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Flamingo Tours

Celestun, Mexico
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A beautiful biosphere and ecological reserve

We went in small boats up the inlet with the hope of seeing flamingos but it was a more varied... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whitehavengirl43
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Sydney, Australia
Good Boat Tour...

As several other reviews mentioned you're not going to see a lot of flamingos this time of year... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MGG56
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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  • Average9%
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“boat ride” (18 reviews)
“flamingo tour” (14 reviews)
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Celestun, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in small boats up the inlet with the hope of seeing flamingos but it was a more varied tour. We saw more than flamingos. We saw a great variety of birds including a small group of flamingos. These included herons, boobies and frigate...More

1  Thank Whitehavengirl43
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As several other reviews mentioned you're not going to see a lot of flamingos this time of year. We asked whether there were any flamingos before we committed to go on the tour and we were told there were a few flamingos around. We linked...More

Thank MGG56
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful day on the boat, we took the boat from the pier just after the bridge. There is a fixed price of 1500 pesos per boat, which you can enter with 8. We arrived at 8.30 as the first ones, luckily shortly after some...More

Thank Doreen F
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We went at the end of April. Unfortunately there were no flamingos and we only saw the mangroves. The tour guides should have a better knowledge if there are any flamingos before even starting the tour.

Thank Helmut H
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

We had a great time in Celestun! We just arrived at the bridge outside of town, walked to the end of the dock, and caught a boat - which we had all to ourselves as a family of 4. It was a fixed price of...More

1  Thank CarrieDW
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Brilliant boat trip to see the lagoon wildlife which included big flocks of flamingos. Lots of other birds such as Pelicans storks and vultures also .......Crocodiles! The trip took us through a mangrove tunnel and to a pool where some other groups actually swam while...More

Thank Ian O
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

This was a great excursion on our trip to the Yucatan. We took the boat ride from the beach. Paid about $250 pesos each with a total of 8 people in our group. It was a fun boat ride, saw some cayman, tons of flamingos...More

Thank Janai C
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

We paid for a tour in Merida, after talking to Alberto at Easyway on calle 60 between 55 and 57. Alberto was extemely helpful, very knowledgeable, excellent spoken English and in his own style of answer and questioning helped to give us a few options....More

1  Thank RoverPete
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

We rented a car from Merida where have been staying. It took approx 2 hr to get there. We took the old highway thru the towns for an adventure. Great time easy to follow on your gps or google map. Upon arrivign we crossed he...More

3  Thank colleen_stewart1
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

I would definitely recommend taking this tour. We went at the perfect time to see the young flamingos. Took a tour from Merida to Celestun and a boat ride out to see the Flamingos. We rode through the mangroves on our way back and had...More

Thank Michiemee63
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Poury I
April 18, 2018|
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Response from Helen L | Reviewed this property |
We were there in February and saw an awful lot of flamingoes.
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zhuo409
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Janai C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't have any info for pick up from the hotels in Cancun.. When I went we rented a car right when we landed at the airport and did our own road trip all over the entire Yucatan.
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TravellingLindfields
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Ellie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we did take that tour and it was great. They charge per boat. We went first thing in the morning and there was just the two of us - you will pay less if you split the cost with others. I think it was about $80 CAD. You... More
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