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Petencito Zoo

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Petencito Zoo

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Lake Peten Itza 4km from Santa Elena, Flores 17001 Guatemala
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Uaxactun Day Tour from Flores
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Uaxactun Day Tour from Flores

Uncover the secrets of one of the world’s oldest civilisations on this 6-hour tour of Uaxactun, a Mayan city inhabited from 300BC. Follow your guide around the fascinating archeological site, marvel over remarkably preserved Mayan ceramics in the onsite museum and learn about Uaxactun’s significance as the birthplace of the Mayan astronomical calendar. This day trip from Flores includes round-trip hotel or airport transfers and lunch.
$79.98 per adult
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Steve J wrote a review Jul 2020
Halifax, Canada86 contributions16 helpful votes
This was an interesting way to be able to view animals from this region in a natural setting and was especially interesting in that they were rescued animals.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Rachel B wrote a review Jan 2020
Denver, Colorado41 contributions7 helpful votes
A short boat ride from Flores and great for a 1-2 hour outing. All of the animals have been rescued and are being rehabilitated. Not a lot of signage or interpretation, but all the animals are happy and well taken care of.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Greg N wrote a review Dec 2019
Prince George, Canada71 contributions31 helpful votes
This zoo was perhaps once much grander, I can't be sure. I say it has potential, for if someone put time and money into managing these forlorn animals and their environment better, it would be a wonderful sanctuary. The beasts seem fairly comfortable (when you see them), but their environment is not natural or even much of a simulation of their natural environment. I think they need more space to roam about. Still, it's always nice to see wild animals, even if they're not really wild any more.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Rick M wrote a review Sep 2019
Oneonta, New York638 contributions169 helpful votes
We took a team here and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there - we enjoyed the shade for the mostpart!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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TDWolsey wrote a review Jun 2019
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California95 contributions25 helpful votes
I am concerned about the quality of care in many zoos, but the animals here seemed well-cared for and content. The many interesting critters from Central America were certainly worth a visit. Start on the little island, then cross the pontoon bridge to the larger part of the zoo. You can grab a launch for around Q200 at many points on Flores or Sta Elaina.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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