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Estacion Biologica Las Guacamayas

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Avenida 15 de Marzo, Flores 17001, Guatemala
+502 5699 3735
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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 19 February 2018
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26 Feb 2018
“Amazing place”
19 Feb 2018
“Fantastic visit to the jungle”
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Avenida 15 de Marzo, Flores 17001, Guatemala
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+502 5699 3735
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Reviewed February 26, 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

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Reviewed February 19, 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

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Reviewed June 14, 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

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Reviewed June 15, 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.

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Reviewed February 19, 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

3  Thank Jacques1941
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Reviewed February 11, 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

Thank Katie S
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Reviewed August 28, 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

2  Thank James H
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Reviewed August 26, 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

1  Thank Rowland G
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Reviewed August 24, 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

2  Thank Ady F
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Reviewed August 22, 2014

With friendly staff, relaxing atmosphere and stunning sights Las Guacamayas is a must a place well worth visiting.

1  Thank Takosu
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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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January 4, 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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