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Next to Soda Don Maria, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on an early morning canoe trip and was extremely impressed with Castor's ability to spot wildlife! Very friendly and knowledgeable. We saw a lot more than we expected (3 types of monkeys incl spider monkey, many types of birds incl 5 different Herons...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Josef5
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Castor is a local guide. He has so much knowledge and he will get you so early in the park that you can have the quite water for yourself. He speaks perfect English and Spanich. This is an amazing local experience. We love you Castor!!...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carla H
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Castor Hunter Thomas's guided tour was one of the highlights of our visit to Tortuguero. His many years of experience guiding visitors through the canals and rivers clearly paid off, in terms of the wildlife he spotted. Mr. Thomas's canoe is powered by a small,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SB42SB
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

There are quite a few guides in the area, but in terms of experience and enjoyment we don’t think you can do better than Castor Hunter Thomas. We gambled on a bit of a rainy day as time was short, but despite the weather it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Funda06
Reviewed June 5, 2017

The latter phrase was Hunter's assessment of all the young "guides" blundering around the bushes and bayous of Tortuguero National Park. They might have sterling reviews as hangers-on at prepackaged resorts, but they fail on the only score that counts: seeing the full variety of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bryce A
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Castor's small, electric-motor powered canoe is a little uncomfortable for 3 hours on the river but as it's silent this is a far better way to see wild-life on his 6.00 am trip than being in a large outboard-motor powered boat. He is an amazing...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Four of us were headed to Tortuguero for two nights with absolutely nothing planned besides our accommodation (Tortuga Lodge & Gardens). On our way there, we happened to hear about Mr. Castor from a friend of his. After hearing about his motorized silent canoe tour,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank rangakmurthy
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We had an incredible canoe tour with Castor. He's friendly, knowledgable and we saw so much wildlife. We saw howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, blue herons, green herons, kingfishers, emerald basilisks, toucans, river turtles, caiman crocodiles and more! Highly recommend doing a tour with him.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Lauren D
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Castor guided us on a fun and relaxing canoe ride through Tortuguero's canals. He was very friendly, knowledgable and was able to spot animals with ease! He also has a Caribbean restaurant called Soda Dona Maria that was delicious and authentic. With Castor as your...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank kaydzn
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Castor is grat guide.Very knowledable.we went on morning trip and literally saw animal evey 5 meters.worth every minute. We saw different species of bird, ivuana gekos turtle monkeys caimans etc. We then went with Abel guide to the national park for trecking.Abel was again great...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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