The National Park Morrocoy
The National Park Morrocoy, is located in the costal region
center - north of Venezuela, in the well- know area like
Golfo Triste (Sad Gulf) between Tucacas and Chichiriviche in Falcón state
Morrocoy is an excellent option just 4 hours of
Caracas, if you thinks to stay in Chichiriviche, we recommended you
to reserve with time ; since for high season
as much hotels as the inns are very demanded.
The variety of marine species that live within the park is
really limitless. Its population of birds is represented
for ducks of green wings, gannets, herons, flamencos. Towards
the area of the Chichiriviche Hill araguatos monkeys live, foxes
crab sellers, rabipelados, lapas and deer..
In the area excursions guided by specialized personnel to the Keys of
the National Park Morrocoy, where we can find
the most crystalline in venezuela said by expert
after of Los Roques Beaches.
In the place también courses of Diving with all the necessary
services and permiss can be done so like
like the rent and sell of equippment: Regulators, BCD (Chalecos),
accessory Lead Suits, Tanks, belts , Masks, Snorkels,
and more accessories of diving.
In order to cross all the park boats exist that offer
a nice trip by the different keys from the National Park
the most visited keys are: Muerto (Died), Sal (salt), Pelón,
Varadero, Peraza, Sombrero (Hat), Borracho.
Ecosystems protected and naturals attractives amazing
Semi-deciduos Forests, herbazales coasts, coastal xerófilos arbustales,
costal manglares, coralline reefs and
marine prairies of fanerógamas. Important refuge of birds and Fish.
Diversity of marine birds like pelicanos(Pelecanus occidentalis),
flamencos (Phoenicopterus ruber), corocoro red and with (Eudocimus
ruber y E. albus), tijereta of sea (Fragata magnificens), herons
and gulls. More of 50 species of migratory birds. Extensive
coralline reef formation with diversity of species of fish,
marine invertebrates and seaweed. Dolphins, marine turtles and caiman
of the coast (Crocodylus acutus); presents. In yhe Chichiriviche Hill:
deer matacán (American Mazama) and caramerudo (Odocoileus
virginianus), cunaguaro (Felis pardalis), araguato monkey (Alouatta
In the zone of manglares Rhizophora predominates red mangle (Rhizophora mangle),
although also we can find black mangle (Avicennia nitida),
the wihte (Laguncularia racemosa) and botoncillo (Conocarpus erectus).
In the keys the vegetation is very little: grass of glass
(Salicornia fruticosa), beach bell(Sesuvium portulacastrum),
saladiIlo (Batis maritima), uvero of beach (Coccoloba uvifera).
In the forest semi-deciduo the naked Indian (Bursera
simaruba) and the Oak (Platymiscium diadelphum). Endemic species:
Justicia falconensis, Aspilia falconensis, Phthirusa maritima y