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Address: Dominical, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8873 3283
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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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We got much pleasure with Pineapple Tours team. Kayak in the magroves forest was a great and our guide very interesting. I've learn much about wildlife in Costa Rica.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got much pleasure with Pineapple Tours team. Kayak in the magroves forest was a great and our guide very interesting. I've learn much about wildlife in Costa Rica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Pineapple tours experience of Costa Rica is amazing!!! Learning about and seeing the abundant wildlife with their incredibly knowledgeable guides has definitely helped create such wonderful memories that I will always cherish! Thanks again Pineapple tours! This is something you'll definitely want to do when you come visit Costa Rica!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our trip out to the mangroves, which was our first time SUP-ing. We got the hang of it pretty quickly, though if balance isn't your thing, it might be a rather difficult (or worse, miserable!) couple of hours. (In that case, I'd recommend kayaking.) The tour was pleasant, and our guide seemed knowledgeable and kind. If you're a... More 

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

Thank you for your review. It seems like you had a nice time. The tour is not meant to be fast paced at all. This tour is about taking a moment from the fast pace of life, breathing the fresh air, learning about the environment, viewing the wildlife and going with the flow. So, whether you are in kayak OR... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a lovely morning we spent with Victor (our guide) kayaking through the mangroves! It was so peaceful and relaxing meandering through the mangroves spotting wildlife in the trees. We saw monkeys, a boa, lots of lizards and interesting birds on our visit and Victor was really knowledgeable about the wildlife that we saw, he also taught us lots about... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review! It really represents what our mangrove tour is all about. Breathing the fresh air, taking in the surrounding beauty, learning about the environment and viewing all the wildlife. Thank you for taking the time to write about it! Please visit us again soon. Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a beautiful tour through the mangroves! We saw sloths, two different kinds :) I had never seen them this close before in the wild, amazing! We also saw lots of birds, little crabs, and monkeys! it's a beautiful serene place, I would recommend this tour to anyone who loves to be on the water (kayak or sup)... More 

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

Thank you so much for your awesome review!!! We appreciate that you took the time to review our mangrove tour. It really is a beautiful place, huh? please visit us again soon. Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We scheduled our mangrove tour for our first full day in the Dominical/Uvita area. I had communicated with Rachel the week before our arrival and she was great to talk to and was very helpful in deciding which tour to do with our group of eight family members. (some older, some younger) It was a relaxed, fun tour - paddling... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Your family was so fun and such a pleasure to work with! It makes me so happy to hear that this was your favorite thing that you did on your trip! I really hope to see you down here in Dominical again soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had an amazing time on my mangrove kayak tour with Nego. I got to see so many birds and even saw a few sloths. Rachel was incredibly helpful with any questions, not only regarding their tours, but about Costa Rica in general. Super friendly people and amazing tour. Highly recommend you stop by when in Dominical.

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Ratiskovice, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had really great time!!! Michael was our guide and he explained us everything before we started and provided us with equipments and a bottle of water - very helpful! We paddled out to the reef at the Whale’s Tail, we snorkeled there for a while and we were lucky, we saw many fish and also the sea turtle -... More 

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

Thank you for your amazing review of our Combo tour to Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita. This tour is so fun because it offers a taste of all the different ecosystems in the national Park. I'm glad you go to experience i! Thanks for coming with us. Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our tours with Pineaple Tours in Dominical and Bahia Ballena, we did the kayak and snorkel tour in Bahia Ballena and then the SUP tour in the Balu River. Everyone working there is super attentive and helpful, they are also very fun! Rachel was great with booking and helping us with directions and made us feel welcome. Nero,... More 

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

Thank you so much for your awesome review! We really enjoyed meeting you both and hearing your stories! We loved showing you our part of Costa Rica. We really hope to see you down in the southern zone again. Pura Vida! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Victor is a great guide, very knowledgable, bilingual and easy to talk to. We were a group of 3 inexperienced SUP riders, and we all had a great time. Rainy season was a great time to see lots of lush greenery and wildlife. We spotted 3 three toed sloths and a two toed sloth, 2 boas, a large turtle and... More 

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

Thank you SO much for your review of our tour to the Mangroves! We had a great time showing you all the wildlife and paddling through the waters with you. Please visit us again soon. Pura Vida! Rachel Pineapple Tours More 

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