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Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano


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About Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano

Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano National Park.  It is the largest coral reef system in the Gulf of Mexico. Its high biological richness makes it one of the best destinations for recreation...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    The municipalities of Veracruz and Boca del Río.

  • Airport

    Veracruz international Airport 'General Heriberto Jara' - Veracruz

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    The Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano National Park is located in front of the municipalities of Veracruz, Boca del Río and Antón Lizardo, the m...

  • Transportation facilities

    To enter, boats must be hired from authorized tourist service providers in the municipalities of Veracruz, Boca del Río and Antón Lizardo.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    This National Park is a marine area so the only way to enter is by authorized tourist boats.

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  • Schedules

    Every day of the year.

    Subject to weather conditions.

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area


Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • The recommended months to visit are from May to August.
  • Cool, sun-protective clothing is recommended.


Services within the PA

Interpretive trails

Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants
Fast food
Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

The municipalities of Veracruz and Boca del Río.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$46.23 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 Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano National Park is made up of at least 28 reefs. Some have reef lagoons with seagrasses, beaches, shallows, ...

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The public use areas Cancuncito and Isla de Enmedio. There are at least 50 diving buoys for this activity.

Representative species of PA

Elkhorn Coral (Acropora palmata), Staghorn Coral (Acropora cervicornis), American Iguana (Iguana iguana), Black Iguana (Ctenosaura similis),...

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You can see more representative species of Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

The rules are found in the PNSAV management program, but the most important ones are:
1. Do not feed the flora and fauna.
2. Do no...

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  • PA office address

    Calle Juan de Grijalva núm. 78 esquina avenida Cristóbal Colón, Fraccionamiento Reforma, C.P. 91919, Veracruz, Veracruz.

  • Phone

    +52 229 100 23 45

  • Email

    Without information

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