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Tres Chimbadas Lake

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More Than a Hop, Skip and a Jump!!!

Bring your camera or smart phone camera as there is plenty to see here! Early start to the day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Doral, Florida
Otters and birds and piranha-oh my

Beautiful lake with boat and Gide from inotawa lodge. Saw the family of giant river otters. Lots... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring your camera or smart phone camera as there is plenty to see here! Early start to the day, but well worth it to see the flora and fauna! Even though the river otters are the main attraction, there are black caimans and piranhas--seen but...More

Thank Paul_Yorio
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful lake with boat and Gide from inotawa lodge. Saw the family of giant river otters. Lots of fun. No motors allowed so very quite.

Thank 64falcon260
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We went fishing for pirahna and caught a bunch. Some of the brave members of our group jumped in the lake and had a nice swim. We saw stinky birds and troops of monkeys in the trees. One one side of the lake, there was...More

Thank Marigold h
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We traveled to the lake early in the morning and immediately spotted several caimans, and were fortunate to see river otters who were on a swimming spree. We fished (catch and release) for piranhas, and enjoyed many birds nesting and squawking across the lake.

Thank William S
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Our first jungle hike was to get over here, seeing lot of wildlife around, like otters, birds and caimans! Our guide Tim was very helpful, showing us the spots where to see them. The air is very hot and humid but that's how the junge...More

Thank lfoxter76
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

The trek to the lake through the jungle was great. We went aboard a platform boat driven by Leo who pushed and steered the boat to strategic spots where we saw otters, birds and went pirana fishing. It was a great experience

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We hiked in to this lake on a flat path. approx 30 min. Boarded a boat and spent a few hours taking in the area. We saw many different types of birds. Saw a black Caiman, family of River Otters, Turtles and fished for Piranha...More

Thank 2rollon
Reviewed June 19, 2017

The hike was terrific. However, we ended up with a Spanish-speaking guide, so we had little interpretive information about what we saw. We had little time to look for sea otters because we were slow on the hike. The rest of the group had gone...More

Thank SRM45040
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Even though we visited Tres Chimbadas Lake in the rain we thoroughly enjoyed our hike to the lake and our time on the boat watch the lake otters, birds, and finally Piranha Fishing. So easy to catch my kids can now say the first fish...More

1  Thank JeannieSmallTown
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed Pirana fishing. There were heaps in the water. Got bites immediately when the bait hit the water. You have to be extremely quick on the strike as they strip the bait so quick. Caught other types of small fish too.

Thank eliza836
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