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Rio Lagartos Adventures

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Calle 19 134 X 14 | Right on the Water Front, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 1 986 100 8390
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This was my second visit here. The first was last year, with Rio Lagartos Adventures/Diego Nunes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alex F
Early morning tour

My girlfriend and I booked a tour on their website. We took an early morning tour at 6 AM. On the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Miha M
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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 in low impact eco-tourism to provide access to this beautiful wilderness. Our experienced guides are skilled in identifying the wildlife here. Flamingos,crocodiles, All time of birds . English, spanish and Italian speaking guides are available " the best in Nature Tours & eco tourism "
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“his son” (15 reviews)
“mud bath” (17 reviews)
“boat tour” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle 19 134 X 14 | Right on the Water Front, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
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+52 1 986 100 8390
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second visit here. The first was last year, with Rio Lagartos Adventures/Diego Nunes and family. We paid $80US, I think, and while the tour was excellent, the guide who took us spoke limited English, and didn't know the English names for most...More

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Diego Antonio N, Owner at Rio Lagartos Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am always happy when visitors to Rio Lagartos have a good experience but finding a guide on the street does not usually work out this well and can work out badly The guys selling tours on the street usually don’t do the tours themselves....More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked a tour on their website. We took an early morning tour at 6 AM. On the tour we saw a lot of different bird species. Near the salt factory there were only a few flamingos. Our tour guide Diego said...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived to this place and because we were a party of 8 we were told the cost would be 2800 pesos. We were also told we would have to wait one hour or more. Just down the road we found a boatsman who took...More

1  Thank Agustin M
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Diego Antonio N, Owner at Rio Lagartos Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I will not apologize for the cost of my tours although in this case the price is misstated. It is 139usd( for your group)A three hour not just a two hour tour. We offer free bottled water in a cooler with ice ,and have boats...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Diego adjusted the tour to our desires, had a great eye for birds, was extremely knowledgeable about natural history and conservation as well as bird names, was very personable, and spoke great English. We were very pleased and highly recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

If you want to pay double for the tour of the flamingos and the mangrove, with little social interaction book a tour at Rio Maya. For half the cost we made the tour with José, great guy who told great stories. So, in december 2017...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Having seen on the website that Rio Lagartos Adventures provide specific tours for photographers, we were attracted to them more than to it’s competitors. We were attended to by Andrea and Carlos the skipper and experienced A truly magnificent trip into the late afternoon and...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Diego and his family runs a well organized, professional, knowledgeable boat tour and restaurant. I did the 3 hours boat tour with a few friends, had an amazing time and learned about birds and alligators! Our Guide was patient and friendly and warm, and he...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Diego and his family operate an excellent tour company and restaurant. This is my second tour with Diego (separated by 5 years). Each was wonderful and different. The first was during the flamingo season so there were many hundreds of flamingos and other birds. As...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We rented a car in cancun and drove to Rio lagartos very easy to get to 3..hour drive maybe even more we didn't keep track of time gas stations all the way fruit stands taco stands. Then we got to Rio lagartos it's a quiet...More

Thank Roger S
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Diego and his family fa well run operation. This is our second time fishing from their hotel and both experiences we're perfect. Accommodations neat and on the fishing dock ready to leave in the morning.

Thank Steven K
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Jessica A
13 June 2017|
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Response from Helen H | 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
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jbird2017
3 April 2017|
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Response from msmerz | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We stayed in that area first and drove to Rio Lagartos. The roads were very good - the toll road is best to use. We thought it was an easy drive.
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