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Palo Verde Boat Tours in Ortega

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
We are a family, neighbours of the Ortega community. You are visiting an unique rural experiences. Come to enjoy an authentic “Blue Zone” lifestyle, you must taste our healthy dishes with local cultivated ingredients from our small farm. We promise unique and inherited recipes from our grandmothers. Discover a nice & beautiful boat tour along the Tempisque River where you can see different animal species surrounding Palo Verde National Park & Cipanci Refuge, feel the Nature!. You'll learn new healthy dishes and techniques prepared with local, organic products based on typical & unique recipes inherited by our ancestors characterizing our long-lived community in Guanacaste. It does not require physical condition, people from all ages are welcomed. Bring your family & friends (Special rates for big groups)!
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Departure Point
Palo Verde Boat Tours, 50302 Provincia de Guanacaste Ortega, 75 mts south of the local catholic church, Provincia de Guanacaste, Ortega, 50302, Costa Rica
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Boat tour (according your request)
  • Homemade lunch (family style)
  • Local guide (S/E)
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Park fee ticket (environment efforts).
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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jafargas wrote a review 26 Nov
Santa Barbara, California1 contribution
Visited for our honeymoon and enjoyed it thoroughly (it helped that due to COVID we had the boat to ourselves). The staff is very attentive and knowledgeable. The tour itself was worth the price and we had the opportunity to see several species of birds, monkeys (rare this time
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Ondine C wrote a review 22 Nov
Boynton Beach, Florida77 contributions17 helpful votes
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I was really impressed by the friendliness and professionalism of this family business. They are doing an excellent job with COVID precautions. We were the only two people on the excursion, as tourism is slowly re-opening, but they treated us with great care. First we had lunch
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Paul Smith, Nyack, NY wrote a review Apr 2020
Nyack, New York33 contributions17 helpful votes
First, the staff are amazing! Wonderful people doing what they love. They extend their good works by including local support for supplies and crafts. The boat tour was great, lots of fist time birds, and of course the crocodiles. One the boat tour was over, a lunch was
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Date of experience: March 2020
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finian29 wrote a review Mar 2020
Reading, United Kingdom431 contributions196 helpful votes
We had an excellent trip with a guide on rio Tempisque. Lots of bird life, monkeys, crocodiles and coaties were seen. Afterwards we were taken to an organic rum distillery where we had an in depth explanation of how rum wS made from sugar cane followed by tastings and a great
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Pat K wrote a review Mar 2020
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Awesome day saw white face monkeys up close. Howler monkeys hanging in trees, crocodiles in both water and land plus birds. Great day recommend going with tour difficult to find on your own. Found it but not easy.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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dkh_boston
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Half day nature activity from Tamarindo
Voucher says Tamarindo Explorer. Three of us went from Tamarindo for a half day adventure, leaving at 730am. Dri
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ve3qck
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Nice excursion
My spouse and I took this fantastic boat tour. We were very pleased with the variety of wildlife pointed out to us
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davidchrzanowski3
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Amazing off-the beaten path tour!
The reviews stand for themselves, and our experience was no different from these other 5 star reviews. You'll want
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KariW499
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Nature - it all real!
Our family drove ourselves to the destination, we didn't take an organized tour to get there. About an 1 hour 10 mi
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Marko1952
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Watch the animals and relax
A wonderful experience. The guide Francesco and the captain Antonio are very helpful. We saw a lot of animals. We s
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AlexMacW
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Wonderful trip and meal
Half day canopied boat trip on the Tempisque River, with the option for a "typical" lunch afterwards. It is a prett
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Monseytraveler
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Highly recommended!
My husband and I took a private boat tour, just the two of us. Price was very very reasonable. The tour was really
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javanorth1
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Wonderful sites safe environment great hosts
We stayed in Playa Hermosa for the week. We decided to take a river tour at Palo Verde Park. The company hosting th
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EJ3535
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Excellent tour - total community involvelment!
This family run business has it all! Superb hospitality, wonderful food, excellent boats for a water tour explorat
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Hefird
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Great Boat Tour!
Today we drove our one hour drive from Playa Flamingo to the town where their office is. Once everyone got there
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PDS_Tucson
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Great wetlands tour
We drove one hour to Palo Verde Boat Tours from the beach town of Brasilito using Google maps. Most of the drive i
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andymacd0nald61
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Boat tour and Lunch
My wife and I were taken here by our tour guide (Herson Segura) we first did the boat tour and we got to see lots o
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jameskX390BQ
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Good side trip
My friends and I stopped in as a side trip while traveling back to San Jose. First be careful going out there bc af
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sawright6
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Had a great time! Tour and food worth it.
Our reception desk at Buena Vista Lodge recommended this tour. We were not disappointed. It is a family-owned busin
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a123nt
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Great Fun - Do Lunch!
I was hesitant to book this excursion as it sounded too passive of an activity. Thankfully, I decided to give it a
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Key Details
  • Palo Verde National Park
  • Duration: 3h 30m
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