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San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary

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Paseo San Jose, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Paseo San Jose, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is an OK walking path from Historic Downtown to the Hotel Area (Beach) an assortment of birds will be seen here, flying or swimming catching a fish or a bug... yeah bugs, be ready for those little flying bugs (mosquitos) also you will hear...More

Thank Hector F
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were walking from our hotel to downtown and got to see a forest fire up close. The bird sanctuary had caught on fire from someone's cooking fire. Burned for many hours and all of Cabo had black soot and dead embers all over.

Thank Reno D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The "Estuary" was right outside our balcony!! Woke up to all kinds of birds chirping!! It was great!!

1  Thank D'Arcy M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Very quiet. A short walk from Holiday Inn. Some wildlife . This place has really suffered from the Hurricane in 2013/2014 . It's still a beautiful place to visit

1  Thank Gerald V
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Estuary was only a mile and a half from our hotel so I thought it wouldn't be a big deal to walk there and check it out even though it was pretty hot. However, I got all the way down there and it was...More

2  Thank l8ysinclair
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was right next to our hotel (Holiday Inn Resort) and was a really pretty place to spend some outside time.

1  Thank TerriBaroch
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Its the only place in all of Cabo that is green and somewhat lush, however, its very hot and humid walking along the beach. The beach is unsafe to swim in so you cant cool off, and the flies were swarming so bad they it...More

1  Thank jolen6
Reviewed 10 April 2017

this is a fresh water bird sancuary that has a wide variaty of bird including Osprey's.Easily accessible by car or taxi from San Jose de Cabo

1  Thank keithmillard
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon walking through the estuary in San Jose del Cabo. Don't let anyone tell you that there are not many birds to see because the place is alive with wildlife. We saw osprey, blue wing teals, cinnamon teals, coots, moorhens, lizards,...More

1  Thank IndySig
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We were walking along the beach and then found this wonderful wetland area. There are a few tall bird blinds that give a good view into the wetland. We saw many species here--osprey and frigate birds were my favs, but there were several ducks and...More

1  Thank Simone M
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Sarah S
Is it an easy walk from Hyatt Ziva?
4 March 2017|
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Response from boatmisser | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your definition of an easy walk. The estuary can be toured from the south-end Holiday Inn side or the north-end San Jose side, but the connection between these two ends is flooded, requiring a long detour between... More
Krista L
Has the path beside the Holiday Inn into the Estuary that will take you all the way to the town been redone?
2 January 2017|
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Response from stefanofro | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has been redone, it is now a nice path...
Heading there now with kids. Shoes or flip flops ok for the walk?
9 June 2016|
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Response from Stephiepu | Reviewed this property |
I don't know....I don't recommend that type of footwear anywhere except for a public bathroom!