What are activities to do in Cuyabeno?

The main attractions of the Cuyabeno are related to the enormous biodiversity and the imposing hydrographic system that is part of the Amazon Basin. The latter is the most extensive and the largest in the world.


Its flora is among the most diverse on the planet with around 12 thousand species distributed in different habitats. In terms of fauna, it is estimated that there are around 1,320 species: 165 of mammals, 493 of birds, 96 of amphibians, 91 of reptiles and, 475 of fish.


Mentioning the Cuyabeno is talking about one of the natural beauties of the world, about a treasure of the Ecuadorian Amazon, the land of lagoons, and the sighting of pink dolphins.

The main attractions of the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve are related to the enormous biodiversity, the hydrographic system, and the presence of indigenous cultures that offer community tourism.

The Reserve offers and highlights:

  1. The so-called Laguna Grande is considered the site with the highest concentration of tourist activity due to its particularity of macrolobia trees
  2. Birdwatching such as caciques, orioles, and the prehistoric Hoatzin bird
  3. Harpy eagle and macaw nesting and reproduction.
  4. Sightings of the mythical pink dolphins and the beautiful sunsets in the world
  5. Photography
  6. Jungle excursion
  7. Swimming
  8. Canoe ride
  9. Experiential fishing