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Parque Nacional de Donana

El Acebuche reception center, Huelva, Spain
+34 959 43 04 32
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Ranked #3 of 26 Attractions in Huelva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Group tours/day tour, Viewing wildlife
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Certified guided tours into the Donana National Park. You will visit all the ecosistems: beach, moving dunes, marshlands,mediterranean forest
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A visit in the national parc with jeep, sounds beautiful right? Think again! After calling several times to get a reservation, with an english guide. We drove there from Seville to get our visit. Without any warning we were put on a bus with a spanish guide, because there was no english one present that day. (That was something they... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I can imagine that Doñana is beautiful when it is wet. There are plenty of boardwalks and bird hides, but little to see at the end of summer.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were lured into a guided tour without anybody mentioning beforehand that the tour would not be given with English translation. Not when reserving the tour, not when paying the tour at the local visitor centre in Acebuche and not at the start of the bus drive. The driver never stopped, barely slowed down for photographs of the wildlife and... More

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The tour was run by the Cooperativa Andaluza Marismas del Rocio (http://www.donanavisitas.es/) and took us through all the ecosystems in the park. A bit bumpy in places but our first stop was in the middle of the sand dunes - an almost alien landscape. Fascinating animal tracks in the sand..still trying to work out what made them. Next stop was... More

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
50 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My group did a horseback riding tour through the park and down to the beach. The workers were professional and we enjoyed talking with them as well as horsing around ... heh, get it? Horsing around? :) Anyway, I would definitely recommend this tour even for people who are inexperienced. It's very important not to be skittish because horses pick... More

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Malaga, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The tour (3.5-4h) was very enjoyable & interesting. Our guide was Gonzalo who did it in Spanish & very good English. He was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humour. We saw lots of animals: deer and game with fawns, wild boar with piglets, wild horses and foals, as well as wild cows apart from many types of... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Of our 7 day holiday around Seville we spent 2 days in the park. This is a magnificent area for bird watching, heard so much about it prior to going and it certainly lived up to its reputation. Our bird count numbered over 80 species and several that we could not ID. Even if your a none birder a visit... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The chance of seeing Iberian lynx is slim. I was unlucky but met 2 ladies who had seen one ...just the luck of the draw. You have to go on an escorted tour but the tour driver and leader were knowledgeable about flora fauna and birds.. A very good information centre where we were able to buy a drink and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Birds birds birds but also peaceful good walking ( heavily restricted access to park but don't let that put you off, still worthwhile and you can walk the beach foreshore as far as you like. Don't fake a membership of a brotherhood to be able to walk through the park there are some realky protected species and habitats and the... More

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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
12 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

As one of the most important European natural reserves it is a must to visit. You can choose between different tour operators.

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