Puerto Escondido
Chacahua Lagoons National Park Day Trip from Puerto Escondido

Chacahua Lagoons National Park Day Trip from Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • 8 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


While in Puerto Escondido, explore the Chacahua Lagoons National Park either as a day or an evening trip. A boat takes you to all five lagoons of the park, a maze of mangroves, a bird sanctuary, and Corral island. Get to know the village of Chacahua and the history of the Afromestizos culture. The evening trip also includes a trip to a lighthouse, a beach campfire, and a swim in a bio-luminescent lagoon. Hotel transport included.
  • Day or evening trip to Chacahua Lagoons National Park
  • Sail across the five lagoons of the park and into mangrove forests
  • Visit Chacahua village, Corral island, and a bird sanctuary
  • Learn all about the area of La Costa Oaxaqueña and its history
  • Enjoy a lagoon swim, a beach campfire, and the sunset at the Chacahua lighthouse (night trip)
  • Round-trip hotel transport from Puerto Escondido included

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • All activities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Car for 4 people, or minivan for 10 people.
  • Regular boat for maximum 10 people.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks

Meeting And Pickup

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Pickup details

We can pass for everyone at any place around Puerto Escondido Tourist Destination

What To Expect

Get to know some rural communities with sustainable projects in the area of La Costa Oaxaqueña on this guided trip to Chacahua Lagoons National Park. Experience the tour as a day or an evening tour; each includes hotel pickup and drop-off from Puerto Escondido.

Day trip:

After morning pickup, travel north and arrive at the Rio Grande cattle-raising village. Here, taste delicious beef tacos or goat barbecue (breakfast not included). Continue to the village of Zapotalito, where you’ll board a boat and cruise along the five lagoons that make up the Chacahua Lagoons National Park.

Learn about each of the lagoons, journey into mangroves, and see a bird sanctuary. Head to Corral island and arrive at the village of Chacahua. During your time here, swim in a natural pool, visit a crocodile farm, and enjoy a delicious dish of shrimp or fish (additional cost). Gain insight into Afromestizo culture along the way. You’ll be dropped off back in Puerto Escondido in the early evening.

Evening trip:

After a mid-afternoon pickup, enjoy all the activities described above. In addition, visit the Chacahua lighthouse and snap photos of the sunset. Experience a beach campfire and swim in a bioluminescent lagoon. You'll return to your hotel in the late evening.

Please note: A minimum of four people per booking is required.

Parque Nacional Lagunas de Chacahua

8 hours Admission Ticket Included

Parque Nacional Lagunas de Chacahua

8 hours Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Great experience and gained knowledge
Richard_T, Aug 2022
Alejandro provided a great experience for my friends and I on this long afternoon/late evening adventure. He provided a lot of details that you may not receive elsewhere in Puerto Escondido. I highly recommend doing this tour.
Response from Host, Sept 2022
Hello my dear friend Richard, thanks alot for your appreciation and recommendation to our services and explore this beautiful area around Puerto Escondido Oaxaca México and sourroundings like Chacahua Lagoons National Park, thank you for your recommendation to Us, for sure many travelers were very happy to read your experiences with Us, specially to do this interesting kind of Tour to explore the all area of Oaxacan Coast and they entire history and much more that see, remember that a great team of professionals in Tourism waiting for you with open arms, hope to see you again in this paradise, respectfully your friend forever Alejandro Valdivia.