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Address: Calle 19, 134 X 14 | Right on the Water Front, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 986 100 8390
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Experience The Natural Beauty of Rio Lagartos Bio-reserve,Yucatan...

Experience The Natural Beauty of Rio Lagartos Bio-reserve,Yucatan with"Rio Lagartos Adventures". Birdwatching,Flyfishing,Flamingo Tours,Crocodile night trips, Kayak and bicycle rentals. Located at the Restaurant RIA MAYA , certified nature guides specialize in low impact eco-tourism to provide access to this beautiful wilderness. Our experienced guides are skilled in identifying the wildlife here. Flamingos,crocodiles, sea birds and raptors are just a few. English, spanish and Italian speaking guides are available " the best in Nature Tours & eco tourism "

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Diego was a great host and a great birding guide

We arranged with him to go out on 2 successive days for 4 hours of birding. He was very professional, knowledgable about the birds of the area , and know how to find us as much as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
shmuel b
Ra'anana, Israel
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Ra'anana, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arranged with him to go out on 2 successive days for 4 hours of birding. He was very professional, knowledgable about the birds of the area , and know how to find us as much as possible new birds we have not seen before. One day with his 4x4 truck and the other with his boat

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tularosa, NM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went on the four hour birding trip with Francisco. Saw lots of flamingos, herons, egrets, terns, frigates, etc. Arranged the tour ahead of time via email with Diego. The guides really know their birds and how to locate them. We saw at least 30 species--and crocs as well! Pleasant trip, remember hat and sunblock and water.

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Asheville, NC
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tour in the morning as soon as they opened to minimize the heat and have a parking space. The guide was friendly and the covered boat sound. Their restaurant on the second floor served delicious food afterwards. The only downside is the limited parking.

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Jena, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When setting up the To Do list for our Yucatan trip birding in Rio Lagartos was among the Top 5. And so we contacted Diego Nunez some months before and made a reservation for an 4 hour afternoon birding trip by boat and a land birding trip early next morning. When we arrived in Rio Lagartos we learned that there... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did two bird trips with them. The land was really excellent. Diego was a great guide, and we had real nice observations of a lot of birds, also some really tough species. The enxt morning we did a boat tour, this time guided by William. Although Willian seems to be a good guide, this trip was probably a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the morning 2 hour tour with Felipe... Started off seeing a big group of flamingoes spread across the bay.. Watching them was a once in a lifetime experience. The colors were incredible! But that was just the beginning --- we went into the biosphere and saw numerous great blue heron, eagles and crocodiles. It was truly amazing - the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked well in advance - for a sunset boat and morning land tour and paid 50% in advance. Once paid we never heard from Diego again. We wrote 5 times and called numerous times with no response. Our invoice did not have any times on it so we just showed up. Things they need to work on: *Answering emails... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did both a four hour birding land trip and a four hour birding boat trip with this group. William was our guide for both trips and was an excellent source of information about birds as well as other natural history topics, and he seemed to enjoy the birding at least as much as we did.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend a trio thru the bioserfa Rio Lagsrtos. RLA was an A+ experience. They where welcoming and got us in a boat and in the water on-time. We loved our guide Felipe. He was very friendly and knowledgable about the birds & had an eagle eye for spotting birds and crocodiles. He's the biz!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We did the two hour tour of the estuary and saw the flamingos, egrets, pelicans, cormorants -a crocodile-- green heron--- and the pinkish salt flats (which involved a float in the salty water and a body mask of the salt clay). It was all lovely. The guide, Francisco, was young and spoke English even did bird calls to get birds... More 

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