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Pantanos de Centla

Campeche and Tabasco

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About Pantanos de Centla

Pantanos de Centla Biosphere Reserve.  This reserve is located in the State of Tabasco; it protects wetlands an ecosystems characteristic of the floodplain of this region, where t...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    La ciudad de Frontera at 17 Km.

  • Airport

    Villahermosa International Airport 'Carlos Rovirosa Pérez' - Tabasco

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From the city of Villahermosa, take highway 186 towards Ciudad del Carmen and at kilometer 80 (past the Grijalva River bridge) turn right on...

  • Transportation facilities

    From Villahermosa there is public transportation to the city of Frontera. From there take a collective cab to Pantanos de Centla, and in 25 ...

  • Mobility within the protected area

    At Casa del Agua the tours are on foot and the river tours are in boats that have all the safety measures and are authorized by the Ministry...

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  • Schedules

    Every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    The Interpretation Center or Casa del Agua from Thursday to Sunday during the same hours.

  • Entrance fee

    $60.37 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm humid

    With rains in autumn.

Pantanos de Centla in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • It is recommended to visit the Protected Area all year round. Tourist service providers for river tours can be contacted at the Central Stat...
  • Light-colored light clothing, hat, insect repellent are recommended.

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Services within the PA

Handicrafts, sustainable products and souvenirs stores
Information modules
Internet connection
Interpretive trails

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Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

La ciudad de Frontera at 17 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$60.37 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

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Interesting facts

The Pantanos de Centla Biosphere Reserve, in Tabasco and Campeche, is known for its flooded grasslands, rainforests and mangroves, and is a ...

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The 'Casa del Agua' allows hiking, it is located in the central part where the Grijalva and Usumacinta rivers meet with a viewpoint to obser...

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Representative species of PA

Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria), Mexican Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii), Central American River Turtle (Dermatemys mawii), White-lipped Mud Turtl...

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You can see more representative species of Pantanos de Centla on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Contributes to conservation
2. Ideal luggage
3. Take care of your Natural and Cultural Heritage
4. Manage your waste respon...

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  • PA office address

    Avenida Paseo de la Sierra 613 Colonia Reforma Villahermosa, Tabasco C.P. 86080.

  • Phone

    +52 (993) 313 9290

  • Email

    Without information

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