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Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park

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| 200 Meters North Of The Cementery, La Virgen 123321, Costa Rica
+506 2761 0801
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For Bird Photography and friendly hosts, dont’ miss Dave and Daves

My husband had visited Dave & Dave’s several years ago, and it was high on the list to return on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toucan22
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Kansas City, Missouri
Another Great Visit with Dave & Dave

This was our third visit to Dave & Dave's nature park and we had another great time. Dave Sr. and... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
GeneBarb
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San Diego, California
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This BBC Wildlife Magazine and National Geographic published destination offers a 2 hour guided tour by the owners. Visit our website for tour start times. $40 per person.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“his son” (24 reviews)
“bird watching” (24 reviews)
“the owner” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| 200 Meters North Of The Cementery, La Virgen 123321, Costa Rica
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+506 2761 0801
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband had visited Dave & Dave’s several years ago, and it was high on the list to return on this visit. There are two major feeder areas, and Dave &. Dave have set up the feeders so that the environment is as natural as...More

Thank Toucan22
David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for this excellent review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the colorful tropical birds and wildlife that can be seen here at Dave & Dave's. This review helps us attract more travelers and makes it possible to save more Costa Rican rainforest....More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

This was our third visit to Dave & Dave's nature park and we had another great time. Dave Sr. and his son are delightful hosts and very passionate about nature. We saw a variety of birds, including a pair of great green macaws. The grounds...More

Thank GeneBarb
David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Good morning from paradise Gene and Barbara, Thanks for taking the time to write this excellent review! It's always a pleasure seeing the both of you. Thanks for supporting our project over the years. We are looking forward to your next visit! Your amigos Dave...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017

First of all the father and son team of Dave Sr. and Dave Jr. are awesome down to earth friendly guys. They know a lot about the nature in the area and have set out to conserve the birds that are found in the area...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Linnette, Thanks for taking the time to write this kind and thorough review! It is always a pleasure to spend a few hours with the two of you. Thanks for sharing these great photos. We are looking forward to your next visit! Best of travels...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

A very special place, very carefully and caringly developed from a failed plantation. A wide variety of beautiful birds, free and wild yet almost close enough to touch. A labor of love and and a joy to experience.More

Thank Tom L
David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Greetings from paradise Tom, Thanks so much for your kind words and for this 5 star review! It was a true pleasure getting to know you. Your visit helps us raise funds to continue to save rainforest. We hope to see you again soon. Gracias...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Dave and Dave’s is a must see for wildlife lovers, birders, and bird photographers. The place is run by a father and son and is based out of their family home. It is built on what used to be part of an old palm oil...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks for this excellent review! We are happy to hear you completely enjoyed your visit! Just by stopping by and enjoying the tour you have helped us raise revenue to save more rainforest. Thanks again for your support and thorough review! Best of travels from...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Here you can easily find different species of tucans, lots of local birds and many many hummingsbirds. The owner bought and then built the place in the 1980‘s. Since then the secondary rainforest grew building a natural habitat for the animals and the fruits they...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write us this excellent review! We had a great time meeting the both of you and are looking forward to one day seeing you again. Thanks for your support and we wish...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great day with Dave sen. who showed us his beautiful site with lots of birds (Kolibris et al), frogs and nice stories about the site, his family and life. Really appreciated it ans 100% recommended.

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Greetings from Dave & Dave, Thanks so much for this 5 star excellent review of our nature park. It was a pleasure meeting you and exchanging our stories. Thanks for your support!

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We went here while staying in Sarapiqui. It's amazing what they do to restore the nature after being a plantation! Older Dave gave us a tour and told us excited about the nature. We have seen many birds, a howler monkey and many (poison) frogs....More

Thank elientjez
David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks for this excellent review! It was a pleasure having you here at the park. This review helps us attract more visitors and raise funds for our project. Thanks for your support! Your friends Dave & Dave

Reviewed 7 September 2017

I could have stayed here all day, just watching the hummingbirds. They are very difficult to photograph, though, and you're better off taking a video.More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Greetings from sunny Costa Rica! Thanks for taking the time to write this excellent review. Your visit helps us raise funds to be able to offer this great experience to visitors from around the world for years to come. Thanks so much for your support!...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you are in Sarapiqui and whether you are a 'birder' or not, you must go see Dave and Dave's. Lots of wildlife photographers and film makers from all over the work including the BBC and national geographic come here - so don't miss it....More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Rachel, Thanks for this excellent and thorough review! It was a blast sharing the nature park with you! Your visit helps us raise funds making it possible for us to continue to offer this experience to many more visitors for years to come. Thanks so...More

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Jeff J
6 January 2017|
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Response from David L | Property representative |
Greetings from paradise Jeff, Great to hear you will be visiting us next month. We are looking forward to meeting the three of you. Our 4 day package differs from 4 consecutive days as we include a pizza lunch on each day... More
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Jeff J
27 October 2016|
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Response from David L | Property representative |
Good morning from paradise Jeff, There is another hotel named La Quinta Lodge. There is public transport via local bus from Selva Verde Lodge. Tirimbina is withing walking distance. Transport from La Quinta is best via... More
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Charlie D
2 March 2016|
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Response from David L | Property representative |
Hi Charlie, sorry for the long wait on this response...I just saw your question this morning. There is a lodge just 500 meters from us named Tirimbina. There is also another lodge named Selva Verde Lodge just 10 mins away... More
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