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Manuel Antonio

Damas Mangrove Boat Tour

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US$ 70.00
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    One of our most popular tours is almost one of Iguana Tours’ most treasured secrets. If you think the Damas Island Estuary and Mangrove Boat Tour is sedentary, then let our “interactive” tropical rainforest and delicate mangrove ecosystem knock you out of your seat in your boat – literally. This adventure of Costa Rican natural history – its exotic flora and fauna -- is highly recommended for any naturalist, young or old, who wants to experience firsthand the pulse of the mangrove ecosystem.

    Let our world-class, highly trained, bilingual guides and naturalists steer you peacefully and comfortably in our high-tech, ultra-quiet estuary boats as the wildlife comes to you – sometimes right into the boat! Experience curious families of monkeys as they migrate across the mangrove ecosystem – which includes your boat – in search of food and adventure. And discover the secret ways different exotic trees of Costa Rica replenish the environment worldwide, yet sustain themselves for decades of growth.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    We leave from Manuel Antonio area and Quepos
    Departure Time
    Schedule Depends on the high tide
    Return Details
    Tour ends en Damas Island area but we do provide transportation to your hotel
    • Dinner, lunch or dinner deppending on the time of the tour
    • Snacks
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Hector Altamirario, our enthusiastic guide, was passionate about the wild life of the area .He and our skipper pointed out a variety of creatures including birds , snakes and even a couple of male raccoons.. We also learnt about the recent history of the area and the
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    Response from IguanaTours, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Damas Mangrove Boat Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello dear Wendy, on behalf of Iguana Tours, we would like to thank you for your kind comment and support. We apreciated very much and we will let Hector know to motivate him. Thanks and Pura Vida. sincerely, Adrian Martinez - Iguana Tours.
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    Arlet, our guide, and "Chocho," our driver, were fantastic. We saw so many animals and had a great time. The lunch they provided was delicious.
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    Response from IguanaTours, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Damas Mangrove Boat Tour
    Responded 6 Aug 2019
    Hello Scott, I am very sorry I did not coordinated the night walk. I left the office for the weekend and did not make it. I hope this situation does not disapoint you with Iguana Tours. I ask you for our apologize and hope you get to do some night walk. Thanks also for your kind visit. Sincerely, Adrian Martinez - Iguana Tours.
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    Such an awesome experience! The boat was clean and the staff was very attentive to us. The ride out was pretty smooth. Once we stopped for water activities, they staff made sure we knew exactly what to do. They helped us in and out of the kayak and also helped direct us what to
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    Response from IguanaTours, Mercadeo y sostenibilidad at Damas Mangrove Boat Tour
    Responded 2 Jul 2019
    Hello friends, we are very happy that you enjoyed with us. We hope to see you again.
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    We thoroughly enjoyed this activity and learned a lot! Our tour guide Andres and boat captain Freddy found many animals and explained their role in the ecosystem. We learned about Tico culture, history of the Damas preserve and Quepos area. After our boat tour we were treated
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    Response from IguanaTours, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Damas Mangrove Boat Tour
    Responded 13 Jun 2019
    Hello dear Cherylc5189OC, on behalf of Iguana Tours, we would like to thank your for your kind comment. In Iguana Tours we are very happy to have Andres Morera as part of our team of Naturalist guides. They are the most progesional and knowledge guides we have and of course they become to be a very important asset to for Iguana Tours. We really apreciated you support and hopefuly we will see you again in Quepos, Costa Rica. best Regards, Adrian Martinez - Iguana Tours.
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    Went on the mangrove tour and had a fabulous time, our guide was a very personable young man called Drew. His knowledge was excellent, had a great sense of humour and gave a short talk on the history of Costa Rica on the bus to the mangroves, which was really interesting. The
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    Response from IguanaTours, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Damas Mangrove Boat Tour
    Responded 6 Jun 2019
    On behalf of Iguana Tours, we would like to thank your for your kind comment, we will share it with our Damas Mangrove team. We apreciated you kind support. Thanks and Pura Vida, Adrian Martinez - Iguana Tours
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    Key Details
    • Iguana Tours
    • Duration: 2h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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