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Address: Antigua Finca San Buenaventura, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
Phone Number: +502 7762 2565
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The Atitlan Nature Reserve is both a must for visitors of Lake Atitlan and...

The Atitlan Nature Reserve is both a must for visitors of Lake Atitlan and a force in the environmental cause: Atitlan Azul. It is an extraordinary gate to the magnificent Lake Atitlan and its spectacular volcanoes. Its zip lines, butterfly preserve, trails, hanging bridges and lodgings bring you in close contact with nature. On the zip lines you fly above waterfalls, coffee groves, oak stands and the steep cliffs that guard the lake. At the Butterfly Geodome you enjoy the colors and forms of hundreds of butterflies surrounded by flowers and the sounds of water.

Humming birds and the murmur of the river accompany you while you have lunch, coffee or a drink, then you continue to explore the diversity and beauty of this natural wonder. At night, the crickets, owls and the sounds of the night will be your company in our lodging.

The Reserve supports the work of scientist and students concerned with biodiversity and environmental degradation.

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An impressive lake among volcanoes

One must take a boat from Panajachel to Santiago to see those huge green mountains with clouds. Some parts of 'pueblos' hidden in the forest hills. The amount of natural flowers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Bauru, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One must take a boat from Panajachel to Santiago to see those huge green mountains with clouds. Some parts of 'pueblos' hidden in the forest hills. The amount of natural flowers is surprising.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time here. Unfortunately we didn't get to do the zip lines (next time), but we loved the walk to the waterfall on the hanging bridges -- beautiful, doable for everyone, and just enough adventure for both kids and adults. We saw monkeys and coatis, and the butterfly garden was lovely. We took a tuk-tuk from Pana,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This nature preserve is amazing! The butterfly enclosure is beautiful and there are so many butterflies around! Pretty hikes available, a lovely waterfall, and lots of spider monkeys around! I highly recommend the zip line: beautiful views, exhilarating to be above the canopy, and the instructors are so funny and kind. Highly recommend! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place and very beautiful scenery. Lots of action everywhere and very safe. Great food also.

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reserve was beautiful. I loved the butterfly green house, the trails, and the lake front. Unfortunately they had a big group and couldn't take me ziplining. The trails are easy to get lost on as well.

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yopis, General Manager at Reserva Natural Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Nature Reserve. Your comments will help us improve our services. We are sorry to learn that you couldn't go on the zip lines. Next time please let us know in advance when you would like to take the zip lines and we will make a reservation to make sure you can.... More 

Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place to hike! We arrived early (to avoid the heat of afternoon) and enjoyed wandering the trails through the dense jungle. The hanging bridges were scary and fun and offered amazing views of the waterfalls, forest, and lake. It really made you feel like an adventurer! We got to see spider monkeys and coatis at the viewing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is really cool. We did a couple of trips there with our girls' school and another trip with just the family where we all did the zip line. It was a very cool experience. The obstacle course is cool as well, as is the butterfly sanctuary, and there is a kids zip line that is fun and free... More 

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Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Working coffee plantation with zip lines and nice waterfalls. Three different routes for different levels. Suitable for children, monkeys and coatimundis will appear for bananas. Great views on the zip lines.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have done the Red line Canopy tour. Amazing, scary and with wonderful view. The park is Great, big with a butterflies area which is beautiful! I really recommend it, Even to children

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I recommend the zip lines for anyone interested. They have two options, and I did the less intense one, although I wish I would've done the other one. This was my first time zip lining and I was so glad I had the opportunity to practice before I went out. There was a bit of walking(mild hiking) to get to... More 

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