Boating tours take travelers to Guatemala's best aquatic ecosystems, including the Río Dulce and the mangroves around Monterrico. As such, these tours are a great way to see birds, plants, monkeys, and other animals. Boating tours are often combined with other activities, including visits to towns and cultural attractions.
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Guatemala’s Pacific Coast has healthy populations of enormous fish, and this tour allows you to catch some of the most impressive species. This tour is also an excellent opportunity to see sea turtles, dolphins, and the occasional whale.
8 hrsFrom $1600
Explore both the San Felipe Castle and the Río Dulce during this tour. The castle, which is set at the mouth of the Río Dulce, dates back to the 17th century and has fantastic views of Lake Izabal.
3 hrsFrom $21
Explore several different areas around Lake Izabal during this tour. As you make your way towards the lakeside town of El Estor you’ll visit the limestone canyon of El Boquerón, the warm-water fall at Finca El Paraíso, and the San Felipe Castle.
5 hrsFrom $40
Lake Atitlán is one of the most beautiful places in Guatemala. The villages that surround the lake are unique and fascinating. This tour takes you to three such villages—San Juan La Laguna, Santiago Atitlán, and San Pedro La Laguna.
4 hrsFrom $36
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