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Manglares Churute Mangrove Tours

#11 of 21 Tours in Guayaquil Features Animals
Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
+593.9461.6460
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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
Davancar
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Keighley, United Kingdom
Nice getaway

Want to get away from a busy city like Guayaquil? Less than a hour drive is the entrance to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Etienne2810
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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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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  • Average8%
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15 Dec 2016
“Nice little cruise”
25 Apr 2016
“Nice getaway”
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Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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+593.9461.6460
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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 28 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

2  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 19 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 11 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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MidlandsTravellady
4 January 2017|
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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
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Seattle_Traveler
27 May 2015|
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Response from 1643history | Reviewed this property |
We sent a WhatsApp message to Roberto directly. His number is +593 98 549 2061.
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