Aktunchen,is a spectacular cave system, situated close to Akumal in the middle of the Riviera Maya, near Cancun and Playa del Carmen, that is more than 5 million years old with a great variety of stalactites, stalagmites and columns. This cave is more than 640 yards long, has magnificent vaults, discreet illumination and fixed ways for a comfortable walk, without risking the natural state of the grotto, inside the cave you will also be able to appreciate a beautiful crystal clear water cenote of 36 feet depth.
After leaving the caves you’ll have a walk through Aktunchen’s incredible natural zoo, a unique project in Quintana Roo´s area due to its wide variety of local species. At this 6 acres area of wildlife zoo you will find: white tail deer, wild Collared Peccary, parrots, toucans, oco pheasants, agoutis, sereques, coati mundi, spider monkeys, night mico as well as an attractive serpentarium of the regions serpents. This project is focused in the reproduction and repopulation of the local species.