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Manuel Antonio Expeditions

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Address: Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 0043, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8365 1057
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Description: We are a small company that loves to share nature and teach about our...
We are a small company that loves to share nature and teach about our wildlife and natural resources. Our guides are all professional and billingual.We are proud to offer personalize service and work with our clients to make the best of their vacation. Let us know be part of your wonderfull trip to Costa Rica.
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You have to take the Mangrove tour in Manuel Antonio with these guys. Our guide had a very uncanny ability to spot animals from a mile away. We got VERY UP CLOSE and personal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

You have to take the Mangrove tour in Manuel Antonio with these guys. Our guide had a very uncanny ability to spot animals from a mile away. We got VERY UP CLOSE and personal with the white faced monkeys, saw the mating ritual of the "Jesus Christ" lizard, and bats just hanging out. Overall a great experience.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a great tour of Manuel Antonio with Paul Gonsalves today. He has been guiding for over 20 years and it was quite obvious that he was THE GUIDE to be with - Other guides were repeatedly following his superhuman ability to spot any mammal, reptile or insect that would have otherwise been bypassed. Even before we entered the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My husband and I booked a private tour with Paul Gonsalves through our hotel (Jungle Creek) and our experience was absolutely worth every penny. If you want to walk through the park but are worried about missing wildlife, tour guide Paul is your guy!! We stopped and looked at maybe 15-20 animals, and we would have missed all of them... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Pablo is a great guide, he is knowledgeable of the area and showed us a lot of wild life as well as many species of plant life. The tour was interesting and fun! There is another guide that works with this company who neglected to pick me up twice. I only recommend Paul/ Pablo

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Excellent tour that began with a typical Costa Rican lunch in Pablo's home cooked by his wife - fantastic. Pablo was an excellent guide - talked about the importance of the mangroves, identified lots of flora, fauna and we especially liked the monkey encounter!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We booked this through our hotel, not knowing what to expect. We were picked up in the morning by van and brought to Pablo {The owners} home. there we met with his wife to pay and were given the choice of taking the tour by boat, or by double or single kayak. My girlfriend and I chose a double kayak,... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We were fortunate enough to be booked with this group through our hotels recommendation. All I can say is Wow! Juan was absolutely fantastic with our small group. Incredible wealth of knowledge, the ability to pick out the most camouflaged creatures big and small, and a great sense of humor made for an amazing day!

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a very nice boat tour with Juan of the mangrove swamp. He was great with my 4 year old grandson and 1 year old granddaughter. It was so peaceful. Unfortunately we didn't see any monkeys, but we did see a huge snake, some bats, and a tiny rare silky anteater.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our family of six had an outstanding time with Pablo of Manuel Antonio Expeditions and Milo driving the boat. We had the requisite capuchin monkeys on our heads and shoulders and the kids LOVED it! Pablo was so patient with all of the photographs and worked hard to get the monkeys interested in our boat and kept everyone safe. But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you need an English-speaking guide, Paul Gonsalves is your man. Having grown up in Toronto, this Costa Rican-Canadian combines his advanced language skills and local knowledge for a day in the tropical forest of Manuel Antonio National Park that you'll never forget. In addition to his prowess as a naturalist guide, he is a delightful human being. Every ten... More 

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Address: Address: Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 0043, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8365 1057
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park

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