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Picolina Tours

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Drake Bay 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2775 0224
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Great snorkeling experience

After getting the snorkeling equipment we went for snorkeling the first time. With a boat we went... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric S
via mobile
Efficent, Knowledgeable - all round excellent!

We just returned from Drakes Bay, We booked no tours with La Picolina - basically just caused them... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
pjr918bmw
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We are a company dedicated exclusively to maritime transportation in Drake Bay and its surroundings. As natives, we have 20 years of experience in the art of navigation on river and sea. Our boats are manufactured by experts with not only suitable, but also premium materials for the activity we do, following high safety standards. In addition, the outboard motors our boats have are from leading brands. Needless to say, they are also in perfect condition. Every vessel has its insurance up to date. All these details are kept for the safety and tranquility of our customers. Our mission is to have more and more people knowing about the beautiful area of Drake Day. We want you to come and enjoy all the wonders this place is offering, without altering or disturbing the flora and fauna that have made this place their home. Our commitment to the environment is as important as the one we have with our clients: provide you the highest wellness with the minimum risk.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Drake Bay 00000, Costa Rica
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+506 2775 0224
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After getting the snorkeling equipment we went for snorkeling the first time. With a boat we went to Cano island and stopped to see some impressive wales. After arriving we got a short instruction and could jump into the water. What an experience seeing corals,...More

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We just returned from Drakes Bay, We booked no tours with La Picolina - basically just caused them hassle! They didn't get a penny/cent/soux/colone! And they were brilliant. Why the review? Our tour company completely screwed up our reservations. We were literally left high and...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Mangrove Tour We enjoyed this tour Gabriella lead the tour and was very knowledgeable having lived in the area a long time. She really cared about and understood the environment, plants and wildlife. Between her and the boat captain Louis, another experienced guide, they spotted...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We were 9 people in our group and were lucky to have Vincent as our guide. He showed us many different birds, monkeys, bull sharks, anteater, coatie and we arrived just in time to see 2 Tapirs walking to their sleeping place. His knowledge of...More

Thank Muenster P
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We went on the tour to the Corcovado National Park and everything was arranged really well. The boat tour to the park took an hour and was definitely worth it. Our guide Charlie was very nice and knowledgeable, we had a great time!

Thank Mignonnn
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Javier was our guide and did an awesome job. There were about 12 of us who went by boat from Drake Bay for an hour through choppy seas to Corcovado where we landed at high tide with very big waves...hats off to the boat captain...More

Thank WTPNorfolk
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our private tour of the Sierpe river and our guide, Gabriela, was excellent. Others on our ship went with the tour offered by the cruiseline and had a lousy time. We'd recommend a private tour - nobody getting in the way when...More

Thank Steven H
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went with Picolina on the day tour to Sirena ranger station. I thought that it would be a fairly long, remote hike into the jungle, but the reality is that we mostly walked back and forth on some trails near the beach in a...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Javier was great. We were able to see all sorts of different animals. Including a sloth, lots of birds, some tapers, and some pods of dolphins on our way there.

Thank Rachal M
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We booked this tour through our hostel before hearing that it wasn't as popular but decided to stick with it regardless; much to my delight it turned out to be one of my favorite experiences in Drake. Ask for Gabriel if you can; he was...More

Thank Trg44
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