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Werner Sauter Biological Reserve

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Mountain behind Samara beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0920
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US$ 40.00*
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Nature Hike with Naturalist at The Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
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US$ 39.99*
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Samara Trails Including Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
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Mountain behind Samara beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0920
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Costa Rica is highly eco friendly and this preserve is proof. We had an informative hike with Bernie who we would highly recommend. Learned a lot as well as saw a variety of wildlife, flora and fauna. If you are into nature, this is a...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Strongly recommend taking this tour! Our guide Berny knew all about the birds, trees and monkeys in the forest. It was just two of us so basically a private tour. We saw a lot of wildlife (howlers, white-faced monkeys and tons of birds) and the...More

Thank V3g4ntraveller
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Incredible wildlife -- great guide who knew all about the trees and plant uses, lots of monkeys, birds, etc. Go at 7am or it will be too hot!

Thank Susannah R
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Well organized adventure. We learned more about the Costa Rican environment on this hike than any other. The guide (Bernie) spotted birds, animals and insects that the rest of us didn't see. He was also full of info in each creature spotted. We saw numerous...More

Thank Vernon S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Birds and Flora were amazing. We even saw a Howler monkey. Berney was such a knowledgeable and interesting guide.

Thank Carla181734
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great way to learn about local botany, birds and wildlife. Guide Bernie was very knowledgeable and made sure all abilities of hikers were helped. Beautiful views of Playa Samara from the summit. Worth the money if you have 4 hours. Best to do early am...More

Thank carylp2015
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Booked this hike through Samara Adventure company and Berny was our guide. Did the morning hike and glad we did because it quickly became hot. It is a climb to the lookout but worth it as there are sweeping views of the ocean and surrounding...More

Thank jlee409
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very knowledgeable guide however I thought the group was too large which made it difficult to have an opportunity to view through guides telescope as large group taking turns to view risked missing whatever was spotted.

1  Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had a great morning hike with Berny, learned a lot about the trees and plants in the tropical dry forest. Also learned some tips to survive if ever lost in the jungle. Berny was very personable and his English was great! He had a...More

Thank Ridney2014
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I read about this hike on Trip Advisor and we also loved this experience. My name is Bernie so I enjoyed having Berny as our guide. Of course, Berny was amazing. He was also excellent at the explaining the many different plants in this ecosystem,...More

1  Thank berniepr
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Fred G
8 May 2016|
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Response from Bob W | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous respondent. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and a lot would be missed without his guidance and knowledge. The pace is slow enough to catch your breath and get good photos. You wouldn't want it... More