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The Night Tour with Tracie The Bug Lady

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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Tracie and Gianfranco were amazing hosts of a very interesting tour, despite the downpour of rain!

I never knew how fascinating bugs and other night creatures could be! Tracie and Gian were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lauriebaker189
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Belleville, Canada
Fantastic and fascinating

Drake bay is a fabulous wilderness and Tracie and Gianfranco reveal some of the amazing behaviours... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
markJ6263EI
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I never knew how fascinating bugs and other night creatures could be! Tracie and Gian were extremely personable, professional and passionate about their work. Unfortunately, our tour was cut short due to bad weather and our gracious hosts unexpectedly refunded each of us. I would...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Drake bay is a fabulous wilderness and Tracie and Gianfranco reveal some of the amazing behaviours of the animals and insects in this pristine area. We did Corcovado Sirena on the same day but the bug tour was way more interesting for us and our...More

Thank markJ6263EI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying at the Drakes Bay Wilderness Lodge, this tour is a no-brainer!! Meet Tracie right after dinner, she gives you headlamps, and then you head up the hill on the tour. It was raining during our entire tour, but Tracie and Gian...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four (2 adults, 2 teenage girls) spent a memorable evening with Tracie and her husband Gian a few weeks ago while we stayed at La Paloma. We weren't sure what to expect but La Paloma recommended the tour so highly that we...More

Thank Tod G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined Tracey and her partner John for a night tour at Drake Bay. What wonderfully knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides.We saw frogs including the Red Eyed Tree Frog-- Spiders including Trap Door, Net Throwing and Tarantula-- Scorpions and a snake as well as Kinkadu and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both me and my Partner love all creatures great and small and so naturally we felt compelled to book this tour whilst staying in Drake Bay. We were met by Gian who gave us our headlamps and explained how they worked and we then set...More

Thank MeganAmy91
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had a blast with Tracie and Gian. Their passion and knowledge of the field is outstanding, evening in a tourism heavy country where there are guides for everything. They were extremely respectful of the insects / animals and very informative and thorough guides. They...More

Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Probably one of the most amazing experiences in my life. Don't question it, do it. You won't be sorry.

Thank Korben D
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This night tour (which you have to book in advance), is one of the best things we did in Costa Rica. It was fascinating, entertaining, informative and unique. Many interesting critters were pointed out, including frogs, numerous spiders, bats, ants, the most enormous cockroach, and...More

Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great night out with Tracy the 'bug lady'. She was theatrical, very informative, passionate and super interesting, had us spell bound for two and a half hours.

Thank stumpymac
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Traveling_Mama66
16 April 2018|
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Response from Torylove | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can just go to the website for the night tour. Trip advisor won't let me post the website, but if you google the night tour, you can find it easily.
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Jeanette K
27 October 2016|
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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
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tastebuds_7
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
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