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Mangroves of Dzinitun

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Parador Turistico, Celestun, Mexico
+52 999 645 4310
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highly recommended

Went on a tour in Sept. 2017 with Jose as our guide. Jose was very knowledgeable, serious, and he... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paris, France
Eco-tourism with an unparalleled local impact.....go before Lonely Planet finds this!

The highlight of our week in the Yucatan, based our of Merida, was the mangrove tours and flamingo... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Vancouver Island
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Parador Turistico, Celestun, Mexico
+52 999 645 4310

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a tour in Sept. 2017 with Jose as our guide. Jose was very knowledgeable, serious, and he loves what he does. Canoeing in the mangrove is amazing so if you like silence and nature, make sure you visit the mangrove of dzinitum during...More

Thank stagnatile
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The highlight of our week in the Yucatan, based our of Merida, was the mangrove tours and flamingo viewing offered by Mangroves of Dzinitun in Celestun. For 700 pesos per kayak (two people) we were taken on a tour hour tour of the mangrove, the...More

1  Thank westcoastwanderer
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

You see the mangroves on the flamingos tours. They are really cool! There is also a cenotes to jump into, so you may want to take your bathing suit and a snack.

Thank losinginla
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was a highlight of our trip to Mexico! We had a very knowledgeable guide who was passionate about the conservation and restoration of the Mangroves. Jose was very patient and gave us plenty of time to photograph all the different birds we saw along...More

Thank Lara3020
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

If you really want to learn about the area and the biosphere take this tour instead of the motor boats. The guides have plenty knowledge of the area and the manglar and the areas you visit in the canoes cannot be reached by the motor...More

1  Thank LE A
Reviewed 24 March 2017

If you are looking to see a variety of birds in a tranquil setting and have a knowledgeable guide, this tour is for you. Head east on highway 281 and you will see hand painted signs marked canoe and kayak tours pointing to the right....More

1  Thank Judymt
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This tour is done by human powered boating. Jose and his brother Efrain pole the boat thru about 1.5 to 2 km of mangrove pointing out nesting birds and massive termite mounds. Then you get the estuary and the flamingos. These guys know their stuff....More

1  Thank Barton B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a must see for anyone in the Celustun area. Our guide Jose was extremely helpful in guiding us through the tour and providing a wealth of local knowledge which priceless. We could have done this tour every day that we were in the...More

1  Thank Kim E
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went kayaking with Jose Isaias through the mangrove forest and loved the adventure. Great knowledgeable guide who clearly cares about the local environment and can take you to some amazing spots. We saw flamingoes, herons, owls, cormorants - you name it. No crowds, no...More

Thank Ewa H
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Pass by the white bridge at the edge of town and a few hundred yards later you'll see a couple of hand painted signs on the left hand side. Drive in on a dirt road and there are a couple of palapa sand guides there....More

1  Thank ClaudiaMalacrida
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Response from Anne C | Reviewed this property |
We booked at the hotel the day before. The guide working at the hotel drove us there and arranged everything with the guys on site (boat....). I guess it was a bit more expensive than if we would have arranged it in advance... More