Xaman-Ha Aviary

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Xaman Ha Aviary is a great spot for birders, who will be sure to see several different species of tropical birds throughout the jungle.

The well-cared for Xaman-Ha Aviary is set on 32 acres of Playacar, and features over 30 species of nature birds, amounting in around 200 individual birds.


Located 0.9 mi. south west of downtown Playa del Carmen, Xaman-Ha Aviary welcomes residents and tourists rooming in this part of the city or an area nearby. Even if you aren't staying nearby, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time.

Nearby Restaurants

You won't face any difficulties finding a meal before or after your visit to this attraction, since you're going to find an exceptionally large selection of local restaurants in the vicinity. La Bodeguita Del Medio, which serves Cuban meals, offers convenient access to this zoo. The restaurant is a small ways off, but distant enough that you might want to make arrangements for having some method of transport to visit there. Also within reach, you and your companions will encounter restaurants like Johnny Rocket's Playa del Carmen and Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen where you and your group will want to try out Japanese fare and enjoy the culture of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

There are at least one or two other attractions nearby, including Xcaret Maya Ruins, which is a few hundred yards away Playa del Carmen. Furthermore, you can think about heading to Puetra del Cielo, which is another nearby attraction.

If you can't wait to see as many of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near Xaman-Ha Aviary
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historic Site 0.2 mi. (2.3 km) ENE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historic Site 0.8 mi. (3.6 km) W 2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Plaza 28 De Julio Park -- 0.8 mi. (1.3 km) NNE Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Other Attraction 0.8 mi. (1.2 km) NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Chac Tun Cave Tour/ Paintball City GeoFeature -- -- 3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen
Cedam Museum Museum 12.5 mi. (4.6 km) SW Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote GeoFeature 13.9 mi. (2.5 km) SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote GeoFeature 13.9 mi. (2.5 km) SW The vicinity of La Gloria

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You can tour the aviary daily between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


The price if continually on the rise at Xaman-Ha. When the aviary first opened, tickets cost $5(USD), and today you can expect to spend $22(USD).


Paseo Xaman-Ha, Playa del Carmen, Mexico


(984) 873-0330


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