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Canon del Sumidero

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Address: Mexico
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US$ 23.25*
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Sumidero Canyon and Chiapa de Corzo Combo Tour
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Day Trip to Sumidero Canyon
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Sumidero Canyon and Chiapa de Corzo Magical Town from San Cristóbal de las...

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Amazing but dirty

The beauty of the canyon is outstanding. The boat tour is a must to admire it. We saw several crocodiles, monkeys, and tropical birds. The guide was knowledgeable and nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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melbourne
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The boat ride was great but the Rubbish wasnt. We were shocked with all the rubbish. WE pulled over to see a Crocodile and all we could see was rubbish. Really makes you think why you pay the national park fee. That being said we had a great day!

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Thank Luke K
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14 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Canon del Sumidero is very nice place with beautiful nature. We took the trip from San Cristobal (price 200 pesos/person). We went to the village of Chiapa de Corso by minivan, it took us about 1hour and then we jumped to the boat. The boat trip takes about 1hour,the sceneries are very nice but do not except very good oportunity... More 

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Thank mudrklarka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beauty of the canyon is outstanding. The boat tour is a must to admire it. We saw several crocodiles, monkeys, and tropical birds. The guide was knowledgeable and nice. However, the trash floating around and infesting the sides of the canyon is terrible. Everyone making a profit from this natural beauty should be expected to help clean it.

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Thank Gphalan
Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had no idea what to experience when we began the 20 mile boat trip up the canyon. I had no idea that we would have 3000 foot cliffs towering above us. That we would have views that reminded me of Yosemite several times. That we would stop to look at crocodiles and feel the spray coming off the cliffs... More 

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Seville, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To the question: it worthy to visit the canyon? The answer is it depends on what you are looking for. If you are looking for a ride on a boat and enjoy the views, probably yes. On the other hand, if you are looking for birdwatching (or animals watching) and taking amazing photos from the canyon, most likely no. Personally,... More 

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Thank Tomas C
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip to Cañon del Sumidero was something I was looking forward to. The site itself is breathtaking from afar - however when you're actually in the water you realise that the whole place is a giant bin. It's densely packed with bottles everywhere and I later discovered that many of the animals are dying out because of this (many... More 

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Thank Marc T
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the same cost to take a tour or go alone so I took the easy way on tour. The boat trip was nice it's an impressive canyon and there's lots of wildlife to observe including birds crocodiles monkeys. The only bad point is the rubbish in the water that could easily be cleared up the amount of people that... More 

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Thank romanylucy3
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Took the 2hr boat trip. Impressive canyon with more wildlife than I expected (crocs, iguana, monkey, caipir, plenty of bird life). However, this tour runs risk of being over commercialised and like other reviews saw a lot of rubbish in the river. Seems operators are happy to profit from nature but are not prepared to care for it. Other Details:... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice canyon but lots of litter throughout which was a real shame. If tour companies are going to be on the river every day they should take some responsibility for looking after it. Saw a couple of crocs which was the highlight. Otherwise just looking at scenery.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Having been to the Grand Canyon, this is definitely just, if not more, impressive especially since there is a river running through it. Traveled the river by boat and the views were impressive, though it was incredible sad to see sections of it littered with plastic bottles and refuse.

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