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Laguna Grande

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Cuyabeno National Park, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador
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beautiful place to swim and watch the sun set

We canoed to the lagoon once evening to search for pink river dolphin and caiman, both of which we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carey F
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New Orleans
Unforgettably beautiful

We visited this amazing spot whilst staying at Nikki lodge we were lucky enough to see a pregnant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
leonskibagzy
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Kuranda, Australia
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Located in the Cuyabeno National Park, this large lake is a popular site for admiring ancient trees, giant palms, orchids and many species of birds and monkeys.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset swim” (5 reviews)
“pink dolphins” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
Cuyabeno National Park, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We canoed to the lagoon once evening to search for pink river dolphin and caiman, both of which we saw! Once we arrived, we stopped to go for a quick dip and watched the sun set and the bats come out. It was a really...More

Thank Carey F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this amazing spot whilst staying at Nikki lodge we were lucky enough to see a pregnant anaconda, a sloth in the tree tops , pink dolphins , and numerous birds This place only has water in it certain times a year so choose...More

Thank leonskibagzy
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This lagoon is amazing! It's teeming with wildlife! We saw Cayman, anaconda, huge amounts of birds, fish and pink dolphins! If you're lucky you can witness the most incredible sunsets here whilst taking a dip (we thought while in the Amazon why not - we...More

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Upon reaching this lagoon, mind equals blown! The water was about 5m deep we were told and we not knowing swimming in the open waters did not dare to dive in. However, people from our group enjoyed the cool water with hot humid above-water weather....More

Thank ahseerhs
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The best place for swimming at sun set is in the middle of the lagoon. And fantastic wild life around the borders, with pirayas, kaymans, birds, snakes and everything you can wish for.

Thank Marthe M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I was not keen on getting in the water, but what the heck, I did! It was wonderful. We got to enjoy a sunset canoe ride, though we got pelted by raindrops. In the end, the sun set a gorgeous red, with a beautiful rainbow...More

Thank PeppiTraveler
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My favourite place at Cuyabeno reserve! I could be swimming all day long! The sunset view is just incredible!

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous setting. We were there during the rainy season so the lake was full. Wildlife all over. The sunset and the night sky was amazing.

Thank seatravelerSeattle
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely lake which we visited whilst stopping at Jamu lodge. Definitely worth a visit but you can only get there by canoe. No roads or any other means.

Thank ChistineC956
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful and features amazing sunsets. The swimming is great as well as just hanging out in a boat. If you're lucky you can see pink dolphins, near the entrance. They're hard to spot because they don't have dorsal fins. But nevertheless cool...More

Thank Quest I
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