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Palo Verde Boat Tours

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
75 meters south of the local catholic church, Ortega, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Ortega, Costa Rica
+506 8841 8943
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We were near 1:30 hs on a boat in river full of Cocodriles, Monkeys, Iguanas, Bats, etc. I took more tha 50 photos in this short time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JMAL22
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Our visit to Palo Verde Boat Tours was great! Delicious lunch and great trip with many animals: crocodiles, birds, iguana...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fran D
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We went on the boat tour in July of 2018 with a group of 10, four of which were kids under the age of 7. The tour was awesome and we saw lots of monkeys, birds, and crocodiles. The tour guide and pilot were great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Drew L
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Didn't have time for a 6-10 hour tour so we called Palo Verde and they told us about their package. Our river boat guide, Solano, was extremely knowledgeable. We saw crocodiles, monkeys, beautiful birds, a couple of species of iguanas, etc. We were in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Had a typical lunch in a really nice restaurant then made our way to the river to see animals and enjoy the sites. Bottom line: it felt authentically Tico. These people are so nice and they want you to love their country as they do....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank craigbH3831LX
Reviewed 25 June 2018

My family of six went two years ago, and we just went again. The food, honestly, is some of the best I've had in this country of the 'tipico' Costa Rican variety. The people working there are great, warm and welcoming, and several speak English...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank klc4570
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is a fabulous tour. Yes, the road is a little rough, but that's just the back roads in Costa Rica. No one can guarantee that you will see lots of animals, but I've taken the tour at least 12 times or more and I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marla K
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Getting there involves 20-30 minutes on a rough road but well worth it. Our boat guide was very knowledgeable and adept at spotting wildlife on the shores of the river and in the canopy. We saw howler and white faced monkeys, crocs and many bird...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Exploration544439
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Friendly staff. Spectacular river cruise with many wild animals staring in the show. Lunch afterwards was also excellent. Would recommend to anyone. Great company.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank woodmeister1956
Reviewed 13 June 2018

My wife and I were in Costa Rica for our 12 year anniversary. The entire staff with Palo Verde Boat Tours was extremely friendly and made you feel at home right from the start. The guide on the boat was very energetic and provided good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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2 August 2018|
Response from TheOceans5 | Reviewed this property |
The cost of the tour depends on how you book it. If you go through an adventure tour company and get the day package with lunch and transportation, it can be anywhere between $75-$95 USD per person. We received a... More
27 June 2018|
Response from pamelashap | Reviewed this property |
I would contact Palos Verde boat tours directly and ask. Does your place of stay have a tourism desk? They may be able to help.
22 April 2018|
Response from pamelashap | Reviewed this property |
I would call or email Palo Verde Boat Tours directly. Great company, super easy to work with.