The Cenote Trail

The Cenote Route is found near Cancun and Puerto Morelos. There are several cenotes here, also known as sinkholes. These cenotes are a natural marvel feeding from underground streams and rivers that are all under the Yucatan peninsula. On the Cenotes Route you can find an ecological Park called Selvatica and there are many other cenotes, the most popular being Cenote Las Mojarras, Cenote Siete Bocas, Cenote Boca Del Puma and Cenote Verde Lucero.

Cenote Las Mojarras
Location: Just 12.2 Km from highway Cancun-Tulum, Located on the left hand side of the road. Cenotes Route, Km. 12.5
This a great sinkhole located in the Parque Cenote Las Mojarras. It is 65 meters in diameter and 14 meters deep and has a double zip line and double tower to jump into the water.
Facilities: Restrooms, Hammocks, Picnic Area, Camping

Cenote Siete Bocas
Location: Cenotes Route, Km. 15.5
The Cenote Siete Bocas is really wonderful as it is shaped by rock formations dating back million of years. The whole area used to be well-known for its natural gum (chicle) camps in the middle of the jungle, where workers extracted the rubber out of huge zapote trees and exported to Europe and North America.

Cenote Boca del Puma
Location: Cenotes Route, Km. 16
Cenote Boca del Puma is in a magical ecological reserve located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera. At Bocan del Puma you can experience a real jungle adventure filled with history and culture
Activities: Snorkel, zip line, rapel, bicycle, chicle (natural gum) village, wall climbing.
Opens daily from 9 AM to 5 PM
Contact details : cell ph. 044 (998) 2412855
www.bocadelpuma.com
cenotebocadelpuma@yahoo.com.mx

Cenote Verde Lucero
Location: Cenotes Route, Km. 18
Drive west on the Central Vallarta road approximately 18.5 kilometers from Puerto Morelos. Accessibility: Easy walk from where you park your vehicles. You walk down some stone steps to a lower tier and you find a set of wooden steps that leads down about 20 feet/6 meters down to the water.
Swimming: You can swim a complete circle around the cenote walls. The maximum depth is 66 feet/20 meters and the average depth is 35 feet/10.6 meters
Opens daily from 9 AM to 5 PM

Chilam Balam
Welcome to Chilam Balam, the perfect place for an exciting ATV ride, in a natural enviroment. At the end of the ride you can cool off in a beautiful cenote where you can dive, swim or snorkel. If you are looking for a great adventure, beautiful views of the mayan jungle and a noisy refreshing ride around the cenotes in the jungle, we invite you to Chilam Balam. Cel Phone: 9981800307

La Noria
This cenote is part of the “Tres reyes(3 Kings)” group of cenotes, located next to the ranch “La Bendicion de Dios(God’s blessing)”. Many people come here to dive, because it is 18 meters deep and 47 meters wide. It is also well known among cycling enthusiasts, who mostly come from Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Puerto Morelos. It has a second entry point where a ladder is sculptured in rock, and you can swim to a floating platform in the center.

Kin Ha
One of the most unique natural wonders of the Riviera Maya are the cenotes, these are created by an underground river system and are fresh water sink holes considered to be sacred. You will take a jungle tour in ATV’s where the Mayans also believed they were the entrance to the underworld. Phone: (998) 1611954; (998)81203666

Zapote
This lagoon type cenote is approximately 120 feet in diameter and is wide open. The water is green, cool and transparent with small fish. To enter the cenote you may use the steps, or to add to the fun we recommend you use the “Mayan Zip Line” which is 6 feet high giving you the opportunity to do flips in the air just before a loud splash.