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Tres Chimbadas Lake

Tambopata National Reserve, Peru
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

So much to see in Peru and this area is a highlight. Yes, there are lots of birds and piranhas but a highlight at the oxbow lake was the number of giant otters

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A visit here usually involves a short jungle trek - on a path and then a boat trip. The range of birds we saw here was incredible. Be warned though - most of these boats are open! The rain, although not very cold, is quite wet!

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St. Louis, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We floated around this oxbow lake looking for wildlife. We saw caiman, endangered river otters and lots of birds.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Definitely make the trip to the lake as you will see wild life that you would not be able to see otherwise including pirranhas

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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

was amazing although a 5am start the lake was beautiful at this hour and then we saw the giant river otter family crossing the lake. Saw a cayman and many birds. beautiful day topped off with piranha fishing

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