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animal encounter

Enjoy an environmental tour in Akumal

animal encounter

Enjoy an environmental tour in Akumal

302 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Drinks, Transport, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish
animal encounter

Enjoy an environmental tour in Akumal

animal encounter

Enjoy an environmental tour in Akumal

302 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Drinks, Transport, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will leave from the meeting point in Akumal Natura Glamping. From there we will go by vehicle and in a 20-minute journey to visit a wildlife refuge in the jungle of Akumal, there you will make some interactions and learn about the management plans , rehabilitation, reproduction, reintegration that takes place there with more than 100 wild animals that are sheltered there. You will also learn about the harmless and stingless bee of the Mayans and you will also learn about pollination and the life and habits of this insect recently declared the most important living thing on the planet. After We will do a themed path and go to swim in the crystal clear waters of an illuminated and underground cenote. I will also show you the toxic tree, the doctor tree, the gum tree and other important trees of our flora, three hours later we will begin the return.

Your host

Learn more about Antonio

Antonio

I am the owner of an environmental management unit in the jungle of Akumal. I have attended several courses of environmental education, also a course given by the National Institute of ecology and bioclimatic change. In the facilities we give refuge to more than 100 wild animals of 18 species and with which we carry out rehabilitation reproduction and reintegration, plans. My work is focused on helping these animals and improving and maintaining their facilities to offer them a better stay while they are with us

What's included

Drinks
Water or juice
Transport
Transportation
Equipment
Life jackets

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Where you'll be

We will visit the facilities of Akumal Natura Rescue, where I will explain the management plans of each species, Hoco pheasants, crocodiles, spider monkeys, white-tailed deers, various types of parrots and macaws and several trees in this area in an interesting, educational and fun tour. At the end we will take a refreshing swim in a magnificent and underground cenote

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused until 30 April 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
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Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

What to bring

biodegradable mosquito repellent

More tips

It is an educational experience and fun at the same time, although we will be in the jungle, you can wear sandals or sports shoes, yes, do not forget your swimsuit. With your contribution you will help feed and care for various wild animals as well as their facilities

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Enjoy an environmental tour in Akumal
302 reviews
From Previous price:£28 £22/person
302 reviews
From Previous price:£28 £22/person