Las Coloradas tour from Cancun: Explore the Pink Lakes of the Yucatan and the Biosphere of Rio Lagartos

A Las Coloradas tour from Cancun is more than just a day trip, it’s an experience in nature and culture that will delight all your senses. The Yucatan Peninsula is a fascinating region with diverse ecosystems and a history that goes back 65 million years to the time of the dinosaurs and the cosmic event that changed the world.

Your expert guide will lead you on this journey of discovery to explore the northern coast of the Yucatan. The pink lakes of Las Coloradas are a marvel of nature, your guide will tell you all about this phenomenon as you capture the best Instagram photos of your life. You’ll take a boat ride through the biosphere of Rio Lagartos, a protected biosphere that is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, keep an eye out for crocodiles and flamingos!

Lunch in a local Rio Lagartos restaurant will delight your palate and let you relax in a beautiful environment.

A Las Coloradas tour from Cancun is a must for nature lovers, a truly out of this world experience in the beauty of Yucatan.


Pick-up in hotel
Breakfast in a Hacienda
Guided tour of Las Coloradas, Yucatan.
Boat tour through Rio Lagartos mangroves
Lunch in Rio Lagartos.
Return to hotels

Operations Dates


Time of day


Approximately 14 hours.


Specialized guide
Visit to Las Coloradas
Visit to the biosphere of Rio Lagartos (mangrove and lagoon)
Boat ride through the Rio Lagartos reserve
Time to swim at the beach of Rio Lagartos
a la carte food
Entrance to the crocodile farm

Not includes

Other activities in Cancun & Yucatan
Souvenirs, photos, handicrafts, clothing or any other product or service not mentioned in the list of inclusions.
Port taxes


Bring for the tour:
Bathing suit
Comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
Cash or credit card for photos, souvenirs, drinks and tips.
Biodegradable insect repellent and sunscreen.


Minimum 6 people for the tour to depart. Please arrive 30 minutes early.

Extra information

Available for infants? Yes, always under the supervision of an adult.
Recommended for children? Yes
Includes transportation? Yes.
Are there physical restrictions? Yes, you must be in good physical condition. Tour not recommended for people with mobility issues.
Recommended for pregnant women? This activity may represent an overexertion for expectant mothers.
Languages: English and Spanish
Season: All year


Seasonal and weather condtions may affect the itinerary and inclusions without notice.

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

All safety and hygiene protocols are correctly applied in all our tours and activities.
What you can expect during your visit?
• Face masks required for travelers in public areas
• Face masks required for guides in public areas
• Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
• Social distancing enforced throughout experience
• Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
• Gear/equipment sanitized between use
• Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
• Guides required to regularly wash hands
• Regular temperature checks for staff
• Temperature checks for travelers upon arriva

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