San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary, San Jose del Cabo

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
3.4/5 based on 400 reviews on the web
Explore a tropical landscape and extensive marshlands at San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary, home to one of the region's largest bodies of fresh water. Long a source of drinking water for Spanish missionaries and the local population, the estuary became a protected area thanks to its riotous array of waterfowl and other birds. Pay a visit to the area and you can wander along the network of well-marked hiking paths that traverse the coast. Keep your eyes open for some of the 250 bird species that live and winter in the sanctuary, as well as plant species like fan palms and cattails. Keep in mind that there are few amenities, so bring food and water for longer treks. Use our San Jose del Cabo trip itinerary maker to visit San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary on your trip to San Jose del Cabo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We took a walk in the heat along the estuary. Parts of it seemed like they were still suffering from the hurricane a couple of years ago, but overall we enjoyed it. There were some strong unpleasant s...  read more »
  • The estuary of San José del Cabo represents what was supposed to be a time this lovely place. Is resisting to speculations and became a refuge for the different animal species that flock and for the beautiful flora that grows lush. It ranges from land iguanas to many types of birds. Pity the poor maintenance of the paths does not allow an in-depth tour in the estuary.
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  • Starting from Cabo San Lucas, where we were staying and through the company "Tours ´r Fun", we had the joy of an excursion to San José de el Cabo. Upon arrival, and slowly guided by our wonderful driver and guide, José Antonio Pinzón, stopped his vehicle so that we admiráramos the estuary, a privileged place, where its waters are fed by the natural slopes of the rain and from Cascades of the mountains that are transformed into rivers subturraneaos. Estuary arrive every year, hundreds of birds that migrate from the North, where to avoid the cold weather. While not descended from the vehicle to traverse it, both who could appreciate and explanations of our guide gave us a great impression.
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