By Alexis Tiacoh, on October 1, 2018

Take a virtual trip to the Yucatán Peninsula

Ever wished you could preview an experience before you buy a ticket? Well, if you’ve ever dreamed of exploring the Yucatán, now you can! ExpediaLabs just released their second virtual reality experience: an immersive recreation of the legendary cenotes of the Yucatán Peninsula. Strap on your Oculus Rift or HTC headset and find yourself deep in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Explore magnificent underground caves, dive into pristine turquoise water, and get an up-close view of this unique and amazing ecosystem. This is your chance to experience one of the most stunning natural wonders in the world—without ever leaving your home.

“We’re continuing to experiment in the Virtual Reality space to make travel more personalized and inspire customers to book their next trip,” says Brent Harrison, VP of Product & Technology, Brand Expedia. “ExpediaLabs has created unique VR experiences, and we’re stoked to let travelers explore the world through these immersive experiences.”

The free cenotes experience is now live on Steam and Viveport in English; it’s exclusively available for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets. Give it a try, then get $10 off when you book the real tour on Expedia!

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