Crocodiles & Turtles Excursion

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

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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      4 of us hired Alfonso for a private tour of the waterfalls. It was one of the best days of our vacation. He lives in the area so he was able to share so much information. We even drove by his own house on the...More

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    2/25/2020

      Our second visit to Huatulco we had the services of Alfonso. He took us to visit the Bays of Huatulco seen. Tourtles. Dolfines went snorkeling twice. He help us with our kids been introduced to snorkeling. Was great help. Last year. We also fishing and...More

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    8/06/2019

      Booked our city tour & waterfall experience with Alfonzo before we arrived to Huatulco. There were 10 of us in our group. He arrived in an air conditioned van with beverages for us to enjoy. First we visited some local look-out spots & were educated...More

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    1/20/2020

      My husband and i and a few of our friends visited Huatulco for the first time for the week of Dec 7-14th, we all decided to do the waterfall tour with Alfonso and are SO glad we did! He is an absolutely incredible tour guide!...More

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    12/17/2019