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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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Our guide and the captain were very knowledgeable and focused on finding flora and fauna for us to... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
pamelashap
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Annapolis, Maryland
Palo Verde Boat Tours

Had a great time on the river with Antonio and our guide Santos. Antonio made it a point to get up... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Jengrimes
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Lexington, Kentucky
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75 meters south of the local catholic church, Ortega, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Our guide and the captain were very knowledgeable and focused on finding flora and fauna for us to see. Crocodiles everywhere! Iguanas, herons, egrets, cranes, ibis, monkeys, pelicans - relaxing and so much to see.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Had a great time on the river with Antonio and our guide Santos. Antonio made it a point to get up close to the monkeys for us to see! Amazing adventure.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Our tour began when we stepped out of our car in Ortega and Patricia, who arranges river boat tours for the family, asked us if we wanted to see the scarlet macaws. We thought she might be joking, since these magnificent birds are rarely seen...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

And a great time was had by all!! Both the Captain and the guide,Steven, were very knowledgeable and alert in pointing out and describing the different animals that were in the water and on the banks of the Tempisque river. Quite a variety of Herons,...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This trip was only 30 minutes from our hotel and a half day tour, the details given in the brochure was accurate in description of the trip. The boat driver was excellent when we were taking photos he would move the boat around to ensure...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We were up-sold on this adventure, we wanted to see wildlife and nexus said we really had to do this tour at a cost of 280 for both of us. To start it was over a two hour bus ride over rough roads just to...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

From the ride to the park to the river boat cruise, we had a very enjoyable day! Our driver, Ivan with Tamarindo Dreamers Adventures and the guides on the boat tour were so knowledgeable and humorous! Our tour was arranged by the concierge at Marriott...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Don't be put off by the roads through the sugar care fields to get to Palo Verde Boat Tours...it will be worth it. You are welcomed to a lovely home for drinks, very clean accessible bathrooms and then you are taken to the park for...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

We arrived at the Palo Verde Boat Tour via Yellowfin Tours and Greivin was our tour guide. The boat captain and Greivin worked together to call the animals so we could see them and took the time to educate us along the way. We saw...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This was an amazing trip, and very calm. Loved our boat pilot. Don't forget your binoculars or camera. Lots of animals, birds especially.

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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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