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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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Great Birding

We had a great walk around parts of the estuary. It is beautiful and there were a variety of shore... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
So Many Birds!

Beautiful natural area just beyond the hotel zone. Saw dozens of varieties of birds in a very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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A spectacular beach where tourists come to view the sea lions in the month of June.
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“peaceful walk” (13 reviews)
Paseo San Jose, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great walk around parts of the estuary. It is beautiful and there were a variety of shore birds and warblers depending on where you were walking. Our hang up was we didn't feel all that safe while walking around some other two...More

Thank I13JAmarym
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful natural area just beyond the hotel zone. Saw dozens of varieties of birds in a very short period of time.

Thank maria g
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was impacted by one of the 2017 hurricanes and is still being cleaned up and repaired - which is actively being done. The birds appear to be coming back.

Thank Tricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This sanctuary is a really great walk. There are all sorts of different birds to see in the waterway. It’s a perfect length walk, but you want to do it early morning or late afternoon. Is quite exposed to the sun.

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always love the tranquility of this estuary. I rarely seen anyone else although unfortunately many leave their garbage behind. A river always calms the mind, and this one certainly does. Lots of seabirds such as pelicans. A total contrast to Cabo San Lucas, and...More

Thank yurisandra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't waste your time. Recent hurricanes have decimated it. Trees down and not pretty. Lots of better choices in the area.

Thank Dave9000
Reviewed 10 July 2017

it is ok to visit for 20 minutes & walk the path. i personally didn't see very much wildlife, it had lots of bugs, & overgrown plants blocked views.

Thank Baopham316
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The estuary was flooded at the south entrance to mid-point. I finally found an entrance point mid-way to the north entrance. Peaceful, quiet place to get away from traffic and construction noise. Nice walking trail.

Thank LadyGallica
Reviewed 8 June 2017 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
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Sarah S
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
2 January 2017|
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Response from stefanofro | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has been redone, it is now a nice path...
8 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!