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Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga)
Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga)

Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) Tours and Activities

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Opened in response to the dwindling turtle population in Mexico, the Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) is a 10-acre (4-hectare) attraction located in Mazunte, Oaxaca. Here, you’ll find a variety of sea and freshwater turtles across over a dozen aquariums, including hawksbills, leatherbacks, and green turtles, all of which you can learn about on a guided tour of the center.

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Tues-Sat 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Carretera Puerto Angel- San Antonio Kilometro 10, Col. Sta. Maria Tonameca, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Puerto Angel Exotic Animal Wildlife Experience

Puerto Angel Exotic Animal Wildlife Experience

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Up your chances of seeing sea turtles and other marine wildlife in their natural habitat on this guided tour of the National Mexican Turtle Center and Ventanilla Lagoon from Huatulco. Pass through local communities en route to get a sense of everyday life outside the city, and stop at a natural cosmetics shop on the way back for a chance to support the local economy.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Turtle and Crocodile Eco Tour from Huatulco with Mangrove Boat Ride

Turtle and Crocodile Eco Tour from Huatulco with Mangrove Boat Ride

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Experience an enchanting day amid mysterious mangroves and luscious lagoons on a full-day eco-tour from Huatulco. Ride on a boat through tranquil mangroves and scan the verdant undergrowth for fearsome crocodiles. Come face-to-face with sea turtles in the National Mexican Turtle Center before reclining on the silken, sandy shores of the popular surfing village Zipolite. Personalized attention from your guide is guaranteed on this small-group tour, where numbers are limited to 20 people.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Eco Tour - Turtles, crocodiles & beach

Eco Tour - Turtles, crocodiles & beach

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We will start by visiting Ventanilla Beach, in this place you will have the opportunity to visit the mangroves where different species of reptiles and birds live such as the woodpecker, diving duck, and a great variety of herons, crocodiles, and iguanas. Later we will go to Mazunte considered a magical town, we will visit the Mexican Center for Turtle Research, a place that is responsible for the conservation and protection of all species of turtles that inhabit the region, where we will see 7 of the 9 species of turtles that we have on the coast of the state; this place has an aquarium museum which we will visit to have an unforgettable experience. We will go to Zipolite and Puerto Ángel, which are one of the best beaches in Oaxaca where we can rest and visit a restaurant in front of the sea where we will enjoy their food based on fresh seafood. And to end this adventure we will return to the Bay.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Coastline Northern Shore Excursion & Wildlife Experience

Coastline Northern Shore Excursion & Wildlife Experience

● Provides you with a chance to learn more about local nature ● Get up close and personal with amazing nature ● Interact with locals and learn about the impact of nature on their lives ● Support wonderful sanctuaries ● Enjoy the view of the coast
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What are Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) hours of operation?
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Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) hours of operation: Tues-Sat 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) costs USD 30.00. Guided Mexican Turtle Center (Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga) tours start around USD 30.00 per person.
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