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Naturalist Michael Araya Flores

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Exemplary Excursion!

Michael is extremely passionate, knowledgeable and people oriented with his tours to Manuel Antonio... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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What an experience!

Today we had an incredible afternoon with Mauro. He was knowledgeable and passionate about “his... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Hiking tours in Manuel Antonio National Park, Rainmaker tour and Carara National Park. This tours are 100% naturalist.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Quepos, Costa Rica
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+506 8824 3500
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Michael is extremely passionate, knowledgeable and people oriented with his tours to Manuel Antonio Park! He was able to find animals with his scope we would have never seen. His photos and videos with our phones were amazing! If you love Vitamin N ( Nature)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michael-naturalist, Propietario at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mr Johnson, first of all thank you for taking your time to write a review for our group Naturalist Michael, for our group is more than a pleasure to show you one of most beautiful places in Costa Rica, and for us it is...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Today we had an incredible afternoon with Mauro. He was knowledgeable and passionate about “his office”. At first we were unsure whether a tour would be worth it, but honestly, i would do it again in a heartbeat! We saw some amazing, once in a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michael-naturalist, Propietario at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello There first i have to say thank you for taking your time and writing this review to our company Naturalist Michael and by the other hand I'm so happy hearing that you had a wonderful time with our guide that day Mauro actually we...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I loved our tour! We were on a cruise and had emailed Michael a few times. His responses were always prompt and informative. Oscar was our guide...knowledgeable, Friendly , accommodating, can’t say enough about him. We were taken back to the marina...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michael-naturalist, Propietario at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello There first i have to say thank you for taking your time and writing this review to our company Naturalist Michael and by the other hand I'm so happy hearing that you had a wonderful time with our guide that day Oscar actually we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a private tour through Manuel Antonio Park. The driver picked us up at our hotel, and Micheal Araya Flores was our guide. He was very knowledgeable of the flora and fauna. The nature walk is about 2.5 miles long, and Michael seemed to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michael-naturalist, Propietario at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mr John first i have to say thank you for taking your time and writing this review and by the other hand I'm so happy hearing that you guys had a wonderful time in our tour, so that really means a lot to me...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a private tour with Jacob. Great guide with an amazing ability to spot animals and other creatures. Used a scope so you could zoom in and see the details. Used my iPhone and took some amazing photos for us. Jacob was friendly and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michael-naturalist, Propietario at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello There first i have to say thank you for taking your time and writing this review to our company Naturalist Michael and by the other hand I'm so happy hearing that you had a wonderful time with our guide that day Jacob actually we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was well organized, we had plenty of time to enjoy the park. We got back to our ship with no problems. The guide was amazing, so eager to help everyone of us see whatever was to be seen. She helped with the sighting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michael-naturalist, Propietario at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mrs Rose First of all, i want to thank you for taking your time and writing a review to our company, for us it is super important to know that our clients have enjoyed their trip on our tour. We as tour guides we...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018

Michael was fantastic guide. His depth and breadth of knowledge made our experience, as many in our group are interested in evolution, biology, and climate. I was amazed by his ability to spot the very small and obscured creatures. And he was so excited to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michael-naturalist, Propietario at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mr Tom, first of all thank you for taking your time to write a review for our group Naturalist Michael, for our group is more than a pleasure to show you one of most beautiful places in Costa Rica, and for us it is...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018

We were a very large group of people from a cruise ship who wanted to visit Manuel Antonio National Park. Some people had made reservations to tour with Michael and others had joined at the port. Michael divided the people into small groups and we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michael-naturalist, Propietario at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mrs Elizabeth first receive a cordial greetings from our group Naturalist Michael and at the same time thanks for taking your time and write us a review, Mrs is nice to hear that all our clients had a great time with our tour, actually...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

We had one of Michael's colleagues, Andrés Morera Villanueva, as our guide. We elected to pay extra to have a private guide as we didn't want our young boys (ages 2 and 4) to ruin the experience for others. I have ZERO regret about paying...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michael-naturalist, Owner at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Hello There first i have to say thank you for taking your time and writing this review to our company Naturalist Michael and by the other hand I'm so happy hearing that you had a wonderful time with our guide that day Andres actually we...More

Reviewed 1 December 2018

Michael was a wonderful tour guide for our visit to the National Park. We would walked right by all the wildlife that surrounded us without Michael's careful eyes. He shared a wealth of information on all aspects of the park and wildlife. We highly recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michael-naturalist, Owner at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Hello Mrs Peggy first I really appreciate you took your time to write me a review this really means a lot to me when my clients say that they have enjoyed the tour and had a great experience in the area. My love for nature...More

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14 January 2019|
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Response from Trish H | Reviewed this property |
I agree - he will get back to you very soon, search for: naturalistmichael
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1 May 2018|
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Response from kverden | Reviewed this property |
We just emailed him and he got back to us very quickly. His website is listed on his Trip Advisor page.
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d2lbert
23 March 2018|
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Response from Michael-naturalist | Property representative |
Hello there yes we have room available for any time those days, so will be a pleasure for our company Naturalist Michael take you in one of the most beautiful parks in Costa Rica. Pura vida!
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