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Santuario de los flamencos (Flamingos reserve) gives you the opportunity to see a bit of Colombian wildlife (flamingos and other water birds) while you are in Palomino or another place in Riohacha province. The reserve is located in Camarones and can be easily reached by...More
We were staying in Palomino so took a bus to Camarones (10,000 COP) where we were met right off the bus by locals who told us that there are two lagoons in the area where the flamingos hung out. They advised us that the one...More
Go see the flamingos - it's completely worth it.
There are several places around the lakes that the flamingos and other birds frequent. Where they are changes according to the weather. The locals always know where they are at any given time so ask and...More
We got to this place from Palomino by catching some bus going to Riohacha.
In Camarones you can ask for the assist one of many "guides" on motorbikes. We found Daniel Roja tel 3205226796, wonderful person. He organised 2h-2,5h boat excursion on the lagoon to...More
We had an extra day to spend in riohacha so decided to check out the flamingos. While it’s not the most exciting trip, it was an enjoyable way to spend a few hours. We got a taxi in town to take us and then pick...More
We visited the sanctuary which has some very run down huts and houses, but we walked over to the boat area and the boatman took us across a shallow lake to see a huge number of flamingos. It was a fun 2.5 hours!
Even despite the hot weather we had a very nice time on the trip to “Santuario de fauna y flora los flamencos”. Having arrived to the place we found a local guide that for 20000 COP per person took us with his boat for a...More