SEA TURTLES & WETLANDS

Mazatlán, Sin., México

OE
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Duration: 1 day
Group size: 1 - 20
SEA TURTLES & WETLANDS
Mazatlán, Sin., México

1 review

$NaN
Duration: 1 day
Group size: 1 - 20

About this trip

Discover the best of Sinaloa´s wilderness while exploring the tropical wetlands and taking part on sea turtle conservation in the Mexican Pacific. Live an unforgettable experience releasing sea turtle hatchlings into the sea to begin their lifelong journey and explore the mangrove ecosystem of El Verde Estuary.

What’s included

  • Pick up service
    We pick you up at yor hotel lobby!
  • Ground transportation
    On SUV or Van we will drive for about 40 minutes north of Mazatlan to the Sea turtle sanctuary.
  • Refreshings
    Cold soft drinks and water
  • Appetizer
    Ham & cheese croissant
  • Expert guides
    Bilingual naturalist guide + local community guides
  • Briefing
    Learn about sea turtle ecology and conservation in Mexico + mangrove ecosystem biodiversity
  • Release program
    Help baby sea turtles get to the sea for the first time to begin its lifelong journey.
  • Explore the mangroves!
    Boat or kayak option to explore the mangrove ecosystem of El Verde. *subject to local conditions
  • Drop off
    We will drive you back and drop you off at your hotel or lodging location
  • Propinas
    Para capitanes, guías y chóferes.

Available Packages

Adults
Available until 2 days before departure

 

Price per one adult on one of our charter expeditions.


Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund. 

$100
Children
Available until 2 days before departure

 

Price per children (4-11) in any of our charter expeditions.


Children under 4 ride for free.


Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund. 

$65
Private Tour (up to 7 passengers)

Choose this option for a Private Tour on AC Van for up to 7 passengers.

$600
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Itinerary

Sea Turtles & Wetlands
Take part on sea turtle conservation efforts and explore the mangroves

On this adventure you will visit the Sea Turtle Sanctuary of El Verde Camacho, a natural protected area that preserves the nesting habitat of Olive Ridley´s sea turtles as well as the mangrove ecosystem within the El Verde Estuary, right at the mouth of Mazatlan´s most important rivers: El Quelite. 


8:00 am     Pick up at hotels begins


8:30 am     Ground transportation to El Verde-Camacho Sea Turtle                                       Sanctuary, about 30 minutes north of Mazatlan.


9:00 am     Welcome and briefing by community guides in charge of the project and our naturalist guides. You will learn about sea turtle ecology, and the conservation efforts in place within the sanctuary (30 min)


9:30 am      Help baby sea turtles reach the ocean for the first time as you take part on the sanctuary´s hatchling release program.


10:30 am     Explore the mangrove ecosystem of El Verde Camacho. CHOOSE YOUR OPTION: Kayak or Boat tour. You will discover Sinaloa´s wildlife at its best. On this tour you will learn about mangroves and the great biodiversity they support. 


12:00 pm     Free time to grab some refreshings and appetizers, explore around or just relax at the beach before returning to Mazatlan.


1:30 pm      Back in Mazatlan!


Disclaimer: Conditions apply to perform this excursion on kayaks, wether single or double opccupancy. Despite the level of the activity is easy to moderate, with paddling times that do not exceed 1 hour, local conditions can vary. Make sure you have some kayaking experience and be in good physical condition if you intent to choose the kayak option. Otherwise, the boat tour is great option for the whole family! 


Mangrove excursion is subject to water levels in the estuary and other local environmental conditions). 


Minimum age for children on kayaks is 12 years old and in the company of an adult on a double kayak. Single kayaks only for 18+. 

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Onca Explorations
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Our ecotours and expeditions are specially designed to enhance your connection with nature and to inspire you to love and protect our living planet. Our one of a kind travel experiences combine elements of exploration, science, experiential learning and cultural exchange, with sustainable tourism activities, for you to witness and experience profound connections with wildlife. While we explore, we learn, we educate, and we document to promote awareness about the value and threats to biodiversity.

Reviews

We had a wonderful time , our guides were great , lots of knowledge . A must do once in a lifetime experience . The best excursion we have done .
By Mark B for SEA TURTLES & WETLANDS on 10 Nov, 2022