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Arrecife de Puerto Morelos

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About Arrecife de Puerto Morelos

Arrecife de Puerto Morelos National Park.  This protected coral reef is located at the north of the coast of Quintana Roo. It contains some of the best preserved elkhorn coral colonie...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Puerto Morelos, Cancún at 30 Km.

  • Airport

    Cancun International Airport, Quintana Roo

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By the Chetumal to Cancun Highway exit at Puerto Morelos.
    By sea from Cancun or Playa del Carmen.

  • Transportation facilities

    Owned or rented land vehicle, cab, public transportation such as trucks and peseros, and private boats.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    By boat or walking.

  • Schedules

    Every day from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    $60.37 MXN

  • Average weather in the area


Arrecife de Puerto Morelos in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Beachwear is recommended.


Services within the PA


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

Puerto Morelos, Cancún at 30 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

It is part of the Great Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, considered the second largest barrier reef in the world after the Australian Coral...

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Reef snorkeling and reef diving.

Representative species of PA

Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas), American Manatee (Trichechus manatus), American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), Shoal Grass (Halodule wrig...

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You can see more representative species of Arrecife de Puerto Morelos on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

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  • PA office address

    Av. Matamoros Núm. 7 esq. Hidalgo, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, C. P. 77580

  • Phone

    +52 (998) 8710525

  • Email

    Without information

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente