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Mangrove Kayak Tour provided by Costa Rica Jade Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The pickup time for this tour is according to the high tide. We'll give you the pickup time as soon as we receive your booking. The mangrove forest is one of the most vital and astounding ecosystems in the world. Damas Island, located just 10 minutes from Manuel Antonio is currently one of the most important remaining mangroves in Costa Rica. Covering thousands of acres of protected forest, this amazing biodiversity is home to a large number of birds, reptiles, mammals and insects.
Important Information
Departure Point
Costa Rica Jade Tours, Rancho Grande, Provincia de Puntarenas, Quepos, 60601, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Kayak equipment
  • Naturalist guide
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 10 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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Kevin H wrote a review 6 Jan
tinley park16 contributions2 helpful votes
Edgar was a great guide. He spoke fluent English, was very knowledgeable about the different animals on the river tour and was very accommodating and made us feel welcome and very comfortable.
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Date of experience: December 2020
Footewah wrote a review Dec 2020
London, United Kingdom7 contributions
Very fun and peaceful kayak through nature with Edger who was a fantastic tour guide. Would highly recommend. Lots of wildlife and it’s a beautiful spot.
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Date of experience: December 2020
Gabriella N wrote a review Nov 2020
7 contributions
We had a fantastic experience with our guide Edgar and our driver Christian. We saw crocodiles, SO many monkeys, a bunch of Jesus Christ lizards sprinting across the water and more!! The area we were taken to was absolutely gorgeous and Edgar was a fantastic guide! Definitely
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susan m wrote a review Nov 2020
Saint Louis, Missouri3 contributions
What an amazing experience! Edgar made sure we got to see all the animals we were hoping to see, and many more. We came upon an entire troop of super cute monkeys and even got to see a Jesus Lizard run across the water on two feet. Many thanks to Edgar for a wonderful trip.
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Date of experience: November 2020
Rebecca Q wrote a review May 2020
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We planned for a kayak tour, but due to the tide, we ended up taking a boat tour instead and did not regret it for a minute. Edgar guided us like a pro spotting out more wildlife than we ever thought we would get to see. We got up close to a small snake and a baby croc. We had a
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Date of experience: June 2019
About the operator

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By: Costa Rica Jade Tours
Edgar was Excellent
Edgar was an excellent guide through the park. Without his sharp eyes we wouldn’t have seen much in the way of wild
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Great tour
I did the Rainmaker tour. I had a wonderful time. Juan is very knowledgeable about the area’s wildlife he pointed
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A treat and totally worth your time!
What a beautiful tour we had! We saw a lot of animals and were very lucky to see both kinds of sloths! One was even
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Saw so much!
Royvin guided my wife and me through the park. He was great at finding birds, reptiles, insects and mammals. It was
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Found many night animals
Juan provided a great experience. We were able to help call and find the frogs. The walk through the jungle was ama
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Great tour
We took the tour of the park with Edgar. It was our first tour in Costa Rica since arriving and we had a great time
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cynthia c
Beatriz was a great guide!
Beatriz was our tour guide today at Manuel Antonio. She was great! She was very sweet and knowledgeable. She was gr
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An amazing experience with the perfect guide!
We had the chance to do a night walk in the jungle with Edgard, an incredible guide passionate and very professiona
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Jungle at Night!
I did this tour with Juan and it was a lot of fun! Going into the jungle at night can be a scary thing and it’s an
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Night animal tour
Booked a night tour with our hotel that uses Jade tours and they came recommended, but our guide was not good (we h
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Rick H
Great tour - highly recommend
Andrey was our guide and he was great. Incredibly skilled at finding the wildlife. We saw moneys, sloths, lizards,
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Manuel Antonio Park Experience!
Edgar was a great guide. The Manuel Antonio nature park walk allowed us to see lots of animals and beautiful beache
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Night Jungle Walk
We had a great time. Juan was very nice and knowledgeable. We saw many frogs and a sloth. The meal provided was goo
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Edgar was an amazing tour guide!
We had Edgar as our tour guide and he was excellent, absolutely 10/10. He was so fun, super knowledgable and an ama
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Manuel Antoni with Royvin
We had a great time with a great guide in the park... Sloths, Aguti, Lizard were on spot. Thanks so much Roy !
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Key Details
  • Isla Damas
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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