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San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Paseo San Jose, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico

A spectacular beach where tourists come to view the sea lions in the month...

A spectacular beach where tourists come to view the sea lions in the month of June.

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I was staying at the Holiday Inn which is adjacent, so every morning I walked throught it and was able to see the wildlife. The holiday inn also has a free bicycle tour that goes... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

What a great place for birding or just walking in the peace and quiet. Not a manicured park but a little bit of nature close to the resort strip. During our week we must have visited in on at least four occasions. Well worth a visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This was an unexpected surprise, to see this Bird Sanctuary. It was directly beside our hotel so it made for a nice walk, Large area of lush green plants and fresh water in the middle of a huge white sandy beach and next to the ocean.

Thank mayersm2016
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great bird watching area. I recommend that the Holiday Inn and the "over-seers" of the Estuary get toghter and repair the trail on the west sdie of the estuary. It was a great way to walk into town. Its been two years.

Thank EVL2
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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640 reviews
239 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I was staying at the Holiday Inn which is adjacent, so every morning I walked throught it and was able to see the wildlife. The holiday inn also has a free bicycle tour that goes through it. The highlight, was that I saw a park ranger on an ATV, approached him and we talked about it, he explained he was... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The estuary hasn't fully recovered from the hurricane in 2015 and some paths are still underwater, but this is still a wonderful place to go for a lovely walk, and, if you go in the early morning, you will see lots of wonderful birds. You can get there from the beach or from a path next to the Holiday Inn... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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98 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The entrance behind the Holiday Inn is closed and apparently has been for some time. The trail near the riding stable is not accessible because of the water level. You can see only a few birds from the remaining path.

Thank Charles G
South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

What a wonderful, beautiful place. So looking forward to coming back and doing a longer hike in April. While the hurricane damage is somewhat evident it really doesn't diminish what you can see or where you can hike. A jewel not to be missed!

Thank lorithehappycamper
Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This fresh water lagoon (not really an estuary because it does not flow into the sea) is fascinating. Lots of wading shore birds, frogs, fish, and other critters you are more likely to hear than see. Approach from downwind when your shadow is behind you!

Thank Johnsotr
Grande Prairie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The best way to get in here is from next to the causeway by the traffic circle in town. The concrete walkway goes along for a while and then ends abruptly where it used to continue down toward the Holiday Inn. So it's best at that point to go out to the street, go down the sidewalk, then turn left... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful wetland full of many different species of birds! It begins right next to the Holiday Inn and travels north well passed the airport.

Thank PlexusDan

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