This simple nature preserve represents a valuable effort by a new generation to turn around years of ecological neglect. An undermanned facility and less-than-ideal conditions for its captive turtles and alligators testify to a lack of proper funding, but the tortugario remains a worthy place for both research and visitors. Its attraction is two-fold: first, in an impressive lagoon (one... 更多
We have visited this turtle sanctuary many times with many visitors. We always enjoy and especially recommend you go in the AM ( 10 or so ) and take the boat ride for 200 or so pesos.
If you are visiting Manzanillo, you must visit this place. Just understand this is not a world class zoo but it is a great sanctuary that does great work with what they are given. Here's what you should know, this is more than a turtle sanctuary. They also have an iguana habitat and crocodile habitat. Make sure you take the... 更多
We booked this excursion with Hectours through the Las Hadas hotel. Now it is not normally something we would book but my son wanted to see the turtles so we did it and glad we did. The bus ride was a tad long...at least 40 minutes with one restroom stop at the toll border. They have pop machines there so... 更多
This turtle sanctuary plays an important role in collecting the turtle eggs from the black sand beach of Cuyutlan that is a popular hatching area for the large sea turtles. Although turtles and their eggs are protected by the government, many Mexicans still collect them illegally. This Cuyutlan Turtle Sanctuary patrols the beach on a nightly round to spot the... 更多
It is an amazing experience, especially for kids… You have a walk through the turtle reproduction process, egg hatching, etc..... 更多
Can be hot, use sunscreen. Staff well trained and gave us valuable information about turtles. There are some rescued large... 更多