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Huatulco Nature Eco Tours

Huatulco Ecotourism Tours

Huatulco Eco-tours are growing in both popularity and number throughout the Bays of Huatulco. The mountain areas surrounding the Copalita River are to Copalitilla Cascades.

Nineteen 19 miles north of Tangolunda 1,300 feet. above sea level, this group of waterfalls average between 65-80 feet in height form natural whirlpools and clear pools for swimming. The area is also popular for horseback riding and rappelling.

"Huatulco Coffee Plantation Tour" takes you into the mountains east of Huatulco, touring various coffee plantations. You'll learn how Oaxacan coffee is cultivated and learn about life on the plantations. Lunch and refreshments are included. Cost for the day is $50; contact Paraíso Tours.

"Huatulco Horseback Riding" through the jungles and to Conejos and Magueyito beach makes for a wonderful way to see the natural beauty of the area. The ride lasts 3 1/2 hours, with departures at 9:45am and 1:45pm, and costs $45. Available through Caballo del Mar Ranch.

"Huatulco Bird Watching Tours", local expert field guide Pedro Gasca will take you to several sites, depending on the season, to view a variety of species from parrots to pygmy owls. Contact him at. The cost for birding expeditions vary from $20 to $80 depending on the length of the tour and the sites to be visited; each is individually designed for the client's preferences, and include land or aquatic transportation, a birding list, trip report, and beverages.

"Huatulco Hiking" and "Bird Watching Nature Tours" The Choices include a hike around Punta Celeste with views of the river, open sea, and forest, for sightings of terrestrial and aquatic birds. The 3 1/2-hour tour can be made in the early morning or late afternoon, and costs about $45. An 8-hour excursion to the Ventanilla Lagoons takes you by boat through a mangrove to view birds, iguanas, and crocodiles. The cost is $80, and lunch is included. Tours include transportation, binoculars, specialized bird guide, and beverages.