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Mangrove Kayak Exploration Tour from Puerto Jimenez

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    What to Expect
    The mangrove kayak tour leaves one or two hours before high tide. This trip explores the mangrove estuaries in Platanares River delta in the the Preciosa Platanares Wild Life Refuge. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you up and down a river under the canopy of 70-foot tall mangrove trees. Learn about the mangroves and look for all types of wildlife -- monkeys, raccoons, iguanas, Jesus Christ lizards, crabs, crocodiles, caimans, snakes, all types of birds, butterflies!

    The trip takes 3 hours, and we supply snacks (tropical seasonal fruits), kayak with back rest for comfort and dual blade paddle, life jacket , instructions before the trip and a knowledgeable guide. No previous experience required.

    Suggestions on what to bring:

    Dry bags for all your gear, even cameras and video gear are suitable to bring if protected. Bathing suit, sunscreen, long pants and log sleeve shirt of dry fit fabric for sun protection (specially from December to April), tennis shoes or sandals with straps (shoes will get wet), light rain jacket (only from August to November), neck strap to secure glasses, hat, dry clothing, towel, plastic bags for wet clothing. Don’t forget to bring a bottle for water, we provide water to refill your personal recipient, we are trying to help the planet by discouraging the use of disposable bottles.
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    Reviewed 10 January 2019

    We loved the half day mangrove kayak tour. Diego was a fantastic guide, and was great at giving us kayaking tips as well as spotting wildlife and teaching us about the area. Near the end of the tour, we stopped and had a chance to...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Andrea M
    AventurasTropicales, Owner at Aventuras Tropicales Golfo Dulce, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2019

    Thank you so much for your lovely comment. We are always happy to hear you loved your adventure with us!!! Thank for coming and sharing your adventures with other travellers. Please come back for some extra pineapple any time! Pura Vida!

    Reviewed 15 August 2018

    By far our groups favorite activity. The guides are extremely nice, knowledgeable, and fun. They prepared an amazing lunch for us as well as two snacks through out the day. They will teach you how to open a coconut with a stick and it will...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank La_Spi614
    Reviewed 11 August 2018

    We loved our kayaking tour through the primary mangrove forest. Our guide taught us about the difference between the red and black mangroves, and she described some adaptations for each. Highly recommend this tour!

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Diane B
    Reviewed 7 March 2018

    We went on both their mangrove tour and their sunset + bioluminescence your later. They provide everything. The groups are very small (We had 3-5 kayaks on each), We have never seen anything like what we saw in their bioluminescence tour in our lives! It...More

    Date of experience: February 2018
    1  Thank SARAC5920
    Reviewed 23 February 2018

    1. Guide Laura taught us how to open a coconut with merely a hardwood stick on the beach. I tried her method the following day in Corcovado and the rangers were impressed, for a gringo. 2. The deeper into the mangroves we paddled, the bigger...More

    Date of experience: February 2018
    Thank lilwhaley
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