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Eco Reserve Tour
  • English English
  • 8 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Discover the biodiversity of the 'La Macarena' wetlands, a unique ecosystem situated on the outskirts Montevideo where you will discover the extensive flora and fauna of Uruguay.

Eco Farm Tour

After collecting you from your hotel in Montevideo we will head to a fruit farm and nature reserve called 'La Macarena'.

Our tour of this unique ecosystem begins at the Visitor's Center. Besides admiring the natural features of this territory, you will also discover how the different fruit products are cultivated. We then set off on a hike around the area so you can discover the fauna an flora in more detail. This area has the privilege of being the only salt marsh wetland area in Uruguay. On this route, we will see foxes, otters, capybaras, and various species of birds that inhabit this area.

After the walk, you will enjoy a pleasant boat ride on the wetlands of Santa Lucia, not far from La Macarena. Around midday, we will refuel with a tasty Uruguayan lunch served on the ranch. The menu includes a starter, a main course, a dessert, and a soft drink or glass of wine.

After eating you will have the afternoon free to explore the wetlands at your leisure, either on a fun paddle boat or by taking a gentle stroll along the banks of the river. Later, we will meet back up to enjoy a tasty afternoon snack of artisan cake and a coffee, tea, or a fruit juice.

After the food, we will take you back to your hotel in Montevideo.

Important information

If you have specific dietary requirements, such as for diabetics, celiacs, vegetarians, or vegans, please indicate to us in the comments box. You also have the possibility of reserving a child's menu which includes a hamburger with fries and a drink.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Adults Children under 5 years old.
US$ 92
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 92
  • Children under 5 years old.

    Free

* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.

More Information

Duration

8 hours.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport on airconditioned vehicle.

English speaking guide specialized in the local environment.

Entry to the visitors centre.

Boat trip around the wetlands.

Lunch.

Afternoon snack.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Montevideo).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 92
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.