- 8 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Enjoy a full day of fun on this eco-tour from Huatulco! Your friendly local guide takes you to the village of Ventanilla, where you’ll ride a boat through the mangroves. Keep an eye out for crocodiles in the lagoon before spotting a variety of sea turtles on a visit to the National Mexican Turtle Center in Mazunte. Finish your day trip in Zipolite, a seaside ‘hippie’ town that’s popular with surfers. Receive personal attention on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Soft drinks and water
- Local guide
- Boat Tour
- Entry/Admission - National Mexican Turtle Center
- Food and drinks
- Entrance fee to Centro Ecoturistico La Ventanilla ($100 Mexican pesos, paid directly at the ticket booth)
Tour departs from Huatulco hotels
Returns to original departure point
Wednesday through Sunday
After hotel pickup, relax aboard your air-conditioned minivan on the 1.5-hour drive from Bahías de Huatulco. Upon reaching La Ventanilla, a small beach village, start your small-group eco-tour of the lagoon, an estuary of the Tonameca River.
Embark on a boat cruise through the mangroves to observe a wide variety of wildlife and listen to the sounds of birds such as woodpeckers, kingfisher and herons. Along with turtles, deer and iguanas, you may spot crocodiles swimming or nesting in their natural habitat!
Then we will take you to Mazunte considered magical town, where you will visit a workshop of natural cosmetics, where you can learn about the processes of making natural products such as: soap, creams, among others.
Next, you will visit the Mexican Center for Turtle Research, a place that is responsible for the conservation and study of 7 of the 9 species of turtles that exist on the coast of the state.
Later we will go to Zipolite, an open sea beach where you can walk and take pictures. We will end our tour in Puerto Angel, to visit a restaurant facing the sea where you can enjoy delicious fresh seafood (on your own).
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.