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Laguna Grande

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Located in the Cuyabeno National Park, this large lake is a popular site for admiring ancient trees, giant palms, orchids and many species of birds and monkeys.
Cuyabeno National Park, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When you’re staying at the Cuyabeno reserve, no matter which lodge you’re staying in, make sure that your guide takes you to the Laguna Grande for a swim. Especially, during the sunset. Had an opportunity to swim here during my visit to the reserve and...More

Thank Farizan R
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Amazing place.. Our guide Gilver was excellent.. We saw river Dolphin, 8 kinds of monkey, and countless other delights. Highly recommended.

Thank Paul_C2CGI
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I visited in the winter when the water was almost flooding its banks and been told it evaporates completely in the summer! Whenever you decide to go it's a must.

Thank nordynkaa
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This location has beautiful scenery along with a large amount of unique wildlife make this a wonderful destination for anyone looking for an adventure in nature. It takes a while to reach by canoe but it is worth it.

Thank Danny L
Reviewed 30 March 2018

we came here with our guides from jamu lodge and watched the sunset on both nights of our trip. everyone was jumping in and swimming here - the temperature is great, and we were assured it was safe! its not too deep, and all ok...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 26 March 2018

You meet in this gigantic laguna, where there are also many other tourist in their canoes, but all of them so far it seems you have the laguna all to your self. Gorgeous sunset and perfect water temperature for a dip

Thank malinawith4
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This lagoonnprovides a different ecosystem. We saw mantenee and fished for piranha. Bird life was rather limited though. It's good for an hour is It. The paddle to the lagoon was really nice. It followed a narrow stream through high canary jungle. Really cool.

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This lake is as gorgeous as the pictures! We visited this lake while paddling canoes with the Magic River Tours. That same day, we saw a gorgeous giant anaconda!

Thank jaypoo
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Lots of water during our visit in January 2018. Managed to spot dolphins, flying bats, crickets, sunset and a swim at the laguna grande being the highlights

Thank Chew01
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We canoed to the lagoon once evening to search for pink river dolphin and caiman, both of which we saw! Once we arrived, we stopped to go for a quick dip and watched the sun set and the bats come out. It was a really...More

Thank Carey F
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