El Refugio De Potosí – A Center for Wildlife Conservation and Environmental Education


Your Visit to El Refugio de Potosí
We Are Currently Closed


By Public Transportation:

From Zihuatanejo:
Take any bus that stops at Los Achotes (Approx. cost 10 pesos). Then take the passenger truck to El Refugio de Potosí. Cost 10 pesos.

Tell the driver we are located on the paved road between Los Achotes to Barra de Potosí. Approx cost: 250 pesos.

Planning your visit:map

You are visiting a tropical forest.
Plan to spend 45 min. to 1 hour exploring El Refugio.
We recommend applying sunscreen and insect repellent.
Wear loose and light clothing.
Wear sensible shoes.
Restroom facilities.
Free Parking.
Guided tours only..




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Pygmy Owl




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