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9 Best Playa del Carmen ATV Tours [2023]

Looking for the most thrilling ATV experiences for your trip? You’re in the right place! Here you’ll find the best Riviera Maya & Playa del Carmen ATV tours to get an adrenaline rush. 

If you’re visiting the Riviera Maya, you can’t miss ATVing on mud roads through the jungle; it’s one of the most exhilarating activities in Playa del Carmen!

picture of ATV at Xplor, one of the best Playa del Carmen ATV tours
Image by mariakray via DepositPhotos

The Yucatan rainforest offers a fantastic setting for ATV riding, and while you could pop by an ATV Rental in Playa del Carmen, I highly recommend going on a Riviera Maya ATV tour to ensure visiting the best trails and forget about the hassle of transportation. Besides, some of the tours also include ziplining or swimming in gorgeous cenotes!

Check out the very best Riviera Maya & Playa del Carmen ATV Tours, and start planning your adventure. 

I usually use Viator and Get Your Guide when booking activities during my travels, and I especially recommend them for their great cancellation policy. If your trip changes for any reason, you can cancel your activity up to 24 hours in advance and get a full refund on most tours, which is greatly appreciated during current times. 

The VERY Best Playa del Carmen ATV Tour

The Jungle Buggy Tour from Playa del Carmen is a half-day excursion that takes you deep into the jungle, where you’ll be able to drive a 4×4 buggy among the lush forest and on thrilling roads. In this ATV tour in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, you’ll also get to snorkel in a cenote to cool off after the drive. 

This tour also includes: Roundtrip transportation from Playa del Carmen, snorkeling equipment, basic insurance, water, and snacks. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

ATV in Playa del Carmen at One of These Adventure Parks

➤ The ATV Xtreme is an ATV and zipline tour in Playa del Carmen that starts in the jungle, where you’ll ride your 4×4 ATV through Riviera Maya’s best mud roads, right before flying over the treetops on exhilarating zip lines, one of which is the region’s fastest one.

You’ll then get to relax in a cenote, swimming among spectacular rock formations. 

This tour also includes: Roundtrip transportation from your Riviera Maya hotel, Mexican lunch with drinks, insurance, and equipment for all the activities. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ The Playa del Carmen: Emotions Native Park Tour is of the best ATV tours in Playa del Carmen, as you’ll be driving through narrow jungle paths, mud roads, and over a suspension bridge surrounded by lush vegetation.

You’ll then visit Mayan ruins to learn about the cultural history of this civilization, and take part in a sacred ritual where you’ll be blessed by a shaman. You’ll also get to fly over the jungle in three ziplines and swim in an ancient cenote. 

This tour also includes: Traditional Mexican lunch, safety gear for all the activities, towels and lockers, and roundtrip transportation from your hotel in the Riviera Maya. ➥ BOOK IT HERE    

➤ The Xplor Park All-Inclusive offers great ATV riding in Playa del Carmen, taking you through exciting jungle trails in amphibious vehicles. You’ll also get to soar over the treetops in 14 different ziplines, swim in underground rivers, and raft through caves filled with stalactites and other rock formations.

Being one of the most comprehensive Riviera Maya ATV excursions, it also includes a buffet lunch to refuel after your adventures. 

This tour also includes: Roundtrip transportation from Riviera Maya, unlimited beverages, safety gear, and equipment for all the activities. ➥ BOOK IT HERE 

ATV & Cenote Tours from Playa del Carmen

➤ The Playa del Carmen Adventure Tour is a half-day ATV & Cenote tour from Playa del Carmen that takes you to very scenic roads where to ride your ATV. You’ll drive through the jungle and along beautiful beaches, before taking time off to cool down in a cenote.

You’ll also explore the secret caves of Rio Secreto, where you’ll learn about the different rock formations from your guide. It’s one of the most exciting Playa del Carmen excursions!

This tour also includes: Bottled water, equipment for the ATV ride, and medical insurance. ➥ BOOK IT HERE 

➤ The Buggy Tour is a great Playa del Carmen ATV experience as it combines the exhilaration of riding an All-Terrain Vehicle with local culture and a visit to the famous cenotes, which were sacred to the Mayans.

You’ll start your adventure driving a buggy through scenic areas in Playa del Carmen and in the bumpier jungle roads, and head to an underground cenote for a swim. You’ll then visit a Mayan village to interact with the people and learn about their lifestyle.  

This tour also includes: Roundtrip transportation from Playa del Carmen, water, and a snack. ➥ BOOK IT HERE 

Explore the Tulum Ruins + ATV 

The Tulum Ruins & ATV Extreme from Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya is the best way to combine culture and adventure in one single excursion. You’ll visit the Tulum ruins, an archaeological site perched on a cliff overlooking the Caribean sea which offers astounding views, and learn about its history and past inhabitants from a professional guide.

After wandering around the site, you’ll embark on a trip to the jungle to ride an ATV through various trails and swim in a cenote. One of the best Riviera Maya ATV tours!

This Playa del Carmen ATV tour also includes: Hotel pick up and drop-off, Mexican buffet lunch, a professional guide, and equipment for the ATV ride. ➥ BOOK IT HERE 

Private ATV Tour in Playa del Carmen

If you’d rather experience the tour with your own group of friends or family, check out the Private Playa del Carmen ATV Explorer Jungle Tour. You’ll be heading into the local jungle to drive your ATV through rugged and dirt roads, and enjoy a personalized experience with a professional guide at your disposal. 

This tour also includes: ATV equipment, with helmet and bandana, and a guide. ➥ BOOK IT HERE     

ATV on The Beach in Playa del Carmen 

Check out the Maroma Beach Adventure Tour to combine the best ATVs in Playa del Carmen with fabulous water activities at the beach. You’ll drive your ATV through mangroves, tropical jungle trails, and on a beachside track. Once at the beach, leave your vehicle behind to drive your own jet ski or speed boat along the bay of Maroma Adventures. 

This tour also includes: Hotel roundtrip transportation, bottled water, soft drinks, and snacks. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Playa del Carmen ATV – FAQ

What are the best ATV tours in Playa del Carmen?

In our opinion, these are the very best ATV Playa del Carmen tours:
• Jungle Buggy Tour
• Playa del Carmen Adventure Tour

How old do you have to be to drive ATV in Mexico?

You need to be at least 16 years old to drive an ATV. Younger people can still enjoy ATV tours, as long as they’re not driving.

  • 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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