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Guanaroca Lagoon

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Very special

Seeing flamingos in the wild and experiencing how protective the guides are over the flamingos is a... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2019
jveerman157
For nature lovers

It's very quiet and nice place near the city Cienfuegos . Here you can come by taxi that will wait... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019

Seeing flamingos in the wild and experiencing how protective the guides are over the flamingos is a very special experience. Good to be here early in the morning to catch the sun reflecting in the lake.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

It's very quiet and nice place near the city Cienfuegos . Here you can come by taxi that will wait for you about 1,5 hour. Tours starts at 8:00 and at 10:00. Here you can see a variety of cuban birds, but most I loved...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

We were the first to arrive at the office. You need to get there around 7.30 to be out on the first lot of boats and you need to take your passport. While we were waiting there were Hummingbirds flying around in the trees. Its...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

The tour consists of a one hour rowboat-tour. During that you can see flamingos and pelicans very close. But you have to come early because there are no tours in the afternoon due to strong wind and heat. The beach of Rancho Luna is only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

you need to arrive early as it closes around mid day. we managed to see the birds but you dont get close enough to take decent photos. Only out on the boat for about 30 mins. Glad I went but I wouldnt rush to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank cath71_11
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be in Cienfuegos just at the right time to see some flamingos - end of November. We arrived at 8am in the morning to make the first your of the day. There was a bit of waiting around but we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Joanna B
Reviewed September 9, 2018

thinking of finding a paradise, it was just a boat ride on a green lake, very poor fauna, they blamed the hurricane but Ok, then close the place and wait until it is visitable again , did not like it, dont recomend it

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank lucygrundy2018
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Pink flamingos come in winter so I didn't see any, but I still had a great time. I got there at 8am for the 8:30 tour. Since it was off season, there was no line. $10 admission for a boat tour of the bay/lake. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank yumm2011
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Hired a taxi and this was part of our guided tour. We arrived about 7:45 and there were two other families. We paid CUC$10 per person which included a tour guide. The public toilets should only be used if you’re desperate. Basically a hut with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank D4467UXjulias
Reviewed July 23, 2018

So we mistakenly booked our Cienfuegos casa for 3 nights, and were therefore looking for things to do there. We heard that the Lagoon may be nice, and that while the flamingos were elsewhere due to the rain (e.g. the water was not salty enough),...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ErikMerkus
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siusiujoy
April 15, 2018|
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Response from Albert Y | Reviewed this property |
To visit Guanaroca Lagoon, try to arrive there before 7:45am or earlier. I was there at 8:00am, waited in line for an hour and then was told that the 30 visitor-quota a day had already been filled up. They only allow 30... More
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clpayne
March 12, 2018|
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I don't know where the cruise ship terminal is - we were travelling with backpacks from city to city. We took a standard taxi to get there from Cienfuegos. 3 people per boat or max 4 if one is a child or a tiny person... More
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jokemans
February 27, 2018|
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We went to the government natural resources office in Cienfuegos (don't remember the address, but it was not too far from the plaza) the day before and bought our vouchers. The next morning we left early and arrived there... More
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