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What is the price of the tour to Isla Contoy?, The fantastic Island in the Caribbean

What is the price of the tour to Isla Contoy?, The fantastic Island in the Caribbean

Visit Isla Contoy and you will feel like you’re visiting paradise. This island is a natural reserve that you can enjoy in the Mexican Caribbean. The Contoy National Park is a protected natural area since 1971, it only accepts a limited number of people per day to maintain its nature reserve.

What to do in Isla Contoy?

You will have the privilege to swim on one of the few pristine beaches of the Mexican Caribbean, encounter different marine species found in this natural paradise, and also enjoy a walk along the beach.

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How to get to Isla Contoy?

To get from Cancun to Isla Contoy you must take the Isla Contoy Experience tour that will take you for a day full of fun through this national park belonging to the municipality of Isla Mujeres.

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What is the price of the tour to Isla Contoy? How much does it cost to go to Isla Contoy?

Tour to Isla Contoy from Cancun
Isla Contoy Experience From Cancun to Isla Mujeres

8.5 hours

-Tour guide

- Fruit and bread aboard

-Buffet lunch in Isla Contoy

- Premium open bar all-day

- Guided visit

- Snorkel equipment and activity (under weather conditions)

From $139 USD/ adult

From $109 USD/ kid
Viator From Cancun to Isla Contoy

7 hours



-National open bar

-Snorkel equipment and activity

From $135 USD/ adult

From $115 USD/ kid
Ocean tours From Cancun to Isla Contoy

7.5 hours

- Water and sodas all day

- Beer, after 13:40 (right after snorkeling)

-Lunch: Chicken or fish and salad.

- Snorkel equipment and activity

From $139 USD/ kids

From $109 USD/kid


Where is Isla Contoy located?

Isla Contoy Mexico is located in the state of Quintana Roo, approximately 30 km north of the peninsula. The island is 8.75 km long, and 200 to 700 m, 500 m wide on average, it has an area of ​​230 hectares of land surface.

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Where do you snorkel in Isla Contoy?

During the tour to Isla Contoy, you can snorkel in some of the reefs located between Cancun and Isla Mujeres.

South of Isla Contoy is located the Ixlaché reef, part of the second-largest barrier reef in the world where different types of fish, corals, mollusks, and sponges live. No doubt you will spend a beautiful day.


Tips for visiting Isla Contoy

  • Bring a swimsuit and towels
  • Wear a hat and sunglasses
  • Do not forget to bring your camera / or GoPro
  • It’s recommended to bring extra money for souvenirs or tips (optional)
  • Bring an umbrella to cover yourself from the sun
  • Food and drinks are included in the tour
  • Remember not to use any chemical products including sunscreen on the Island

What is the difference between Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres?

Contoy is a protected area by CONANP, it is inhabited only by forest rangers who take care of the place, Isla Contoy was declared a protected area in 1971 and is the refuge of important marine birds of the Mexican Caribbean; like frigates, cormorants, pelicans and swallows thanks to the fact that it has a lagoon covered with mangroves. 


Isla Mujeres is located in the Mexican Caribbean, in front of the Yucatan peninsula. In Isla Mujeres, you will have the opportunity to rent a golf cart to explore every corner of the island and numerous other activities that Isla Mujeres has to offer.

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Despite being a protected area, Isla Contoy has a limit of people to visit it, so do not hesitate to visit and get to know a spectacular natural reserve. 

What marine species can be found on Isla Contoy? 

  • Birds
    • Gray pelican
    • Peregrine falcon
    • Cormorant
    • Frigate
  • Marine species
    • Lobsters
    • Octopus
    • Shrimp
    • Sardines
    • Whale shark
    • Striped blanket
    • Bottlenose dolphin
    • Triggerfish
    • French angelfish
    • Barracudas
    • Scribe fish
    • Needlefish
    • Thorn stripes
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