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Active Nature Bacalar

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Address: HWY 307 Chetumal - Cancun KM 27.3 | at Villas Ecotucan, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 983 120 5742
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Good morning Kajak Tour

Thank you for the nice Tour and the great pictures. We had a really good time paddling over the Lake and though the Mangroves. Gunnar the guide is very knowlageble about the local... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you for the nice Tour and the great pictures. We had a really good time paddling over the Lake and though the Mangroves. Gunnar the guide is very knowlageble about the local Flora and Fauna. A must do in Bacalar and easy to get to the starting point by Taxi. See you soon Sebastian and Jasmine

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I just finished my visit in this place. I went to the kayak tour with Gummor. The place is beautiful, hidden between the trees, on the way there you get to see some animals. We went for 3 hrs paddle in the lake and it was beautiful, Gummor has a vast knowledge about the enviroment, animals and other stuff in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Sunrise tour was well worth getting up early in the morning. Great tour on the lake and through some wetlands. Good equipment. Good information provided on the lake, animals and plants. No complaints ;)

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Kintnersville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Saw many interesting birds. Pretty setting. Our guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and patient with us new bird watchers.

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Venlo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We went for a very nice sunrise kayak tour with Gunnar and two other guests. It was quite a ride for our arms, but the views were awesome and a dip halfway was nice. Gunnar was very helpful and had a huge amount of knowledge. He brought some fruit & snacks for on the way, which was nice.

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North Kingstown, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

A great trip. Excellent equipment. Werner Paddles. Quality dry bags and PFD. I was impressed when Gunnar handed me a Neoprene skirt. OK so the kayaks where doubles with rudders - not my personal choice - but excellent for novice groups. A great option for novices and experienced kayakers alike.

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ecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, thanks for sharing your experience and enjoying the tour. Hope to go paddling with you again, next time you´ll get one of our nice wooden hand-crafted single kayaks. See you soon! More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

My girlfriend and I took a tour today with Gunnar to discover in a 6 hour tour the amazing laguna of Bacalar and its hidden Mangrove. The tour and and the guide where really wonderfull, and we absolutely recommend the experience, I guess the best way to discover this gift of nature. Picnic provided and prepared by Gunnar was also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

It was a great experience. Beatifull place, very good tour guide. Price is also very good if you compare it with the tours from the town center. Thanks Gunnar.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

We just got back from our honeymoon in Mexico and we are still at awe of the beauty of the place. Gunnar was our guide for 6-hour Kayak trip, he showed us around the hidden places of the lagoon and was very patient with us as we got tired at the end and started to be a bit delirious, LOL.... More 

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ecotucan, Owner at Active Nature Bacalar, responded to this review

OA, it was a treat to treat you after the 6 hour paddling. Hope to go paddling with you again and we wish you two all the best!!! saludos from Bacalar More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

If you come to Rivera Maya, Cancun, Playa, Cozumel, anywhere... you need to stop in Bacalar. this place is the type of places that you dream on, and you awake in a perfect mood. the best part of the trip is Stephanie and Gunnar. they really make your tour (any that you pick) the best!!!

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