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Arrecifes de Sian Ka'an

Quintana Roo

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About Arrecifes de Sian Ka'an

Arrecifes de Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.  These reefs are part of the complex of protected areas associated with the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. They are representative of the enor...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Cancún at 183 Km.
    Tulum at 60 Km.
    Chetumal at 214 Km.
    Felipe Carrillo Puerto at 198 Km.

  • Airport

    Cancun International Airport, Quintana Roo

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From the city of Benito Juárez (Cancun) to Javier Rojo Gómez (Punta Allen) 4 hours and from the city of Othón P. Blanco (Chetumal) to Punta ...

  • Transportation facilities

    Own or rented vehicle. There is no public transportation.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Dirt roads and trails.

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  • Schedules

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

  • Entrance fee

    $108.66 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm sub-humid

Arrecifes de Sian Ka'an in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Pants and long-sleeved shirts are recommended as there may be insects. Bathing suit and quick-drying clothes. Boots or tennis shoes with sol...

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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
Fast food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Cancún at 183 Km.
Tulum at 60 Km.
Chetumal at 214 Km.
Felipe Carrillo Puerto at 198 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$108.66 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 Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve has a system of subway freshwater rivers that interconnect the cenotes and the Petenes, a unique phenomenon...

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Observation of dolphins, sea turtles, manatees, the sunken ship C-53 and sunken large caliber cannons.

Representative species of PA

Elkhorn Coral (Acropora palmata), Staghorn Coral (Acropora cervicornis), Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), Green Sea Turtle (Ch...

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You can see more representative species of Arrecifes de Sian Ka'an on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Respect the administrative rules of the Management Program and,
2. Do not drink alcoholic beverages or take intoxicants.
3. Not ...

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  • PA office address

    Calle 61 número 767, Colonia Centro, Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo, México, C.P. 77200.

  • Phone

    +52 (983) 8340265

  • Email


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