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Tres Chimbadas Lake

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Address: Tambopata National Reserve, Peru

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Peaceful Lake

We traveled this lake by boat in the early morning hours of day 1 of our trip to the Amazon. We fished for Piranha and saw many different species of bird while we were there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Scarsdale, New York
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Scarsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled this lake by boat in the early morning hours of day 1 of our trip to the Amazon. We fished for Piranha and saw many different species of bird while we were there. Unfortunately we never spotted the black caiman or the giant otters, but the group before us saw both. Honestly it didn't matter. The peacefulness of... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

gentle raft trip on small lake attached to the river. cleverly powered by a guides single ore. fishing for and catching piranhas . beautiful birds.

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Hartsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

This was the most peaceful place I have ever been to in my life. The guides were wonderful and spotted birds, animals and fish as we glided along. I appreciated the fact that they were committed to protecting the land. They taught a lot !

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We were able to see two otters be in their own home. They were fun to watch as they played and caught fish to eat. We also caught a few piranhas.

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Landgraaf, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

It was a great trip on the lake with Louis and his help, we enjoyed is very much. It was a petty the we not could go futher onto te lake because is was a national reserve. We would have liked to see more wildlife on the lake, like e.g. alligators,

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Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

fantastic out-of-the-way reserve with excellent facilities and guides . Great place to discover the unseen.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Sunset and sunrise are just mind blowing it's beautiful, we saw many birds, and otters as well. Searing quietly and waiting, being I tune with nature, away from this busy life we all have, amazing...

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Wow! A trip into the Amazon in South America wouldn't be a trip complete without some piranha fishing. We did this both in Peru and Suriname. Very fun. The lake is very peaceful, we were the ONLY boat on the lake. Saw the endangered GIANT Otter, caimans swimming, lots of birds including toucans and macaws flying overhead. Love it. Love... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The most serene few hours ever spent on a lake, spotting many of the birds living in the area. Piranha fishing added some excitement and also the sight of a caiman hiding in fallen tree branches.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The hike on the trail to the lake was a calorie burner, as it was hot out and loads of mud to get through. We saw two massive sized unique looking trees which make for a great photo opportunity. However, the highlight of this activity was feeding the piranhas! The guides were great, especially Elvis as he is quite comical... More 

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