Chulavista Lagoon

Beaches, Wetlands, Lagoons, Agriculture Fields & Farms

Beat Birding near Sayulita Chulavista

Chulavista tour consists of a stop for an hour and a half in the San Pancho estuary where we can observe waterfowl, marsh, shorebirds and sea-birds; the tour continues along the same coast about twenty minutes north of San Pancho to reach the Laguna that is located in the community of Chulavista, the lagoon has a size of one hectare of wetland and more than 50 hectares of agriculture and Cattle ranch makes possible the observation of a great variety of birds and creates a perfect area for Birding.

Chulavista is located about twenty-five minutes north of Sayulita along the Pacific coast, where we can observe songbirds, trogons, parrots, parakeets, hummingbirds, cuckoos, doves, pigeon, kingfishers, woodpeckers, birds of prey, owls waterfowl, marsh and shorebirds, appreciating between 70 and 130 species of birds in an average of 4 to 5 hours of Birding.


The estuary is a lovely and enchanting place

  • 2 - 3 persons

    $ 80 / each

  • 4 - 7 persons

    $ 75 / each

*Prices in US dollars


Bilingual Guide




Spotting scope


Round trip transport


Bird reference books



* The requested equipment has to be taken care of and delivered in perfect condition or a charge will be made for the total cost of it

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Where do your tours depart from?

  • If you are staying in Sayulita or San Pancho we will pick you up where you are staying. If they are outside the area they have to be a minimum of 2 people to pick them up at an additional cost.
  • Private tour we pick you up where you are. More than 5 people per group is considered private and has no additional cost.

What time does the tour start?

  • Summer time 7:00 am; Winter time the tour starts at 6:30 am (local time)
  • Afternoon trip, Summer 2:00 pm, Winter 3:30 pm

How difficult is this hike?

  • Easy to moderate


what to bring

Long pants or shorts

Closed-in Shoes

Hat / Cap




Insect Repellent

Flask with Water


Non plastic disposable bottle