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Address: Del Instituto,100 metros al Norte | Mérida, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
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The Best place to Kaya on Ometepe

I heard about Cabalitto's Mar Kayak tours from Lonely planet. I went on two kayaking tours. One to the Monkey islands and another to the River. On the River Tour I saw Caimen... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard about Cabalitto's Mar Kayak tours from Lonely planet. I went on two kayaking tours. One to the Monkey islands and another to the River. On the River Tour I saw Caimen (sp?), turtles, and the most amazing array of birds I have ever seen and I have visited the Amazon and gone on Safari in Africa. The guides... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

My partner and I are inexperienced kayakers, so shared a two person kayak. Our guide was incredibly patient in helping us get the hang of it! We opted to kayak from the beach to the mouth of the river, rather than be towed by the boat, which was great exercise and an amazing feeling in the shadow of the volcano.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Emerson was our guide and I can't speak highly enough about him. We left from a little beach and set off on the 40 minute paddle to the mouth of the river. I say river but it is more of a inlet wetland. Emerson was constantly on the look out for wildlife and was great at sporting all manner of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my wife did the kayaking tour; the guide spoke excellent English and the kayaks were in reasonable condition. The tour itself was good, we saw lots of animals and the guide was great at pointing things out. The trip really is worth doing as it is one of the better things on the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Fernando is such a great guy! We had such a nice time in the tour!! Saw caimans, turtles and all types of birds. The guide was really professional and experienced. We also hung out at his bar/restaurant, you must have the fish! Fernando es genial! El tour es magnifico! Los guías con mucha experiencia. Pudimos ver caimanes, tortugas y todo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We met some Italians that said this was hard. i didn't believe them. It is extremely difficult. The current was strong both ways. In the river area we all got pushed backwards! Emerson spoke ridiculously amazing english. I am fluent in spanish so we switched back and forth. he showed us tons of birds, 2 caymans (only an expert could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Midafternoon start to a kayak adventure. Took the motorboat to mouth of river - off loaded from the boat into our kayaks. River is low near the lake we landed there and hiked a short trail back into the kayaks. There are birds everywhere and bats and turtles. The sights and sounds are amazing. You do not need experience to... More 

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Sitka, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

This was a great tour. We rode motorbikes out and it was easy to find. Dennis was our guide and an island local. He was very knowledgeable about the area, the birds, turtles and plants. This was the highlight of our time on the island!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

We paid $25 each for our kayak tour and $20 total to have the kayaks driven by boat to the beginning of the river. We could have paddled all the way but it would've taken a while and we had just hiked all the way up to the San Ramon waterfall in the blazing sun. Our kayaks were in good... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

After biking over very bumpy terrain to arrive at Caballito's del Mar kayaking rental place, we quickly decided to rent a double-kayak to combine our energy for the excursion. Boy, were we glad we did! It took probably about 30 minutes just to arrive to the mouth of the river, paddling against the current. Our guide spoke decent-enough English, when... More 

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