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Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park

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Great property and setup

Spent a very pleasant and informative morning with Dave Sr. touring his property and learning about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve T
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Houston, Texas
Excellent!

We went to this place this morning and saw so many birds, frogs and other animals. Dave told us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon M
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This BBC Wildlife Magazine and National Geographic published destination offers a 2 hour guided tour by the owners. $40 per person. Tour start times: 8am, 10am, 1pm, 3pm. Reservation required. Free Coffee.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Route 126 | 200 Meters North Of The Cemetery, La Virgen 123321, Costa Rica
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+506 2761 0801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very pleasant and informative morning with Dave Sr. touring his property and learning about Costa Rican wildlife. They have a very nice setup on about 17 acres and are converting a former palm plantation back to native plants which attract a wide variety...More

Thank Steve T
David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Steve thanks for this thorough review. It was a pleasure meeting you and showing you around the park. Simply by visiting you have contributed to our project. Thanks again and safe travels from your friends Dave & Dave.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place this morning and saw so many birds, frogs and other animals. Dave told us about the way they build this place and the animals living there. We were the only 2 guests, so we got a private tour and it...More

Thank Sharon M
David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sharon thanks for rating us as a 5 star excellent tour destination. It was a pleasure meeting the both of you. Thanks again for your support. Your friends Dave & Dave.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see all kinds of birds (especially hummingsbirds) go here. Not to mention all of the poison dart frogs we came across. From the moment you drive up to the main viewing area the birds are everywhere. For sure one if the...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sander thanks for this excellent review. We enjoyed guiding the tour as much as you enjoyed experiencing it. Thanks for stopping by and supporting our project. Safe travels from your friends Dave & Dave.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an absolut paradise for every wildlife photographer and everyone whose interested in some amazing facts about the animals and nature of Costa Rica. Although 40$ seems to be much at the begining, it was definitely worth for me because the money flows back into...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this excellent review. We are excited to hear you completely enjoyed your visit. Thanks for believing in and supporting our project. Your friends Dave & Dave.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We had at 8 am a private tour by Dave senior himself since there were no other people at that time. It was superb. Dave knows so much about all the birds, the ecosystems in costa rica and the surroundings... it was really a pleasure...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for this enthusiastic review of your visit and thank you for sharing your photos. We are happy to hear you completely enjoyed the tour. Best of travels from your friends Dave & Dave.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Father and son, Dave&Dave have created their own little paradise which is very good to learn about Costa Rica’s ecosystem and experience it’s beauty. It’s a perfect place to see birds and hummingbirds in particular. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit but 200 USD for our...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Ralph, Thanks for your visit and for taking the time to write this great review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your family. Best of travels from your friends Dave & Dave.

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

At the beginning, I thought it would be difficult to astonish us because my boyfriend and I are very keen on wildlife and nature and so used to admire them by ourselves sometimes without the need of a guide. But this place surprised us! We...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Jade, thanks for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with fellow travelers. This excellent review helps support our project. Thanks again for stopping by and enjoying a couple of hours in paradise with your friends Dave & Dave.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visited Dave & Dave's in early July, and although the rain started just as we arrived, the flora and fauna were spectacular! Dave (father) was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about preserving and protecting the environment and ecosystems in Costa Rica. The work they have...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thanks Cathryn and Cheryl for taking the time to write this excellent review. Simply by enjoying the tour you contributed to our project. It was a pleasure guided you along the river trail and discovering the wonders of the nature park. Thanks again for your...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Yes, it was a very dark, rainy day last January. In fact, it rained almost the entire time we were in CR. HOWEVER, we still had a very enjoyable time with Dave and Dave. We were limited to the shelters which resulted in missing some...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Lloyd thanks so much for this excellent review! As you discovered the rainy days are some of the best days for bird activity. Thanks for sharing these great hummingbird photos. Best of travels from your friends Dave & Dave.

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Dave & Dave’s nature park and we can tell you it is your money absolute worth. The variety of birds you see is amazing and especially the kolibris. You can see them so close. Dave is a passionate guide and besides his knowledge...More

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David L, Owner at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed visiting our park. Best of travels from your friends Dave & Dave

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volcanogirl
13 June 2018|
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Response from David L | Property representative |
Hello. We are just 10 mins from the lodge. A local taxi "pirata" will cost about $7 each way. Check with the lodge reception desk as they take care of arranging transport for the guests. Please make sure to make a... More
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6 January 2017|
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Response from David L | Property representative |
Greetings from paradise Jeff, Great to hear you will be visiting us next month. We are looking forward to meeting the three of you. Our 4 day package differs from 4 consecutive days as we include a pizza lunch on each day... More
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27 October 2016|
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Response from David L | Property representative |
Good morning from paradise Jeff, There is another hotel named La Quinta Lodge. There is public transport via local bus from Selva Verde Lodge. Tirimbina is withing walking distance. Transport from La Quinta is best via... More
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