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Turtle Tours Mazatlan

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Mazatlan 82384, Mexico
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Amazing trip, one of the best after 30 years visiting Mazatlan

My family and I visited the sanctuary in April 2018. We booked our tickets online through turtle... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Baldarts1120
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Back to nature

This was one of the best tours ever. The boat trip through the bayous viewing the gators and other... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
aliikai2
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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We are the official turtle-tour provider in Mazatlan authorized by the Verde-Camacho Turtle Sanctuary. We strive to give people a unique and educational experience that they will remember for years to come. Here you will assist newborn turtles return to their natural habitat by releasing them back into the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Your awareness of wildlife protection is essential to preserving this incredible species, so please join us!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Mazatlan 82384, Mexico
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"birds galore"
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"bird life"
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"kids and adults"
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited the sanctuary in April 2018. We booked our tickets online through turtle tours and right away, Misael (tour director) was in contact with us about the status of the last turtle nest that was still set to hatch. We initially...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This was one of the best tours ever. The boat trip through the bayous viewing the gators and other wildlife was great. Then letting the turtles loose made us feel like we were helping nature repair itself.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Turtle Tours takes you out to the beaches where the turtles make their nests. This group collects the eggs from the nests and incubates them and releases them. They allow the tourists to release the small turtles on the beach after they have explained the...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This tour is very good to learn more about the various turtle populations in the area. They have several packages to choose from. We booked directly from their website. Pickup service in Mazatlan was very good. We saw the turtle hatchery, were able to release...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

The highlight of this tour is a visit to a turtle hatchery, where turtle eggs, removed from their nests on the beach, are kept in styrofoam coolers until they hatch. This keeps them safe from frigate birds and other predators, who seek out the nests...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Wow! Wow! What an experience! Victor (our tour guide) took us around the place. We had an out-door experience with all the turtles on the tour guide. We even took the boat ride around...even saw one of the crocodiles! We saw the turtles hatch! Then,...More

1  Thank Karen R
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The guy at the resort booking this tour wanted a $40 deposit that turned out to be his markup over the cost of booking directly. Call or email the company directly. It responds immediately. There was a fire the night before our tour, so the...More

1  Thank soloman9993
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I really enjoyed the tour through this company; they really provide great customer service, and you really see the passion that the staff have to preserve the Olive-Ridley turtle species. One thing I would suggest is to book your tour directly with this company through...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

We booked the 5 hour tour to the Verde-Camacho Turtle Sanctuary directly on the internet with Turtle Tours Mazatlan. They were very easy to deal with and communicated with us regularly before the tour. They picked us up at the dock (make sure you go...More

2  Thank molokaigirl808
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I was looking for a tour to make memories with our group of 13 ranging in age from 7 - 79 yrs. This tour did not disappoint. The staff was polite, informative, entertaining and accommodating. The turtle release was really special and exciting. The boat...More

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Response from Karen R | Reviewed this property |
Your answer will be found at the El Cid resort! Every thing on the Turtle Tours will be found!
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mamiloubibi
16 January 2018|
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Response from Misael L | Property representative |
Salut, Merci de votre intérêt pour faire une tournée avec nous :) Je suis désolé pour le retard dans la réponse, car nous sommes seulement des conférenciers anglais et espagnol ici. Vous pouvez réserver une visite... More
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Francisco C
16 May 2017|
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Response from Barbsiegogo | Reviewed this property |
it was $60 for adults and $40 for kids. Included lunch and transportation
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