A visit to Morelia’s zoo
Celebrate Children’s Day in one of the most visited places in Morelia, Benito Juárez Zoo. Considered one of the most important in Latin America, this place is home to 473 species, among which are felines, bears, primates, and a great variety of birds. In this space, the whole family can learn and have fun.
What can you find here?
- A relaxing artificial lake with boats for rent to enjoy a pleasant ride, either in family or with your couple.
- A children’s zoo where you can meet the newborn pups of different animals such as lions, zebras, hippos, among many more.
- A magnificent aquarium with more than 3490 fish, as well as a special place for cockatoos and another one for snakes and reptiles with a great variety of snakes, lizards and turtles of different ages.
- The Serengueti Museum with a sample of dissected animals to know and learn more about the animal kingdom.
- Lots of Green areas, to be exact 3 and a half kilometers of Green gardens, plus a play area for children.
- This zoo also offers night tours that are made by train or by foot, and runs all the facilities of the park. This tour lasts 2 hours and can assist up to 160 people at a cost of $100 pesos per adult and $50 pesos for children.
It is worth visiting this place to share a good time with the family. Besides being quite entertaining for children, it is a completely educational space. It is located at the corner of Juárez Avenue and Camelinas Avenue and is very easy to recognize since its wall is painted with animal drawings. The price of the general entrance is very economic; $25 pesos per adult and $15 pesos per child. Open every day, including Tuesday nights for the night tours.
Come to Morelia and visit this place and all the attractions offered by this city full of culture and history. Do not worry about lodging, we recommend staying at Best Western Plus Gran Hotel Morelia, only 5 minutes away from the zoo and 15 minutes away from the center of town and the most emblematic places in Morelia. Ask about promotions and special rates.
Photo by: Zoológico de Morelia