Crocodiles & Turtles Excursion

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

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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      Alphonso Gabriel is a tour guide in Huatulco that had many positive recommendations on Trip Advisor. I contacted him via messenger before leaving home. He was very easy to communicate with. He picked us up in a clean new SUV. Soft drinks, water and beer...More

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    1/30/2020

      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

      Alfonso was absolutely wonderful and informative on our private "three levels of Huatulco" tour. We even made an unscheduled stop at the Museum of Oaxacan Art in La Cruceceta where my wife purchased a beautiful hand made tapestry. His time is your time on a...More

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    4/08/2019

      We are a group of 14 Mamas from Vancouver, BC and most of us went on the 7 Bays sailing tour of Huatulco, and some of us went on the trip through rural areas to the Magic Waterfalls - both with Alfonso. Because we liked...More

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    11/18/2019