About Arrecife Alacranes
Arrecife Alacranes National Park. This National Park is of great importance in Mexico, since it protects the largest coral reef in the entire Gulf of Mexico. It also constitu...
How to get there?
Most important locality
Merida International Airport 'Manuel Crescencio Rejon' - Yucatan
References and Transportation
Ways to get there
By sea through navigation departing from Puerto Progreso, Yucatan.
Through private boats.
Mobility within the protected area
There are maritime signs and on the terrestrial portion there are signs.
Every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Prior notice to the Area Management Office and in accordance with what has been established with the captaincy of Puerto Progreso.
Average weather in the area
Warm and dry, 26.7°C
Activities and recommendations
- Boat riding
- Flora and fauna watching
Services within the PA
Lodging near the PA
Overnight stays are only allowed in Isla Perez in the area designated for this purpose.
Food service near the PA
Available services in the nearest locality to the PA
Market / Super Market
Self-service wholesale and retail stores
Nearest locality to the PA
Protected Area entrance fee
$362.20 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.
More about Arrecife Alacranes
This reef is the largest coral structure in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as the only reef described in the State of Yucatan. It is formed by ...
Coral reefs, sea turtles, endemic and migratory birds, as well as a lookout point.