Crocodiles & Turtles Excursion

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

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 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

      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

      Alfonso was THE BEST tour guide/personal transportation/person I have met/utilized on any vacation we have been on!! Extremely pleasant, knowledgeable, fun and had an amazing grasp of the English language! I would never use anyone else when going to Hautulco!

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    3/05/2019

      Alfonso was wonderful knowledgeable guide for my full day private tour of the falls and shopping in town. A memorable adventure recommended to anyone traveling to Huatulco!

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    5/11/2019