Home to the Caribbean Manatee, an endangered species that lives within the network of creeks, lagoons and coast line.
This wildlife refuge situated 33km from La Ceiba, is also home to many endangered animal species, found within the many mangrove canals proceeding from the rivers Cuero and Salado.
[7:00am – 4:00pm]
There is a mixture both fresh and salt water, the reserve being right at the ocean’s edge. From La Union, we catch a ride on the old railway to reach this wildlife refuge, and then by boat or canoe we explore the mangrove lagoons. Manatees, monkeys, alligators and a variety of birds are all part of the highlights of this protected and diverse habitat Minimum of 4 participants. 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
The calm waters of the mangroves are as tranquil as a day can get.
Mangroves, Howler monkeys, more than 200 species birds (Herons, kingfishers, gallinules) and butterflies, manatee, alligators.
- Swimwear, hat/cap
- Insect repellent
A variety of typical dishes are available at ‘el Porvenir’ as well as drinks.