Shore Excursion Details

Cuyutlan Turtle Sanctuary

Manzanillo, Mexico

Cuyutlan Turtle Sanctuary

DETAILS

  • 51/2
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Snack

Traveling through the countryside on your way to Cuyutlan, you'll pass coconut and banana plantations, as well as lush and colorful bougainvillea and hibiscus plants. Upon arrival, chances are the first thing you will notice is the fine, black sand beach.


You’ll visit the Salt Museum, housed in a century-old salt storage barn made from hand-hewn boards from palm trees, the museum is a testament to the town's history. Among the displays, is an exhibit that illustrates how salt is mined.


Continue on to the Tortugario Ecological Center, where you'll learn how Mexico's largest turtle sanctuary is helping these endangered species thrive. After your tour, relax with a drink and a delicious local snack before returning to your ship.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours
Wildlife Tours

Activity Level:

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  • 1
    Easy
  • 2
    Moderate
  • 3
    Challenging
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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