Crocodiles & Turtles Excursion

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  • Another Sea Turtle in Huatulco
    Another Sea Turtle in Huatulco
  • Hungry Crocodile
    Hungry Crocodile
  • Alfonzo with an Iguana
    Alfonzo with an Iguana
  • More Turtles
    More Turtles
  • Huatulco Iguana
    Huatulco Iguana
  • Boating in Crocodile Territory
    Boating in Crocodile Territory
  • Beautiful Sea Turtles
    Beautiful Sea Turtles
  • Mexican Sea Turtle
  • Local Pet Monkey
    Local Pet Monkey
  • Feeding time for the Iguanas
    Feeding time for the Iguanas
  • Be Careful!
    Be Careful!
  • Baby Crocodiles
    Baby Crocodiles
  • Whitetail Deer
    Whitetail Deer
  • Crocodile on the River
    Crocodile on the River
  • Group of Iguanas
    Group of Iguanas

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.

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.

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.

Length of Tour: Roughly 7 hours
Departure: Your Huatulco hotel or Resort
$60 USD
Group rates possible if requested

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      We (girlfriend trip) were lucky enough to take 2 tours with Alfonso. Snorkeling day trip and the waterfall trip. Each was fabulous. Took great pride in making sure we had a good time and were safe. (I'm a bit accident prone, lol) Would highly recommend...More

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      Alfonso was THE BEST tour guide/personal transportation/person I have met/utilized on any vacation we have been on!! Extremely pleasant, knowledgeable, fun and had an amazing grasp of the English language! I would never use anyone else when going to Hautulco!

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      We highly recommend doing the water falls tour with Alfonso, he was very knowledgeable and a all around great person to be with .. be sure to take in all the suggestions and stops along the way you won’t be disappointed..... the water falls are...More

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      Had an amazing adventure with Alfonso on the tour. Great person and answers your questions with his knowledge of the area. Toured a cute little road side village and got to encounter a witch doctor of some type. Amazing love love. The falls were beautiful...More

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