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Shore Excursion: Rio Dulce and Hot Springs Tour with Visit to the Children's School

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    You will depart from the cruise terminal by boat, cruising along the shores to the village of Livingston, where you will stop to use the restrooms and pick-up bottled water. Then you will visit Rio Dulce Canyon with its 300 feet walls full of vegetation, the fresh water springs, the Cow’s cave, and the Pioneer’s Wall where the pirates wrote their names. 
    On the way to the Children’s School, you will see how the native catch the famous “Silver fish” Catch of the Day. Swim in the fresh waters of Tatín Creek if you wish.
    At the school, the children will sing folkloric songs and interact with you, from there you will visit the hot water springs and go inside the cave where Juan Tatín, the pirate used to hide (optional), you will also see the lake of Lilies and the Birds Island, followed by lunch at Posada El Delfín.
    Then you will have a short city walking tour, there you will be able to buy souvenirs and other things, then back at the terminal 1.5 hours before departure.
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    Reviewed 23 April 2019 via mobile

    The humanitarian tour arranged by Gustavo (Gus) and Iracema was a truly special trip. We had the great privilege of visiting a rural primary school on the "Rio Dulce"(Sweet River) and bring a few gifts to the children. It was a truly eye opening experience...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Enrico M
    Reviewed 20 March 2019

    We have travelled a lot and this was probably the best tour we have ever been on, I read the reviews before travelling and felt a little nervous after reading the do not go with Gus review but was totally put as ease with Gus...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank jackieherdman1
    Reviewed 19 March 2019

    We were not disappointed with this excursion. From reading other reviews, we knew that the boat ride to Livingston could be choppy. We sat in the back of the boat, and it was difficult if not impossible to hear the guide's comments. Other than that,...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank poncepat
    Reviewed 11 March 2019

    This was a great way to get an overview of coastal Guatemala. The whole tour is by boat with several stops to see points of interest. The owner,Gus, also owns a small hotel and restaurant en route that he uses for "potty" breaks and a...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank CruiseFan2
    Reviewed 22 February 2019

    I booked online, through Viator, for "Go with Gus" for $99/person. I found out that you could book this same tour on the dock for $69/person, to "Go with Gus".. The company that actually owns the boats that are used for the tour charges $40/person....More

    Date of experience: February 2019
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    gusTurcios, Owner at Go With Gus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2019

    Dear guest: Sorry for the delay replying to your comment, in reading it I can see some abnormalities that we were not aware of...If possible I would like to know the name of the tour guide that did such terrible job, for we have several...More

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    jackieherdman1
    28 February 2019|
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    We just completed the Rio Dulce Canyon n Ak Tenemit Livingston excursion on March 28,2019. First, the boat ride can be rough n you will probably get wet. It is an open boat with a canopy and a tarp to keep you protected from... More
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