Crocodiles & Turtles Excursion

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  • Group of Iguanas
    Group of Iguanas
  • Whitetail Deer
    Whitetail Deer
  • The Boat Ride to the Crocodiles
    The Boat Ride to the Crocodiles
  • Baby Crocodiles
    Baby Crocodiles
  • More Turtles
    More Turtles
  • View from the River that is Full of Crocodiles
    View from the River that is Full of Crocodiles
  • Alfonzo with an Iguana
    Alfonzo with an Iguana
  • Be Careful!
    Be Careful!
  • Local Pet Monkey
    Local Pet Monkey
  • Huatulco Iguana
    Huatulco Iguana
  • Riding a Horse
    Riding a Horse
  • Enjoy Beautiful Huatulco
    Enjoy Beautiful Huatulco
  • Mexican Sea Turtle
  • Crocodile on the River
    Crocodile on the River
  • Hungry Crocodile
    Hungry Crocodile
  • Feeding time for the Iguanas
    Feeding time for the Iguanas
  • Beautiful Sea Turtles
    Beautiful Sea Turtles
  • Boating in Crocodile Territory
    Boating in Crocodile Territory
  • Another Sea Turtle in Huatulco
    Another Sea Turtle in Huatulco

Huatulco Crocodiles and Turtles Tour

The Huatulco Crocodiles and turtles tour is a great mix of adventure and nature. It shows both the crocodiles and turtles in their native environment, and allows you to view them at a safe distance. There are many other animals and birds you will see on the tour.

Crocodiles Excursion

You will be picked up at your resort or hotel and brought to the town of La Ventanilla. Here, a group of families strive to restore the crocodiles habitat. With Crocodiles being endangered in the area, the efforts to keep the area preserved is a worthy one. The eco tour factor is definitely present in this excursion. All in all, this could be on the list of best Huatulco Tours for ecotourism out there.

Don’t forget to bring the 100 pesos entrance fee.

Huatulco Crocodiles Tour

The tour includes being paddled through a river with crocodiles swimming around. You will also see plenty of iguanas, birds and other wildlife in the area. Alfonso’s knowledge of the birds is unparalleled.

Be sure to stop at the café for authentic coconut water out of the shell, homemade tortillas, and other snacks.

Turtles Tour

Your tour will begin with a drive through the mountains to the small, authentic town of Mazunte. Here, you will stop and visit the local shops before going to the National Turtle Research Center. This Center a key for breeding, releasing, and keeping turtle numbers stable in many regions of Mexico. Make sure you take the time to look at the numerous species of turtles at various stages of growth.

Bring an extra 32 pesos for your admission, along with some extra money for locally made soaps, moisturizers and other souvenirs.

Releasing Baby Turtles for Repopulation

Supporting the Environment

Both the crocodile & turtle portions of this tour are about building a sound ecological future in Mexico. With the tourism industry bustling, it is very easy to forget about our duty to the environment. Your tour locations are set up to ensure that never happens.

Beautiful Mexican Sunset after a Day of Viewing Crocodiles and Turtles

Length of Tour: Roughly 7 hours
Departure: Your Huatulco hotel or Resort
$50 USD
Group rates possible if requested

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      Alfonso picked our group up at the airport for private transportation to our resort. We also did the 7-bay tour, had lunch at a beach restaurant, did some Blackfin tuna fishing, snorkeling, and saw some great sites on the ocean including beautiful private bays, whales...More

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    3/05/2019

      Took a trip to Magic Falls and it was a wonderful day. Alphonso was very knowledgeable about the area as he grew up there. He showed us so much but what I enjoyed was how he shared his life and how the people work and...More

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    11/19/2019

      Alfonso is a Great tour guide. He went out of his way to make our adventure a lot of fun. He asked us what we wanted to shop for and took us to places where we could find it. He is there to please. I...More

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    5/24/2018

      We were a group of 6 that arrived by cruise ship & met at the port by Alfonso. We went to the waterfall where we, climbed through the hole in the rock to the back of the waterfall. Amazing. Lunch was delicious. What a fabulous...More

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    1/09/2020