Celestun Wildlife Refuge, Yucatan Peninsula

4.3
#86 of 193 in Parks in Yucatan Peninsula
Observe thousands of lively pink flamingos in their natural habitat at Celestun Wildlife Refuge. Take a peaceful boat ride through bird islands, mangrove tunnels, and lagoons; you can join an organized excursion or ask a local fisher to take you. Covering nearly 600 sq km (232 sq mi), the park is home to 225 species, including pelicans, crocodiles, sea turtles, and iguanas. Take a dip in the freshwater springs. Make sure to bring water and mosquito repellent. See Celestun Wildlife Refuge and all Celestun has to offer by arranging your trip with our Celestun holiday builder app .
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  • It is unfortunate that the Government does not put large-scale in a place as beautiful as this. It is a place beautiful that is wasted by not giving him the importance that it deserves. Very highly recommended but if you go with the family FASCINATES children
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  • I want there the last weekend with a friend. First I have to say.... the place is a very little town, people is very nice and so friendly food is awesome and the place is so hot. To get to Celestun yo...  more »
  • The small boats takes you see magnificent Flemish roses. Then walk on water in the middle of the roots of the mangroves and stop at the edge of the "source". Pretty cool
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