Area Protegida Municipal Aquicuana

Amazon Basin

This lush jungle reserve 22km north of Riberalta (B$30 by moto-taxi) is a great spot for bird-watching, wildlife watching (particularly caimans and anaconda) and fishing for giant paiche (a species of bonytongue). The communities of San José and Warnes run the park, and locals can be hired as guides (Spanish only). There is also an upmarket ecolodge here dedicated to traditional plant-based wellness treatments.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Amazon Basin attractions

1. Paseo Turístico La Costanera

8.76 MILES

This well-maintained walking path on Riberalta’s river bluff overlooks a broad, sweeping curve of the Río Beni and affords the standard Amazonian view…

2. Cathedral

8.96 MILES

Riberalta’s cathedral is a wonderful structure in classic Missionary style, wide and elegant, built using red brick and cedar. It sits on the main square…

3. Tumichucuá

20.28 MILES

Tumichucuá is a small community about 25km south of town (B$30 by moto-taxi) toward ‘El Triángulo’ (the road junction to Cobija). There is a lake for…