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Pineapple Tours

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Dominical, Costa Rica
+506 8873 3283
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Mangrove tour extra-ordinaire

This was a great experience all around. Booking the tour in person with the very delightful and... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
bfandbf
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VASHON
Awesome! Thank you Rachel and staff

Brought my friend visiting from the US...this was one of her favorite things we did! Saw lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Christine S
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was a great experience all around. Booking the tour in person with the very delightful and informative Rachel: got us all prepared for what to expect. The staff at the office super friendly, Thanks Jose! After a quick ride to the start of the...More

Thank bfandbf
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review of our company! It makes me so proud to read your words. Everyone that works for us really puts their heart and soul into this business and I can't be any prouder. We are super blessed!...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Brought my friend visiting from the US...this was one of her favorite things we did! Saw lots of birds, a racoon, 4 sloths and white face monkeys up close on the river bank. Victor and Japo were great guides. Thanks for a great day!

Thank Christine S
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you so much for your excellent review! I'm glad this was one of your friends' favorite things to do in Costa Rica! Thank you for coming with us and hope to show you some of our other tours soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Had an enjoyable tour of the mangroves with guide Victor. Family of six with several who were very inexperienced at kayaking. Victor was very informative and pleasant as he spotted animals and plants throughout the tour. We saw sloths, monkeys, the famous JC lizard, and...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thank you so much for your great review! I love how you called him the "famous JC Lizard!" It's true, those creatures are pretty cool! I'm glad you and your family enjoyed yourselves. Please visit us again when you come back to Costa Rica! Rachel...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

We had a group of 11 take a morning mangrove tour. We met the guides in Dominical and we were met with cold water and hot coffee. We asked to change us out of some of the single kayaks to double kayaks (of which they...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks, Sean, for your awesome review! Which, by the way, was our 500th Review!!! We are so grateful that you took the time to leave us a comment on TripAdvisor.com. It's a great resource for people to read other people's true and honest opinions! Thank...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

My adventure with Pineapple Tours was just great! We chose to try paddle boarding or Sup as it's called through the Mangroves! I wasn't sure if I would be able to do it but our guide Victor made things very easy for me to get...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks so much for your awesome review! I'm glad you got the hang of Paddle boarding right away. It really is an easy sport for most people.....on flat water. Ocean is a different story of course! Please visit us again when you come back and...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My wife, son, and I booked the Mangrove tour online the day before as we were in town. On the way to the insert point we stopped to view two types of sloths and other unique things. Victor, our guide, was knowledgeable and personal. He...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you SO much for your awesome review, Jason! I'm glad you decided to come on our Mangrove Kayak Tour. It's such a magical, inspiration and educational tour. Different from many of the high adrenaline activities in the area. Please visit us again soon! Rachel...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had a great time lead by Victor and team through the mangroves tour. After a short drive we loaded out and began the easy paddle down river. Everything was supplied for us, from sun hats, wet bags, and even binoculars. The tour was an...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you so much, David K, for your awesome review! It's funny, as the owner, I get all worried that it's raining and that the customers are getting wet, but to hear from your side, that you enjoyed the tropical downpour, makes me feel so...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

While enjoying the Pacific southern coast of Costa Rica, these guys really went out of there way to make this a great tour. They brought us to an expansive, secluded beach we would have never known about, and into a water way we otherwise never...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Wow! Thank you, Dana M, for your excellent review! We try our best to leave lasting impressions on you so you can always remember our trip! Please visit us again the next time you come to Costa Rica. Rachel Pineapple Tours

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to get close to nature, forget the national parks and sign up for a trip through the mangroves! We were recommended the kayak and paddle boarding and it did not disappoint. From our first enquiry to the end of the day, the...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thanks SO much for the great review of our Mangrove tour! We are super lucky that our mangrove estuary is full of wildlife and that we have the access to show you this. We appreciate the time you took to write your review. Please visit...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

A friend and I got a two person kayak. The tour was very relaxed and didn't take a lot of physical energy which is good for me. Enjoyed the beautiful sites and especially the charming banter of the tour guide. He did a good job...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you so much for your great review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip into the amazing ecosystem of the Mangroves! Please visit us again when you come to Dominical. Rachel Pineapple Tours

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Eleni_96
23 January 2017|
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Response from Rachel W | Property representative |
Hi! The tour you are talking about is a 1/2 day of kayaking AND snorkeling. It's our combo tour at Marino Ballena National Park. And this is the best time of the year for this tour!!! The conditions are amazing! It... More
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Judy A
9 January 2017|
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Response from Rachel W | Property representative |
Hi, Yes definitely a 4 year old can go in a double kayak with an adult! We take young children all the time to the mangroves. We have 3 double kayaks available. Please contact me directly for more information. Thanks!
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