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Aluxes Ecoparque

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Carretera Palenque-Ruinas Km 2.6, Palenque 29960, Mexico
+52 916 345 5180
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A good zoo

I was unsure at first due to not liking animals being caged but these animals appeared to be... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yunus M
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Wonderful Center Surprise for Chiapas

We were so glad we gave this rescue center/zoo a chance. It was beautiful and a great experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
familytraveler671126
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San Francisco, California
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Aluxes is a Conservation Park in Palenque, we rescue native wildlife and reintroduce lost species into the wild whenever posible. We are open to the public to support our work as we are a NGO, not-for-prof working for the conservation.
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“night tour” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carretera Palenque-Ruinas Km 2.6, Palenque 29960, Mexico
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+52 916 345 5180
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"night tour"
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"animal sanctuary"
in 9 reviews
"rescued animals"
in 8 reviews
"scarlet macaws"
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"eco park"
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"big cats"
in 7 reviews
"bamboo forest"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful animals"
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"their natural habitat"
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"local animals"
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"nocturnal tour"
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"boa constrictor"
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"flying free"
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"zoo experience"
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"wild pigs"
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"couple of hours"
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"black jaguar"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was unsure at first due to not liking animals being caged but these animals appeared to be healthy and are given as close to a natural surrounding as possible where possible. Many of the animals are rescues, hoping to be released back in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so glad we gave this rescue center/zoo a chance. It was beautiful and a great experience for my kids but also for me and my husband. It is very well layed out and the gardens between the exhibits are lovely and provide a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice surprise! Well after these reviews here we had kind of high expectations but we were very happy with our visit. This preserve takes care of the animals and the area was for our understanding the most animal friendly we’ve have...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t know about this park until seeing the adverts on the way to the archaeological site and as a biologist myself I decided to give it a try. I lived and worked in a rescue center in Costa Rica for two years, and having...More

1  Thank Aarón L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A guide at the ruins recommended a visit and it was well worth. This ‘zoo’ is full of rescue animals and they are working to save a critically endangered makaw. It is well landscaped, has mostly local animals and some information in English. The jaguar,...More

1  Thank chewat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful very informative eco park; most of the animals have ample space to live in; it is quiet, well laid out and sign-posted with information for each animal. One feels the caring effort put in for each of them. We felt though that the...More

1  Thank Carolina C
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Go at 9 and see the wildlife at its best. If you are with a group of five or more, you can get even earlier entrance for an extra fee. Also try to go up the canopy tower - great views, birds, nice breeze on...More

1  Thank CtFreddie
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

A beautiful sanctuary for the inhabitants as well as visitors. The ecoparque is extensive, well tended and signed. We sighted many birds in addition to those confined. Highlights included the blue jaguar, unexpected python and agile anteater. This is a fine institution with dedicated purpose...More

1  Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Aluxes was really tremendous! We enjoyed our couple of hours walking around very much, the paths and exhibits are well laid-out and the animals were amazing. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Thomas R
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We wanted something to do prior to being picked up at 12 for our tour to Misolha and Agua Azul, so decided to walk to the Aluxes Ecoparque. We arrived at 9am when they open and were very pleasantly surprised by what we found. We...More

2  Thank survdale
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Coudraye123
15 September 2017|
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Response from Jason M | Reviewed this property |
I think the tours start at 5 or 6 pm. You do need to make a reservation for them, and they won't do the tour for under 6 people usually. To make a reservation, call them or stop by during regular hours. We made ours for... More
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freddanz
20 March 2017|
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Response from Josefa G | Property representative |
Yes we do open every day, come visit us. All Best
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