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Aquicuana Reserve

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A one of a kind spot

This protected natural area is pure wildness and beauty, and is the perfect place to relax and get... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Yann L
Amazing flora and fauna and wonderful people

Through an internship with Sustainable Bolivia, I had the incredible opportunity to work within the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
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This protected natural reserve is located about twenty kilometers from the city of Riberalta in the Amazon. It is home to the Lake San Jose, Pisatahua, and two rural communities, San Jose and Warnes. Its name, Aquicuana, comes from its meaning: big...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Rn 8 s/n | Located twenty kilometers from the city of Riberalta in the Beni, Riberalta, Bolivia
+591 65319279
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compare to other places in Bolivia, there are many interesting areas in the jungle closer to La Paz. It depends on your targets - what you want to see/do. For general visit in jungle I would choose Rurrenabaque area ( I was in both).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 721vilmab
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This protected natural area is pure wildness and beauty, and is the perfect place to relax and get out of the noisy city. I've been there couple of times, and I think the exact same thing everytime : this place is gorgeous. You can see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yann L
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Through an internship with Sustainable Bolivia, I had the incredible opportunity to work within the Aquicana reserve mapping out water sources for a joint project. Walking into the reserve and seeing the massive ancient trees for the first time is a moment I will never...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank conqwolf33
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This reserve is a very beautiful place to relax and connect with the nature. This is really peaceful, you just live at the rhythm of mother nature. There is a lot of animals to see, this is a dream for biodiversity lovers. I spent 2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sophie D
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I have been to the reserve for 2 months. 2 months on which I get a new vision of the world. The reserve has an impressive diversity of fauna and flora. It’s a unique experience closer than ever in the biodiversity, where you get in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank François M
Reviewed 30 July 2018

In the Aquicuana Reserve, you can discover the Amazon. Not the Amazon full with tourists and agencies around the corner to sell you a tour. It's more difficult in Riberalta, more out of reach, and because tourism isn't develop here, the nature is all the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ludivine F
Reviewed 30 July 2018

As an avid birder, this place was excellent in helping me see many bird species, especially around the lake and in the surrounding forests. There is plenty of other wildlife, too. You can inquire about staying at the Reserve overnight. It was like a paradise...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

I spent delicious moments in the reserve whether in the morning to watch the sunrise, during the hike, during the boat tour or in the evening to watch the bird ballet chasing insects and fishing in the lake. The peace and the serenity of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nienna7
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