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The Night Tour with Tracie The Bug Lady

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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8701 7356
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Don't tell anyone... but I'm deathly afraid of bugs.

This tour was awesome. I am really afraid of bugs but wanted to conquer my fears. Tracie and Gian... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lansing, Michigan
via mobile
Heaven for this Nature Nerd

I loved this so much. We almost missed it due to illness. We went 4 years ago and I still reflect... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Denver, Colorado, USA
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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8701 7356

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This tour was awesome. I am really afraid of bugs but wanted to conquer my fears. Tracie and Gian made learning fun! I felt completely at ease. We learned a lot about the different creatures, their habitats, and their behaviors. Tracie is so "in to"...More

Thank Torylove
Reviewed 6 days ago

I loved this so much. We almost missed it due to illness. We went 4 years ago and I still reflect back on the amazing things we saw. Loved it and this can't be replicated without the expert eyes of Tracie and Gian. I was...More

Thank chad_heidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was probably the most informative night walk I have done so far! Tracie and Gian are very passionate in explaining each species that were encountered during the tour. It rained almost the entire time, but Tracie and Gian still managed to spot numerous species....More

Thank alexander01846
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was awesome. We really enjoyed finding all the little critters at night. There was a lot of information and both Tracie and Gian were enthusiastic about the insects and mammals. Tracie had a lot of interesting facts and history about bugs - her...More

Thank laurenhone
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Tracie and Gian were Great guide for bugs. I am sure Tracie "Bug Lady" loves bugs! She is educated and entertainer! We really enjoyed this night tour with her. Actually I'm not interested in bugs but I really enjoyed this tour very much! I fully...More

Thank FoodieTravelerYK
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We had the tour booked via our hotel and all I can say is don't miss it! It's a 3 hour comfy walk with amazing insects they found and information provided. Afterwards they provide a link if interested with everything we saw during the night...More

Thank Christianek1
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Gian and Tracie put on an amazing night tour in Drake Bay, Costa Rica. Their knowledge of the local night creatures is impressively vast and their passion for diversity and wildlife is obvious. This was by far my favorite tour in Drake Bay and the...More

Thank michaelbrat
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I have always loved insects, arachnids, and anything creepy and crawly. This tour satisfied all of that and more! Tracie and Gian work so well together and it's amazing how they find these creatures in the dark. The trap door spiders were probably my favorite....More

Thank gothealth2
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Tracie and Gian know where the animals are. They'll teach YOU how to find them, too! What did we see? Geez: about five kinds of frogs, trapdoor spiders, net-casting spider, tarantulas, scorpions, bats, walking stick, porcupines, even a kinkajou! I've never seen so many animals...More

Thank Judith V
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Tracy and Gian are incredible and enchanting biological/naturalist guides. They keep the excitement, the critters, and the insightful, informational stories flowing regarding each species encountered. The tour was a highlight of my trip and I cannot recommend it highly enough. You will meet many, wonderful...More

Thank amyanderson
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Questions & Answers
Jeanette K
27 October 2016|
Response from Gianfranco G |
Hello, unfortunately we do not offer the Night Tour from Puerto Jiménez. Because of logistics we can only offer the tour to guests lodging in Drake Bay near the town of Agujitas. Thanks again for your inquiry
7 July 2016|
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Response from avLondon | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peggy, I would get in touch directly with Tracie and ask her advice as I am sure she can organise other tours than just the night tour as well as give you hotel recommendations and other specific tour guides. Tracie and... More
15 October 2015|
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Response from janssens10 | Reviewed this property |
My earlier review: Incredibly which animals, insects and other critters are hiding just under your eyes, barely a few meters from your lodge. Tracie is the Bug Lady. She just lacks two extra legs to make the picture complete... More