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Mangroves of Dzinitun

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Parador Turistico, Celestun, Mexico
+52 999 645 4310
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Fantastic fun!

What fantastic fun we had buzzing along the water to the mangroves after a hot day at the beach... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2016
LBtravelandfood
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Ontario, Canada
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The wonders that nature has to offer in Mexico!

This is a trip that you have to make alone or with the family, seeing millions of Flamingos in... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2016
aphillips61
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Mexico City, Mexico
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“motor boat” (5 reviews)
“eco tour” (3 reviews)
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Parador Turistico, Celestun, Mexico
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+52 999 645 4310
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Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

What fantastic fun we had buzzing along the water to the mangroves after a hot day at the beach!! There weren't too many flamingos when we got to our destination but man cannot control nature! We did enjoy our walk through the mangroves but the...More

5  Thank LBtravelandfood
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Reviewed January 4, 2016

This is a trip that you have to make alone or with the family, seeing millions of Flamingos in their nesting grounds is quite and experience and very noisy

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Reviewed November 14, 2015

There are 2 groups of operators providing boat trips from Celestun. One group operate from by the bridge, the other from the bridge. We were told the price for each was 200 pesos, but the trip from the beach is longer (approx 2 hours compared...More

2  Thank SuperDad1
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Reviewed August 29, 2015

I was actually staying in Merida and booked this tour. I had planned my itinerary months in advance. This is a must see for all. I did the mangroves and flamingos at the same time. I read the review of the people who took canoe...More

Thank Jeri T
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

We are a french and german couple. We have been in Celestun to enjoy the wildlife. We created this page for José Isqias Uh Canul our guide. Things don't look too accurate on the trip advisor about those Natural park excursions. It's important to make...More

6  Thank pinkbunny33333
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Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a totally nice way to spend a couple of hours in an ecological tropical paradise. Local fishermen take groups of people out in their small boats on a circuit to view the flamingos and other tropical birds followed by a trip into the...More

2  Thank Sungron
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Reviewed April 5, 2015

To be experienced at night! Mystic atmosphere on the water under the moon, silence in the Mangroves...surrounded by little shiny orange balls everywhere: the crocodiles' eyes (we even saw a boa in the water(!)...during the day: we can see hundreds of pink flamingos eating and...More

2  Thank Anne C
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Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended!!! Ecological tour in a canoe guided by passionate locals who show you an incredible amount of different birds and introduce you to the fragile ecosystem of the mangroves. The guided tour leads down a lovely wooden broadway through the mangroves to a canoe....More

2  Thank julesOnTheRoxx
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Reviewed March 23, 2015

We traveled to Celestun specificaly to see the birds and were not disappointed on our tour! We arrived at the bridge launch site, the ticketing office was closed (it was around 8:30am) and we were told it wouldn't open, which I doubted, but since we...More

Thank Barb L
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Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were approached by 2 guys on a motorcycle who offered to give us a guided tour of the mangroves by canoe. Their price was 600 pesos _ about$40 . The price included round trip taxi and a 2 hour guided tour through a channel...More

1  Thank Karen S
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naward57
January 28, 2018|
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Response from amf2018 | Reviewed this property |
Because this is a small tour in a canoe, the organizers plan it for the best time to see birds. So generally, it's early morning. We went at 6:30 am. If you want to only see the flamingos and aren't interested in the... More
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snorkel-luvin
April 22, 2015|
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Response from Anne C | Reviewed this property |
We booked at the hotel the day before. The guide working at the hotel drove us there and arranged everything with the guys on site (boat....). I guess it was a bit more expensive than if we would have arranged it in advance... More
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