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Tres Chimbadas Lake

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Address: Tambopata National Reserve, Peru

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relaxing, interesting boating and wildlife experience

great excursion! Saw many kinds of birds, caught some piranhas (to observe) and watched a giant river otter family (of 4) for awhile. Beautiful experience.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

great excursion! Saw many kinds of birds, caught some piranhas (to observe) and watched a giant river otter family (of 4) for awhile. Beautiful experience.

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Spent peaceful time by this lake, look carefully the more you look the more you see. Saw Cayman, turtles, bats,birds and monkeys. Need to sit quietly and patiently and you will discover more and more.

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Scarsdale, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We traveled this lake by boat in the early morning hours of day 1 of our trip to the Amazon. We fished for Piranha and saw many different species of bird while we were there. Unfortunately we never spotted the black caiman or the giant otters, but the group before us saw both. Honestly it didn't matter. The peacefulness of... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

gentle raft trip on small lake attached to the river. cleverly powered by a guides single ore. fishing for and catching piranhas . beautiful birds.

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Hartsdale, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

This was the most peaceful place I have ever been to in my life. The guides were wonderful and spotted birds, animals and fish as we glided along. I appreciated the fact that they were committed to protecting the land. They taught a lot !

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

We were able to see two otters be in their own home. They were fun to watch as they played and caught fish to eat. We also caught a few piranhas.

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Landgraaf, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

It was a great trip on the lake with Louis and his help, we enjoyed is very much. It was a petty the we not could go futher onto te lake because is was a national reserve. We would have liked to see more wildlife on the lake, like e.g. alligators,

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

fantastic out-of-the-way reserve with excellent facilities and guides . Great place to discover the unseen.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Sunset and sunrise are just mind blowing it's beautiful, we saw many birds, and otters as well. Searing quietly and waiting, being I tune with nature, away from this busy life we all have, amazing...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Wow! A trip into the Amazon in South America wouldn't be a trip complete without some piranha fishing. We did this both in Peru and Suriname. Very fun. The lake is very peaceful, we were the ONLY boat on the lake. Saw the endangered GIANT Otter, caimans swimming, lots of birds including toucans and macaws flying overhead. Love it. Love... More 

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