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Palo Verde Boat Tours

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So fun, even with young kids!

We went on the boat tour in July of 2018 with a group of 10, four of which were kids under the age... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Drew L
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Great family-run business!

Didn't have time for a 6-10 hour tour so we called Palo Verde and they told us about their package... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
marc02542018
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75 meters south of the local catholic church, Ortega, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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+506 8841 8943
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Drew L
Reviewed 2 days ago 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

1  Thank marc02542018
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank klc4570
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Marla K
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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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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.

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

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This was by far the shortest "excursion" we had in Costa Rica. Calling it a boat tour was a bit of an overstatement. It goes a short distance down river and then comes back up river past the starting point a short distance. It was...More

1  Thank mark m
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This was 1 of 4 boat tours we did in Costa Rica & the most expensive at 60USD for 2 hrs. The family welcome & the meal were lovely but the guide Eugenio only took us about 2km along the river then brought us back...More

1  Thank kdandsrh
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TucsonBorn
27 June 2018|
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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.
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jubalince2018
22 April 2018|
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Response from pamelashap | Reviewed this property |
I would call or email Palo Verde Boat Tours directly. Great company, super easy to work with.
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Retirees123
1 March 2018|
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Response from pamelashap | Reviewed this property |
You should ask the tour company directly. They are most informed. Enjoy!
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