After 35 years of operation we are entering semi-retirement with this business; We now offer only Tour#1 by motorboat, 2 days / week, flexible dates.

Send an email to Michael Malone - with your dates in Puerto Escondido or call us to book at 954 160 7649. We need 4 people minimum to do the tour.

We thank you for your support of Hidden Voyages Ecotours and recommend you consider these operators in choosing other tours:


Dimar Travel Agency - Tours to Manialtepec & Chacahua Lagoons; Huatulco & Mazunte Tours
Tel: 954-58-22305
Web: http://mexonline.com/dimar.htm
email: operadoradimar@hotmail.com

Javier Santos Tours - Hotsprings by Horseback; Waterfalls Hike: Manialatepec Lagoon
Tel: 9541350188
Web: http://www.guiapuertoescondido.com/javiersantos/

Puerto Adventures - Stand-Up-Paddleboard Tours on Manialtepec Lagoon
Tel: 551-063-8243 or 556-610-9078
email: puerto.adventuresmx@gmail.com

A professional Ornithologist/Guide will lead you through the wild lagoons of the Puerto Escondido area to enjoy tropical birding and natural history on the Pacific coast of Oaxaca state. English (or Spanish) spoken. High quality binoculars are provided. A competent Mexican Guide also accompanies the groups.

Ideal if you wish a shorter tour

Kayaking Lite

by kayak
Tour #3

We'll kayak and explore the main lagoon for 3 hours enjoying a shoreline cruise along the mangrove edge, with it's abundant birdlife...

Silent exploration & exercise

Manialtepec Lagoon

by kayak
Tour #2

For an intimate exploration of this wild lagoon ecosystem our very stable single or double kayaks provide silent access to its innermost secrets.

Our most popular excursion

Manialtepec Lagoon

by motorboat
Tour #1

Manialtepec - "the place where water springs from the hills" is a tranquil mangrove encircled lagoon hosting a rich diversity of wetland birdlife.

Birding at 4,000' + elevations

Mountain Birding

at the Coffee Ranch
by Appointment only with M Malone

We invite you on a birding excursion at 4,000' + elevations to seek out endemic Oaxacan birds in tropical evergreen, cloud forest, and mixed pine-oak habitats.