Here’s a list of the best parks in Mexico
Mexico has got the kind of theme parks that you definitely can’t find anywhere else in the world! Quench your thirst for adventure as you visit the most fun, extreme, and unique theme parks in the country. Here’s a list of our favorites that we’re sharing with you.
Located about only 6km away from Playa del Carmen, you can find probably the most famous water park in Mexico, Xcaret contains all the possible attractions you could think of, like animals, snorkeling, omegas, amazing beaches, delectable food, exciting shows, hiking, scuba diving, shopping, history, gourmet restaurants, children’s amusement park and a high observation tower overlooking the area.
- Opening hours: 08:30 – 22:30
- Price: $99 per ticket
- Website: www.xcaret.com
An amazing water park off the main road of Playa del Carmen to Tulum that includes a natural lagoon, Xel-Ha is full of attractions that will keep you busy for an entire day. The most popular of which are the snouts with the clear crystal water and the underground rivers that connect them. Here you can snorkel with the fish, swim, do kayaking and tubing, eat and drink unlimitedly or just lie down and relax. The park also houses omegas, a one-rope bridge and a jungle which you can explore on foot!
- Opening hours: 08:30 – 18:00
- Price: All-inclusive ticket costs $90
- Website: www.xelha.com
Another fantastic park from the creators of Park Xcaret located near Playa del Carmen. Xplor park is an adventure jungle with a system of 7 omegas passing between the high treetops, underground rivers and snouts. Here you can enjoy a lot of outdoor activities such as swimming, extreme sports, jungle tours in a 4×4, and more!
Carretera Cancún -Tulum Km 282, Puerto Juárez, Solidaridad.
- Opening hours: 09:00 – 22:30
- Price: $126 per adult
- Website: www.xplor.travel
Six Flags Park
Located in Mexico City is a park from the creator of the popular park chain, Six Flags. It is huge and includes all the attractions and facilities that will make your heart drop into your underwear and raise your adrenaline. The roller coasters here are some of the best in all of Mexico and there are facilities for all ages! In this theme park you can find everything from small cars for kids to the extreme rides such as those of the Batman facility, which is especially popular with teens. They also have the Tsunami and the popular Splash. There are also shows in the park, and from September-December it is recommended not to miss the horror shows and the Christmas shows.
Federal Highway Picacho-Ajusco Km 1.5, Tlalpan
- Opening hours vary according to season, it is recommended to check the website before arrival.
- Price: 399 pesos, children under 90 cm in height enter for free.
- Website: www.sixflags.com
Garrafon Reef Park
Garrafon Park, located on the beach in Isla Mujeres, offers an impressive coral reef, a glimpse of diverse marine wildlife, calm and warm waters and a variety of options such as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, omegas above water, pedal boats, swimming with dolphins, sun beds, restaurants and a free bar! They also have a pool with a magnificent view of the sea. In addition, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico.
Carretera Garrafón Lote 9 Km. 6.
- Opening hours: 09:00 -18:00
- Price: Starting at $ 89, depending on the package you choose.
- Website: www.garrafon.com
As the name implies, this is an entire complex built like a small town made especially for children! The place emulates existing places found in a real city, like shops, a theater, cinemas, cafes, an airport with a flight simulator, jobs and more. Imagine your children opening a bank account, working as a firefighter or policeman, making sushi or caring for animals – all of which they will be able to do here, and experience the emotions and challenges of the adult world.
There are 3 branches (2 in Mexico City and another in Monterey), all in a closed complex that is suitable even for a rainy day!
The address of the main complex in Mexico City: Avenida Vasco de Quiroga, 3800 92, Cuajimalpa, Contadero, 05109 Mexico City. Inside the Santa Fe Mall, on the first floor.
- Opening hours: Tuesday-Thursday 09:00 – 19:00, Fridays 09:00 – 20:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 – 20 00, closed Mondays.
- Website: www.mexico.kidzania.com
The Chapultepec Magic Feria
One of the smallest amusement parks on the list, but full of charm located right in Mexico City. There are about 5 large roller coasters in the park, one of which, the Montana Rosa, was built in 1964, and its age can certainly be felt as it gallops down the track. There are also facilities for smaller children, with the most prominent being a huge carousel, right in the center of the park.
Circuito Bosque de Chapultepec S / N Segunda Seccion.
Opening hours vary, it is recommended to check the website before arrival.
- Website: www.laferia.com
Tepetongo Water Park
Another amazing water park, located near Mexico City. In the park you will find water slides, a lake and a swimming pool. There are also volleyball courts, boats, barbecue areas and a restaurant area. A nice place indeed to escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
Address: Autopista Mexico – Guadalajara Km 129, Tepetongo, 61051 Contepec, Mich., Mexico
- Opening hours vary depending on the season, it is recommended to be updated on the website.
- Price: $130 child, $200 adult.
- Website: www.tepetongo.com
An amusement park that also doubles as the largest safari in Mexico! Bioparque Estrella is an excellent and highly recommended place to visit with children. Apart from the safari with exotic animals, there is a complex of archeological excavations where children can do experiments, jump on trampolines, go on slides, have fun in the playground and more. Older adults can also enjoy omegas, lake kayaks and swinging bridges.
Address: Federal Highway Jilotepec-Ixtlahuaca Km 38.5, El Puerto, Chapa de Mota.
- Prices start at $225, depending on your chosen package.
- Website: www.bioparquemexico.mx
Parque De los Sueños
A water park located in Isla Mujeres that is divided into two areas: one with huge swimming pools, slides and facilities and the other is the coastal area, which allows access to the Caribbean Sea. In the park you can use any water sports equipment you want, such as snorkeling equipment, pedal boat, surfboard and more. Of course there is also a dining area with a bar and restaurant.
- Opening hours: 10:00 – 17:00
- Website: www.parquesuenos.com
Located in Northern Guadalajara, near the zoo and national park is one of the largest theme parks in the country, Selva Mágica. With dozens of facilities and activities for children, teens and adults, it’s surely a top choice for tourist attractions. Apart from the roller coasters and the usual adrenaline facilities, there is also skydiving, omegas, climbing walls, bungee and more.
Address: Calle Paseo del Zoologico 600, Huentitán el Bajo, 44390 Guadalajara.
- Opening hours vary, so it is recommended to check the website.
- Website: www.selvamagica.Com
Mayá, Lost Mayan Kingdom
A water park located on the Caribbean coast, simulating a City of Maya lost in the jungle. In the park there are 8 water slides at different levels, two omegas, a roller coaster with omega, an island for children, a swimming pool and snouts.
Address: Ave Isaac N.1272 MZ43 Lote 1, 77940 Mahahual, QR.
- Price: Adult ticket costs $99
- Hours of operation: 08:00 – 17:00
- Website: www. maya-park.com