Family activities in Cancun

Cancun is home to many white-sand beaches and to many attractions. Here are five great family activities in Cancun that we know you will love.

Maya Museum of Cancun

Holding one of the Yucatán’s most important collections of Maya artifacts, this modern museum is a welcome sight to a general overview of Mexico’s pre-hispanic cultures. On display are some 400 pieces found at key sites in and around the peninsula, ranging from sculptures to ceramics and jewelry. One of the three halls shows temporary Maya-themed exhibits.

Playa Delfines

The beaches are of course one of the biggest reasons to visit Cancun. There are many beaches around Cancun with silky white beaches and turquoise waters. Playa Delfines is one of the most visited and most spectacular beaches of Cancun. Favorite for many to go and watch sunrises, surf events and it has a playground for kids.


Crococun Zoo is a family-friendly experience you won’t soon forget. For starters, it’s a crocodile farm dedicated to conservation of the species. Crococun Zoo is located near Puerto Morelos. This interactive zoo lets you touch, hold and feed animals such as spider monkeys, deers, and crocodiles. Great for kids of all ages.

Whale sharks

Each year, from June to September, Cancun and the Riviera Maya play host to one of the most spectacular tours you’ll ever experience, Swimming with Whale Sharks is the ultimate adventure. During the whale shark season, there´s a daily opportunity to participate in this great adventure! You will depart from Cancun to the water surroundings of Isla Mujeres. Don´t let pass this unforgettable experience, check out our swim with whale sharks tour.

Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres  is an island near Cancun. Catch the ferry from Cancun to this picturesque island. The ferry ride has stunning views of the turquoise waters. On the island, you can rent a golf cart to tour around. Stop by the turtle farm to see the baby turtles. Playa Norte beach is great for the little ones as the water is shallow and calm. Snorkeling off the reef is amazing.

Don’t forget to try all the delicious Mexican cuisine! From tacos to guacamole, you will love the fresh and healthy food available on your travels to Cancun.

Cancun is such an exciting place to visit with kids! Don’t miss out on these cool things to do or visit us at Aquaworld to discover all tours and activities you can do in Cancun.