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7 Best Tulum Catamaran and Boat Tours [2023]

Planning on taking a cruise in the Caribbean sea while in Quintana Roo? Check out the ultimate Tulum catamaran and boat tours that you can enjoy! 

If you’re planning a trip to Tulum, you’ll definitely want to check out this list of boat tours. The Caribbean sea is gorgeous to swim and snorkel in, but nothing compares to enjoying the view of the coastline, being taken to prime spots to swim with fish and sea turtles, and gliding on the sea at sunset. 

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Going on a sailing cruise is actually one of the best things to do in Tulum, and the reason is none other than this: it’s an extraordinary experience

Check out the absolute best Tulum catamaran and boat tours and add your favorite(s) to your itinerary. You’ll be glad you did! 

I usually use Viator to book tours around the world, and I especially recommend this platform for its excellent cancelation policy. If you decide to change your plans last minute, you can cancel most activities up to 24 hours in advance and still get a full refund. 

The Best Boat Tour in Tulum 

The Half-Day Luxury Sailing Experience takes place on a lavish catamaran, which will cruise the turquoise waters of the Caribbean sea toward prime snorkeling locations. 

You’ll get to swim among tropical fish and, if you’re lucky, also sea turtles and rays. You can also paddleboard on the sea, and then relax onboard with a scrumptious lunch and drinks from the open bar.  

One of the best Tulum boat tours.

This tour also includes: Snorkeling equipment, life vests, roundtrip transportation, and paddleboards. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Tulum Catamaran Cruises to Isla Mujeres

➤ One of the ultimate Tulum boat trips is the Luxury Catamaran Tour to Isla Mujeres, a full-day trip into the sea. You’ll sail on a spectacular vessel toward the island, with stops for snorkeling along the way. 

Once in Isla Mujeres, you’ll have access to an exclusive beach club, and also enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with drinks. Spinnaker is another great activity offered by the tour, so be sure to try it! 

This Catamaran tour from Tulum also includes: Snorkeling equipment, and private transportation. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ The Exclusive Sailing to Isla Mujeres includes lunch and drinks, which you’ll enjoy while gliding on the sparkling waters of the Caribbean sea. 

You’ll make your way to the popular island, where you’ll have some free time to explore it, and get to use the paddleboards and snorkel equipment available. It’s one of the greatest Tulum catamaran tours to visit Isla Mujeres. 

This tour also includes: Bottled water, life vests, and transportation. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Sian Kaan Boat Tour from Tulum 

The Sian Ka’an Adventure is one of the best Tulum sailing tours, as it takes you to the gorgeous Sian Ka’an reserve. You’ll get to spot dolphins, a large number of bird species, and manatees while cruising around Boca Paila Lagoon and the reserve. 

You’ll also get to snorkel in the Mesoamerican reef and visit Punta Allen for lunch. 

This Tulum boat ride to Sian Ka’an also includes: Lunch, beverages, hotel pick-up and drop-off, a local guide, life vest. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Private Sailing Tour in Tulum 

If you’re traveling with a group of friends or family in Tulum, a private boat charter might be what you’re looking to get. 

This Private Sailing and Snorkeling Experience is ideal if you’re short on time. This Tulum boat trip lasts less than two hours, and it takes you on a wind-powered catamaran along the coastline. You’ll get to snorkel on beautiful spots, and marvel at the views of the Tulum ruins from the sea.   

This private boat tour from Tulum also includes: Snacks, and snorkel equipment. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Bacalar Sailing Tour from Tulum

The Bacalar Sailing Experience is a private Tulum boat trip that takes you to the gorgeous inland lagoon of Bacalar, a charming town with great history. 

The tour lasts all day (12+ hours!), and you’ll get to glide on the 7 different shades of water the lagoon is known for, besides discovering the area’s connection to pirates, snorkeling, and enjoying the astounding views.  

This tour also includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, lunch, snacks, bottled water, a guide, and life vests. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Luxury Sunset Cruise from Riviera Maya 

This Luxury Sunset Cruise Tulum is the most romantic option on the list. It takes you sailing along the Riviera Maya coastline during sundown, with access to an open bar so you can sip on your cocktail while watching the daylight fade. 

This Tulum Sunset tour doesn’t offer pick-up from Tulum, so you’d have to take a taxi to the pick-up point in Riviera Maya. 

This tour also includes: Snacks, and transportation from the meeting point. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Tulum Boat Tours FAQ

What are the best boat tours in Tulum? 

In our opinion, the best boat rides in Tulum are the following: 
Half-Day Luxury Boat Ride Tulum
Boat Trip Tulum to Isla Mujeres

Can I go on a sailing tour in Tulum?

Absolutely! You can book this private catamaran in Tulum and sail along the gorgeous coastline of the Riviera Maya. 

Is there a Tulum booze cruise I can join? 

There isn’t a booze cruise in Tulum, but you can book this Rockstar Party Boat. From Tulum, you’d have to get to Cancun to get aboard the catamaran. 

Are there yacht tours from Tulum to Isla Mujeres? 

There are a few great Tulum boat excursions that include a visit to Isla Mujeres. According to us, these two are the best ones: 
• This Tulum Catamaran Tour to Isla Mujeres
• The Exclusive Sailing to Isla Mujeres

  • Virginia Bello

    Virginia is a writer originally from Montevideo, Uruguay. She left her career as a TV Producer to gain more freedom and never looked back. She's been traveling the world full-time ever since! Virginia has traveled extensively through Latin America, Europe and Asia. You can currently find her gallivanting through Southeast Asia.


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