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Celestun Biosphere Reserve Tour from Merida
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Celestun Biosphere Reserve Tour from Merida

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Discover a biosphere reserve that shelters a thriving population of migratory birds on a full-day trip to Celestún from Mérida with an experienced guide. Enjoy the day at a relaxed pace, with plenty of time to visit local restaurants, beach-side bars and the town square. Soak up the sun on the beach and take in views of the Gulf of Mexico. Watch for wildlife on a scenic sunset boat ride along the coast, then pause for dinner in a nearby restaurant before returning to Mérida.
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Mike G wrote a review Mar 2020
Providence, Rhode Island4,729 contributions226 helpful votes
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Not exactly the motor boat tour to see the flamingos. The walk to the launch site is perhaps a quarter of a mile over a boardwalk to what the call a canoe (really a flat bottom boat) which is the polled by a guide for 2 hours (1300 pesos) or 3 hours (1700 pesos) in the mangroves
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Angie W wrote a review Feb 2020
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I did the 6:00 am canoe tour with Jose, and can highly recommend it. It is obvious that Jose is very knowledgable and passionate about the work that he and his team are doing to restore the mangroves at Celestun. I appreciate the hard work and commitment that he and they have
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Date of experience: February 2020
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purefct wrote a review Feb 2020
Palmar Norte, Costa Rica81 contributions20 helpful votes
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Our experience in the Mangroves was exceptional! But the petrified forest with water full of Flamingos was disappointing. This is a Lagoon with stubs of tree trunks which have not been dead long enough to be petrified ... they are still wood! There is a difference! And we saw
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Date of experience: February 2020
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msalexg wrote a review Jan 2020
Ajijic, Mexico50 contributions15 helpful votes
Our group of four (2 couples) had an excellent experience taking this tour with Jose (and a second tour guide). As the boats can only hold up to 3 passengers, we took two separate boats. The guide stands in the back and "poles" the boat through the mangroves, much like a
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Gerdkoch wrote a review Dec 2019
Piedmont, California17 contributions9 helpful votes
Jose arranged a private tour for us to first take a tour in a canoe through a mangrove area and the river, and then a tour with a motor boat to cover more of the area. The tour was amazing. We saw so much diverse wildlife (four species of heron, mating black hawks, an owl, a
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Date of experience: December 2019
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