In the midst of Puerto Morelos Quintana Roo, lies a treasure trove of natural wonders, The Cenote Route. This stretch along the road connecting Puerto Morelos to the quaint town of Leona Vicario hosts several adventure and nature parks, housing over 60 cenotes. Here, beyond snorkeling, diving, and kayaking, indulge in thrilling activities like ziplining, ATV or mountain biking tours, bungee jumping, and horseback riding.
Venture through this mystical domain, encountering unique cenotes that define this magical place:
Zapote: Nestled within the Zapote Cenote Park, it boasts a 52 meter depth and showcases the incredible “Campanas del Inframundo” mineral formations, requiring certified divers due to its depth. The park also features Abuelo Che Che and Las Palmas cenotes, along with ziplining, biking trails, and ATV circuits.
Siete Bocas: Named for its seven openings, this semi-open cenote allows you to swim between these natural wonders while marveling at tree roots seeking water and stunning stalactites. Eight kilometers away, find another open cenote accessible by bike or ATV.
Kin Há: Dive into this cave-shaped cenote, reaching depths of 40 meters an excellent spot for diving. Don’t miss Blanca Flor, just a kilometer away, offering ziplining and an adrenaline inducing 14 meter high jump.
La Noria: With an 18 meter depth, it’s perfect for those seeking a refreshing dip. Zipline through the jungle canopy or explore the terrain on an ATV. Camping enthusiasts can find their haven here.
Las Mojarras: As the largest cenote, spanning 67 meters in diameter, thrill-seekers can fly over its waters on a 600 meter zipline or explore the majestic Mayan jungle on an ATV.
Verde Lucero: An exquisite open cenote. Glide on its zipline, witness the emerald green waters, or perfect your dives from the platforms.
Boca del Puma: This incredible park houses two cenotes, ziplines, biking and ATV trails, horseback riding, and offers insight into the history and production of chewing gum.
Access through the Tren Maya: While the Mayan Train doesn’t traverse the Cenote Route directly, it has stations in Puerto Morelos and stops in Leona Vicario. It’s a gateway to exploring these wonders and accessing nearby areas.
Among the adventure parks along the Cenote Route:
Selvática: Experience bungee jumping, cenote swims, a ten-zipline circuit, off-road vehicles, and a human roller coaster, ideal for the adventurous spirit.
Xenotes: Not a park per se, but an essential tour showcasing various types of cenotes, offering activities like ziplining, kayaking, rappelling, and snorkeling.
Toh Reserve: Spread across 500 hectares, it’s a haven for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Consider night walks, hiking, and meditation sessions amidst the vastness of nature.
Opening Hours: Most cenotes operate from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Always confirm beforehand for accurate timings.
Be a Responsible Traveler: Cenotes are ancient bodies of water, delicate and home to diverse flora and fauna. Practice eco-friendly behavior by rinsing off any chemicals from your body before swimming. Avoid touching formations, hanging on tree roots, or disturbing local species. Let’s preserve this paradise for future generations.
Immerse yourself in this natural wonderland, Explore the Cenote Route and experience nature’s grandeur!