Petencito Zoo, Flores

1.2
#7 of 8 in Parks in Peten Department
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Encounter the wildlife at Petencito Zoo and enjoy the views of the surrounding lake. This secluded zoo contains two sections linked by a long wooden bridge. Animals sheltered here include jaguars, pumas, lizards, ocelots, monkeys, and different kinds of birds. You may see some animals out of their cages, so be sure to follow the instructions of your guide in order not to scare them. You can reach this zoo only by boat, which makes the visit all the more adventurous and exciting. Take a guided tour to get the most out of your experience. Make Petencito Zoo part of your personalized Flores itinerary using our Flores online tour planner.
Create an itinerary including Petencito Zoo
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Petencito Zoo reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 3.5
108 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This was an interesting way to be able to view animals from this region in a natural setting and was especially interesting in that they were rescued animals.  more »
  • A short boat ride from Flores and great for a 1-2 hour outing. All of the animals have been rescued and are being rehabilitated. Not a lot of signage or interpretation, but all the animals are happy.....  more »

Plan your trip to Flores

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Flores

See all ›
©
Ruin
Parque arqueologico uaxactun
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
©
Wildlife Area
Ixpanpajul Nature Park
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
©
Landmark
Jorge's Rope Swing
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
©
Church
Catedral de Flores
2.2
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Flores

©
World heritage site
Tikal Tikal National Park
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
©
Wildlife Area
Cerro Biotope Cahui El Remate
3.5
Duration: 2 hours
©
Landmark
Isla Principal Topoxte Peten
4.9
Duration: 2 hours