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Manuel Antonio

Johan Chaves - Nature and birding Tours

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
About Johan Chaves - Nature and birding Tours
I am Johan Chaves, a local naturalist and birding guide who has lived in the region since my childhood. Besides my professional training, the passion for the natural world, enthusiasm and the experience gained at the field during this 14 years in my profession had been key in gathering the knowledge required to lead professional tours. I am always willing to give each customer a lifetime experience through my office: the rain forest. I offer individualized tour services that can be customized, ranging from a fun family vacation to a serious nature history walks thru the stunning scenery of the Manuel Antonio park, or even advanced birding outings locally or throughout the country. Additionally, I also offer photography tours in the area of Manuel Antonio featuring general wildlife, macro or birds.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let us have a Valedictory cheer for professional guide, Johan Chaves. On all levels, Johan is a consummate tour guide. His professionalism predated his tour, with a well manuscripted webpage and easy accessibility via the internet. Waiting patiently for us the day of our tour,...More

Date of experience: February 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

Johan was our guide on January 16, 2020 at Manuel Antonio NP. He is very knowledgeable about all the animals and plants in the park, as well as the history of the area. He is very polite, funny and knew our names immediately after meeting...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I used johan for a guided walk in MA national park and he was AMAZING! Punctual, polite, and unbelievably knowledgeable about wildlife and history in Costa Rica. We saw tons of animals - not only the regulars like monkeys, sloths, frogs, birds...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020

We did a Manuel Antonio Tour with Johan. He is insanely knowledgeable about the wildlife and plants of the area. You can tell he has a wonderful passion for the nature and genuinely shares that with everyone on his tour. I feel so lucky that...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Johan was an OUTSTANDING birding guide. Don’t hesitate for a moment if you have the opportunity to have Johan as your guide. As other reviewers have noted, he is very personable, warm and friendly. His knowledge of the subject matter, the indigenous bird species, was...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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Michele P
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If you follow the TA link to his website, then click on Contact me you'll find his email address.
Michele P
September 5, 2017|
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Response from SoCalQTPie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michele, I believe your message was intended for Johan, but it came to me (I left the review). You should be able to contact him via his website link through TripAdvisor or FaceBook. He is a great guide, so I hope you're... More
November 8, 2016|
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