Crocodiles & Turtles Excursion

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  • Enjoy Beautiful Huatulco
    Enjoy Beautiful Huatulco
  • View from the River that is Full of Crocodiles
    View from the River that is Full of Crocodiles
  • Group of Iguanas
    Group of Iguanas
  • Alfonzo with an Iguana
    Alfonzo with an Iguana
  • Beautiful Sea Turtles
    Beautiful Sea Turtles
  • Be Careful!
    Be Careful!
  • Hungry Crocodile
    Hungry Crocodile
  • Riding a Horse
    Riding a Horse
  • Baby Crocodiles
    Baby Crocodiles
  • The Boat Ride to the Crocodiles
    The Boat Ride to the Crocodiles
  • Crocodile on the River
    Crocodile on the River
  • More Turtles
    More Turtles
  • Another Sea Turtle in Huatulco
    Another Sea Turtle in Huatulco
  • Local Pet Monkey
    Local Pet Monkey
  • Mexican Sea Turtle
  • Feeding time for the Iguanas
    Feeding time for the Iguanas
  • Whitetail Deer
    Whitetail Deer
  • Huatulco Iguana
    Huatulco Iguana
  • 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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      We've visited the Huatulco area twice and after the tour to the town of Pluma Hidalgo to experience the history and sights of this coffee producing region, we sought Alfonso out again the next year see the turtles at La Escobilla. We were extremely fortunate...More

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    5/27/2018

      We were in Huatulco for a week with a Sunwing vacation package in December and found Alfonso's tours through his website. We ended up doing the Crocodile and Waterfall tours, and then Alfonso arranged for us to go to Hagia Sofia with another guide (he...More

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    1/02/2020

      We, 5 adults, visited Huatulco on the the Emerald Princess Cruise Ship on 28th December 2019. Prior to our visit we were reviewing tours and found good rewiews about besthuatulcotours and alfonso as the tour guide. We were unsure what to expect in Huatulco but...More

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    1/18/2020

      My family and I booked with Alfonso and Best Huatulco Tours and he did not disappoint! We enjoyed the waterfall tour which included an authentic riverside Mexican lunch so much so, that we decided to book a second tour with Alfonso which consisted of us...More

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    1/08/2020