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On this one-hour tour, you will see the local species of our fauna: tropical birds, crocodiles, variety of reptiles, enormous snakes, the famous Mexican hairless dogs, deer, turtles and more. You will be led by a guide who will help you learn all about these amazing creatures while explains to you all about them. You will also walk among crocodiles!

Visitors start off with a chance to have their picture taken and then see colorful parrots and macaws. It’s an exotic welcome to an hour stroll along paths leading through lush tropical vegetation.

Continuing on, one can appreciate crocodiles in their various stages of growth – from babies swimming in ponds to large specimens basking in the sun. Along the way, one of the bilingual guides narrates the zoo’s history and introduces some of the animals by name so you don't forget which one is your favorite. 

One of the most amazing parts of the tour is the visit by the troop of spider monkeys. Living free in the canopy of trees, they can be seen and heard overhead. When directed by the tour guide, visitors are invited to put pieces of banana (sold for a small fee at the entrance) in the several baskets hanging by ropes among the trees. The monkeys pull up the baskets, grab the bananas and send the baskets back down for more!

Moving on, the large fenced in area of deer gives kids a chance to get a look at them. After centuries of hunting, the white-tailed deer – once abundant in southeastern Mexico – is now a protected species.

To get here, if you are not renting a car, you can take a van from Cancun, Puerto Morelos or Playa del Carmen or you can hire any type of transportation service.

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Croco Cun Zoo
Overview
Meet the Yucatán’s wildest animals and cutest creatures with a 1-hour tour of Croco Cun Zoo in Puerto Morelos. Snap some pictures and then enjoy a leisurely walk through the jungle-like grounds. See spider monkeys swing from tree-to-tree, watch crocodiles swim and bask and find out how Mexico’s famously hairless dogs lost their coats. Learn about Mexico’s diverse wildlife including snakes and deer and the conservation efforts made by the zoo in a family-friendly environment.
Highlights
  • 1-hour tour of Croco Cun Zoo
  • See incredible wildlife
  • Learn about Mexico's most unique creatures
  • Popular choice with kids
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun and interesting

Ok, so if you one of these people who doesn't like going to a zoo, this is not for you. It is certainly not like some of the better zoos in the States, however, my wife and I found it interesting and informative. It is...More

2  Thank drchadleech
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Interesting place with wild animals

Located 20 minutes away from Cancun on the main high away to Playa del Carmen, you will find this place. Specially for all ages, there are animals from this region mainly: Crocodiles, Snakes, Coatis, Deers, and Monkeys, Turtles. The tour is guided and you can...More

Thank EduardPM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
very interactive zoo

Nice zoo very clean. Great selection of animals and plenty of photo ops. Tour guide was friendly and knowledge. We took the last tour of the day. Had a great time but it felt rushed. But i would definitely recommend the zoo if you like...More

Thank livelife h
Reviewed 18 August 2018
See the local flora and fauna

I visited Croco cun zoo this July for the second time, with my sister and her two kids 10 and 12 years old, I visited last Summer with my granddaughter who was 7. All the kids and the adults enjoyed the visit. I love the...More

1  Thank Carina M
Reviewed 2 August 2018
Excellent place for a visit.

We went to this zoo as something to do on a cloudy afternoon. Absolutely brilliant. We took the guided tour, the guide was excellent, informative and brilliant with the kids. Really interactive, you get to feed the birds and the deer and hold a small...More

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I think you can pay admission right there. I paid for the tour and transportation on their website, but when we arrived the girl who greeted us explained how the zoo works and then told us how much it would cost, when I told... More
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