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Rio Largartos Adventures

#3 of 7 things to do in Rio Lagartos Features Animals
| Ria Maya Restaurante, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 986 862 0045
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A long way by boat, not cheap. We saw numerous herons, pelicans, egrets and 3 crocs, all very close... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2013
Geneva, Switzerland
Fun River Tour

We spent a couple of hours touring Rio Largartos and seeing the wildlife and numerous flamingos... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2013
South Lyon, Michigan
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The Eco tour business is owned and operated by Diego A. Nuñez Martinez and his sons. Diego is the most experienced bird guide, naturalist and fly fishing guide in the Bio reserve. They offer flamingo tours, birdwatching by land or by boat, crocodile night tours, and light tackle and fly fishing for tarpon and the great variety of species available here. Reservations are important to insure we can serve you.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Ria Maya Restaurante, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 986 862 0045
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

A long way by boat, not cheap. We saw numerous herons, pelicans, egrets and 3 crocs, all very close up. The flamigoes, however, were a long way away and not as many as I expected but they were very pink!

1  Thank Brian1106
Reviewed April 6, 2013

We spent a couple of hours touring Rio Largartos and seeing the wildlife and numerous flamingos. The scenery was beautiful and our guide spotted several alligators hiding in the mangroves which was fun to see. We also got out and floated in the salt ponds...More

1  Thank MSUSpartan1989
Reviewed December 18, 2012

I have never seen flamingos that were so intensely pink in my life! They looked Photoshopped, but couldn't have been since I was seeing them with my very eyes! It is definitely a bit of a road trip, but we stayed at the Hacienda Chichen...More

2  Thank Monica R
Reviewed December 17, 2012

This boat trip was included in our Mayan 7 day tour, and prior to arriving we were told that during this trip we could see Crocodiles, Pink Flamingos, Herons, Storks, Seagulls, Hawks. We managed to see all the birds plus more, but on this day...More

2  Thank kelmci
Reviewed November 15, 2012

We recently came back from the Mayan Riviera and did many excursions. We enjoyed them all. One that didn't have much pretence was the navigation through Ri@ Lagarto. We were not sure what to find. They told us we could see various birds and possibly...More

1  Thank SolymarToronto
Reviewed October 30, 2012

We did this with friends and family, the drive was interesting as we passed thru some small villages and our tour guide was our friend who is very knowledgable and respectful of the culture and the land. Our boat guide found a horse shoe crab...More

1  Thank Carrie R
Reviewed July 31, 2012

We did the eco-tour as part of of the Experincias Xcaret Ek Balam tour. Our tour guide mentioned that the boat driver would give a lot of educational and interesting info about the mangroves. He did not say a word to us the entire boat...More

Thank esmomrn
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Visited Rio Largartos as part of a two stop one day trip. Started the trip with a speedboat ride through the magroves which was really enjoyable where we saw lots of different bird species. Ended up in the lagoon with lots of gorgeous pink flamingoes....More

Thank JanMEngland
Reviewed June 24, 2012

At first I was not sure about this place... It's a good drive but once you get there it's beautiful ride once you cross the wooden bridge! The sea salt bath was fun, you actually float! Afterwards they take you to a clay mud bath...More

Thank ecc0130
Reviewed February 8, 2012

One of the best thing to do in Yucatan---2 hours easy drive from Cancun--boat trip rare birds--crocodile--flamingos--pink salines river--clay bath if wished--don't miss Porto San Felipe--just 20 min. drive and small colonial town of Tisimin--all on the same way--enjoy

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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Feb thru April good...get the winter birds.