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Parque Natural Ria Lagartos

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Rio Lagartos, Mexico
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Rio Lagartos, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took this day tour from Merida, about 2.5 hours drive. We arrived first by the salt area where the water is pink from algae. Then we drove to the water area that has the natural wildlife and habitat for many fauna, garzon tigre, Aquila...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

..if you can and have the chance to see thousands of flamingoes feeding in one place (which is here!), then you should! It is one of those things in life that makes you feel happy that you are alive and that you can witness that!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a boat tour like everyone else and even though everything really is beautiful the sad thing is that the guides get the boats so close to the birds or the crocodiles that it actually upsets the animals and scares them away. Also they...More

2  Thank PatriciaTrBr
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Well worth the drive, this national preserve (yeah, Mexico,) is a treasure. Rent a tour boat for 3-4 hours and explore the flora, fauna and aves. Even though we were there when most flamingos have flown to Cuba or Miami, still saw some prancing in...More

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This nature reserve is quite far from the main activities of Yucatán but it is worst the trip. You can pay a fisherman to take you by boat on the reserve to see crocodiles, flamingo and many other birds. As well you will visit a...More

Thank Jérémie P
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Nice pink waters. Hundred or thousands of flamingoes depending on time of year. Alligators. Birds all part of the river tours that us offered on Rio lagartos.

1  Thank Roger S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were a family of five and decided to go on the boat trip. It lasted over three hours and was amazing from start to finish. We visited the mangroves, saw birds and especially flamingos. We went to Los Colorados and saw the pink water...More

Thank Zoé
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We took a boat trip early in the morning and it was totally worth it. We saw lots of flamingos and orther birds.

1  Thank Bonitatravelblog
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

RUTA FLAMINGO: call Martin Aguiñaga. His card is on the pics of this review. He is the best tour guide in town! He really goes out of his way to make you comfortable and to make your dreams of flamingo watching come true. We saw...More

3  Thank Leonora G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This was such a great tour to do and very peaceful to be surrounded by nature and fresh air. We took two boats out at 8am and toured the mangroves. It was amazing to see all the flamingos, diving ducks, eagles etc. and we were...More

1  Thank Ursula H
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16 April 2017|
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Response from MissyMM21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Actually, I found the guide downtown in the tourist information office and they gave me a great price for the tour boat ( we were two my mom and Myself). I tried to get a tour boat at the lighthouse store and they called... More
16 April 2017|
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Response from Karla G | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I don't have the contact of my guide. There are many there that may be available. There are no bathrooms or restaurants so I don't know if it's a good idea to take children. Near by there is a small village with... More