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Parque Nacional de Donana

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Address: El Acebuche reception center, Huelva, Spain
Phone Number: +34 959 43 04 32
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

Certified guided tours into the Donana National Park. You will visit...

Certified guided tours into the Donana National Park. You will visit all the ecosistems: beach, moving dunes, marshlands,mediterranean forest

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Being aware of the threat undergone by the Iberian Lynx, I have been very interested in the issue not only because it is na endangered species but because those wild cats have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Visited the Park in July by bus tour for 28 euros. We had Saturday or Sunday to visit this place and unfortunatelly those days there was not possible to have the bus tour with english speaking guide. We decided to visit Donana anyway, hoping to at least see some interesting animals. I would recommend to not spanish speaking people to... More 

1 Thank Michal K
Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Being aware of the threat undergone by the Iberian Lynx, I have been very interested in the issue not only because it is na endangered species but because those wild cats have lived both in Portugal and Spain. Being near Donana Park in El Rocio, I couldn't miss the chance to visit it. Eventhough we couldn't manage to see lynxes... More 

3 Thank mokagil
Palamos, Spain
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156 reviews
44 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A Mediterranean climate means rain in winter; dry in summer. Doñana is in the south of Spain, close to Africa = very hot in summer. Together these = no water in summer. The El Acebuche water has dried even by May. That some visitors went there and found no water is hardly the park's fault. Also, in Spain they speak... More 

15 Thank Pedroinspain
Caleta De Velez, Spain
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Saw a whole range of wildlife and birds... most spectacular were the flamingoes....Book with Discovering Doñana...Jose has "eagle eyes".

2 Thank LetsGoNorth
Torquay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Saw flamingoes, Eagles, bittern, harriers and many more species. Book trip with Manu he is a great guide and makes the trip fun and informative.

1 Thank 1Geminids
Alora, Spain
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We were only in the area for a very short time and were unable to fit in one of the guided tours. However, we thought at the very least we would visit the main Visitor Centre where some walks would be possible around a lake. When we got the Visitor Centre the receptionist was far from helpful other than to... More 

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Munich, Germany
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We did the beautiful, little bit exhausting walk from Matalascanas to Sanlucar de Barrameda. PERFECTO! We started at the park entrance in Matalascanas at 7am and arrived at the ferry to Sanlucar at 3pm. Length of the track is exactly 28.1 km (GPS tracking recorded), don't let the locals distract you with their stories about 34+ km. I guess no... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The park is precious and huge but we have only experienced a very homogenous, limited landscape and wild life. Assume the authorities do not allow inner excursions. Taking the combo trip of a boat+(noisy) bus from Sanlucar, we were hoping to see some special stuff. Well we saw pines. Lots of them and of flamingos, so far you could not... More 

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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

You’ll spot birds everywhere whether you’re an ornithologist or a birding enthusiast. In spring, you can expect to see returning species like the North African spoonbills. Unfortunatly this time we didnt see any lynx (lince) :( The place is ruled by the Mediterranean temperature. It has dry summers but cool and wet winter seasons. The average temperature is about 17... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

There are lots of possibilities for bird watching in the area around the Donana National Park although it can be quite difficult to get good information about where to go and what is where. There are organised tours from El Acebuche and El Rocio into the parts of the park which do not have public access and we made several... More 

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