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Address: Calle 19 134 X 14 | Right on the Water Front, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
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+52 1 986 100 8390

Experience The Natural Beauty of Rio Lagartos Bio-reserve,Yucatan...

Experience The Natural Beauty of Rio Lagartos Bio-reserve,Yucatan with"Rio Lagartos Adventures". Birdwatching,Flyfishing,Flamingo Tours,Crocodile night trips, Kayak and bicycle rentals. Located at the Restaurant RIA MAYA , certified nature guides specialize in low impact eco-tourism to provide access to this beautiful wilderness. Our experienced guides are skilled in identifying the wildlife here. Flamingos,crocodiles, sea birds and raptors are just a few. English, spanish and Italian speaking guides are available " the best in Nature Tours & eco tourism "

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This tour is amazing- we saw the pink flamingos, crocodiles, many different types of birds and the pink salt lake. It was just so interesting to see such different things and our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour is amazing- we saw the pink flamingos, crocodiles, many different types of birds and the pink salt lake. It was just so interesting to see such different things and our tour guide was very knowledgable and really enjoyed what he did.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Diego Nunez and family have made it their mission to share this place where an amazing number of birds reside year round. I took the land tour with Diego and he later arranged a boat tour for me with William. Both speak English and are extremely knowledgeable about birding. I would recommend staying 3 nights to be sure you have... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

My wife and I took the 3-hour de-luxe private boat tour with an English-speaking guide for US$119. We set off just after 6:30 am and immediately saw plenty of birdlife, including flamingos, pelicans, frigates, and hawks. We were also taken to see the pink salt ponds at Los Colorados, which were worth a visit. We declined the offer to go... More 

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Boulder City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We spent one night at Rio Lagartos Adventures and loved it. Diego Nunez is amazing and has obviously worked very hard to know all the birds and animals of the Yucatan and he also obviously loves to share his knowledge. Diego took us out in the afternoon in a boat and we saw the flamingos, storks, tiger herons and many,... More 

Thank msmerz
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Diego jumped to the rescue when another guide in town let us down. Some fine birding, which William continued in excellent fashion out in the mangroves by boat and then even early Christmas day by car. Professional, expert and caring.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

My husband and I arrived at Rio lagartos at 7 AM after a 3 hours drive from Cancun. We had called Diego the previous day and booked a boat tour for the two of us.Though we did not get to meet Diego , his son welcomed us and arranged the safari for us. We had to wait for about 30... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We took a boat trip with Rio Lagartos Adventures in Feb 2014. I was amazed by flamingo photos I saw. But not sure if we would be able to get the experience that we expect, I was communicating with Diego (the owner) prior booking. I was disappointed that he wasn't honest about the situation. Turned out that there were very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We arrived without reservation. Details of trips and prices on wall in restaurant. Went straight off on boat trip, 5 of us with WIlliam. He could not have been nicer, more helpful or informative. Spotted all kinds of birds and saw a crocodile. Went to salt flats, mud bath and beach to wash mud off. Also saw beautiful flamingos. Highly... More 

1 Thank Julie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

we arrived as a group of 5 without a reservation at 4 pm without a problem. Diego was friendly and introduced us to his son willy who took us out. We saw flamingos. Herons,. Kingfisher, terns, osprey, hawk, spoonbill, pelicans, egrets and many more as well as a crocodile. Floated in the salty channel and got caked in grey mud... More 

Arcade, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We went to the Rio Maya restaurant without any reservation and there we met our guide that kindly organized a boat only for us two. The tour was amazing, we saw only few flamingos because october isn't the best month to admire them, then we met many different birds, ancient creatures and we tried to see a crocodile. Finally we... More 

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