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Address: Dominical, Costa Rica
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+506 8873 3283
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We offer Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard tours for all levels and ages in...

We offer Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard tours for all levels and ages in Dominical, Costa Rica. Tours to Mangroves (Hatillo Nuevo or Matapalo), Ventanas Caves, Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, Rio Baru, and other locations. It's an amazing way to discover the beauty, nature and adventure of this tropical paradise. Whether you are kayaking through enchanting mangrove estuaries, searching for exotic birds and animals, paddling through adrenaline-filled ocean caves, snorkeling and wave riding at the Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, or just a lazy paddle up the rio Baru, our 10 years experience and knowledgeable, local guides will leave you with memories and a HUGE smile. Rentals available too.

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Great Paddle Boarding and Kayak through the Mangroves

If you want to get close to nature, forget the national parks and sign up for a trip through the mangroves! We were recommended the kayak and paddle boarding and it did not... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
steverussell1981
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to get close to nature, forget the national parks and sign up for a trip through the mangroves! We were recommended the kayak and paddle boarding and it did not disappoint. From our first enquiry to the end of the day, the staff and guides were informative, enthusiastic and fun to be with. The trip through the... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I got a two person kayak. The tour was very relaxed and didn't take a lot of physical energy which is good for me. Enjoyed the beautiful sites and especially the charming banter of the tour guide. He did a good job of finding us animals to see including a gorgeous baby sloth in a tree at... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip into the amazing ecosystem of the Mangroves! Please visit us again when you come to Dominical. Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Fishers, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Victor was our guide through the mangroves. He was very knowledgeable and pointed out several different kinds of birds and wildlife. We learned about how the mangroves are important to the fishing industry and how they grow. It was incredible to hear the roar of the ocean as we quietly paddled. We also saw monkeys, sloths and a boa constrictor.

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review! The mangroves is such a peaceful tour, beautiful place, full of wildlife and nature. I'm glad you got to enjoy it! Please visit us again. Thanks Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Nottingham, New Hampshire, United States
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166 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This team is top shelf from beginning to the end. Let me start by saying our total Costa Rica experience was amazing. I really like how the network in place really makes a traveller's day complete, and here's what I'm talking about. We rented a Casa in Dominical. Clinton, the owner, connected us with Pineapple Tours. Rachel greeted us as... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you SO much for your kind words! And thank you for appreciating our office! We built it with our own hands, so we are super proud of it too! It takes a lot of love, sweat and dedication to maintain our office and our business (as I'm sure you know!), so when people take the time to appreciate it,... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing tour! Not strenuous but still a nice leisurely physical activity. It was informative with very accommodating guides. They took amazing pictures and sent us the link, all included in the tour. They took special care to point put the wildlife and teach about the Mangroves. This was a great way to spend the afternoon in the... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us your great review! We appreciate it! Please visit us again soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Park City, Utah
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of 4, my wife, and 2 boys - 13 and 6, did this tour on April 13. We had 1 double kayak for my wife and 6yo, one single kayak that my 13yo piloted most of the trip, and a stand up paddle board that I ran. The paddling is very easy, my 13yo paddled the entire tour... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you so much for your awesome review! I means the world to us that you appreciate us! We LOVE what we do and we are so grateful when people see that! Please visit us again soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Follow the guide, he has the piercing look. He will know how to show you all the inhabitants of the mangrove swamp. He will make photos for you with the tight material(equipment), and you will receive them free of charge in your e-mail box. It is really more nice one. Very professional frame. It is necessary to choose the hour... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out to leave us such an awesome review. Please visit us again! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went on a kayak tour 4/12/17 with a family of 5--kids are 9, 9, 11. It was amazing. Saw tons of wildlife (monkeys, sloths, crabs, lizards), and a variety of mangroves. The guides were very knowledgeable, and they clearly enjoy doing this. We had an adult with each of the 9 year olds in double kayaks, but our 11... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and kind words! Thank you for appreciating all that we do! We love leaving good memories for people on their vacation. Please visit us again soon. Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Wanting to get away from our everyday busy city life. We found that Pineapple Tours offer us just that. Rachel is extremely helpful and accommodating. We took a private service car (anywhere Costa Rica - cost about $200usd) down to Dominical about 4 hours from San Jose. We didn't get another means of transportation except taxis. Rachel arranged to have... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! I'm glad you decided to leave the city and come down to Dominical! We enjoyed taking you and your family into the mangroves. Glad you enjoyed it too! Please visit us again! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Aurora, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had a unique experience on this tour with Victor as our guide. It was so relaxed, in spite of our first time out in kayaks. My husband was having difficulty with his paddling posture, & Victor was exceptional in his attention & concern for him. It made our whole trip a pleasure & I would recommend it to people... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. I'm sorry to hear your husband had some back issues. We do provide back support seats but sometimes people still struggle in the seats. Victor definitely takes his customers comfort and security seriously (we all do here at Pineapple Tours). Thank you for appreciating that! Thank you for recommending us to others... More 

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