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Aventuras Tropicales Golfo Dulce

Puerto Jimenez 22, Costa Rica
506 2 7355195
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Owner description: Aventuras Tropicales Golfo Dulce is run by a costarrican family. Offers kayak tours in mangroves and sunset, full day kayak-snorkeling adventures... more » Owner description: Aventuras Tropicales Golfo Dulce is run by a costarrican family. Offers kayak tours in mangroves and sunset, full day kayak-snorkeling adventures jungle-bike day trips, outrigger canoeing, overnight tours in Golfo Dulce and Corcovado National Park. We are an environmental responsible business; all our adventures have an eco-education compliment, our guides are certified and experienced. Welcome all year long to our Pura Vida adventure style! « less
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Havre, Montana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

William Delgado, owner operator of Aventuas Tropicales gave an extremely informative tour of the mangroves around his home. He pointed out many different species of birds, iguanas, white-faced capuchin monkeys and went into depth about how important the red and black mangroves were for the environment and to Costa Rica. He explained how his father had owned the land in... More

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Lund, Sweden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Among all the great experiences on our two week trip, our Sunset kayaking with Alberto stands out for world-class, once in a life time tours. Kayaking through mangroves, swimming in the warm Pacific. Paddling through heavy raindrops with the occasional lightning. Calm sea through the mist and fog. The paddel through bioluminiscence glitter and rounding off by swimming in the... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

We went on the mangrove kayak tour and it was great. Our guides, Laura and José were great at explaining all the different types of mangrove trees we found and we really enjoyed the coconut and pineapple on the beach half way through. What's great about this agency is that it's not in the main part of town so there... More

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New Westminster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

we took a kayak tour through mangroves with William our guide. It was a good experience. William is passionate about the area and very knowledgeable too. His family provided meal at the end of our tour which was wonderful. We got an education and saw many things we would never have seen by ourselves, including bats and a small boa... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Kayaking trip with Alberto and Brian was relaxing and informative. We learned a lot about the wildlife in the mangroves and picked up some life skills! Midway through the tour, we stopped on a beach where Alberto demonstrated how to open a coconut on a deserted island. I was blown away. $40 USD/pp was well spent on this trip.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We took an afternoon kayaking trip through the primary and secondary mangroves with Bryan, who was outstanding! He shared his knowledge as we paddled, but also respected the quiet of the mangroves and knew when silence was important to spot birds and animals. We saw a royal tern, little blue heron, tri-colored heron, amazon kingfisher, and a troop of monkeys... More

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Invermere, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

The 4 days kayaking in the Gulfo Dulce with Alberto & his son Albertito was the highlight of our 2 week trip to Costa Rica. We also had great stays in Monteverde and Nosara so this is saying a lot. We were interested in the natural and cultural history of the incredibly rich wilderness in the Osa. We wanted to... More

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puerto jimenez
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

At sunrise we hauled our 9 person outrigger canoe into the Golfo Dulce, Right on the beach near Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula on Southern Costa Rica. We explored the mangroves, and river estuaries, and saw 3-4 Spinner Dolphins on the way back in to beach. Fresh Pineapple, drinks and cameras ready. We saw a boa, troop of howler monkeys, and... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

I can't recommend Aventuras Tropicales enough! My wife and I did the full-day kayak adventure, as well as the dolphin watch/night-time mangrove trip, guided both times by Alberto. He was so informative, friendly and fun! We had an amazing time! We spotted howler monkeys, a sloth, coatis, dolphins and tons of fish while snorkeling on Sandalo reef. The all-day adventure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

At the last minute we booked a 3 hour trip into the Gulfo Dulche to look for dolphins and watch the sunset. We didn't see dolphins, but we did see the sunset. Alberto was a great guide, telling us about the bay and his indiginous family history. He was very interesting and very professional. We paddled to a remote beach,... More

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