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Laguna Ventanilla

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Playa Ventanilla | Avenida principal, Mazunte 70946, Mexico
+52 958 142 5921
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Great conservation and ecotourism if you go with the red shirted cooperative lagarto real (not the other company)

We had a very interesting and fun tour of the lagoon with the 'Lagarto Real' cooperative for only... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Bkjess
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Great eco-tourism experience close to Mazunte

Great opportunity to see nature and animals in their native environment. I went on the early... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Christopher B
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Playa Ventanilla | Avenida principal, Mazunte 70946, Mexico
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a very interesting and fun tour of the lagoon with the 'Lagarto Real' cooperative for only 80 pesos if you buy from them in the village (you'll see them all over the village and at the event, as well as the other company),...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Great opportunity to see nature and animals in their native environment. I went on the early morning tour with Sergio, which I highly recommend (an absolute bargain at only $350 MXN). We saw a ton of bird species plus iguanas and multiple crocodiles.

1  Thank Christopher B
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

very well-run wildlife sanctuary with knowledgable guides offering sincere care and effort to help preserve the mangroves and its in habitants as well as rescued exotic pets. Superb outing! wear hat & bring bug spray.

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

When going here make sure and do the tours with the red shirted team, they take you out and show you all the animals in the natural habitat, also the red shirts are also the only ones that work on restoring the mangrove and use...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018

We had hired a cabbie for the morning to get to the Pochulita Market, we had some extra time and he invited us to share this experience with him...this is a sanctuary for rescued from captivity animals whom many are released back to the wild...More

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Reviewed December 28, 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 December 24, 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.

2  Thank OnO955
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Reviewed November 15, 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
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Reviewed November 10, 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
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Reviewed July 2, 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
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