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Manglares Churute Mangrove Tours

Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Manglares Only

Appreciate the Manglares and visited it to see a little of Guayaquil, but also to support the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Ernest D
Lafayette, Louisiana
Nice little cruise

we had a walk through the jungle after applying Mozzy stuff and saw the crabs hiding in their... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Keighley, United Kingdom
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Explore the natural beauty of Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve -- largest mangrove reserve in Ecuador. Community owned and operated Manglares Churute Mangrove Tours introduces you to an abundance of wildlife including 5 species of mangrove almost 300 bird species, howler monkeys, bottlenose dolphins, and other rarities. The full-day tour features a morning boat ride with naturalist guide, crab lunch, and afternoon kayaking or hiking. Approximately 45 minutes from Guyaquil’s city center.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
4 Oct 2017
“Manglares Only”
15 Dec 2016
“Nice little cruise”
Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Appreciate the Manglares and visited it to see a little of Guayaquil, but also to support the people of the city. The walk along the wooden walkway was winding, saw alot of foilage, but no indigenous animals. None. Nice walk but nothing exciting.

Thank Ernest D
Reviewed 15 December 2016

we had a walk through the jungle after applying Mozzy stuff and saw the crabs hiding in their holes. At a small jetty we boarded a canoe type boat and sailed down the river. There were quite a few birds about but not a lot....More

Thank Davancar
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Want to get away from a busy city like Guayaquil? Less than a hour drive is the entrance to Churute. The bidit includes a small museum, a walk through a dry vegetation area where birds and howler monkeys are observed - and finally a canoa...More

Thank Etienne2810
Reviewed 29 January 2016

I was with a group of about 30 people. At the end of the tour, our leader asked how many people liked it and would recommend it to others. Only TWO hands went up! First of all, the guide spoke so softly, only the people...More

3  Thank Corena J
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We went to the reserve on the recommendation of our Galapagos guide as a nice day trip from Guayapuil. This was indeed the case. We were picked up in an air conditioned van and first taken for a nature walk, seeing sloths, howler monkeys, a...More

4  Thank 1643history
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We had a whole day visit from Guayaquil which included the Mangroves, canoe trip, the howler monkeys - in all their audible splendour and finished with a visit to the Cacao farm, owned by Nymfa's parents. Here we were given an excellent lunch and a...More

8  Thank Carolyn O
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Visiting churute mangrove is an opportunity to establish a direct contact with the nature, it's an ecological reserve rich in mangroves of types we have in Ecuador,white, red, green. We have an excelent guide who told us (i went with my family) everything about mangrove...More

2  Thank Tatita19
Reviewed 12 February 2013

It took my family and I longer than expected to reach this destination and that caused us to rush our visit. We took a boat ride out into the inlets and it was a great view. We had a tour guide who explained the environment...More

3  Thank RAIII
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Manglares Churute is a gem in the Province of Guayas. This province is home to the largest city in Ecuador and one of the best Eco-touristic spots in the Coastal Region of the country. If you are staying in Guayaquil waiting to go to the...More

20  Thank Kristin F
Reviewed 12 September 2010

The Mangrove tour was an exciting trip. It was very safe and we got to see what the village life was like. The different vegetation and tpe of trees were amazing. We bought fresh fish right off he boat for almost nothing.

8  Thank jondavidof
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4 January 2017|
Response from Davancar | Reviewed this property |
I don't know how busy they get, but Ecuador is not overrun with tourists. Give them a phone in about Feb/March is my guess
27 May 2015|
Response from 1643history | Reviewed this property |
We sent a WhatsApp message to Roberto directly. His number is +593 98 549 2061.