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“diego nunez”(26 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Calle 19 134 X 14 | Ria Maya Restaurante, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 1 986 100 8390
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We took a 4 hour morning birdwatching tour with Andrea and Kevin. Andrea really knows the birds and where to find (and call them out for viewing.) Kevin ran the boat (at her direction) and kept us in great position for viewing and photographing. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Clancy W
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

They will tell you you will get an English speaking guide. Not true. Tbey charge 2 1/2 times more than others. The guide may speak English or may only kniw abfew words. Not worth the lies.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Audrey F
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Andrea and Carlos took my husband and me out on the 4 hour photography tour this morning. This is a great time to see huge flocks of flamingos, and their ability to spot birds (and a 5 foot crocodile lazing on shore behind some branches)...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank llheim
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The tour exceeded our expectations. carlos was a great guide. He showed us crocodiles, many beautiful birds, flamingos and the pink lakes. after the baño maya, he led us to a brilliant beach.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank daho2018
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Carlos was our guide, he was excellent. We took the 'luxury package', that was a three hour boat ride for our family of four. We saw amazing birds and alligators. We loved the mangroves, and then went to the pink lake where you see the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We stayed at the lovely waterside Ria Maya Hotel our room opening out onto the waterfront and ate at the Ria Maya Restaurant - beautiful sunsets from the balcony food good and Humming Birds buzzing around the feeders. Next Morning we were up at 6am...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Took a tour with Diego a few days ago. We opted for a sunrise tour and would recommend you do the same. It felt like we were the only boat on the water at that time. We saw lots of beautiful birds up close, saw...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chicken765
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We are an older couple who enjoy watching and photographing birds. We were delighted with the opportunity to stay at Ria Maya and privileged to have private tours with Diego Nunez and his daughter Andrea. We stayed three nights in a lovely room off their...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank fldekort
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We took the three hour deluxe tour and saw many different types of birds and animals, including the famous flamingos, plus the pink lagoon and the mud bath. Diego was excellent accommodating a date change at the last minute, and replacement guides Carlos and Jesus...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 583barbr
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Diego Nunez is special. I'm a bird photographer with over 2,000 photographed worldwide species. I was specifically targeting only about 35 species in the Yucatan. Some of those included were: Orange Oriole, Yucatan Jay, Flycatcher, Woodpecker, Bobwhite, Wren & Nightjar, Mexican Sheartail, King Vulture, Ocellated...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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28 April 2018|
Response from JMR33397 |
Yes, they are still open
Lea B
28 April 2018|
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Response from Roger S | Reviewed this property |
25 30 dollars per person get there early in the morning. Tours all day guys on sidewalk soliciting. Great experience. Lot of alligators. Nice birds and of course the pink water lagoon with thousands of flamingos
Jessica A
13 June 2017|
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Response from T2427NFhelenh | 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