21 Exciting Excursions That’ll Make All Your Friends Jealous

Obviously, you’re going to an All Inclusive resort so you can enjoy everything the beach has to offer, but did you know there’s fun to be had off-property as well?

Every All Inclusive offers a wide array of excursion options for you to enjoy. Whether you’re looking to fulfill your lifelong dream of swimming with the dolphins or hoping to appease your inner adrenaline junkie with an exciting zip line tour, there’s sure to be something that appeals to you.

So, before you start dreaming, I’ve put together a little of excursions that are going to make ~all~ your friends jealous.

21 Exciting Excursions That’ll Make All Your Friends Jealous:

1. Chichen Itza Mayan Pyramids and Cenote Ik Kil

Pack 1,000 years of history into one day with this excursion that takes you to Chichen Itza and the nearby natural pool of Ik Kil cenote.

You’ll first discover some of the world’s most fascinating cultural wonders at Chichen Itza’s Mayan ruins, with a bilingual guide showing you the way. After exploring these majestic pyramids, you’ll move on to the waters of Ik Kil to have a refreshingly good time.

Available in: Cancun, Riviera Maya, Cozumel


2. Luxury Sailing to Isla Mujeres 

Embark on a fabulous adventure as you sail from Cancun on a catamaran to Isla Mujeres.

Explore the beauty of the Mexican Caribbean and snorkel in crystal clear waters. Relax and enjoy the journey over a gourmet lunch. And lose yourself in the winding streets of the little town of Isla Mujeres as you soak up its picturesque beauty.

Available in: Cancun, Riviera Maya


3. Dolphin Swim Adventure in Dreams Puerto Adventuras 

Could there be a more magical way of experiencing one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures than by swimming right alongside them? This is your chance to do just that, thanks to this dolphin swim adventure in beautiful Puerto Aventuras.

Available in: Cancun, Riviera Maya


4. Mayan Adventure

Discover three hidden snorkeling spots in just one day!

For those who like exploring off the beaten track, it’s time to uncover three amazing spots hidden within the Riviera Maya where you can swim, snorkel or just daydream in wondrous aquatic settings. Definitely one to write home about.

Available in: Cancun, Riviera Maya, Cozumel

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5. Outdoor Adventure

Experience a day to truly get your heart racing, your blood pumping and your imagination running wild!

This Outdoor Adventure Tour in Puerto Vallarta will take you to the area’s beaches, waterfalls and mountains — and soar over the jungle from a height of 250 feet on one of Mexico’s longest and highest zip lines.

Available in: Puerto Vallarta

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6. Fishing Charter at Cap Cana

Go aboard a deluxe boat for a private fishing experience in the Dominican waters.

Depart from the exclusive Cap Cana community and feel the thrill of reeling in enormous fish when you’re out at deep sea. It’s just you, your private group, your expert crew and the wide open sea in this amazing fishing adventure!

Available in: Punta Cana, Uvero Alto, La Romana

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7. Marinarium 

Set sail aboard a glass-bottom catamaran on the Marinarium Punta Cana Snorkeling Cruise, and swim with nurse sharks and stingrays in the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea. Whether you marvel at the fish or enjoy a refreshing cocktail in waist-deep crystal clear water, there are plenty of things to keep you entertained in this half-day excursion.

Available in: Punta Cana, La Romana, Uvero Alto

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8. Outback Safari

Get ready to experience an eye-opening journey into the heart of the Dominican Republic.

See where the most delicious coffee and chocolate comes from, be welcomed into a traditional Dominican home and end the day with a mouth-watering lunch and a trip to the beach. If you’re looking to get in touch with nature and island life, this adventure is definitely for you.

Available in: La Romana, Uvero Alto, Punta Cana


9. Mega Combo Tour

Delve into the Costa Rican jungle with this mega combo tour that includes zip lining, water sliding and horseback riding.

This full-day adventure combines it all — thrills, spills and even some time in a natural hot spring. This excursion in tropical paradise also showcases Costa Rica’s flavor and culture, leaving you with a mega smile on your face.

Available in: Guanacaste

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10. White Water Rafting

Join a six-person raft to navigate down Tenorio River on a powerful Costa Rica white water rafting adventure.

These exciting rapids will leave you soaked and smiling at the end of your ride! For a more relaxed experience, you can choose a peaceful glide on the Corobici River, also included in this rafting experience.

Available in: Guanacaste

What a fun day! #desafio#whitewaterraftingcostarica

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11. Arenal Volcano and Rainforest Walk

You’ve probably heard about Costa Rica’s stunning landscape filled with miles upon miles of tropical rainforests, rivers and mountains.

