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Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh

Quintana Roo

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About Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh

Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh Wildlife Protection Area.  This protected area, located near Valladolid, Yucatan, is one of the most important refuges for the spider monkey in the northern sector of ...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Coba at 27 Km.

  • Airport

    Cozumel International Airport, Quintana Roo
    Cancun International Airport, Quintana Roo

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By the Tulum - Nuevo Xcan highway and the coastal highway of the gulf at the Coba junction.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private or rented cars, cabs and tour operators.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    There are land trails for hiking, transfers within the lagoon by kayaks or small boats.

  • Schedules

    Every day from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Hot with high humidity

    Low temperatures in December and January.

Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Light and comfortable clothing is recommended, it is recommended to bring a bathing suit.


Services within the PA

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

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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

Coba at 27 Km.

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

Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh is home to different types of vegetation and is the habitat of a great diversity of wildlife species such as the spid...

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Observation of wildlife such as spider and howler monkeys; and the Calaveras cenote.

Representative species of PA

Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi), Black Howler (Alouatta pigra), Cougar (Puma concolor), Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), Ocellated Turkey (Mele...

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You can see more representative species of Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not introduce plastics
2. Do not introduce domestic animals and exotic fauna.
3. To contract services from authorized servi...

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  • PA office address

    Center for the Interpretation of Nature and Mayan Culture, Carretera Federal 307, Km 230, Calle Yalkú s/n, Tulum, Quintana Roo.

  • Phone

    +52 (984) 875 0073

  • Email

    Without information

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