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Changing Tide Tours

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Golfo Dulce | Osa Peninsula, Puerto Jimenez 8203-24, Costa Rica
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Awesome Tour and Must Do!

Phoebe is AWESOME! We had her amazing boat to ourselves (two families of 9 total). Phoebe is a... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Dustin S
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Fenton, Michigan
Best tour in the Golfo Dulce!

Awesome tour with an amazing guide. Phoebe knows so much about the marine life in this area, as... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
semanion
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Changing Tide Tours has had over 7,500 guests tour the Golfo Dulce with us during the past eight years. We are proud of the fact that, in addition to being the longest operating tour boat provider on the OSA, we are also known as the ‘Premium Tour’ on the Gulf. That's because our custom-built tour boats are safe, comfortable and well equipped; and they are always manned by a professional, licensed Captain and English speaking Guide team. Changing Tide Tours finds the dolphins over 90% of the time. Come with us and enjoy a fun, informative, 25+ mile guided tour as the Golfo Dulce (‘Sweet Gulf’) serves up its many “magical” wonders. Whales, Dolphins, Manta Rays, Whale Sharks, Sea Turtles, numerous Fish, and Sea Birds—all these have been seen by our guests. Our tour boats are equipped with quiet, eco-friendly four stroke motors, contoured seats and a full-canopy sun top for your comfort and protection. After a short crossing, you will experience the Gulf’s lush, rugged Eastern Shore, up close and personal to "one of the world’s three tropical fjords." Along with your Dolphin Cruise and informative eco- tour, your crew will offer Swimming, Snorkeling and Plane Boarding when and where conditions permit. And when you return to the boat, you can enjoy a fresh water rinse and fresh fruit. Tour is 4-5 hours.
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Golfo Dulce | Osa Peninsula, Puerto Jimenez 8203-24, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Phoebe is AWESOME! We had her amazing boat to ourselves (two families of 9 total). Phoebe is a marine biologist and she knows her stuff and knows where to locate dolphins. We found a pod of 300+ bottlenose dolphins and we had a tremendous day...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Awesome tour with an amazing guide. Phoebe knows so much about the marine life in this area, as well as the best places to spot dolphins, whales and for snorkeling. The snorkel spot if beautiful with a huge array of marine species including turtles, eels,...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great tour. Saw many dolphins, snorkeling was great. Snorkeling gear was provided. Our guide was Tomas and he was very good.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

My friend and I went on the snorkeling tour and we had a wonderful day! It was one of the best attractions on my trip to Puerto Jimenez. The boat was spacious and it was really nice to sit on the upper decks while we...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

phoebe did a great job, had a real nice day, her boat met us by the pier right by our cruise ship , we saw dolphins, we went to an animal reserve, went snorkling, ,there is a bathroom where you can change into a bathing...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This tour was definitely a highlight of our trip. We saw hundreds of dolphins and had an amazing time snorkeling in the beautiful water of the Golfo Dulce. Phoebe is super friendly and a fantastic guide. The boat has plenty of shade and the snorkel...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

it was an amazing experience to see dolfines and whales with phoebe as a guide, she is a marine biologist and therefor will have the full knowledge to explain you really great details about all those animales.

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This tour was amazing - our guide and host, Phoebe, was absolutely wonderful and so knowledgeable - the tour was a wonderful learning experience as well as a breathtaking first hand view of the Golfo Dulce and its incredible wildlife! We saw many dolphins, rays,...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

A fun, educational boat tour led by knowledgeable biologist and super-friendly tour guide Phoebe. We saw plenty of whales, close and in the distance, and even saw an Olive ridley sea turtle surfacing to breathe! The crew was very accommodating and even offered fresh pineapple...More

Thank Carmen C
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I've been super lucky in having been on this tour 4 times now... and each time I've seen something amazing! Phoebe is an awesomely knowledgeable guide, as is her little Captain Fipi, and the whole boat trip is always so much fun! The snorkelling is...More

Thank Jordanne W
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smitchell0829
1 April 2018|
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Response from Phoebe E | Property representative |
Hi Suzie, We would love for you to tour with us! Please email to golfodulcetours which is our gmail or whatsapp: +50684095875 to reserve a tour. Looking forward to meeting you! Phoebe
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leen p
25 August 2017|
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Response from Phoebe E | Property representative |
Yes! Atleast 24 hours if possible. When are you thinking of visiting?
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Cara S
18 July 2017|
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Response from ChangingTideTours01 | Property representative |
Yes of course! When would you like to tour with us? Please email to confirm the reservation. Pura vida!
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