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Address: Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8881 5580
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I am an artist and a self employed, free lance, certified nature guide with...

I am an artist and a self employed, free lance, certified nature guide with 15 years of experience working in Costa Rica base in Manuel Antonio. I am passionate about painting, birding, conservation and sharing Costa Rica's rich wild life and habitats with others. I am pleased to offer you a warm welcome to a country of peace and friendship.

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The best nature guide

My husband and I with another couple went to Manuel Antonio National Park and had Roy Orozco as our guide. I can't say enough about what an amazing, knowledgeable, informative... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tricia N
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Oakhurst, California
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Oakhurst, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I with another couple went to Manuel Antonio National Park and had Roy Orozco as our guide. I can't say enough about what an amazing, knowledgeable, informative, and just a great guy he was!! We would have never seen or experienced the things we did if we had done this on our own. He has been doing... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Our group had a fantastic nature walk with Roy Orozco in Manuel Antonio National Park. Roy is an incredible naturalist; we all learned a lot about the fauna of the park - monkeys, deer, toads, lizards, two species of snakes, but most importantly, birds! You won't find a better birding guide. He is excellent at identifying birds by sight and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Birding Pals and our guide Tavi made this quick dip into Costa Rica's wild bird treasures an unqualified success by every measure: Quality of Guide Services, comfort of transportation, excellence in lodging and meals, numbers of species seen, and the amazingly low cost for all this wonderment. Cheers to Roy Orozco, representative of Birling Pals in Costa Rica, and to... More 

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Phoenix, Az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

When we arrived in MA we contacted Johan to arrange a tour, he was booked but immediately he had Roy contact us who set us up for a tour with Karen. Transportation picked us up and took us to the park. We are so glad we booked this tour. It is a bit chaotic at the park entrance and Karen... More 

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Roy is a great guide and so experienced. He is able to spot many things that made our tour most enjoyable and educational. I took my two dauthers 14 and 16 and they were so in to it listening as he found things and showed them to us with his scope. Taking pictures through the scope with an Iphone was... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I arranged for a one day birding trip to Carara NP with Roy Orozco. My guide was Armando who was excellent. He knew where the birds were, taking us off on little side trails to get views of particular target birds, and was amazing at recognizing birds by their calls and songs. Although birds were my main focus, Armando also... More 

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Thank Dave K
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I with 8 other people had an amazing birding experience in Costa Rica recently. The itinerary was planned out by Roy Orozco and he gave us an excellent guide Adolfo "Fito" Downs and a safe driver Damian with a very comfortable bus for our group of 10. Fito not only showed us birds but talked to us... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

It was a great 9 days birding tour that was designed by Roy Orozco. We had the very knowledgeable bird guide, Adolfo 'Fito' Downs, took care the trip, found and Identified all the birds, a few animals and plants. It is one of the most enjoyable trips.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Roy Orozco designed a superb nine-day birding tour itinerary for us - a party of ten from the U.S. Adolfo "Fito" Downs was appointed our guide. Fito quickly showed himself to be highly knowledgeable about birds. He spotted birds where none seemed present at all. Bird ID was instant and authoritative. More importantly, Fito was patient with our rather large... More 

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Carmel, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Roy O. is a highly intelligent, interesting, cooperative, guide. His knowledge of nature and the different areas he may take you to is just astounding. We saw such a variety of birds and other wildlife, most of which we would never have even noticed. His skill at hearing and spotting creatures is amazing. I was especially interested in a photography... More 

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