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“mangrove tour”(94 reviews)
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We are a small company that loves to share nature and teach about our wildlife and natural resources. Our guides are all professional and billingual.We are proud to offer personalize service and work with our clients to make the best of their...more
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Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio 0043, Costa Rica
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All reviews paul gonsalves mangrove tour costa rica national park boat driver white faced monkeys damas island jungle creek speaks perfect english great tour wealth of information clams eagle eye telescopic lens these guys spotting scope great sense of humor
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of 6 took 2 tours with Pablo and his assistant Brian - to Kayak through the Mangroves and take a guided tour of Manuel Antonio Reserve. They were fantastic guides, very knowledgeable and experienced at finding wildlife we would never have seen. Kayak...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sharon5760
Reviewed 15 October 2018

When visiting Costa Rica, one of the highlights is the area of Manuel Antonio National Park. This park is 2 hours drive from San Jose' where you'll end up in Quepos. Notwithstanding that Quepos is positioned as a tourist town...the locals are friendly and accommodating....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Victor U
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This tour was the best experience! We saw everything there was to see! We saw snakes, crocodiles, exotic birds, lizards, snakes, bats, turtles, and my favorite part MONKEYS! The monkeys actually came on the boat! They crawled on us and we fed them! My kids...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Pablo was our guide and he was great! I don't see how he can spot all the tiny, hidden wildlife with the naked eye. It's almost like a super power! He knew a lot of information and made the tour really interesting with facts about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Renee D
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We went out with Pablo (Paul) Gonsalves with Manuel Antonio Expeditions for the Damas Mangrove Estuary Boat Tour. We began with a wonderful lunch at Barba Roja in Manuel Antonio, and then journeyed out in our covered boat.... It turns out being in the rain...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

After spending an incredible day one w/ Pablo in the national forest, we had an even more amazing experience on the mangrove jungle boat tour with his expertise. His eagle eye, knowledge of the area's plants/animals led us to close encounters with a sloth, squirrel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I can not say enough great things about this company and their guides. We went on the mangrove tour last fall and when we made our return trip this year I knew I wanted to do it again with the exact same people. Today we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ihave4kids2014
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Paul Gonsalves is the #1 tour guide in Costa Rica.He is an expert in the field of wildlife and nature.He makes sure you spot wildlife and enjoy every minute of your adventure. He is a master at conducting The Damas Island Mangrove Tour. You will...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DAmonett
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We booked a tour of Manuel Antonio park as well as a tour of the mangroves. Paul/Pablo was absolutely fantastic. We had a group of 7 for the park and 9 for the mangroves. Paul made everyone feel special and included on the tours. He...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Thank you Paul Gonsalves for more outstanding adventures! When we meet you two years ago on the Mangrove tour we had such a wonderful time we had to do it again. Who knew it could get even better?? You have a six sense as to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Gaetane L
6 February 2018|
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Response from mauiqueen55 | Reviewed this property |
The Canadian lady- Paula - who owned the house we rented in MA booked Pablo for us- try emailing her at Jungle Creek Villas, Manuel Antonio- u will have to google it because TripAdvisor does not allow email addresses in... More
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It depends on when you are going. It has to be during high tide, which varies throughout the year.
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