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Bucus Tours

85 reviews
About Bucus Tours
Omar Cook will be your guide for the most of the tours, he is a Manzanillo resident.Who has worked for many years as a trained and certified jungle guide.Omar has expertise in these ranges bird identification, botany animal and plant habits but also in geography of the entire country of Costa Rica.We offer Jungle hikes, Bird watching, Gandoca Lagoon kayak tour, See the Leatherback turtle, Snorkling, Dolphin tours, Indian reserve tour and a lot more adventure tours.
Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Omar was an excellent and entertaining guide, we learned a lot - and he has eyes like a hawk, I have no idea how he spotted some of the wildlife we saw. Lukie the dog was a great companion too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank suzied2
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend a tour with Bucus Tours of the Gandoca-Manzanillo National Mixed Wildlife Refuge if you're staying in Puerto Viejo or nearby! Our guide Omar was very knowledgeable, patient and cracked some not so funny dad jokes (lol) as he took us on a 4-hour...More

Thank Marco G
Reviewed 28 January 2018

January 2018 was a very rainy and cold month in the Caribean. Nevertheless Omar made two great tours with us in Manzanillo, a group of 6 persons (friends and relatives): birdwatching at 5:15 a.m. and the Gandoca Tour through the woods next day at 7...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank angelafederspiel
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Omar was an excellent and very knowledgable guide who took us through the Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge. He started the tour by asking us what we wanted to see and when I told him about my interest in plants, especially medicinal ones, he took us to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank emilyeye
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were recommended by our hosts where we were staying to use Omar. He is knowledgable about wildlife and the jungle. He is passionate about teaching people about the environment. He pointed out sloths, monkeys, yellow eyelash viper, toucans, spiders, frogs, lizards and bullet ants....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

First question from Omar, "What do you want learn on this trip?" And since Omar grew up in Manzanillo, he told us a little about everything that is relevant to the area as we hiked. Not only was he amazing at spotting wildlife and plants,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kara E
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Booked this at our hotel , picked up and dropped off on beach and then our guide arrived , Omar knew everything about birds , we were amazed ! He took us around his village into people's gardens up and down footpaths , we must...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JHyde5320
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Omar is one of the best guides ever. We saw so many life birds. He could spot birds as well as the best birders I've ever seen. And he was so concerned that each one of us saw the bird. I recommend Omar for one...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Nancy Z
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt, our trip into the jungle was a "5" rating! Omar was an excellent guide - he could spot a viper, sloths, monkeys, and frogs like an eagle! His knowledge, love for nature, stories and sense of humor added so much. He cared...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Tina K
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I am ever so grateful that our hostess booked a tour with Omar! He is funny, warm, and a fountain of knowledge when it comes to the natural world of his hometown. His passion to share and preserve this amazing place is contagious. He has...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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20 July 2015|
Response from 742lyndap | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Best to track him down, either through his mobile number or at Cool & Calm Cafe, owned by his brother. Do you have his contact info? We found him very accommodating to our needs. He is a great guide!