Private Yucatan's Bee Industry and Coastal Eco-system

From $100.00/person to $769.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 14 guests maximum. Please take this information into consideration when booking.
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Active, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Mexican lunch, flavored waters or horchata.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing. Closed toe, sensible walking shoes (no flip-flops), sun lotion, and sun glasses are also recommended.
Restrictions The tour is not recommended for children under 7 years old who will not be permitted to interact with the bees. The maximum allowable weight per boat on the mangrove portion is 660 lbs. Guests must be able to walk over uneven and natural surfaces. The tour cannot accommodate wheelchairs or scooters. Collapsible walkers will be permitted.

Spend a half-day exploring the art of Yucatan beekeeping and explore a mangrove on this eco-adventure in Progreso. Your tour provides roundtrip transportation to and from your destinations with the chance to discover the process behind honey production, a honey tasting in Sinache, a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, and an opportunity to explore the mangroves of San Crisanto. You'll also get beekeeping suits to protect you as watch the bees in action and get the chance to handcraft honey-based candles, making this tour perfect for nature lovers and craft enthusiasts alike.

Commence your journey with a morning departure from Progreso to Sinache to discover the Yucatan's beekeeping secrets and honey production process. Here, you'll encounter a variety of bee species that are crucial for pollinating flowers and other important crops in the Yucatan, including the sting-less honey bee. Experience the sweet tastes of local honey with an on-site sample session and try your hand at crafting a beautiful candle made from honey-based products during a workshop.

After dining on delicious Mexican cuisine at a local restaurant, you'll continue your tour by heading to the coastal town of San Crisanto to explore the one-of-a-kind tropical landscape of the ejido. This community-based agricultural parcel produces dried coconut kernels known as copra and harvests salt, two important crops in the area. Hop on a small boat for a tour of the diversity of the mangroves, a valuable environment of the villagers of the ejido. Take in the rich diversity of the mangroves before heading back to your port in Progreso, including native plants and fauna like woodpeckers.

If you're looking for a way to combine a thrilling yet tasty tour that gives you a chance to see live bees, sample honey, and explores the diversity of the Yucatan's ecosystem in one setting, then you won't want to miss this exciting tour. Sign up for your eco-tour today and get ready for an unforgettable time in Progreso.

Please Note: Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 14 guests maximum. Please take this information into consideration when booking.