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Manuel Antonio Expeditions

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Address: Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 0043, Costa Rica
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+506 8365 1057
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We are a small company that loves to share nature and teach about our...

We are a small company that loves to share nature and teach about our wildlife and natural resources. Our guides are all professional and billingual.We are proud to offer personalize service and work with our clients to make the best of their vacation. Let us know be part of your wonderfull trip to Costa Rica.

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Best guide in all of Manuel Antonio state park

Pablo is the best guide in the park. He will find you all of the best animals while having a fun time. If you like to laugh Pablo will have you cracking up. He is beyond... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pablo is the best guide in the park. He will find you all of the best animals while having a fun time. If you like to laugh Pablo will have you cracking up. He is beyond personable! Was the best excursion for our entire group of 10.

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, two sons (9 and 11), and I went to Manuel Antonio National Park a couple weeks ago. We were staying at Jungle Creek Villas and the owner, Paula, set us up with Paul Gonsalves. We followed him in our own car to the park because we wanted to stay after the tour was complete. Right away Paul was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our experience with Juan (and all of his guides, drivers, and staff) was AMAZING! Elliot with Costa Rica Custom Trips.com planned our whole trip (10 days traveling around Costa Rica) and he set us up with Juan and Manuel Antonio Expeditions for the days we were in the Puntarenas Province. They were prompt and on time for our pick ups... More 

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Lindsay, Canada
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our family enjoyed our visit to the national park. we saw a sloth with baby and white faced monkies and raccoons. We spoke to someone who was a guide at another park. He said that people continue to feed the monikies and that there now are many fewer monkies there and elsewhere. He also said that feeding a pregnant monkey... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Juan Brenes, owner of Manuel Antonio Expeditions, gave us an excellent, informative tour of Manuel Antonio Park. He used a spotting scope and found many animals and insects that we would never have seen and then made photos on our iPhone through the scope! Thrilling. A great value for the service, convenience and care you will receive. Juan also provided... More 

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Sunnyvale, California, United States
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

My three friends and I booked a guided nature walk through Manuel Antonio National Park through Hostel Vista Serena. The walk started at 830ish and ended around 11-1130am. I am so glad we booked a guide for this national park as we would not have seen 85% of the wildlife otherwise! Our guide was Henry and he had a telescope... More 

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Ottawa
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Recently (Jan. 23, 2017) did this tour with Pablo Gonsalves. He picked us up in an air conditioned car; discovered he is from Toronto but has lived in CR for many years. We appreciated his knowledge and the ability to spot things that we would otherwise have missed. Cruising through the mangroves while listening to Pablo tell us about the... More 

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

We went on a afternoon tour. Weather was perfect. We learned about the four types of mangroves (red, white, black and pineapple), saw common basilisk, turtles, capuchins, several bird species (whimbrels, stilt sandpipers, osprey, yellow-headed caracara, ringed kingfisher). Kids had plenty of fun. Our tour ended with sumptuous Costa Rican food at Paul's home. I highly recommend this tour. Our... More 

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

We did the day time tour 2 years ago and had a wonderful experience. Different animals and monkies. THis year did the night time tour, guys on the boat took bright lights and would shine out in the water and mangroves. Saw a different variety of animals. THey even picked up a large bullfrog for a closer picture and got... More 

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Gaithersburg, MD
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Juan Brenes was a great guide who welcomed us upon our arrival to Costa Rica and helped us acclimate as he drove us to our accommodations in Manuel Antonio area. He made sure we were comfortable and arrived in time to catch the sunset on our first evening. On our way back to the airport he showed us an amazing... More 

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