Xcaret Eco Park Photo and Video Gallery

Photos and Video from our visit to Xcaret Eco Park

Xcaret is an amazing eco archaeological theme park located in Riviera Maya, Cancun that offers so many activities and attractions. This is the photo gallery from our visit to Xcaret, Cancun. See our article detailing our visit to this family friendly Cancun theme park. You can also find other family things to do in Cancun that we recommend while on your vacation in Cancun.

Snorkeling in Xcaret Eco Park’s Underground Rivers

Snorkeling Changing Structure

Walk around this cool “Mayan” changing structure to find an open changing room. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Lockers at Xcaret Eco Park Plus Area

Lock up all your belongings before heading to the underground rivers. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Underground River Begining

Once you change, lock up your belongings, grab your snorkel gear and walk along the walkway to your chosen underground river, you will see something like this gorgeous river starting point. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret Eco Park Cenote view from underground

This is what we saw while looking up from the cenote when we were getting ready for snorkeling. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Getting in the river to go snorkeling

All geared up and ready for a swim down the underground river. We chose a river that was a mix of enclosed and open river. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

About to go snorkeling

One last goodbye before heading down the underground river. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aerial view of an underground river at Xcaret Eco Park

An aerial view of one of the beautifully blue underground rivers of Xcaret Eco Park. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret Eco Park Photos

Aerial view of Xcaret park

An aerial view of Xcaret Eco Park as seen from the rotating scenic tower. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret Eco Park Map

As you can see from the Xcaret Eco Park map, there is too much to see and do in one day. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Swimming Inlet

A swimming inlet where the Mexican Caribbean Sea shore meets the jungle. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Swimming Inlet

The beautiful inlet with shallow waters is great for swimming with the kids. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Inlet swimming at Xcaret

This is one of the many inlet swimming areas at Xcaret. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Mayan archaeological site

One of the archaeological sites scattered throughout the park and the surrounding jungle. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Waterfall at Xcaret Eco Park

One of the MANY waterfalls that we saw throughout the park. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Hammock area

If you want to take a break from your activities there is a hammock area to relax in. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Scenic jungle rest area

Another way to relax at the park is kicking back on chairs situated in the jungle overlooking the underground rivers and waterfalls that are throughout the park. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Overlooking underground rivers

One of the many views overlooking the underground rivers of Xcaret. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret Eco Park's Butterfly Pavilion

A pathway through the jungle of the butterfly pavilion. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

butterfly pavilion brook

A brook running through the butterfly pavilion. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Waterfall of Xcaret Eco Park

Another waterfall in the jungle that you will see walking along the paths between park activities. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret's Escaramuzas or lady cowgirls

These Escaramuzas (lady cowgirls) were a part of the Fiesta Charra show. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Mayan Warrior show

The Mayan warrior show takes place on an “island” in the middle of one of the snorkeling underground rivers. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Mayan warriors in a boat

Mayan warriors exit the ceremony via boat. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Mayan Warrior Performer

This was the last I ever saw of my wife and daughter! :-0   JK, the performers from the Mayan show were happy to pose with the visitors after the show was over. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret Eco Park park signs

The signs and posts throughout Xcaret Eco Park will help you navigate to your next activity. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret’s Animals

Macaw Sanctuary

Some of the dozens of Macaws perched along the pathway in the bird sanctuary. | Photo by FamilyVacationhub

A cute pair of Macaws

A cute pair of Macaws sitting on a perch. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

A Vulture

A beautiful yet intimidating vulture from the bird sanctuary. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Iguana and Sea Turtle at Xcaret

An Iguana rests on the rocks as a large sea turtle swims behind at the beautiful sea turtle sanctuary. Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Butterflies at the Butterly Pavilion

Some of the hundreds of lovely butterflies that were in the butterfly pavilion. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Horse and foal

A foal and one of the horses from the Fiesta Charra show. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Touching Sea Urchins

A wonderful sea table full of Sea Urchins that you could touch and pick up. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret Eco Park's Sea Life Table

A sea life table in the indoor aquarium. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Tropical Fish Aquarium

One of the tropical fish aquariums that the kids crowded around to watch. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret Eco Park’s Butterfly Pavilion Video Clip

Xcaret Mexico Espectacular Photos

Gran Tlachco Theater

The impressive Gran Tlachco Theater getting ready for the night show. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Waterfall in the Gran Tlachco Theater

The waterfall next to the stands of the Gran Tlachco Theater. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret México Espectacular Performance

One of the performances of the first half of the show that goes through the Mayan history and culture. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Dancing and Musical Performance at Xcaret

The second half of the show was an amazing array of dances and musical performances from the states of Mexico. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Xcaret México Espectacular Video Clip

See our article detailing our family day at Xcaret Eco Park. There were many more activities that we could not get to in our one day visit. Head over to Xcaret’s website for more information on this wonderful park and what it has to offer.


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We were provided media passes to Xcaret for the purpose of reviewing it on our blog. Regardless, we would only recommend places, activities or services that we would use/visit personally and that we believe will be good for our readers.

About Joe Filipowicz

I have a passion for finding fun things to do, good restaurants and places to stay while traveling with my family and friends. Since it takes a lot of research and exploration to find these family friendly places, I wanted to share my findings with others to make it easier for them to plan their next getaway.

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