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Werner Sauter Biological Reserve

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Mountain behind Samara beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0920
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Mountain behind Samara beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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"knowledgeable guide"
in 5 reviews
"dry forest"
in 5 reviews
"fresh pineapple and watermelon"
in 3 reviews
"trees and plants"
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"samara trails"
in 5 reviews
"great hike"
in 4 reviews
"great eye"
in 2 reviews
"guided hike"
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"spotting birds"
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"morning hike"
in 2 reviews
"flora and fauna"
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"costa rica"
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"rainy season"
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"great guide"
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"samara adventure company"
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"preserve"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very well informed guide took us on a 2 hour walk through the reserve to see all teh plants and animals - owls, bats, monkeys lots of types of birds. Great view over the reserve to the sea and island from the top of...More

Thank Mogulski
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and my 5 year old daughter visited the Werner Sauter Biological Reserve on April 14, 2018 with a professional tour guide Berny Castillo arranged by Samara-Carillio Info Center. It was a great experience. We learned a whole lot of information about specific trees...More

Thank PortPhil
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

If you are very interested in trees and birds, this is the tour for you. But it wasn’t for us. The guide knew his stuff but we were pretty bored, especially the kids (11 and 13). The tour was supposed to be 3 1/2 hours...More

Thank Mary P
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Pick of from the hotel and ride to the parc was about 10-15 min. We have seen a lot of interesting trees and plants. Not a lot of birds...I assume due to the wind.

2  Thank katmat1997
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

The guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the reserve. He did his best to find birds, butterflies, and mammals. The walk had a few spots where good balance was helpful. We did not have any bug problems. It was a little warm and...More

1  Thank doug s
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Our guide,Berny,was so knowledgable and enthusiastic,showing us birds with the telescope and telling us the history and the properties of the trees and shrubs that we saw on this incredibly informative tour.We finished up with fresh pineapple and watermelon,and soft drinks.Recommend doing the early morning...More

Thank Stevml
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Three to four hour walking tour of the reserve was enjoyable. We saw tons of birds, troupes of monkeys, and beautiful natural areas. Suitable for kids.

Thank Rebecca P
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Costa Rica is highly eco friendly and this preserve is proof. We had an informative hike with Bernie who we would highly recommend. Learned a lot as well as saw a variety of wildlife, flora and fauna. If you are into nature, this is a...More

Thank Nancy E
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Strongly recommend taking this tour! Our guide Berny knew all about the birds, trees and monkeys in the forest. It was just two of us so basically a private tour. We saw a lot of wildlife (howlers, white-faced monkeys and tons of birds) and the...More

1  Thank V3g4ntraveller
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Incredible wildlife -- great guide who knew all about the trees and plant uses, lots of monkeys, birds, etc. Go at 7am or it will be too hot!

Thank Susannah R
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Response from Bob W | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous respondent. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and a lot would be missed without his guidance and knowledge. The pace is slow enough to catch your breath and get good photos. You wouldn't want it... More
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