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Laguna Grande

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Cuyabeno National Park, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador
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Gorgeous

This lagoon is amazing! It's teeming with wildlife! We saw Cayman, anaconda, huge amounts of birds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olivia S
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A serene place to be away from the hustle-bustle

Upon reaching this lagoon, mind equals blown! The water was about 5m deep we were told and we not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ahseerhs
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Boise, Idaho
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Located in the Cuyabeno National Park, this large lake is a popular site for admiring ancient trees, giant palms, orchids and many species of birds and monkeys.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunset swim” (5 reviews)
“pink dolphins” (11 reviews)
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Cuyabeno National Park, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lagoon is amazing! It's teeming with wildlife! We saw Cayman, anaconda, huge amounts of birds, fish and pink dolphins! If you're lucky you can witness the most incredible sunsets here whilst taking a dip (we thought while in the Amazon why not - we...More

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon reaching this lagoon, mind equals blown! The water was about 5m deep we were told and we not knowing swimming in the open waters did not dare to dive in. However, people from our group enjoyed the cool water with hot humid above-water weather....More

Thank ahseerhs
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The best place for swimming at sun set is in the middle of the lagoon. And fantastic wild life around the borders, with pirayas, kaymans, birds, snakes and everything you can wish for.

Thank Marthe M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I was not keen on getting in the water, but what the heck, I did! It was wonderful. We got to enjoy a sunset canoe ride, though we got pelted by raindrops. In the end, the sun set a gorgeous red, with a beautiful rainbow...More

Thank PeppiTraveler
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My favourite place at Cuyabeno reserve! I could be swimming all day long! The sunset view is just incredible!

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous setting. We were there during the rainy season so the lake was full. Wildlife all over. The sunset and the night sky was amazing.

Thank seatravelerSeattle
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely lake which we visited whilst stopping at Jamu lodge. Definitely worth a visit but you can only get there by canoe. No roads or any other means.

Thank ChistineC956
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful and features amazing sunsets. The swimming is great as well as just hanging out in a boat. If you're lucky you can see pink dolphins, near the entrance. They're hard to spot because they don't have dorsal fins. But nevertheless cool...More

Thank Quest I
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Loved this lagoon! Lots of animals and wildlife around, including river dolphins, bird species, monkeys, and caimans! Very cool that mosquitos cannot breed in this lagoon so we weren't too concerned about re-applying the bug spray

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 15 March 2017

vast amount of wildlife, incredible sights and energy. a magical place to visit with many adventures to be had. the water here is amazing and purifying

Thank julian b
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