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Address: Dominical, Costa Rica
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+506 8873 3283
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We offer Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard tours for all levels and ages in...

We offer Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard tours for all levels and ages in Dominical, Costa Rica. Tours to Mangroves (Hatillo Nuevo or Matapalo), Ventanas Caves, Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, Rio Baru, and other locations. It's an amazing way to discover the beauty, nature and adventure of this tropical paradise. Whether you are kayaking through enchanting mangrove estuaries, searching for exotic birds and animals, paddling through adrenaline-filled ocean caves, snorkeling and wave riding at the Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, or just a lazy paddle up the rio Baru, our 10 years experience and knowledgeable, local guides will leave you with memories and a HUGE smile. Rentals available too.

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Fantastic Tour of the Mangroves

This tour is really a must-do for anyone coming to Dominical. I can't believe it took until our third trip to do it. Our group (4 adults, 2 kids) were in great hands with Victor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This tour is really a must-do for anyone coming to Dominical. I can't believe it took until our third trip to do it. Our group (4 adults, 2 kids) were in great hands with Victor and Robert. They guided us to some amazing plants and animals and had a great wealth of knowledge about everything they showed us. The tour... More 

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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a kayaking trip through the Mangroves near Dominical a few weeks in advance. As luck would have it, my wife and I were the only ones on the trip so we got the a very personalized tour from our guide, Victor. I am disabled and use a small mobility scooter to get about. Victor and his friend ably... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. It was such a pleasure to take you and your wife on our mangrove tour. Victor told me he was so fulfilled to see you enjoying yourself so much on the water. It just goes to show that you don't have to let your disability stop you from living! Please visit... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pineapple is a great choice to take you to the mangrove. Our kayaking tour was very well organized with the most awesome fruit at the end. On the tour there were just three boats with our guide so we got lots of information and attention. We say many different kinds of birds, a huge iguana and - best of all... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us such a great review! We love what we do here at Pineapple Tours. And I'm glad it shows! Please visit us again soon. Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Goshen, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice trip with our family of four - afternoon kayak in the mangroves. Pineapple tours accommodated us with another family and a larger group than usual , which was much appreciated! We saw sloths, a raccoon, an osprey eating a fish and an iguana. In addition we saw many birds. There were monkeys in the mangroves... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. I'm glad you appreciated that we separated the groups so that you had a much smaller group instead of a super large group. We always do that when we have more than 8-10 people. It's much more personal. I do apologize that you didn't get to see the... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 5 did two separate kayaking trips: the Mangroves and Whale's Tail. Both were amazing but very different. The mangroves are calm and cool, and there are lots of opportunities for wildlife viewing en route and within the mangroves. Whale's Tail had beautiful scenery and the snorkeling was fun. Come prepared with a t-shirt and sunscreen, though -... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review AND for coming with us on TWO tours! We love that! And your advice about the sun protection is perfect. The Whale's Tail tour is a VERY sunny tour, and we definitely recommend lots of sun protection. I hope your sunburn has faded! :) Please visit us again in the future. Rachel... More 

Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do!!!! Just a great days kayaking. The crew at Pineapple Tours have it down, professional yet laid back and always smiling, Too many good things to say, great tour, awesome guides, non stop wildlife. Guaranteed win.

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your tour and everything that comes with it! Please visit us again in the future! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took the whales tail combo tour. We were beyond happy with our experience!!! From start to finish, this tour was wonderful! Rachel is very quick at responding to emails and answering all the questions you may have and the gentleman at the office when we checked in was super sweet! We hit the jackpot with our... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you SO much for your excellent review! That's so awesome to be at the top of your list of favorite things you did during your HONEYMOON!!! Congratulations on true love! Please visit us again when you return in the future! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service by Victor, our guide. Very knowledgeable and kind. Spent 5hrs kayaking, snorkelling and a little beach time. Great tour. Thank you

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It seems like you have a great time! Please visit us again in the future! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

New England
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, professional staff was all about safety first. Rachel runs a first rate operation. We opted for the tour that had a bit of everything, kayaking in the mangroves, out in the ocean (an easy, gentle paddle) out to a relatively calm snorkeling destination-that was OK-not a lot of fish that I saw, but adequate. Paddled back "surfing" our way... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! I remember the day you went my guide told me that the fish were hiding! Hey, ya never know in nature! But I'm glad it was still an enjoyable experience for you! Please visit us again soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Montauk, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great tour of Matapalo Mangroves. It is a true adventure. So much wildlife to view, white faced monkeys, sloths, and so many birds, etc. The beauty of the Matapalo Mangroves just amazing, and then you come to the mouth of the river / mangroves and the mighty Pacific Ocean. An excellent tour, can't be missed.

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you, WildBillW for your ravishing review! We appreciate your business and hope you visit us again in the future! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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