Crocodiles & Turtles Excursion

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

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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      Alphonso was terrific. Good English, knowledgeable and lots of fun. He very capably drive us over the curvy bumpy road to emerald falls. And was thinking safety when he maneuvered us up the falls and thru the cave. He was very friendly and so proud...More

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    2/07/2018

      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

      Alfonso Gabriel was an amazing tour guide and all around a great guy to know in Huatulco. He took my family on the tour of waterfalls, which involved a drive into the mountains, the waterfalls and then a wonderful lunch. The waterfalls were amazing but...More

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    12/01/2019

      We took a day tour with Alfonso. We wanted a custom private tour as our time was limited. He responded to our email within the hour to set up a tour. He picked us up in an air conditioned SUV with cold beverages always ready....More

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    3/09/2020