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Palo Verde Boat Tours

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75 meters south of the local catholic church, Ortega, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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CR Paradise Palo Verde River Boat Tour

We had an amazing time on our Palo Verde River Boat Tour with CR Paradise out of Tamarindo. Our... read more

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paulhempel
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Boulder, Colorado
Good for nature lovers

First tip.... bring lots of bug spray! So many mosquitoes. It was an ok trip. You do see a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashley R
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75 meters south of the local catholic church, Ortega, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Reviewed today

We had an amazing time on our Palo Verde River Boat Tour with CR Paradise out of Tamarindo. Our trip leader, Nelson Madriz was outstanding, his knowledge of the wildlife and history was great, his enthusiasm helped make the trip exciting and the wildlife on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First tip.... bring lots of bug spray! So many mosquitoes. It was an ok trip. You do see a lot of animals, and the boat driver is really good at spotting them out, but the trip seemed really stretched out and dull at the end....More

Thank Ashley R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Palo Verde last week from Riu Palace. It was approximately under 2 hours to get there. Our tour guide Franko was exceptional! He is a wealth of knowledge about nature and the area. We got to see crocks, white faced and howler monkeys...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a Palo Verde river excursion on March 25th and it was a great experience. We booked the tour through Sunwing tours and they provided a great tour guide who was very knowledgeable and was able to point out animals that it would have been...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love nature this is a MUST DO. It is so amazing to see monkeys just out on the trees. We also saw so many beautiful birds and tons of HUGE crocodiles. It was VERY COOL!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family loved every minute of our boat tour today (2 adults and 2 children 10 & 12) We had some difficulty getting there due to our sat nav loosing signal and were quite stressed about being late for our 11am boat ride. Everyone was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time on this trip and it was just as exciting as the first! Our 8 year old daughter loves seeing the crocs and monkeys. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took in the Palo Verde Boat Tour as part of a Palo Verde tour with Mardigi Tours. Great boat driver and guide; pointed out animals easily missed by a less trained eye. Handled the boat smoothly and safely, manuevering so that everyon on board...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alex was our tour guide and he was the BEST! We rode horses up a volcano, zip lined down, ate lunch in the treetops, had a volcanic mud bath and rinsed off in hot springs. It was a wonderful day! Alex stopped at a fruit...More

1  Thank Deb L
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

My wife, myself and our adult children went on a Palo Verde Boat Tour and had a great time, in addition to seeing Crocodiles (BIG and small), we also got to see two different types of monkeys (Howler and White Faced) and many different types...More

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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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kjlspp1
24 January 2018|
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Response from markbailey444 | Reviewed this property |
You can rent a car and drive to the boat tour area, but I would suggest using a local touring company like Mardigi Tours. Not only can they get you there safely, they can also make all of the arrangements. It is who we... More
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