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Address: Paseo San Jose, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
Description: A spectacular beach where tourists come to view the sea lions in the month...
A spectacular beach where tourists come to view the sea lions in the month of June.
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What a nice surprise to fine a quite spot to walk and think.

Walking into town through the estuary was relaxing while watching waterfowl, horses and many other birds was a treat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great for bird watching and sounds. Cooler with breezes, a walk will disclose some surprises with water fowl, ducks, etc. Great escape from the hotel bustle and a preferred route to get to "downtown ". Don't miss this opportunity !

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I have been going here for more than twenty years. Each year, the estuary is getting smaller due to hurricane damage. A good time to see beautiful birds is in the early morning and late afternoon. Do not go alone.

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Canada
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Walking into town through the estuary was relaxing while watching waterfowl, horses and many other birds was a treat.

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Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is(was) such a great place to walk through. Many types of waterfowl, cows, and horses roam here. Unfortunately, much damage after Odile.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stayed at the Holiday Inn which is right next to the Estuary. We walked through it almost daily to go into town. Many different birds are there as well as iguanas. Very peaceful and lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

This tropical area stands out in this desert environment. We saw and photographed altamira orioles and several egrets. Binoculars are a must after a nice hike we exited in town for dinner.

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We walked on a very good pathway from the beach upstream to near the center of town. We saw lots of birds and other a few other animals including a couple of grazing cows. The "end" of your walk is near a few excellent "local" restaurants with great prices...great for lunch. Don't be fazed by the fact you might be... More 

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The estuary was notably changed after the hurricane. The walkway was washed away in several areas. Fewer birds were noted on our last visit. Small fish were still plentiful and we saw several large (10 to 16 pound) turtles basking on logs. Early morning is the best time for bird watching. Don't be shock if a cow is standing on... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

lots of bird and wild life if you walk along the beach. you see fish surfacing to feed. nice and quiet and tranquil

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Missoula, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The estuary was significantly changed from our 4/2013 visit. There were fewer birds and the estuary had obviously been flooded with sea water from the hurricane. We could no longer walk through on the pathways.

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Address: Paseo San Jose, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo

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