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Johan Chaves - Guided Day Tours

#6 of 59 Outdoor Activities in Manuel Antonio Features Animals
Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
50688504419
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Great morning in Manuel Antonio

Johan is a great guide. He has an infectious excitement about the life and ecology of Costa Rica... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2015
Reluctant_Roadie
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Greensboro, North Carolina
Amazing National Park experience

This was our first time to the National Park, we read some reviews on trip advisor on tour guides... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2015
LilmamaSoCA
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I am Johan Chaves, a local naturalist guide who has lived in the region since my childhood. With the passion, enthusiasm and the experience gained at the field during this 8 years in my profession, I am always willing to give each customer a lifetime experience through my office; the rain forest. I offer individualized tour services that can be customized ranging from a fun family vacation to a serious nature trek thru the stunning scenery of the Manuel Antonio park.
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Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 21 June 2015

Johan is a great guide. He has an infectious excitement about the life and ecology of Costa Rica. His excitement and sense of humor were contagious and he effectively engage our teen aged kids. He spent four hours with us, looking for the frogs, sloths,...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

This was our first time to the National Park, we read some reviews on trip advisor on tour guides and Johan Chaves was the most favorable tour guide. I'm so glad we listen, we reserved our day all by email so easy too, it was...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2015

Johan Chavez is an extraordinarily knowledgable and passionate wildlife guide. He is also an excellent communicator who was able to keep all 5 of us (me, my wife, and my children ages 16-22) mesmerized for the entire tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. He answered...More

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looking4nature, Owner at Johan Chaves - Guided Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Dear Kevin K. I wanted to take the time and thank you for your kind comments about my service, I am honored to hear that my humble work filled all of your expectations and that we all were able to have such a nice day...More

Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Johan is an extremely personable and knowledgable guide. His love of the jungle and especially birds is immense. We saw things that many guides walked right past. He is a must if you want to experience Manuel Antonio National Park. He goes above and beyond!

Thank Mark R
looking4nature, Owner at Johan Chaves - Guided Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Muchas Gracias mr Mark! Thank you for taking the time to review my services. But above all thank you for allowing me to show you the wonders of our forest!, what a great day we had mi amigo!

Reviewed 3 June 2015

While on vacation in Costa Rica with my wife, I was able to get away for a 1/2-day to going birding with Johan Chavez. He exceeded any expectations I might have had! Johan was able to identify every bird we heard and saw. In just...More

Thank Paul J
looking4nature, Owner at Johan Chaves - Guided Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Hola Mark! Thank you very much for taking a precious minute of your time to review my services. It was a pleasure to bird with you at Esquipulas indeed, as well as to share a day at Manuel Antonio NP with your wife as well....More

Reviewed 30 April 2015

Johan Chaves, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable. We saw sloths, white face monkeys, spiders, leaf cutting ants, birds, grasshoppers, tree frogs and more. Johan took lots of pictures using his spotting scope and our phones/cameras. With his connections, we got into the park a...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2015

The tour was great and every detail was looked after. On the tour John found several animals and insects in his spotter scope, then he photographed what was in the scope with our iphones so we had these amazing photos as well as a first...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Perfect experience! There really is very little I can add that hasn't already been said - Subwayrider 13 especially sums up my feelings exactly. Johan was smart, funny, and kept my two boys - ages 12 and 13 - engaged and learning for three hours...More

3  Thank Seriously35
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We did a tour with Johan this morning of Manuel Antonio National Park. He has a perfect 5 out of 5 star rating for a reason - this guy is the real deal. He arrived on time and prepared with a professional scope and binoculars....More

4  Thank subwayrider13
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Johan brought the national park to life for us. It wouldn't have been half the experience if we hadn't gone with him. Even the other guides around at the same time we're telling us he was the best. And certainly seems to be - perfect...More

1  Thank Jack B
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I think we paid about $45 a person and that included transportation from our hotel. Worth every penny!
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