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Estacion Biologica Las Guacamayas

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Amazing place

What an amazing adventure. A long bumpy ride to get there, but we birded the whole way, with about... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Bill Carla H
Fantastic visit to the jungle

This was an awesome visit, totally worth the money. We highly recommend to take the 3-day... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Minni M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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26 Feb 2018
“Amazing place”
19 Feb 2018
“Fantastic visit to the jungle”
Avenida 15 de Marzo, Flores 17001, Guatemala
+502 5699 3735
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

There is apparently one person in the entire park that handles staying in the Park and the birding tour guides. That’s fishy right there. We’re talking about a park that size of the state of Nevada. So this one person’s name is Cornelio Chable. ONE...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

What an amazing adventure. A long bumpy ride to get there, but we birded the whole way, with about 50 species seen. Then a 15-minute boat ride to arrive at this jungle paradise. We had two guides - one excellent birder with little English, and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This was an awesome visit, totally worth the money. We highly recommend to take the 3-day tour. Our guides Hamilton and Mauricio were clearly experts in spotting all kinds of animals (birds, crocodiles, snakes etc). If you're not able to walk a lot there are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Minni M
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem!!! A natural reserve at the laguna del tigre, you'll find yourself as deep and isolated in the jungle as you can get without being lost! Nature is absolutely overwhelming, from bugs to birds and monkeys. Rooms are very complete with...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank elabbemd
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Best wildlife viewing in Guatemala--from spider monkeys to iguanas, plus a great view of the San Pedro River, boat rides, fishing, super food, fun staff, and nature, nature, nature.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank James N
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This is an exquisite location and was formerly a biological research station. There are 3 categories of rooms. The most luxurious ones are very large and beautifully appointed with wonterful animal carvings and custom furniture. The meals are simple. The electricity is only on in...More

Date of experience: February 2015
3  Thank Jacques1941
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Laguna del tigre is a gem, a birders paradise and the river alive with wildlife. The guides are knowledgeable and the walks are fascinating (but don't forget the mosquito repellent!!) However sadly during out stay the lodge was undergo works and the noise was appalling...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Katie S
Reviewed 28 August 2014

I've been to Las Guacamayas on two separate occasions for two weeks each time, both in 2013 and 2014. As a research station, it's one of the most comfortable I've stayed at and without making a negative impact on the surrounding environment. The area itself...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank James H
Reviewed 26 August 2014

As a wildlife biologist I have been working with Las Guacamayas Biological Station since 2012 and have spent many months over the last two years working in the forests around the station. The wildlife is plentiful and abundant, the staff are welcoming and the place...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Rowland G
Reviewed 24 August 2014

I was lucky enough to spend two weeks in June at the station. The place is amazing! I was on a herpetological expedition, the diversity and abundance of species we found was astounding! The Station is very well equipped and maintained in a breathtakingly beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Ady F
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Response from Marcony J | Reviewed this property |
Tienen tours de 1 dia, dos y tres días. Puede buscar información entrando a la pagina. En el buscador puede introducir: estación biológica las guacamayas.
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4 January 2015|
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I have taken my 8 year old twins and my oldest has been going there since he was 6. You can hike, fish, visit a Maya site...etc. Every time I have to go by myself my kids beg me to take them!! Guatemalans are very loving... More
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