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Early Bird Watching at Celestun Nature Reserve Private Group by Gildardo
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Early Bird Watching at Celestun Nature Reserve Private Group

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Admire the colorful birds of Yucatan Peninsula like the Pink Flamingos in a trip to Celestun, approximately 60 miles south-west from Merida


  • Explore the lush nature of Yucatan Peninsula in a trip that will take you to observe beautiful birds in their natural environment
  • Enjoy a boat ride that takes you through the mangroves, while Pink Flamingos provide an amazing show as they pass overhead
  • Observe the beautiful specimens of the more of 500 species of birds that life in the Yucatan Peninsula


  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • List of birds to observe
  • Entrance fee


  • Optional gratuities
  • Lunch and beverages

Please Note

  • It is suggested to wear clothing of neutral colors like beige, green or brown and to avoid bright colors like red, orange and purple.
  • Please bring comfortable clothe and shoes, hat, mosquito repellent, binoculars and camera.
  • A Box lunch is suggested

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Begin your journey with a pickup service from your hotel before the sunrise to get very early in the morning to Celestun, located about 60 miles south-west of Merida. At the surrounding of this natural reserve you and your guide will go at dawn to search some of the most exotic birds who live in this mysterious place of the Mayan World.

You will be able to find exotic species of birds like the Yucatan Jay, Lesser yellow-headed Vulture, Great Curassow, Barred Forest Falcon, the Yucatecan Woodpecker, Orange Oriole and much more.

After a coffee break (not included) you will continue this birdwatching activity with a boat ride that will takes you through the mangroves, while pink flamingos provide an amazing show as they pass overhead. The estuary is their natural breeding ground, where they return after long flights along the eastern coast.
At the end of your journey you will be transfer back to your hotel, arriving at Merida around noon approximately.

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.


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