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On our kayak tours you discover one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, in a quiet, low impact way. Kayak to the mangroves in the sunrise, go Bird watching and learn about the jungle ecosystem.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Carretera 307 Chetumal-Cancun km 27.3 | at Hotel Villas Ecotucan, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
+52 983 120 5742
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We enjoyed the sunrise kayak tour a lot. Gunnar took all the time to explain how to use the kayaks. The tour was a great mix of learning all about flora and fauna and having time to relax with a swim in lake Bacalar. Gunnar...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We spent a whole day kayaking around the beautiful lake of Bacalar with Gunnar. He is a fantastic and very knowledgeable guide. We enjoyed all the insights he shared with us about the water, vegetation and birds in the area. We loved exploring parts of...More

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activenatureecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience, we are happy to hear that you had such a great time with us on the lake, exploring it in a truly unobstrusive way!!! Come back soon.

Reviewed 24 January 2018

We chose the 6 hour kayak tour with Gunnar and we were so happy with our decision once we got back. What a great way to experience nature and see and feel the beauty of this place! We are a couple in our 50ies, with...More

1  Thank runninglily
activenatureecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience and for capturing the concept of what we are doing to keep this lake as beautiful as it is. We hope to going kayaking with you again soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2018

We took the birding tour with Jacqueline and had a great time! We had never been birding before and now we are hooked. She has a real love of nature and by extension had a lot of knowledge to share, detailing the birds and plant...More

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activenatureecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hola Maria, wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the birding as much as I did, thanks for sharing your experience and exploring this area the low impact way! Hope to go birding with you again soon, keep observing nature!!! saludos, Jacqueline and Happy New Year!

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Our guide Gunna was excellent and very kind. Everything was as scheduled. Gunna has a great knowledge of the area and besides a safe and great kayaking, he taught us a great lesson on nature and animal life of the area. A must in Bacalar.

Thank gekaman
activenatureecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you for joining us and enjoying!!!

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We did a 3 hour kayak tour with Gunnar and it was excellent. Very knowledgeable and provided us with snacks and fruit. Would definitely recommend! We really appreciated that he took photos for us during the tour.

Thank Chris O
activenatureecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Glad you like the pictures, come back soon and enjoy nature!

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We contacted Jacqueline a couple days before our kayak tour. She was able to accomodate us at a different hour than sunrise/sunset tour. We got there earlier than expected and were quickly invited to follow kayaking safety instructions (we were first timer). It was only...More

Thank JenJavi
activenatureecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you for exploring this lake the gentle way and enjoying it. Come back soon!

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We did a sunrise kayak tour with Active Nature and we loved it. It was extremely well organised, the guide was really patient, taking the time to explain lots of interesting things on the late and the animals around it, there was just the right...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Last February I enjoyed this same Sunrise kayak tour. This year I brought my husband for a second ride with Gunnar. Gunnar offers information about paddling, birds, trees, fish, crocs, unusual features of the lake AND QUICKSAND!!! Definitely one of the best breakfasts (yummy fruit...More

Thank Rebekalu
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had a great morning with Gunnar paddling across the lake and exploring the mangroves. He provided great kayaks and equipment, yummy snacks and offered gentle guidance. He is very knowledgeable and we were happy to learn about the lake and surrounding nature. He sent...More

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Gabriela M
13 September 2016|
Response from activenatureecotucan | Property representative |
Hola Gabriela, un tour de 3 horas podrían hacer. por favor checa nuestra pagina activenaturebacalar para saber cual tour te interesa y luego nos mandas un correo electrónico con la solicitud, para checar... More