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Pineapple Kayak Tours

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Address: | Between Police and Que Nivel, Dominical 99999, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8873 3283
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: 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. 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, coastal kayaking in Dominicalito, or just a lazy paddle up the rio Baru, our 9 years experience and knowledgeable, local guides will leave you with memories and a HUGE smile. Tours to Mangroves (Hatillo), Ventanas Caves, Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, Rio Baru, or Dominicalito. Rentals available too.
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Close encounter with nature!

Pineapple Kayak Tours is an awesome experience! Cruising in kayaks deep in to the mangroves does not get much better. Close encounters with monkeys, tons of exotic birds, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Pineapple Kayak Tours is an awesome experience! Cruising in kayaks deep in to the mangroves does not get much better. Close encounters with monkeys, tons of exotic birds, and crocodiles. The staff was awesome, and they educated us well on the different types of mangrove, and the different species of birds, and so much fun!

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Edmonton, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Went on a Mangrove SUP tour this morning with 3 others...first time paddle boarding for all of us. Had an absolutely fantastic time thanks to our great guide Michael Chevez! He explained all about the Mangroves plus showed us how to paddle board then took us up and down through the Mangroves. He is super knowledgable , could answer all... More 

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for coming with us to explore the mangroves by SUP! I know you were hesitant at first because you were worried about falling into the water, but now you know how easy it is! SUP in the mangroves is an easy sport for most anyone to try. Thanks again and hope to see you soon. Rachel (Owner) Pineapple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Guided tours are usually not my thing, but the tour guide was just as enthusiastic about the having a good day on the water that it felt like we we hanging out with a friend. Would do it again.

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Josh, I totally hear you about sometimes not wanting to do a guided tour. I was never really a "tour" person and now here I am, owning my own tour operation! Having a guide is really helpful because they are trained to listen for calls, keep a lookout for certain areas where the wildlife lives and give pointers throughout... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A great experience with a very informative and knowledgeable guide. Learned a lot about the critical role the mangrove plays to the eco system, saw tons of birds, and even ate termites - they were good!

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We really appreciate it! Rachel (Owner) Pineapple Tours More 

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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Pineapple tours were fantastic to work with and they think of everything. I called them the morning we wanted to do the tour, and even though they had no tour planned, they quickly put one together for us. The car ride to the kayak launch site was crazy fun and beautiful going down a bumping road next to the beach.... More 

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming with us!!!! And thank you for posting your awesome photos! You really have a talent. Excellent shots! Hope to see you again in the future! Rachel (Owner) Pineapple Tours More 

Riverside, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We showed up without reservations and Pineapple Tours did everything they could to accommodate us for the mangrove tour. The main problem was that they didn't have room for our family of four in the SUV pulling the kayaks, and our non 4-WD rental car would not have been able to get us from the office to the launch point... More 

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review. Yes, my employees are really generous and always go above and beyond. We really appreciate your words. Rachel (Owner) Pineapple Tours More 

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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is such a small thing, but I'm old and don't enjoy sitting on a towel on the sand. Pineapple Tours had a book in our villa that said they rented chairs, so we drove down there to check them out. They just had two but we took one for $5. I was willing to leave a deposit, but she... More 

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! And yes, we do rent beach chairs and umbrellas, surf boards, boogie boards, SUPs, Kayaks and bicycles. We really appreciate the kind words! Rachel (Owner) Pineapple Tours More 

State College, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We did the mangrove tour and had a nice time. Michael was a passionate expert of the mangrove ecosystems and we learned a lot. It was a little boring. I think if I were to do a trip again with them, we'd do an ocean trip. Be ready to get filthy. The kayaks take on a lot of water and... More 

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Dirty........ isn't that part of the adventure in Costa Rica? Living here, I am always covered in sand, salt, dust, sweat, what have you! We use sit-on-top kayaks on top of water, so yes, you do get wet and dirty on our tours. Everyone is welcome to their opinion of the mangrove tour, because the tour is all about the... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We loved touring the mangroves with our fantastic guide, Michael. Michael is very knowledgable and a great teacher. He stopped on the way to point out sloths and birds on the road and gave us a helpful introductory lesson to use the Stand up paddle boards, which we opted for instead of kayaking (really enjoyed the SUP experience). The tour... More 

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! I am glad you had a nice time on the Mangrove tour and were able to see and learn a lot. We hope to see you again in the future! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Waco, Texas
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I would definitely recommend Pineapple Kayaking. I should warn that I did not get a response from my emails to reserve on the website. Since we were staying just around the corner in Dominical, I just stopped by and they were very wonderful to set us up with a tour for the time we had available on our last day.... More 

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Rachelny2cr, Owner at Pineapple Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! And thank you so much for letting me know the emails aren't going through on our website. I had no idea! I am usually extremely prompt with my email responses. So anyone who might need to contact me can contact me at: rachelw23@hotmail.com or info@pineapplekayaktours.com. Thank you again for spending the day with us... More 

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