Crocodile Swamp

Known as the spot where a "friendly" crocodile lives, Crocodile Swamp is not for those who startle easily.

This is not as much an attraction as it is a known spot where some crocodiles live. It is a perfect place to check out if you are in the area.


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This small swamp is located behind the Hunab-Ku Market. When walking through this market, at the center turn left as the shrine and you should come across the swamp.

Crocodile Swamp is located near the heart of Puerto Morelos.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous dining options to choose from in the area surrounding Crocodile Swamp. Cafetto is a wonderful location to fill up at on your way to checking out Crocodile Swamp, and with its close proximity, is especially valuable to guests at this attraction. Los Cocodrilo's and El Tuch Tlan offer additional food and drink options near Crocodile Swamp. At El Tuch Tlan you and your companions should try a bite of Mexican meals and experience the flavors of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find some additional activities nearby, including Leaning Lighthouse, which is within traveling range in Puerto Morelos. Also, you might think about checking out Ocean Research Facility, which is another attraction not far away.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Crocodile Swamp
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Leaning Lighthouse Other Attraction 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) ENE Puerto Morelos
Ocean Research Facility Other Activities/Excursions 1.5 mi. (2.3 km) NNE 1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos
Old Market District Historic Site 1.6 mi. (2.7 km) WNW Villa Morelos
Yax-Che Jardin Botanico -- 1.6 mi. (2.8 km) W Puerto Morelos
Crococun Zoo -- 2.5 mi. (4.0 km) N 2.5 mi. North of Puerto Morelos
Selvatica -- -- -- 12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Other Attraction 13.0 mi. (16.4 km) NNE 10.2 mi. South of Cancun
Punta Nizuc National Park -- 14.2 mi. (17.3 km) NNE 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun

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