Stingray Encounter

Come to have a fantastic experience with the stingrays that made Xel-Há their home

Seize this fantastic opportunity of having a Stingray Encounter at Xel-Há park. Learn the particulars about this majestic species and feed the stingrays that inhabit the enormous inlet. The activity is in a secure environment, and you will snorkel in crystal clear waters of this natural wonder in Riviera Maya.

Swimming with stingrays is one of the outstanding water activities at Xel-Há, where you will have lots of fun as you watch their gracious movements nearby. Their fins' movement looks like wings as they swim by marine currents. Be part of the majestic dance while snorkeling in their habitat!

An expert guide will show you interesting facts about the stingray anatomy as you interact with some of these specimens. Learn about their habitat responsibly, plus knowing how they contribute to the ecosystem and their friendly nature.

There are limited spaces every day, so reserve in advance. Once you arrive at Xel-Há park, look for the activities desk for choosing the available schedule before enjoying the rest of the park. Have a terrific day at this beautiful natural place, which is much more than just a water park in Riviera Maya.

Duration: 30 min.

Hours: 11:00 a.m.; 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m.; 3:00 p.m.; 4:00 p.m.

Minimum age: 8 years

  • Snorkel equipment.
  • Life jacket.
  • Departures subject to weather conditions. You must choose your schedule upon arrival at the park.
  • Duration: 30 minutes (5 min of welcome / 25 min of interaction).
  • Children from 8 to 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Underage guests must have all-time adult supervision.
  • Activity not recommended for pregnant women or those suspected of being pregnant, and for people with asthma, claustrophobia, hipertension, diabetes, heart condition, back problems, epilepsy, or recent injuries or surgeries.
  • Please, only use chemical-free sunscreen and sunblock. It is recommended to take a shower before entering the inlet.
  • Photos are available at an additional cost.



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You need to purchase a park’s admission to enjoy this Optional Activity on the same date of your visit.

Xel-Há Admission

Stingray Encounter


Children from 0 to 4 years of age enter FREE.
*Only applies to tickets to Parks and Tours.