Mangrove tours are best just before high tide. The ocean tides brings in clear water, which makes it easier to see below the surface. Birds, fish, crabs and many other creatures inhabit the mangroves.
The local tour guides will make sure you have a fun and memorable trip. Mangrove tours typically cost $10 - $15. This is tour guide Ricardo Hernandez with paddle in hand. Jan Torres is his wing man. Hector Ortiz and a tourist are in back.
Two highly recommended mangrove tour guides are Pablo Lopez (seen in this photo) and Orlando Montes.