Crocodiles & Turtles Excursion

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

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

Community Needs are Important to Alfonso. He Gives 10% of Each Tour to Help

 

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      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

      We enjoyed a lovely day with Alfonso where we saw the crocodiles in the lagoon and the turtles at the Turtle Centre. Alfonso was a great guide, very knowledgeable about the local area and he has a great sense of humour too. He also takes...More

    thumb dianecW1176QP
    3/16/2020

      Alfonso has this relatively small operation, which appealed to us because of the informal, personal nature. We took the city tour and the waterfall tour. He and his girlfriend live in the hills where we toured on the way to city and falls. They were...More

    thumb ScootC
    3/05/2020

      Alfonso started as our tour guide and ended as our friend. After using him for our first excursion, we knew he was the only person to use for all of them. We book multiple excursions with him and were highly satisfied with them all. He...More

    thumb Barbara S
    6/05/2018