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Active Nature Bacalar

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Address: HWY 307 Chetumal - Cancun Km 27. 3 | at Villas Ecotucan, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Perfect activity in Bacalar

We did a sunrise kayak tour with Active Nature and we loved it. It was extremely well organised, the guide was really patient, taking the time to explain lots of interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did a sunrise kayak tour with Active Nature and we loved it. It was extremely well organised, the guide was really patient, taking the time to explain lots of interesting things on the late and the animals around it, there was just the right amount of exercise, the rhythm was perfect with breaks in 2 beautiful spots to have... More 

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Johnson city
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last February I enjoyed this same Sunrise kayak tour. This year I brought my husband for a second ride with Gunnar. Gunnar offers information about paddling, birds, trees, fish, crocs, unusual features of the lake AND QUICKSAND!!! Definitely one of the best breakfasts (yummy fruit and cereal bars) you will ever have with spectacular beauty all around. I am certainly... More 

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Thank Rebekalu
Gibsons, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We had a great morning with Gunnar paddling across the lake and exploring the mangroves. He provided great kayaks and equipment, yummy snacks and offered gentle guidance. He is very knowledgeable and we were happy to learn about the lake and surrounding nature. He sent us the pictures afterwards which was an added bonus. We would go out with him... More 

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Thank DevAlia
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53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We booked last minute, and Jacqueline was VERY welcoming. The walk itself was calm enough for a 2 year old to keep up, included TONS of information about the flora, fauna and the customs of locals. We saw huge spiders (apparently safe), birds, flowers and many types of fungi. After the walk you go down to the water and enjoy... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 23, 2016

We had an awesome day on the lake with Gunnar, enjoyed his knowledgeable and friendly conversations. The exploring in the mangroves, swimming, shore lunch and wildlife viewing all led to an excellent day. We will go again the next time we are in the area.

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Thank Bob S
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Thank you for the nice Tour and the great pictures. We had a really good time paddling over the Lake and though the Mangroves. Gunnar the guide is very knowlageble about the local Flora and Fauna. A must do in Bacalar and easy to get to the starting point by Taxi. See you soon Sebastian and Jasmine

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Thank Seabass W
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I just finished my visit in this place. I went to the kayak tour with Gummor. The place is beautiful, hidden between the trees, on the way there you get to see some animals. We went for 3 hrs paddle in the lake and it was beautiful, Gummor has a vast knowledge about the enviroment, animals and other stuff in... More 

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Thank Yahel_Carlos
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Sunrise tour was well worth getting up early in the morning. Great tour on the lake and through some wetlands. Good equipment. Good information provided on the lake, animals and plants. No complaints ;)

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Thank Jenny L
Kintnersville, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Saw many interesting birds. Pretty setting. Our guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and patient with us new bird watchers.

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Venlo, The Netherlands
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158 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

We went for a very nice sunrise kayak tour with Gunnar and two other guests. It was quite a ride for our arms, but the views were awesome and a dip halfway was nice. Gunnar was very helpful and had a huge amount of knowledge. He brought some fruit & snacks for on the way, which was nice.

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