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Huatulco: Crocodile & Turtle Ecotour

Product ID: 239467
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Tour a crocodile farm and visit Mazunte's Mexican Turtle Research Center for a look at the wildlife that live in this area. Visit a natural cosmetics workshop, where you will be able to learn about the production process.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 10:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French

Pickup included

Pickup is included from your hotel in Huatulco, Crucecita, or Tangolunda. Your guide will be waiting for you in the lobby wearing a blue shirt with the local partner's logo on it.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Journey through a tropical paradise brimming with exotic plants and animals
  • Test your courage as you get close to crocodiles gliding among mangrove forests
  • Cool off at Puerto Angel, where you can catch the sea breeze and sunshine
Full description
Visit the community of Ventanilla, a protected Natural Reserve where you'll enjoy a 15 minute nature walking tour. Then board a panga boat driven by a local skipper to see the different types of mangroves in the region and observe different species of reptiles, including crocodiles, and birds.

Next head to Mazunte. The town's name is derived from the large blue crab that was abundant in the area a few years ago. Here you'll visit a natural cosmetics workshop and learn about the production process. This workshop is an important cooperative in the community. Then, visit the Mexican Center for Turtle Research where the focus is on responsible conservation. Discover the importance of taking care of this local creature and learn some of the challenges faced by the species.

Finally enjoy some time at Zipolite beach, an open sea beach where you'll have approximately 30 minutes to explore and take pictures, before you head to Puerto Angel for a meal (at your own cost) at a restaurant facing the sea. At the end of the tour, you'll be dropped off at your hotel.
Includes
  • Ecological tour
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Bilingual tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Ticket for Panga Boat Tour in Ventanilla ($ 150.00 p/p paid onsite)
  • Ticket for Mexican Center for Turtle Research ($ 37.00 p/p paid onsite)
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
• This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility
• No pets allowed
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From US$ 36.63 US$ 21.98 per person