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Laguna Ventanilla

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Playa La Ventanilla | Avenida principal, Mazunte, Mexico
+52 249 596 0410
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A must

There are cool places... this is awesome!!! It is a mangrove swamp where you can find cocodriles... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
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Well worth it

Was not sure what to expect but this was really fun. Got to see crocodiles up close and also... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
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“red shirt” (6 reviews)
“boat ride” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Playa La Ventanilla | Avenida principal, Mazunte, Mexico
+52 249 596 0410
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

There are cool places... this is awesome!!! It is a mangrove swamp where you can find cocodriles, iguanas, rare birds and local wildlife, there are 2 kind of tours, ask for that one where are not under captivity

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Was not sure what to expect but this was really fun. Got to see crocodiles up close and also turtles, iguanas and some other wildlife. It was very educative and lovely to see the eco-tourism.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I was able to do this tour as a part of a package through Barcelo Huatulco: Eco Tour - Crocs and Turtles. I really loved the use of row boats in the lagoon as to not disturb or damage the wild life. During this tour...More

Thank Guen R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The lagoon here is carefully managed by the two cooperatives run by the locals. White shirts are the original group, who land on the island reserve as well as paddle the lagoon. The reserve is full of animals rescued from captivity being slowly reintroduced into...More

Thank BMTaunt
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We had friends to visited it previously and strongly recommended it. Taxis charged 80 pesos from Mazunte but the local bus (colectivo) charges 5 pesos each person. It is a 10 minute-ride. Note the local colectivo is not appropriate for elderly people or people with...More

Thank Nelson N
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Got (safely) close to crocodiles and iguanas on this tour, and learned a bit about the ecology of the area. I like the fact they use rowboats that don't disturb the wildlife. I went with the "red shirt" tour group because they had someone stationed...More

Thank msd204
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I was unsure what to expect from the tour but it was wonderful surprise. The tour was in English, well paced, and informative. It seems to me the cooperative is doing good work and should be supported by your visit!

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We got a taxi from Mazunte to Ventanilla (70mxn). Taxi drivers may convince you to buy your ticket at the first ticket office of the 'white group'. They go to an island and you will see a monkey and crocodiles. BUT...this one little monkey is...More

Thank Linelinelineline
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We were a group ranging in ages 8-61 and we visited Laguna during our stay in Huatulco. It was worth the trip. We loved the serene boat ride and the opportunity to really take in the still,beautiful setting- you could just hear the ocean beyond....More

Thank Lynn Z
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The red shirts is an amazing ecological community. No motor boats, captive animals and great guides. It is worth a trip early in the morning to view the magnificent birds, alligators and reptiles.

Thank Teresa G
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