECK-IN: 8:30am. Instructions and a map will be included with your voucher when you reserve.

    DURATION OF TOUR: 8 hours on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 9 hours on Wednesday and Friday.

    Inclusions, Exclusions, Required, Suggestions

    Isla Contoy

  • INCLUSIONS:
    Continental breakfast, open bar all day, guided tour of the museum and the island, buffet lunch - salads, chicken, fish, lasagna, rice, guacamole, chips and dessert, snorkeling equipment - the snorkel is yours to keep, music and entertainment on the boat.


  • EXCLUSIONS:
    Eco-friendly island so no smoking except in designated area.


  • REQUIRED:
    There is a $6usd/person dock fee plus a $5usd/person Contoy Island entrance fee that must be paid in cash at check-in to the dock.


  • SUGGESTIONS:
    Bathing suit, towel, comfortable shoes, hat, camera, extra t-shirt and biodegradable suntan lotion. For those who tend to feel seasick on a boat, we suggest you buy ginger pills ( available at stores like Wal-Mart ) before you arrive in Mexico. They work like Dramamine but are natural and do not make you drowsy.



  • Prices - without transportation

    ADULT CHILD
    (5 to 11)
    All hotel locations $99 usd $53 usd

    Prices - with transportation

    ADULT CHILD
    (5 to 11)
    Cancun hotel zone $110 usd $65 usd
    Moon Palace to Playacar $125 usd $80 usd
    Xcaret to Tulum $139 usd $95 usd

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