Now, it’s your chance to discover this paradise for yourself with an Arenal Volcano and rainforest tour.. This full-day excursion also includes lunch at the luckily charming town of La Fortuna.

Available in: Guanacaste

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12. Private Luminous Lagoon

Enjoy a natural light show as you sail on a private boat along Luminous Lagoon, whose waters naturally glow during the night.

Your private guide will explain how bioluminescent microorganisms brighten up the lagoon with blue lights when they’re disturbed. Jump right in and take an evening dip as nature’s glow surrounds you!

Available in: Negril, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Lucea, Runaway Bay, Trelawny

One of the best moments in Jamaica 😘🇯🇲 —– #GlisteningWaters #LuminousLagoon #Jamaica

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13. Black River Safari and YS Falls

On this Black River safari and YS Falls excursion, you’ll be in the middle of one of the most impressive displays of nature in Jamaica — waterfalls, mangroves, reptiles, birds, sunshine, and more.

Sail along the Black River through lush rainforest, then take a scenic drive through awe-inspiring nature to reach YS Falls, one of the most stunning natural spectacles in Jamaica.

Available in: Montego Bay, Negril, Lucea, Trelawny


14. Mystic Mountain Bobsled and Konoko Falls

Visit the place where Jamaica’s historic bobsled team took off — Mystic Mountain.

Feel like you’re training for the Winter Olympics as you bobsled through the Jamaican canopy, from 700 feet above the rainforest. Later, swim in the cooling waters of hidden Konoko Falls, walk through gardens with butterflies and hummingbirds, go down a waterslide and enjoy lunch for a complete Mystic Mountain experience.

Available in: Montego Bay, Trelawny, Ocho Rios, Runaway Bay, Negril, Lucea

15. Catamaran Snorkeling Tour

Time to sit back, sail and do some of the most colorful snorkeling in Jamaica.

This reggae catamaran cruise is Jamaica through and through, as it’s all about relaxing to the max and getting to know some of the finest fish the high seas have to offer. Plus, you’ll get a side of sweet Jamaican beats and a cocktail or two.

Available in: Trelawny, Montego Bay, Lucea, Negril, Ocho Rios

Today gets an A+. (Well, minus the sub-zero degree bus ride back… that gets an F.)

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16. Dunn’s River Falls

Do you want to experience one of the most amazing sights Jamaica has to offer?

Then this half day Dunn’s River Falls experience is for you. You will drive along a scenic route before reaching Dunn’s River Falls for a fun climb and a dip in the refreshing waters.

Available in: Montego Bay, Lucea, Trelawny


17. Kayak, Snorkel and Waterfall Hike

If you love outdoor adventure, make the most of your trip to Maui with an adventure along the island’s rugged coastline by water and on foot.

You’ll kayak in the ocean, snorkel with sea turtles, hike to waterfalls, swim in natural pools and travel through the rainforests in this all-day excursion.

Available in: Maui

Is she posing or just thinking about life? 😂🐢 #turtleselfie #nakedhawaii #maui #blueocean

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18. Drums of the Pacific Luau

The sound of the conch, the beating of the drums and the echoes of Polynesian chants signal the start of Maui’s most exciting luau — complete with the exotic flavors of native Hawaiian cuisine.

While you enjoy the taste of Hawaii, let the drums of the Pacific take you on a wonderful journey through the islands of Polynesia with an incredible show highlighting its culture.

Available in: Maui

She loved the Luau and him the most ❤️ this little girl knows how to enjoy life #maui2017 #grandwailealuau

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19. Twilight Volcano Adventure

Have you ever witnessed the glow of hot, flowing lava from a live volcano? This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is yours on a twilight Kilauea volcano adventure in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

You will spend an entire day on this Kilauea volcano adventure, making your way to Volcanoes National Park. Visiting the only national park featuring an active volcano, you will see the smoke rising from deep within the earth as you travel along Chain of Craters Road, stopping at steam vents and lava tubes.

Your adventure ends by enjoying dinner in the center of Pahoa, Hawaii’s second largest city. Pahoa is a beautiful town that has kept the rustic feeling of an old plantation.

Available in: Hawaii


20. Ko Olina Circle Island Spectacular

Why spend a day circling the island of Oahu by land when you could see it all from above? Hop in a helicopter for a bird’s eye view of Oahu’s most scenic and popular sites!

Available in: Oahu

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21. Volcano Downhill Bike Tour

Experience the Maui wind in your hair as you drop from 6,500 feet to sea level in an exciting bike ride down the slope of a dormant volcano.

Join in this special bike excursion, where you’ll get the best views of the Hawaiian island and cruise past pineapple and sugarcane fields in a twisting descent from the volcano mountain top.

Available in: Maui

So, ready to check out one of these amazing excursions? We can help!

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