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Address: Playa Ventanilla, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 958 108 7288
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Turtle and Crocodile Eco Tour from Huatulco with Mangrove Boat Ride
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Fascinating tour of mangrove swamp, island and crocodiles!

Great adventure, beautiful spot with lots of wildlife. This is a preserve where they are preserving the crocs and rehabilitating other injured animals. Its well run, and a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 March 2016
JLytton
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Calgary

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Great adventure, beautiful spot with lots of wildlife. This is a preserve where they are preserving the crocs and rehabilitating other injured animals. Its well run, and a fascinating tour. We did this as part of a crocs & turtles tour from our hotel in Huatulco.

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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Visited La Ventanilla again in February with a friend. Took the camionette from Zipolite and walked in from the main road. It is a very pleasant walk. I noted quite a bit of development in the several years since I was last there. There are two different groups offering tours of the mangrove swamp. There is a kiosk at the... More 

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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

In the tiny, peaceful town of La Ventanilla, we were very happy with our 3 night stay at the "cabañas" run by Servicio Ecoturismo (the guys in the white shirts, as the previous reviewer mentioned), the organization that has been working for many years to rehabilitate the lagoon and its crocodiles, as well as the sea turtles. The cabaña facility... More 

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Texcoco, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were staying in Zipolite and decided to take a late afternoon trip to Playa Ventanilla. We stumbled upon the crocodile ecotour, which is well worth it (I think it was 65 pesos/person). We were 2 and had an English-speaking guide who took us to the lagoon to see the crocs. After a 5-10 minute walk, we reached the boats,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

The visit was about 2 hours in total, partly because I think our guide was so informative and it wasn't too busy in the AM. We went on Dec 31 so it was a busy time for domestic tourists but we went early enough that he seemed like he had time to spend with us - crocodiles, a monkey, deers,... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014

Thankfully I found and read the previous reviews before we drove to Ventanilla for the crocodile tour. My wife, son, and his girlfriend drove up from Huatulco for the tour and I just happened to be searching on trip advisor for any other suggestions of things to see and do in the Zipolite and Mazunte towns after the croc tour.... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

My wife and I visited this lovely sanctuary and came away with great respect for the work these folks are committed to, particularly protecting sea turtles and educating the public about their plight. This group is the real deal. Skip the museum in Mazunte, with the tour buses, and come a little further to this little settlement by a magnificent... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014

A fantastic experience with, not only exposure to a great deal of wildlife (crocodiles, iguanas, birds...), but also real evidence of the care the locals are giving to protect this local environment. In addition, the beach is more than pleasant! Highly recommended.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2011

Playa Ventanilla Jungle Tour The village of Playa Ventanilla is about ten kilometers west of Puerto Angel (past Zipolite, San Augustinillo, and Mazunte). There is a local cooperative that provides fabulous, low-key boat tours of the nearby jungle lagoon. The tour takes about an hour and a half, and you are likely to see a wide variety of wildlife -... More 

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