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Parque Morelos is an ecological reserve that offers numerous opportunities to learn about nature and it is the largest ecological reserve in Tijuana. If you get tired of sightseeing, it is a great place to relax. It is suitable for picnics. The park has extensive green areas, zoological, and a large lake with different species of fish and ducks. Miniature Choo-Choo Train for the kids, food stalls, lakes, fountains, and many more. Spend several afternoons discovering the features in this enormous park, this is a multi-purpose city park designed for family fun.
Parque Morelos, the Largest Ecological Reserve in Tijuana
In the Herpetario del Parque Morelos you will find a wide variety of snakes. If you are curious about snakes, the Herpetario is the right place to observe huge snakes such as Burmese python, American alligator, as well as rattlesnakes, royal python, emperor boa builder, tarantulas, Australian bearded dragon, basilisk, lizards and many more, which can become another things to do at Parque Morales Tour. To visit the Herpetario is the safest way to know poisonous animals without taking the risks, since all the animals are in beautiful panoramic terrariums set according to the habitat of each species, in a very pleasant and comfortable climate. Opening hour: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Parque Morelos Zoo functions as a collection center for fauna, mainly from the Federal Office of Environmental Protection (PROFEPA). Parque Morelos zoo offer the population education and care of the environment. Parque Morelos Zoo is located in the heart of the Morelos Park, currently has more than 200 animals and 25 different species. Parque Morelos Zoo is also a Refuge for Rescued Animals. So it will be one of the things to do at Parque Morelos, especially if you do the Parque Morelos Tour with children. There are many animals living at the zoo, Mammals: Bengal tigers, Siberian tiger, jaguars, dromedary, raccoon, fox, llama, coyote, deer and more. Birds: Scarlet Macaw, Military Green Macaw, Blue and Gold Macaw, Yellow-cheeked Parrot, Green Parrot, Alba Cockatoo and Peacock. Reptiles: Water turtle, American alligator, ball python, boa constrictor, cincuate, Australian bearded dragon, Australian tortoise. Opening hour: Tuesday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
After a series of remodeling and maintenance works, the Municipal System of Theme Parks of Tijuana (SIMPATT), reopen the Aquatic Zone of pools and slides of the Parque Morelos so that visitors can enjoy this attraction in the summer season.The Aquatic Zone is already properly enabled, with the necessary security measures and with lifeguard personnel, so that families have a more fun and safe space in their Parque Morelos Tour. The two pools were waterproofed and painted, as well as the children's structures inside them; The three slides were also refurbished, the beams were repaired and an anti-skid was installed to prevent accidents. The Aquatic Zone can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
How to Get Tickets?
No entrance fee is required for the park, which stays open to the public from morning until late afternoon. Just make sure that you bring enough money should you want to have a bite at the food stalls or buy souvenirs from the kiosk. However, if you want to go to the waterpark, an entrance fee is applied for 30 pesos per person.
How To Get Around?
It is best to go around and have your Parque Morelos Tour on foot. Walking around between venues, cafes and kiosk or just hanging around and having a picnic at Parque Morelos will give you a pleasant experience or you can rent bicycles by the hour to cruise around the park and take in all the sites.
What Should I Wear?
Casual comfortable clothes and shoes is best to enjoy your Parque Morelos Tour and do the many things to do at Parque Morelos. If you are planning to go to the water park, remember to bring your bathing suit and sunscreen.
Best Time to Visit
You can have your Parque Morelos Tour at any time of the year but please take notes that August is the hottest month in Tijuana with an average temperature of 22°C (72°F) and the coldest is January at 13°C (55°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 14 in June.
While the Mexican peso is the legal currency, US dollars are widely used and accepted, even by locals
Will I Need a Guide?
You do not need a guide in order to enjoy your Parque Morelos Tour.
How To Get There?
Most people that come and visit Parque Morelos are driving. Parque Morelos has a nice entrance plaza, plenty of secure parking costs 20 pesos or you can go with taxis.
At Parque Morelos you can also rent the kiosk, green area or the gardens for private functions such as family reunion, wedding, party or gathering. The capacity and prices are different for each location. All locations have power plug (electricity), Piñatero and barbeque (except the gardens). Please remember that Spanish is the dominant language in Tijuana, as it is in much of Mexico. However, English is spoken by almost everybody in the city's tourist hot spots as well as by some taxi drivers and the Americans who live in the city. Having someone with you who can speak Spanish will be helpful when going away from the city's tourist hot spotscity's tourist hot spots.