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Address: Dominical, Costa Rica
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+506 8873 3283
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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. Tours to Mangroves (Hatillo Nuevo or Matapalo), Ventanas Caves, Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, Rio Baru, and other locations. 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, snorkeling and wave riding at the Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, or just a lazy paddle up the rio Baru, our 10 years experience and knowledgeable, local guides will leave you with memories and a HUGE smile. Rentals available too.

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Best tour of our whole trip

We went on the 1/2 day kayak tour of the mangroves, a snorkel experience and time at the Whale's Tale. I am so impressed with Pineapple tours. It was only the two of us signed up... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Andre S
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Aurora, Canada
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Kayaking through the mangroves was phenomenal. We came across various species of birds. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Lots of bugs but thankfully he had nets for us to put over our heads. Nice spread of fruits and water when we finished.

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Thank SharonG1961
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. It's unfortunate that at this time of the year, every mangrove estuary gets these flies that love to circle near your face. It happens every year and it's super annoying. But the mosquito net hats are a life saver! And also these flies are only around for a month or two, so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the 1/2 day kayak tour of the mangroves, a snorkel experience and time at the Whale's Tale. I am so impressed with Pineapple tours. It was only the two of us signed up and instead of doing the minimum for a less than full time slot, we felt like we got the royal treatment. Everyone we dealt... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

This is one of the best reviews we ever had! Thank you so much! I'm blushing with pride just reading this! We try to do the best that we can to take good care of our customers. Thank you so much again! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience with Pineapple Tours! Victor was our guide and did a great job on guiding us through the mangroves. He pointed out boa constrictors, monkeys, and several types of birds. The tour finished with a beautiful fruit spread with a visit by a friendly monkey. We even stopped on the way back to view two sloths!... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you SO much for your awesome review! We love to hear these words! Please visit us again soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is beautiful, the tour is exciting, the guides very attentive and friendly, the company very efficient in scheduling the tour and answering the e-mails

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Unfortunately, We really don't know how to respond to your review because your words indicate an excellent review, worthy of 5 stars (circles). Yet, you only put 3 stars. Another things that is extremely confusing is the fact that you wrote my email personally after the tour and said how wonderful it was and how... More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a long kayak adventure, where we saw many different animals, including fish, lizards, and monkeys.

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our kayak tour! Please visit us again soon. RAchel Pineapple Tours More 

Urbana, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of 11 and didn't book anything in Domincal in advance. Pineapple tours made their schedule work with ours to get our group in for multiple half-day trips. The guides are extremely nice, fluent in both English and Spanish, and extremely knowledgeable of the area/environment. Owned by expats, but all of the guides are locals with great... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We do our best to accommodate large groups and have the ability to take up to 20 people in kayak and 10 in SUP. Just a quick note that Yes, I am an expat from NY but my Husband was born and raised in Dominical, one of the few originals! Thank you... More 

Ottawa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 4 went on the ocean kayak and snorkelling tour with Jovino. He was a great guide with lots of information and very attentive to all our needs. We paddled out to the coral by the Whale's tail in the Marino Ballena national park and snorkelled for a long time. Jovino pointed out interesting sea life and took... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! I'm glad you and your family had a nice time on the Whale's Tail Combo Tour! Thank you for coming with us and hope to see you again in the future! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, awesome guides who were knowledgeable and always happy to answer a question or help. They had fresh fruit for us afterwards!! And they even took pictures with their waterproof camera and uploaded them for all to see and download! A very well thought-out trip to make every experience wonderful.

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We try to put 110% into everything we do here at Pineapple Tours. Before, during and after the tour! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again! Rachel Pineapple Tours! More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Victor and Jovino were fantastic guides on our kayak tour through the mangroves. We had a super fun time and learned so much about the fascinating and important ecosystem.

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Thank jebsibbald
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you learned a lot in the mangroves. It is one of the most important environments on the this planet, but unfortunately often overlooked. Please visit us again soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience with Rachel and Jovino of Pineapple tours. We had 3 double Kayaks for our family of 6. (we reserved the doubles a few months in advance). The river was a little low so we spent some time at the spot where the ocean meets the river and swam around. It was very cool to see... More 

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about Pineapple Tours. We appreciate that you took the time out to leave a review. We love having Jovino as part of our team. His passion shines through on every tour! Thank you for coming with us. Please visit us again soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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