Punta Nizuc National Park

Located right off the shore of one of the most popular vacation destination of the Caribbean, Punta Nizuc National Park is a underwater park that is a must for any diver that wants to experience what Mexico has to offer.

This who take the plunge at Punta Nizuc will be treated to a submerged wonderland of statues, corals, colorful algae, and hundreds of different kinds of wildlife, from tropical fish and starfish, to dolphins and sea-turtles. This well known and well traveled spot has stayed popular for a reason, and those diving here will easily see why.


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Punta Nizuc is located at the southern tip of the Hotel District in Cancun. Not only will you find it easy to get there, but most dive groups in the area will include it as part of a package.

Punta Nizuc National Park is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cancun; it's ten and a half miles (17 and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast of Cancun.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous eateries to pick from in the community near the wildlife reservation. Inizio, which dishes out Fusion meals, offers convenient access to this wildlife reservation. The dining establishment is a small distance away, but distant enough that you will probably decide to make plans for using some type of transport to travel there. Also close-by, you'll encounter restaurants such as El Palmar Cancun and Sea & Stones where you and your group should be sure to try out Mexican meals and experience the Cancun culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other kinds of nearby attractions include Ruinas del Rey, which is two miles away Cancun Beach Hotel Zone. You might also think about heading to Atlantida at Parque Nizuc, which is another nearby attraction.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Punta Nizuc National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Ruinas del Rey Historic Site 2.1 mi. (14.3 km) N 8.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun --
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Other Attraction 2.4 mi. (16.4 km) W 10.2 mi. South of Cancun --
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Other Attraction 5.6 mi. (11.8 km) N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun --
Movie Theater Cancun Other Activities/Excursions 5.6 mi. (11.7 km) N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun --

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