Top 5 Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Cancún, Mexico - Updated 2024

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Cancun is a Mexican city along the Carribean Sea in the Yucatán Peninsula. The city is known for its picturesque beaches, bustling nightlife, parks, resorts, shops, and restaurants. This town, hence, attracts a lot of tourists from all around the world and is a famous vacation spot for university students during spring break. Furthermore, there are many theme and amusement parks in Cancun, which are family-friendly and ensure a fun-filled day that makes them unavoidable part of your itinerary. Here are some of the top theme parks and amusement parks in Cancún, Mexico, which you can visit during your stay in the city.

1. Ventura Park (from USD 59.0)

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Ventura Park is a family-friendly amusement park that is divided into seven worlds based on fun games and activities. Ventura Splash is a Wet ‘n Wild waterpark that features a variety of waterslides, along with Bubba Tube rides and an artificial wave pool. There is a separate water park for little kids that is known as the 'Kid’s Park’. Ventura Jump or 'Aaaa! Ventura’ offers you a thrilling experience, with a three zipline circuit, a skywalk on aerial bridges, bungee swings, and a free fall station, known as the 'Heli-Jump.’

Ventura Fun is an excellent escape for children with entertaining activities like a merry-go-round, crazy chairs, small rollercoaster rides, and a kid’s playground. VenturaVirtual is a futuristic game arcade with state of the art technology that lets you explore an entirely different world. Star Wars Battle Pod is the center attraction, as it allows you to recreate races from the classic Star Wars trilogy. VenturaGo is a scenic 275 yard (251.5 meter) Grand Prix go-karting track along the seaside. VenturaYummy has central buffets, food courts, and bars where you can munch on delicious wood-fired pizza or mouthwatering pasta after a long and adventurous day.

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2. Piston Pueblo

Piston Pueblo is a jungle-themed park with lots of fun and adventurous activities that you can enjoy in any weather. The park is a family-friendly affair and permits participation for everyone who is above four years of age. When at Piston Pueblo, experience the thrill of jumping right into the post-apocalyptic game, as you shoot zombies while riding in the monster truck. For more action, zipline on the ziplining circuits, while shooting paintballs at zombies, or take a walk on a suspension bridge to get your adrenaline flowing.

If you are not adventure freak, get dirty as you drive an ATV around the park. You can also fulfill your fantasy of being a cowgirl/cowboy, as you try your hand at horseback riding while canvassing the region. Last but not least, dive into a natural swimming pool and explore the underwater world before treating yourself to some yummy and delicious food and calling it a day.

Piston Pueblo

Address: Carr. Cancún - Tulum, 8, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Website: Piston Pueblo

Opening hours: Mon - Sun: 9am - 5pm

Price: 119 USD - 135 USD

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3. Xavage by Xcaret (from USD 82.0)

Xavage by Xcaret is a thrill park where you can challenge your fears on land, in the air, as well as in the water. The adventure park is known for having the longest zipline in Cancun and four rope courses that range from beginner to advance levels. With each stage, the height of the rope courses and the level of difficulty increases. For ones with a fear of heights, Xavage by Xcaret also has a circuit where you overcome 15 different obstacles while riding a monster truck.

This is the only park in Cancun where you can go jet boating, rafting, and kayaking in the narrow canals and test your coordinating and teamwork abilities. Furthermore, Xavage also has a special kids arena, named ‘Tough Cubs’, where your little ones can enjoy some waterslides and hanging bridges and have an equally gala time.

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Duration: 7 hours

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4. All Ritmo Cancun Resort and Waterpark

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As the name suggests, the All Ritmo Cancun Resort and Waterpark is part of the All Ritmo Cancun Resort. The water park is right in the center of the resort and consists of a Tree House with four different waterfalls, waterslides, and water umbrellas. The resort also has a private beach, as well as swimming pools with a swim-up bar on the property. Furthermore, you can also play basketball, tennis, ping-pong, mini-golf, and other similar games here.

The area between the waterpark and the swimming pool is dedicated to a kids’ club, where they can indulge in recreational and fun activities. Furthermore, for more fun and entertainment, both kids and adults can venture into Iki’s Game Room, where they can play indoor games, like air hockey and billiards.

All Ritmo Cancun Resort and Waterpark

Address: Carretera a Puerto Juárez-Punta Sam, Cancún, Quintana Roo, C.P. 77500, México

Website: All Ritmo Cancun Resort and Waterpark

Opening hours: Mon - Sun: 10am - 5pm (closed on Tue)

Price: 240 USD - 300 USD

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5. Parque Maya (from USD 79.0)

The Parque Maya strives to make people acquainted with Mayan Culture by taking you through different stages of fun and adventure. It is a theme park which introduces you to ancient Mayan culture and traditions in a unique way. When here, you can speedboat in the lagoon along the mangroves or get a bird’s-eye view of the region as you zipline across the property.

For more adventure, dive into the water and discover the flora and fauna among the coral reefs. Next, learn about the Mayan ceremonies and dance with Mayan warriors, while learning more about the rich Mayan culture. Last but not least, end your day with some authentic Yucatecan food, which is the most celebrated cuisine of the region.

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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

For an unforgettable and ultimate experience

If you decide to visit the above-listed top theme parks and amusement parks in Cancún, Mexico, book your tickets beforehand to get exciting offers, additional facilities, and discounts for an ultimate, fun experience.

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