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Palo Verde Boat Tours

#40 of 333 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Province of Guanacaste Features Animals
8841 89 43
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Great tour and authentic Costa Rican lunch.

Our guide, Eugene was excellent. The boat captain, Felix, did a great job maneuvering to get us... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Lisa V
via mobile
Great educational tour

This tour was very informative and interesting. Our tour guide was Gustavo. On the drive to the... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Our guide, Eugene was excellent. The boat captain, Felix, did a great job maneuvering to get us close for pictures. The group back at the Palo Verde house was awesome and great cooks for an authentic lunch.

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This tour was very informative and interesting. Our tour guide was Gustavo. On the drive to the park, he provided a lot of information about Costa Rica and it's efforts to preserve the land and the importance of sustainability. When we got to the park...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This was a great half day trip! We had a fantastic guide, Juan Carlos; he did not stop educating us on guanacaste, Costa Rica from the moment we got picked up at our hotel. The river trip was a lot of fun; a lot of...More

Thank Y1858EHlindar
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

There were two tours available at our hotel. One was just the nature boat tour. The other one included the boat tour and a cultural event that followed. We only want to do the boat tour but due to the scheduling we had to do...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We had a great guide but the boat driver was only interested in when he was going back to the dock. I feel there are better tours for less money

Thank flycatcher06
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This tour was both relaxing and exciting together slowly going up the Tempisque River. While enjoying the beautiful scenery along the river we were on the "hunt" for the wildlife. We were first met by an Ant Eater in the parking lot and were told...More

Thank CKnolle
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Very relaxing river ride with a very eagle eyed captain that could easily spot animals in their natural habitat. We seen many crocodiles( in and out of the water) monkeys, iguanas, egrets, heron, and plenty of birds. This was a half day excursion from our...More

Thank kibb
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a must do for any first time visitor to Costa Rica. The boat guides really know their wildlife and have the ability to spot birds, lizards, bats, etc., that I never would have seen on my own. The boat captain's ability to find...More

Thank schniz-the-elder
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We booked the Palo Verde River Tour through TPV Tours. We were picked up at 6am at our vacation beach house rental by tour guide Fernando, he began educating us on the flora and fauna of Costa Rica as we drove out of the drive...More

1  Thank Gwen C
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Wonderful afternoon spotting crocodiles, howler and white faced monkeys, scarlet macaws, iguanas, jesus christ lizards, and many different kinds of water fowl. The guides are amazing and saw so many creatures that we couldn't! The lunch is delicious - fresh and local. But agree with...More

Thank MontpelierHeidi
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Kathy M
will you pick up and drop off at my hotel, the Capitan Suizo?
4 January 2017|
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Response from Oklagrl | Reviewed this property |
We took a transfer with a good for this adventure. I do know know if they will pick you up or not. I would call them and see.
Is there alot of walking/on this tour?
26 July 2016|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my tardiness. No, not a lot of walking at all. Very enjoyable. Mostly boat riding...