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Kingfisher Tours Tamarindo

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Estuary Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Tamarindo 206314, Costa Rica
+506 8411 4065
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This tour was very overrated - we were recomnedied to go at high tide when the animals were most... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Thornhill68
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Toronto, Canada
Monkeys abound!!

We had a great tour with Darwin! He took our family of six (plus my five year old grandson) up into... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Toby R
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Akron, Ohio
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On our beautiful mangrove boat tour you are going to explore the nature and wildlife of the "Las Baulas" National Park, Guanacaste. We will take you on a beautiful two hour estuary boat trip up the river of the Nationalpark to see howlermonkeys, crocodiles, lots of tropical birds, iguanas and much more! You can enjoy the amazing landscape with our local tourguide Maurico while watching the animals from the boat."
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Estuary Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Tamarindo 206314, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This tour was very overrated - we were recomnedied to go at high tide when the animals were most visible at.9 am and in the 2 hour tour we saw 2 crocodiles a few birds and maybe a terminate nest. The much hyped monkeys never...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We had a great tour with Darwin! He took our family of six (plus my five year old grandson) up into the mangrove swamp. We saw amazing birds, a crocodile, and howler monkeys. Darwin even stopped on the return trip to see more monkeys. We...More

2  Thank Toby R
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

What a great couple If hours! Our guide Mauricio was fantastic. He spotted the crocodiles when they are almost invisible and also birds. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. I would definitely recommend using him.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

I can't recommend the estuary tour with Mauricio enough. We saw all sorts of birds, crocs, monkeys, crabs and even a sea snake at the end. Mauricio was head and shoulders better than the other tour operators we saw - he actually had to point out...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Shaggy was our guide with great knowledge and patience. He stopped numerous times for pictures and explained everything plus supplied water and half way threw we stopped in river to cut up fresh pineapple. Also when loading and unloading helped everyone on and off boat....More

Thank Bryan M B
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Shaggy is a very knowledgeable guide, and excellent English. He took us in close to see various birds and named them for us, waiting while pictures were taken. Also told us about the vegetation, some of which we had learned when in the everglades in...More

Thank 360barry
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is at least the 6th tour we have done with Kingfisher Tours. Whenever we have guests we always take them on this tour. We used to tour Palo Verde. Then they changed the rules. The guides used to feed the White Face monkeys ....More

Thank Jiminysuzy
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We booked and paid through the place we were staying (Mango). We then walked the beach and met Shaggy and his green boat. We saw 3 crocs, lots of birds, and crabs. The tour included letting the sand crabs crawl on us--- all part of...More

Thank watson_evanston
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

We are so happy we booked this excursion. Sandra is so incredibly accommodating, attentive, and courteous! We were able to start the tour in either Tamarindo or Playa Grande! Beautiful ride, and our guide Miguel was very knowledgable.

1  Thank wendyHBCA
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I have to say I enjoyed this tour more than the zip lining tour I did the day before. Shaggy was an amazing guide! Polite, friendly, and so informative. He even cut a pineapple up for us to eat. This tour has a real Costa...More

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8 March 2016|
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Response from dalissime2002 | Property representative |
Hi Daniel, Thanks for contacting Kingfisher Tours! We leave everyday from either Tamarindo Beach or Playa Grande at the Estuary. Pick up times change, because it is better to go for the lower tide to see crocodiles. For the... More
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