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Address: Hosted at the Lago Mindo Hosteria, Mindo, Ecuador
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Nightly tour of the gardens by flash light. Frogs, toads, spiders,...

Nightly tour of the gardens by flash light. Frogs, toads, spiders, fireflies and more!

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Night walk

This is a fun thing to do at night. Make sure you take a light with you so you do not have to depend on the guide. Be careful on the trail as it is easy to fall in the water. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a fun thing to do at night. Make sure you take a light with you so you do not have to depend on the guide. Be careful on the trail as it is easy to fall in the water. It was interesting and would be eductional for kids. Do it if you can.

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Thank MollyJJM
Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just walk up the road in the direction of Quito after nightfall and you'll hear the concert for free. Sorry, but these things in Mindo are a total rip off.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Staff suggested this visit not expecting anyone to take them up on the offer. You must leave at 6.00 pm as the venue is a taxi ride away. Entrance fee was $10.00 I think and we were disappointed with the waiting area thinking that that was all there was. Finally a guide showed up as we were the only... More 

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Thank Hardoil
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I did this my first night and it was the perfect introduction. A taxi takes you well out of town in the full dark. You can bring a flashlight or one is provided for you. You then walk slowly through forested trails and see frogs as well as many other insects and flora. The tour lasted about 2 hours, went... More 

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Thank Robert H
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

they day we went the restaurant was closed which was disappointing. They charge 5$ and they give you a walk in the dark through the woods,

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Thank Rosie6969
Lamphun, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

On the day that I went the tour was entirely in Spanish, but one of the other people on the tour was able to translate a little. It was a little underwhelming - we saw a few spiders, a few tiny frogs, a couple of sleeping birds (this was definitely the highlight) and the phosphorescent wood. A lovely concept -... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a must see attraction- so many different types of frogs. This was so unusual to see. You won't be sorry.

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Thank Catherine W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the tour. It was nice to learn about different frogs and animals from people who really care about them. I wen't when there were lots of people which unfortunately limited what I was able to see, but I would recommend it. If you are looking for a romantic night, you can have dinner on a boat in the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Shot glass of wine on arrival, yum. Saw a few different species of frogs and spiders, difficult without a torch each though, didn't want to use a phone torch in case I dropped it in the lake. We were asked not to take photos, which was a shame.Basically a half hour walk around the Lago Mindo grounds hunting for wildlife.... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

In and of itself, this tour was very nice. They gave us a shot glass of wine before starting and did the intro in Spanish and English. We saw lots of frogs and bugs, as promised. The location is also within walking distance at night. If you're bringing children, I'd highly suggest this tour. The other nightwalk was a bit... More 

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