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Pantanal Ecoverde Tours

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Hospitality is number one!

Joel (operator) is a hospitable host. He offered us a free stay at his hostel the day before and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Jaguar tour 5 days - 4 nights, Exellent experience

This was (allready!!) the 3th time we booked a tour with Joel Souza. We travelled ecotours all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ghent, Belgium
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Ecoverde Tours offer alternative ecotourism at economical price with high quality service , security and safety, in the experienced care of bilingual naturalist local guides.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Rua Pedro Celestino 391, Cuiaba, State of Mato Grosso 78005-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Joel (operator) is a hospitable host. He offered us a free stay at his hostel the day before and the day after our 3-day tour. Tim, the tour guide, gave us a true pantanal experience. We saw a lot of animals, even though the animals...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was (allready!!) the 3th time we booked a tour with Joel Souza. We travelled ecotours all around the world, and Ecoverde is definitly in our top 3. Joel's hostel is special, because it always gives you the "coming home" feeling. Don't expect a fancy...More

Thank Cnocky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 5 days/ 4 nights Jaguar plus tour, which we highly recommend: We had an perfect guide, who knows everything about the nature, the animals and he also has an excellent connection to everyone living and working in the pantanal. He speaks English...More

Thank ineu12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very disorganised, our trip started a day late as Joel had got the wrong date for th3 other couple in our group. We were never told what was happening and a number of things on the itinerary didnt happen. Joel is a nice man and...More

Thank Joce K
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I am happy to have chosen Ecoverde for my Pantanal holiday. Everything ran very smoothly, I was picked up at the airport, taken to the hostel where I stayed overnight and in the morning we set off for the 4d/3n tour. Same on the return....More

4  Thank lenkagrundmanova
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Overpriced and messy organization: even booking months in advance you need to be claiming all the time to have the agenda respected and get the feeling that Joel only cares about your money. In addition, tours to Cuiaba surroundings are very expensive for the quality...More

2  Thank Xarls
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

These tours are amazing. In what is supposed to be off season (mid-Nov) we saw 3 Jaguars, loads of adorable capybara, fabulous beautiful birds and more. As it is the beginning of wet season, we also made friends with more mosquitoes than was comfortable, but...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I booked the tour just by walking into the office and I could start the next day with a 4 days-3 nights tour. It was a well organized tour with a small group (however, some days we were mixed with another group), everything included, really...More

Thank Nicole J
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We booked on in advance for the Jaguar tour. Joel and his driver picked us up from the airport at Cuiaba, which was helpful on our first night, particularly given that they informed us that the city itself isn't completely safe at night. The tour...More

1  Thank Ali S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I'm a solo traveler from the states and I had a great time at the EcoVerde tours. Right off the bat, you can tell Joel is a friendly guy. He picked me up from the airport, and later we went to go grab a beer...More

Thank Apollo K
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Response from cazgreig | Reviewed this property |
Joel is good about getting you to the airport but I don't know about the timing. We did the 3 days 2 nights tour last year and stayed at a lodge about an hour's travel along the Transpantaneira and then moved on the... More
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14 February 2017|
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Response from cazgreig | Reviewed this property |
It cost us $R3000 each for the 4 day 3 night tour but we were refunded $R1000 each (in cash which we requested) because of the transport fiasco. Joel Souza of Ecoverde Tours picked us up at the airport (and also dropped us... More