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Jose's Crocodile River Tour

#1 of 12 things to do in Tarcoles Features Animals
| Located 20 minutes from Jaco beach and Los Suenos Resort and Marina, Tarcoles, Costa Rica
+506 2637 0795
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Excellent and fun tour

Our guide was very good, our captain was excellent. He took his time to explore the area. It was a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Suren S
Los Angeles

We had a great time on Jose's Crocodile tour! He is funny and very knowledgeable of all of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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2 days ago
“Excellent and fun tour”
3 days ago
| Located 20 minutes from Jaco beach and Los Suenos Resort and Marina, Tarcoles, Costa Rica
+506 2637 0795
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide was very good, our captain was excellent. He took his time to explore the area. It was a two hour tour with several stops. I was able to hold a baby (really small) croc in my hand that cap pulled from the river....More

Thank Suren S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time on Jose's Crocodile tour! He is funny and very knowledgeable of all of the wildlife in the area. The guy who gets out of the boat and feeds the crocs must get paid very well or is loco! We would...More

Thank ozark2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly entertaining, plenty of monster-sized crocs, but also an abundance of beautiful birds. Jose knew the names of all the birds, and of course all the crocs: Pretty eye, Tornado, Osama, and more! Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommend.

Thank mnhsrq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jose is a natural born comedian, a local, an excellent observer of wildlife, and a showman! We had a great time on our boat tour. Saw lots of very close crocs, many birds, and other wildlife. Jose speaks excellent English and knows how to entertain....More

Thank Merrill L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of six took the tour in April, 2017. I expected to see crocodiles, but I didn't expect to get that close. Our guide Jose, was pretty informative and put a lot of humour into his narrative. We were able to see several crocodiles,...More

Thank fuzzymcgillicuddy
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

We take a few trips a year. Cruises, house rentals, weekend road trips--you name it. On a whim and the accommodating responsiveness of Silvia at Jose's, we went on the trip. It was incredible. Check in was a breeze, Jose was our hilarious but informative...More

Thank dlekas
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I wasn't super excited to go on this tour, but went for my son. It was fantastic. Besides seeing maybe a dozen crocs, our guide was funny and our captain was fearless. It was really an up close and personal experience. We saws tons of...More

Thank MAKDup
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Outstanding tour! Saw lots of crocs, birds etc. Was amazing watching 9 fingers Louie feeding these huge animals. Was a great day, well worth the money. Great hosts! Great guides. Awesome!

Thank rdretail
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We heard from a number of people that we should do this tour. It was great. The guide was awesome and would bring in the birds along the route. They would also get the crocodiles right next to the boat. We will do this tour...More

Thank thedupins
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We really enjoyed the river tour. We saw about ten crocodiles, some domestic animals and a lot of birds. It's very scenic along the river, it's truly a beautiful place. The guide was very knowledgeable and the captain a little crazy for getting out of...More

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Suren S
Hi, we are traveling from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio. Like to do this tour before we go to MA. We have small bags. Can you recommend transportation to your place for the tour then continue to MA.
May 4, 2017|
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Response from Stephanie A | Reviewed this property |
we had a private driver hired through a tour operator, if interested I can give you their information and you could possibly go that route. he will keep everything in his vehicle and he was amazing
Ela F
What is the price of this tour? Thanks
January 9, 2017|
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Response from fiferr | Reviewed this property |
The cost is $35.00 per person and definitely worth the price. You will appreciate the conservation and love shown to the wildlife on this tour. The humor is free!
Is there secure parking for our rental car?
December 10, 2016|
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Response from crocodilerivertour | Property representative |
Yes! we have a private property for parking with staff members watching your car while you are on our tour, so it is very safe for you to leave your bags inside your car.
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