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The Night Tour with Tracie The Bug Lady

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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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On this two and a half hour trek through the rainforest, join Biologist Tracie "The Bug Lady" and spotter extraordinaire Gianfranco Gómez, as they team up to reveal the intriguing world of moonlight exploration.

Gianfranco and The Bug Lady will transport you to a realm where reality rivals science fiction. Guests will learn, hand's on, how to harvest silk from one of Central America's largest spiders, how toxic toads were employed in mind control studies, and why the US military enlisted cockroaches in the Vietnam War.

With a style that is as witty as it is engaging, Tracie and Gian deliver a skillful blend of natural history and human lore. Guests can expect to learn about fascinating topics on everything from bugs to bats, to all that creeps, crawls and flies by night.

This is Drake Bay's first and longest running nocturnal adventure, with over 20 years in operation. Join us for one of the most unique excursions in Costa Rica. Minimum age limit 4 years old. Closed shoes required
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CLG wrote a review Apr 2020
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We were so fortunate to have experienced Tracie and Gian’s fabulous tour on our first night at beautiful Drake Bay Getaway. What a perfect introduction to the wondrous night creatures of the Costa Rican rain forest! We were mesmerized by Tracie’s dramatic appreciation of each
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Richard C wrote a review Mar 2020
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Tracie and Gianfranco provide both many years of local knowledge with a biologist background of the animals we encountered. Much more than just a night walk they followed up, on request, with a comprehensive list of species seen including Latin names, the nigh time conditions,
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Robert P wrote a review Mar 2020
Chapel Hill3 contributions
Fantastic tour of the creatures of the night that we would otherwise never have even thought to look for. Tracie is an engaging and inspiring guide who can communicate effectively with folks of all ages and backgrounds. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Lewis C wrote a review Mar 2020
Brewood, United Kingdom9 contributions
A must do when visiting drake bay! Incredible knowledge of every animal we encountered. Tracie and Jonathan were really friendly and happy to answer all your questions
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Helen G wrote a review Mar 2020
Dundee, United Kingdom2 contributions
We went on the night tour with Tracie and Gian, and from the off they were spotting animals in the night, from a three toed sloth high up in a tree, to bats, spiders, scorpions, frogs and we even saw a crocodile. The knowledge and information we go from Goan and Tracie were
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