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Laguna Ventanilla

#2 of 11 things to do in Mazunte Features Animals
Mazunte, Mexico
+52 249 596 0410
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It was kind of disappointing

We had friends to visited it previously and strongly recommended it. Taxis charged 80 pesos from... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Nelson N
via mobile
Crocodiles and iguanas, oh my!

Got (safely) close to crocodiles and iguanas on this tour, and learned a bit about the ecology of... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
msd204
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Manitoba, Canada
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“red shirt” (6 reviews)
“boat ride” (4 reviews)
“day trip” (5 reviews)
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Mazunte, Mexico
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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 8 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
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Most visitors here will come as part of a holiday experience, a break from busy stressful lives, as a distraction or escape from the everyday or the urban landscape. Sometimes the worlds we enter can wake us up not just to a deeper curiosity but...More

1  Thank Michele W
ventanilla, Socio de la cooperativa Ventanilla at Laguna Ventanilla, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Thanks for your opinion and your visit to the Ventanilla

Reviewed 29 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Laguna Ventanilla. Our guide was cordial, knowledgeable and sweet. Get there as early as possible for maximum bird activity. We were amazed at the number of birds we saw, the iguanas scrambling over the branches and the crocodile (at...More

Thank Libby A
ventanilla, Socio de la cooperativa Ventanilla at Laguna Ventanilla, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Thank you for your visit and your comments

Reviewed 28 January 2017

We took at 10 - 15 taxi ride from Mazunte to Ventaniilla (100 pesos which is about $7 CAD). Ventanilla is a sleeping little village with a wild beach and a lagoon at the mouth of the Tonemeca River. The taxi took us right to...More

1  Thank citygirl05
ventanilla, Socio de la cooperativa Ventanilla at Laguna Ventanilla, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hi, good evening, thank you for your opinion, if I'm from the other cooperative, we also make trips through the lagoon and visit an island to see the deer crocodiles iguanas a crocodile museum time is two hours we speak English and French when you...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017

An informative walk, impressive post hurricane restoration and the boat. Imagine Disney boat ride but for real. Mangroves, a treasure trove of birds of many colors, including an obliging cormorant diving for fish. We didn't expect crocodiles but saw over a dozen, close up and...More

Thank Roy N
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