Isla Contoy

Explore the bird and wildlife refuge on this untouched island

Isla Contoy is considered the most important nesting place of sea birds in all of the Mexican Caribbean. Only a few tour companies have permission to bring guests to the island and only 200 visitors are allowed daily. Enjoy a tour of this untouched and naturally beautiful island!


Explore this pristine island paradise with a¬†knowledgeable guide, snorkel on the reef, enjoy a buffet lunch on the beach and you’ll even have time to play with Samantha, the islands friendly angel ray!


  • Open Bar – Domestic drinks
  • Continental Breakfast (Fruit, sweet bread, juice)
  • Snorkeling on the Ixlache Reef (snorkeling equipment rental is $5 per person extra)
  • Bi-lingual giuded tour of Isla Contoy
  • Buffet lunch (salad bar, fish, fajitas, rice)

Check tour availability and prices here


  • Go to the marina at Scuba Cancun, located at KM 5 in the hotel zone, by 8:45AM
  • 9:00AM – 10:30AM: Continental breakfast during boat ride to Ixlache Reef
  • 10:30AM – 11:15AM: Snorkel on the reef (equipment & reef tax extra) or stay on the boat
  • 11:15AM – 3:30PM: Isla Contoy – bi-lingual guided tour and free time to explore the island
  • 2:10PM – 3:30PM: Buffet lunch on the island
  • 3:45PM – 5:00PM: Return to marina at Scuba Cancun


Snorkeling equipment rental $5 per person, Reef fee $5 per person (only for those that snorkel), Tip to the crew and guide, Transportation to/from your Cancun hotel

You can take the public bus to the marina at KM 5, across the street from Casa Maya Hotel. Cancun Bus video


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