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I made reservations in advance of our recent trip to CR. Replies from Palo Verde Boat Tours were always prompt and helpful. Still, I had a few reservations, having read other reviews. The day came, and we were the first guests to arrive at their...More
We booked this Palo Verde Boat tour through our resort in Playa Hermosa. It was an 1 1/2 hr drive to the Palo Verde National Park/Cipanci National Wildlife Refuge (one on each side of the river) and 2 hours boating on the river. The guide,...More
We were led by a very knowledgeable guide from Nexus Tours. We saw many crocodiles in the water and on the banks. Our guide was great at pointing out wildlife. We saw white faced monkeys, tiny Dracula bats and a variety of birds. Bring our...More
Good and friendly service. Flexible though professional and with lots of good information on the tour, the park and the environment. They are used to have American tourist as well as keeping a bit of the Tico style. The captain knows exactly where to go...More
Very efficient and friendly tour company. We didn't have our own transport and so arranged pick up and drop off through the company which was very good (and a very nice car!). On arrival at the company premises we were warmly welcomed and given coffee,...More
Our group of 8 friends truly enoyed our Tempesque River Cruise with Palo Verde Boat Tour. Our guide (and driver) Gabriel was very knowledgeable with great English language skills, and boat captain Jose was amazing at spotting the wildlife hidden in the brush! We saw...More
We have been using this family owned tour company since 2000. Yesterday was or 20th trip wth them and it was just as exciting as the first time. We always take all our friends and family who come to visit on this trip. We saw...More
This was well worth it, we saw Many Crocodiles, Monkeys, Giant Iguanas, Large variety of birds including Macaws. We have a great zoo in St. Louis, but it was exciting to see all of these things in the wild.
Afterwards, we enjoyed a traditional lunch--tons...More
Our group recently completed a tour with Palo Verde Boat Tours and we could not have been more pleased with the experience. We saw howler and capuchin monkeys, crocodiles, iguanas, herons, and other beautiful birds. The boat ride was smooth, the river was scenic, and...More
Date of experience: March 2019
paloverdeboat, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Palo Verde Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your visit and for the review, we are glad to know you enjoyed the tour and the wildlife you are supporting the local tourism and the rural development of Guanacaste so we could not be more grateful. Hope to see...More
There is a bit of a step into the boat from the launch ramp and again when getting off the boat. The captain is there to help you onto the boat but it could be difficult depending on your Mother’s abilities
Response from TheOceans5 | Reviewed this property |
The cost of the tour depends on how you book it. If you go through an adventure tour company and get the day package with lunch and transportation, it can be anywhere between $75-$95 USD per person. We received a... More
The cost of the tour depends on how you book it. If you go through an adventure tour company and get the day package with lunch and transportation, it can be anywhere between $75-$95 USD per person. We received a discounted rate for our 6 yo just by asking the tour company. If you can find your way to the riverboat dock on your own it is somewhere in the $50-$60 range.