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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was well run and the guide was informative. A bit pricey for off season (both for tourists and the birds). Would recommend going when the birds are busy making baby birds. October, it was still just the ladies out in the water. No...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank wgpworm
Reviewed June 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Whitehavengirl43
Reviewed June 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MGG56
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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank doreenf100
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 294helmuth
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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank CarrieDW
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ian O
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Janai C
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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Peter M
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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Jeannette N
Celestun Flamingo Tours (7 Replies)
Hi, I'm planning to visit celestun on a day trip to see the flamingos on a tour. However, there seems to be a million tour options online but none seem exceptional. Anyone has any recommendedations? Thank you, Jeannette Ng
December 03, 2017|
Response fromGeorgiaJoJo|
How are you getting to Celestun? You can pick up a flamingo tour right on the beach. Last week we took the Oriente bus from the Noreste station. From the bus station in Celestun its only two blocks to the beach. Just ask someone where to go. After the tour have a nice seafood lunch at Las Pampanos before catching an afternoon bus back to Merida.