Payo Obispo Zoo

The zoo is a great place to learn about local fauna without having to venture out into the wild. Tour the zoo yourself or sign up for a guided tour.


Set in the northeastern section of Chetumal, Payo Obispo Zoo welcomes local residents and travelers rooming in this part of the city or an area nearby. Whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should consider dropping by to enjoy a great time.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be enjoying food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this zoo. The most frequented nearby eatery to Payo Obispo Zoo is Taqueria Diaz, which offers Mexican meals. Also within reach, you and your party will encounter eateries including Zayzu Restaurante and Marisqueria Mi Viejo where you and your party might sample Caribbean food and experience the flavors of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find other attractions in the area, including Parque Integral de la Amistad, which is a mile away Chetumal. You might want to also think about heading over to Chetumal Ecological Park, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Zoos are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's more to visit in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Payo Obispo Zoo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Parque Integral de la Amistad Other Attraction 1.0 mi. (1.3 km) SW 0.8 mi. South West of Chetumal
Chetumal Ecological Park Other Attraction 1.4 mi. (1.9 km) SW 1.2 mi. South West of Chetumal
Chetumal Lighthouse Other Attraction 2.0 mi. (3.3 km) SE 2.1 mi. Southeast of Chetumal
BioMaya Ziplining Other Attraction 7.5 mi. (12.3 km) NNE 7.7 mi. North-Northeast of Chetumal

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Location: Avenida Insurgentes, Chetumal, Mexico



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