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Rio Lagartos Adventures

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Calle 19 134 X 14 | Right on the Water Front, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 1 986 100 8390
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This tour is amazing- we saw the pink flamingos, crocodiles, many different types of birds and the... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Calgary, Canada
A MUST SEE For Any Birder Who Visits Yucatan

Diego Nunez and family have made it their mission to share this place where an amazing number of... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Helen H
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Experience The Natural Beauty of Rio Lagartos Bio-reserve,Yucatan with"Rio Lagartos Adventures". We specialize in Birdwatching,Flyfishing,Flamingo Tours,Crocodile night trips. Located at the Restaurant RIA MAYA , certified nature guides specialize in low impact eco-tourism to provide access to this beautiful wilderness. Our experienced guides are skilled in identifying the wildlife here. Flamingos,crocodiles, All time of birds . English, spanish and Italian speaking guides are available " the best in Nature Tours & eco tourism "
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“his son” (14 reviews)
“mud bath” (17 reviews)
“boat tour” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Calle 19 134 X 14 | Right on the Water Front, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This tour is amazing- we saw the pink flamingos, crocodiles, many different types of birds and the pink salt lake. It was just so interesting to see such different things and our tour guide was very knowledgable and really enjoyed what he did.

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Diego Nunez and family have made it their mission to share this place where an amazing number of birds reside year round. I took the land tour with Diego and he later arranged a boat tour for me with William. Both speak English and are...More

1  Thank Helen H
Reviewed 1 January 2017

My wife and I took the 3-hour de-luxe private boat tour with an English-speaking guide for US$119. We set off just after 6:30 am and immediately saw plenty of birdlife, including flamingos, pelicans, frigates, and hawks. We were also taken to see the pink salt...More

1  Thank Donald R
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We spent one night at Rio Lagartos Adventures and loved it. Diego Nunez is amazing and has obviously worked very hard to know all the birds and animals of the Yucatan and he also obviously loves to share his knowledge. Diego took us out in...More

Thank msmerz
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Diego jumped to the rescue when another guide in town let us down. Some fine birding, which William continued in excellent fashion out in the mangroves by boat and then even early Christmas day by car. Professional, expert and caring.

1  Thank Grogbox
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I arrived at Rio lagartos at 7 AM after a 3 hours drive from Cancun. We had called Diego the previous day and booked a boat tour for the two of us.Though we did not get to meet Diego , his son...More

Thank Swathi K
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We took a boat trip with Rio Lagartos Adventures in Feb 2014. I was amazed by flamingo photos I saw. But not sure if we would be able to get the experience that we expect, I was communicating with Diego (the owner) prior booking. I...More

Thank buffalv
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We arrived without reservation. Details of trips and prices on wall in restaurant. Went straight off on boat trip, 5 of us with WIlliam. He could not have been nicer, more helpful or informative. Spotted all kinds of birds and saw a crocodile. Went to...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 30 October 2016

we arrived as a group of 5 without a reservation at 4 pm without a problem. Diego was friendly and introduced us to his son willy who took us out. We saw flamingos. Herons,. Kingfisher, terns, osprey, hawk, spoonbill, pelicans, egrets and many more as...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went to the Rio Maya restaurant without any reservation and there we met our guide that kindly organized a boat only for us two. The tour was amazing, we saw only few flamingos because october isn't the best month to admire them, then we...More

1  Thank Sara B
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Jessica A
13 June 2017|
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Response from Helen H | Reviewed this property |
Yes Jessica, I'm a lady in my 60's and was there Jan 2017. I took both the water birding tour and the land tour on the wildlife reserve. I stayed two nights at a comfortable room rented by Diego of Rio lagartos tours, the... More
3 April 2017|
Response from msmerz | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We stayed in that area first and drove to Rio Lagartos. The roads were very good - the toll road is best to use. We thought it was an easy drive.