Laguna Nimez Reserve, El Calafate

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#3 of 10 in Parks in El Calafate
See black-necked swans and majestic pink flamingos in the wild at Laguna Nimez Reserve. The ornothologist's paradise, bordering the expansive Lago Argentino, offers the opportunity to see many exotic birds in flight, against a remarkably scenic backdrop. The reserve's strong focus on conservation means that part of your ticket price goes to maintaining these pristine, wild surroundings. As you stroll around the reserve, have your camera at the ready in case a winged creature pops into frame. Put Laguna Nimez Reserve at the forefront of your travel plans using our El Calafate attractions planner .
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  • We are surprised to see such a variety of birds. Some were left photograph. It is very interesting to observe them in their natural habitat. The lagoon has a very accessible circular route. The only difficulty was the strong wind that raging. Although the birds did not seem unfazed.
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  • Very good explanatory material of the species trail and brochure that you deliver. Birds are very close on tour, but it is advisable to rent binoculars (50 pesos) or go with a camera with good increase. Only recommended for people who are patient and you like nature, especially bird watching.
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  • very quiet support to disconnect seeing birds, there are eagles, flamingos, several birds but you must be patient and understand that a Zoo is not are not posing for photos, they appear or not, we were lucky and we saw almost all types of birds in the brochure, us I love really
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