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Palo Verde Boat Tours

#41 of 328 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Province of Guanacaste Features Animals
ORTEGA, SANTA CRUZ, GUANACASTE, Costa Rica
8841 89 43
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Excellent Trip

Booked through TUI rep at the Riu Palace Hotel. Early start 5.15 am pick up at hotel, stopped... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BGMT
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Great Day Out

Had a really great day out on this tour boat trip showed us some of the wildlife plenty of birds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacqui1956
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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ORTEGA, SANTA CRUZ, GUANACASTE, Costa Rica
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8841 89 43

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked through TUI rep at the Riu Palace Hotel. Early start 5.15 am pick up at hotel, stopped rerouted briefly to pick up other passengers and then off tarmac on to gravel roads that were not uncomfortable at all. Stopped enroute again to see howler...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really great day out on this tour boat trip showed us some of the wildlife plenty of birds and crocodiles took a really great video from the front of the boat guide full of information

Thank Jacqui1956
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We arranged a private tour for 5 people and we were glad we did, I only wish we had booked a little longer, time flew by! Being it was a private tour we did get to control the length of time we stopped to take...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

What a great day. The family really knows the business. Fabricio was our guide. Diego was our driver. We hired them for a great day. Although we rented a car, having a driver to navigate for us was much better. Fabricio explained so many things...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed the boat tour with our guide Fabricio. However, my husband and I both got food poisoning from the lunch - up all night vomiting - miserable. We were able to narrow it down to the pork - because that is the...More

Thank A2Amanda
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Tamarindo Occidental arranged this so I do not know the specific company. Excellent, pickup, guide, boatman. Saw capuchin monkeys, regular monkeys, small and a large croc, birds, anteater. On way van stopped to see monkeys just hanging out in trees, went by sugarcane, migrant workers,...More

Thank stuffedflounder
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about this delightful family-run business(25 years and going strong!) My husband, adult daughter and I joined this cruise end of March...I emailed the day before, Jetty promptly replied, and because we were last minute, arranged for an extra guide...More

Thank travellingSuzi
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We went on this tour 12 years ago and were disappointed when guides fed the crocodiles and monkeys, which made the animals aggressive and the whole experience nasty. This time we were observers of nature rather than disrupters. We saw just as much wildlife, learned...More

Thank Vacationmo
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We did the Pala Verde Boat Tour with Costour after hearing some great things about them in Playa Hermosa. The vehicule was very comfy, the guide excellent (he spoke monkey also) and the food was typical and so delicious! Along the was, our guide stopped...More

Thank JohnBirch1968
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Early morning start, 5.00am for this trip from Guanacaste. Well worth the effort. A longish coach journey took us to Palo Verde where we boarded a 30 or so seat river boat although there were only a few of us on board, and proceeded almost...More

1  Thank John H
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Kathy M
will you pick up and drop off at my hotel, the Capitan Suizo?
5 January 2017|
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Response from Oklagrl | Reviewed this property |
We took a transfer with a good for this adventure. I do know know if they will pick you up or not. I would call them and see.
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Nettestorm
Is there alot of walking/on this tour?
26 July 2016|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my tardiness. No, not a lot of walking at all. Very enjoyable. Mostly boat riding...
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captg2015
We want to go to Palo Verde and grab a boat tour early in the morning on the 13th - Any suggestions of a place to stay that is close? We are happy with a hostel or something similar... Also, it sounds like making a reservation with a tour company is not necessary because locals are happy to oblige - is this correct?
11 February 2015|
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