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Active Nature Bacalar

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Carretera 307 Chetumal-Cancun km 27.3 | at Hotel Villas Ecotucan, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
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Excellent kayak tour on the beautiful lagoon (lake) of seven colors

We had an awesome day on the lake with Gunnar, enjoyed his knowledgeable and friendly... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2016
Bob S
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Lethbridge, Canada
Good morning Kajak Tour

Thank you for the nice Tour and the great pictures. We had a really good time paddling over the... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2016
Seabass W
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On our kayak tours you discover one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, in a quiet, low impact way. Kayak to the mangroves in the sunrise, go Bird watching and learn about the jungle ecosystem.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Carretera 307 Chetumal-Cancun km 27.3 | at Hotel Villas Ecotucan, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
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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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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...More

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...More

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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 ;)

Thank Jenny L
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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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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....More

Thank MarcoNL87
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Reviewed March 8, 2016

A great trip. Excellent equipment. Werner Paddles. Quality dry bags and PFD. I was impressed when Gunnar handed me a Neoprene skirt. OK so the kayaks where doubles with rudders - not my personal choice - but excellent for novice groups. A great option for...More

1  Thank Andrew H
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ecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2016

Hi Andrew, thanks for sharing your experience and enjoying the tour. Hope to go paddling with you again, next time you´ll get one of our nice wooden hand-crafted single kayaks. See you soon!

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Reviewed February 8, 2016

My girlfriend and I took a tour today with Gunnar to discover in a 6 hour tour the amazing laguna of Bacalar and its hidden Mangrove. The tour and and the guide where really wonderfull, and we absolutely recommend the experience, I guess the best...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

It was a great experience. Beatifull place, very good tour guide. Price is also very good if you compare it with the tours from the town center. Thanks Gunnar.

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Reviewed November 30, 2015

We just got back from our honeymoon in Mexico and we are still at awe of the beauty of the place. Gunnar was our guide for 6-hour Kayak trip, he showed us around the hidden places of the lagoon and was very patient with us...More

Thank O A
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ecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2015

OA, it was a treat to treat you after the 6 hour paddling. Hope to go paddling with you again and we wish you two all the best!!! saludos from Bacalar

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Gabriela M
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Response from activenatureecotucan | Property representative |
Hola Gabriela, un tour de 3 horas podrían hacer. por favor checa nuestra pagina activenaturebacalar para saber cual tour te interesa y luego nos mandas un correo electrónico con la solicitud, para checar... More
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