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Manialtepec Lagoon Day Trip
  • Spanish Spanish
  • 5 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Near Puerto Escondido, you can find the Manialtepec Lagoon. Discover this natural pool and all the kinds of birds that call it home.

Manialtepec Lagoon Day Trip

Having picked you up at your hotel, we'll make our way from Puerto Escondido to Bacocho, taking in the stunning, untouched beach from a viewpoint nearby. 

Our tour then continues, climbing aboard a boat which will take us around the Manialtepec Lagoon - where you can discover the iguanas, herons, ducks and parrots which have made their home in one of the most important wetland regions in the world.

Touring this natural refuge, our guide will explain the mysteries and legends surrounding the Mexican lagoon. The name of one of the islands, "Rooster Island" (la Isla del Gallo), for example, comes from the legend that every 24th of December a rooster can be heard calling for his owner, who died years ago on the same date.

Between these stories, we'll head to the point where the Manialtepec river joins with the sea, to enjoy some spectacular views. And to finish our tour, we'll arrive at Suelo Port, where we'll disembark and enjoy free time exploring the seafront, or taking a dip in the crystal clear waters of the Pacific.

The tour will return to the hotels of Puerto Escondido around 1 pm.


Adults Children from 3 to 9 Children under 3
US$ 36.20
US$ 27.20
  • Adults

    US$ 36.20
  • Children from 3 to 9

    US$ 27.20
  • Children under 3


More Information


5 hours.

Language Spanish

The tour is exclusively in Spanish.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Speedboat ride to the Manialtepec Lagoon.

Not included


When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (9:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 36.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.