On a trip to the Yucatan, we were exploring the northern shore, and east of Progreso, we found a mangrove tour in San Crisanto. We wanted to try something a little different from our usual tours, and the mangrove sounded like a neat place to explore.
We had no problem finding the tour using Google Maps, and we drove there in our rental from Avant Car Rental.
There are signs in town for the mangrove conservation.
The parking lot had plenty of parking spots. However, the tour is just up the road, so we ended up driving over to a different parking lot after getting our tickets.
There is a main building where we purchased our tickets.
We paid for the tour at the ticket counter.
After getting our tickets, we followed a guide on a bike just up the road to where the boats leave.
There was also plenty of parking here.
The entrance to the mangroves.
Our guide pushed the boat like a gondola.
The ride was very smooth and comfortable, and I enjoyed the quiet surroundings of the mangroves. We did see some fish and a few birds on our afternoon tour, and you can go on a night tour to see crocodiles.
There is a cenote at the end of the mangrove ride.
The cenote was small, but quiet. It is not particularly deep and there is some decking in the water to stand on.
Overall, we had an enjoyable time checking out the San Crisanto area and the cenote.
The news makes Mexico look like a bad place. This shows a whole different side that I like.
Apparently mangroves are part of a vital ecosystem. This tour looks like fun.
Wow, this tour looks awesome. I have been to Mexico several times but never have we taken a tour.
We have mangroves here and I think they are so beautiful! Amazing to see them on water.
Such an enjoyable time you had in this beautiful and stunning place. I would love to take my whole family here.
Mangroves are always fascinating, and they have such a unique ecosystem. The Cenote looks so cool and inviting.
The mangrove tour looks so interesting, and the cenote is beautiful! It seems like this was a great place to go!
This trip looks like so much fun. I’ve been to Cenotes in Mexico before, but have to add this one to my next trip’s wish list.
I would like to take that mangrove ride. I bet it would be fun and exciting.
Love how you discover these wonderful places. Love how you try to see and live those places as a local person.
I grew up in SW Florida where there are mangroves everywhere, but I’ve never done a tour like this! It looks so neat and beautiful in the trees like that.
oh wow! The place is amazing…I would love to stay there for a few weeks if not few months…Amazing…
It looks great! I love visiting all nature areas. Sounds like you get to see a fair amount of wildlife there too.
That would be so amazing! I’ve always loved getting back to nature, and I love the look of mangroves.
What a beautiful place to explore. I love natural environments like this. The cenote looks like the most restorative and relaxing place to chill out.
This place looks amazing! I’ve needed to take a vacay for a while and this is inviting
Sounds like a relaxing boat ride, glad there weren’t a ton of bugs and so neat they have a swimming spot at the end.
What an incredible place to visit and explore. I love getting outside and discovering new places…truly beautiful and calming.
Wow such a beautiful place to visit. I would love to visit here sometime. I like to explore such places so beautiful
What a lovely tour! I have always been fascinated by mangrove trees so I bet I would enjoy every minute of visiting the place and the cenote
How interesting does this look? Something fun and different to do.