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Tres Chimbadas Lake

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Address: Tambopata National Reserve, Peru

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Feeding the piranhas!

The hike on the trail to the lake was a calorie burner, as it was hot out and loads of mud to get through. We saw two massive sized unique looking trees which make for a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The hike on the trail to the lake was a calorie burner, as it was hot out and loads of mud to get through. We saw two massive sized unique looking trees which make for a great photo opportunity. However, the highlight of this activity was feeding the piranhas! The guides were great, especially Elvis as he is quite comical... More 

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Bonbeach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great way to see other wildlife. Lake early in the morning was so peaceful. enjoyed the fishing for Parana"s and the Otters fishing.

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

While we didn't get to see the giant river otters, we saw an amazing array of bird life and caught pirañas.

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The quieter waters of the lake meant that the rainforest grew right to the edge of the water and was in much better condition than the more disturbed forest along the main river bank. Birdlife was abundant with a highlight being the numerous Hoatzins. Catching 3 species of piranha and seeing Giant River Otters and Caiman topped it off.

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Lima
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I liked the peace in the area and the great views of sunrise, trees, birds flying. I didn't like the very early wakeup, depending on weather conditions, you might not need to wake up so early. When we went to the lake it was really misty we couldn't see much after one hour, after this excursion my son and I... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was one of the activities we did while staying at the Posada. We floated around the oxbow lake in the most peaceful and beautiful setting, and even caught a sight of the river otters. There were plenty of birds and monkeys in the surrounding forest, and we had a wonderful relaxing time.

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The trail to get to the lake is a great adventure, with tarantula, amazing trees (like the rubber tree and walking Palm). We even saw a crested owl and an ocelot on the way! The lake is home to a pile of birds and the piraña are plentiful to say the least. We had no luck catching one because a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Awesome experience! We started the day at 530AM, mucked about in the muddy forest terrain till we arrived at the lake where we got to try our hand at fishing for these infamous predators – fun and educational. Definitely a must-do for Amazon travellers.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Be prepared with your Raincoat and wellies.. it is quite a trek and if you have binoculars, that would be a bonus.. The otters are quite difficult to spot.. but catching Pirhana makes up for the disappointment. The variety of the Birds you can spot and the knowledge of the Guides makes the experience, perfect! The peace and tranquility you... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

For all nature lovers, it should be a must to visit. It is an excellent family outing. It is a must for every one to visit.

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Address: Address: Tambopata National Reserve, Peru
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Madre de Dios Region  >  Tambopata National Reserve

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