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Churute Mangroves Ecological Reserve

Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Ranked #7 of 18 attractions in Guayaquil
Type: Parks
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Come and visit Monoloco, located in the hearth of Manglares Churute, wake up with the sound of the howler monkeys. A magic place, trekking, canoa, cacao farming can be arrange from there.

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Springfield, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Clearly visible from Guayaquil´s waterfront. Eddie told us about this place and showed us some of his pictures. Now back home i´ve learned a lot about this place. Ask Eddie for his cloud storage link this guy´s a huge wealth of photos there.

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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We first saw the howler monkeys in the mountains near the mangroves. We then took a motorized canoe boat trip. We were introduced to many different birds and vegitation. The highlights were the red crabs. They were everywhere. Later we had a crab lunch at a Hacienda near by.

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Chalon-sur-Saone, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

plenty of birds, bring a good camera, good SPF sunscrean and a hat. We took public bus - 1$ a person, comfortable. No need to blow a budget on an "organized" tour. Boat was the expensive part, 90$ for 3 hours and 45$ for the naturalist guide - nice boy but could name only few birds in English.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Churute is simply amazing! in about half an hour´s time out of a busy city like Guayaquil, across lovely agricultural plains with many large birds to see, you reach a set of interesting small mountains. You can´t believe this naturals preserve´s forest, and its tennants: Some species of monkeys, sloths, horned screamers (amazing!), parrots, roseate spoonbills, rails, herons and so... More

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Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

It's a great place to see how the coast of Ecuador looks like. There are a lot of animals too see, specially birds. If you are a bird lover you will really like this place

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