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San Blas River

#4 of 14 things to do in San Blas Features Animals
San Blas, Mexico
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Fun afternoon activity

We loved this tour for birding in the San Blas river. We have serious birders and novices in our... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Meredith, NH
via mobile
It's a croc!

A relaxing and worthwhile way to spend half a day, especially morning before it gets too hot....the... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2016
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This long and winding river full of exotic birds and wildlife is the perfect backdrop for a water trip.
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  • Very good19%
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We loved this tour for birding in the San Blas river. We have serious birders and novices in our group and everyone enjoyed it. The birds that the guides could find for us were breathtaking! We got there at 3:00 PM which made it a...More

Thank brittney-buddy
Reviewed 2 March 2016

A relaxing and worthwhile way to spend half a day, especially morning before it gets too hot....the boatman points out in Englisht the wildlife that he spots along the way. Not a lot of different birds this year, but lots of crocs and turtles in...More

2  Thank greenever
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We drove to San Blas for 3 days to explore nature: the tremendous variety of birds the area is internationally famed for as well as other neotropical critters and plants. Our #1 must-see was the river that meanders its way into La Tovara National Park....More

4  Thank Vagabondage
Reviewed 26 January 2016

When visiting in the San Blas, it is highly advisable to take a boat ride through the estuary and mango swamps just south of town at La Tovara. This is excellent for bird watchers as there are many migratory birds passing through the area all...More

3  Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We saw many species of herons and other water birds. Potoos and Pauraque were common. Plenty of falcons and hawks including Snail Kite and Laughing Falcon. If you are a birder, this is the trip for you.

1  Thank Charles G
Reviewed 9 January 2016

River cruise in small motorboat was really interesting, gliding through mangroves, white water lilies,with our Mexican guide spotting tortugas ( turtles ), birds, iguana, and of course crocodiles ( they call them cocodrillo ). A very peaceful, tranquil Eco trip. I am not much of...More

Thank LoganandChester
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Loved, loved, loved the Jungle River trip on the Tovana river. At the beginning of town, San Blas, jjust at the bridge, you'll find a stand where you can make your arrangements. We were ready to go and so was Javier. We had our own...More

Thank Whimsicat48
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We had a great guide who not only spoke English, he knew so much about all the birds and other animals we saw. Crocodiles, turtles, iguanas etc. We returned in the dark and saw owls and bats. A great trip.

Thank stronnes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

It was recommended that we take an early morning boat trip back into the waters of the San Blas River and explore the birding opportunities. We were also told of the crocodiles and other natural wonders. Our pictures will never let us forget the beauty.

1  Thank JACK E
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Would go and in a heartbeat.. We had the Best River guide/ boat driver ever..He cared about our time there & made it possible for us to see everything we possibly could..scouring the jungle for birds, wildlife & crocodiles...would stop & turn around it one...More

Thank Victoria477
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11 January 2015|
Response from Brenda F | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's free parking. I never really thought of that since we came by cab. But it looks like you can park anywhere here in Mexico.