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Castor Hunter Thomas Canoe Trips

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He is The Best!!

Castor is a local guide. He has so much knowledge and he will get you so early in the park that you... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Carla H
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Highly recommended!

Castor Hunter Thomas's guided tour was one of the highlights of our visit to Tortuguero. His many... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
SB42SB
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Next to Soda Don Maria, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Castor is a local guide. He has so much knowledge and he will get you so early in the park that you can have the quite water for yourself. He speaks perfect English and Spanich. This is an amazing local experience. We love you Castor!!...More

Thank Carla H
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Castor Hunter Thomas's guided tour was one of the highlights of our visit to Tortuguero. His many years of experience guiding visitors through the canals and rivers clearly paid off, in terms of the wildlife he spotted. Mr. Thomas's canoe is powered by a small,...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

There are quite a few guides in the area, but in terms of experience and enjoyment we don’t think you can do better than Castor Hunter Thomas. We gambled on a bit of a rainy day as time was short, but despite the weather it...More

Thank Funda06
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The latter phrase was Hunter's assessment of all the young "guides" blundering around the bushes and bayous of Tortuguero National Park. They might have sterling reviews as hangers-on at prepackaged resorts, but they fail on the only score that counts: seeing the full variety of...More

Thank Bryce A
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Castor's small, electric-motor powered canoe is a little uncomfortable for 3 hours on the river but as it's silent this is a far better way to see wild-life on his 6.00 am trip than being in a large outboard-motor powered boat. He is an amazing...More

Thank Jocelyn S
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Four of us were headed to Tortuguero for two nights with absolutely nothing planned besides our accommodation (Tortuga Lodge & Gardens). On our way there, we happened to hear about Mr. Castor from a friend of his. After hearing about his motorized silent canoe tour,...More

Thank rangakmurthy
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We had an incredible canoe tour with Castor. He's friendly, knowledgable and we saw so much wildlife. We saw howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, blue herons, green herons, kingfishers, emerald basilisks, toucans, river turtles, caiman crocodiles and more! Highly recommend doing a tour with him.

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Castor guided us on a fun and relaxing canoe ride through Tortuguero's canals. He was very friendly, knowledgable and was able to spot animals with ease! He also has a Caribbean restaurant called Soda Dona Maria that was delicious and authentic. With Castor as your...More

Thank kaydzn
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Castor is grat guide.Very knowledable.we went on morning trip and literally saw animal evey 5 meters.worth every minute. We saw different species of bird, ivuana gekos turtle monkeys caimans etc. We then went with Abel guide to the national park for trecking.Abel was again great...More

Thank bako777
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Castor was friendly, full of information, patient with everyone being able to spot them often quite camouflaged animals in the jungle. Recommended.

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