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Pineapple Tours

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Dominical, Costa Rica
+506 8873 3283
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Kayaking trip in the mangroves

We did the half day kayaking trip in the mangroves and it was brilliant! We stopped on the way to... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
maddy_ew
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London, United Kingdom
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Enjoy nature - realxed and informative

Very relaxed, detailed and engaged explanation on mangroves, a lot of Attention to client up to the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
377lupo
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Stuttgart, Germany
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We offer Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard tours for all levels and ages in Dominical, Costa Rica. Tours to Mangroves (Hatillo Nuevo or Matapalo), Ventanas Caves, Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, Rio Baru, and other locations. It's an amazing way to discover the beauty, nature and adventure of this tropical paradise. Whether you are kayaking through enchanting mangrove estuaries, searching for exotic birds and animals, paddling through adrenaline-filled ocean caves, snorkeling and wave riding at the Whale's Tail at Marino Ballena National Park, or just a lazy paddle up the rio Baru, our 10 years experience and knowledgeable, local guides will leave you with memories and a HUGE smile. Rentals available too.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We did the half day kayaking trip in the mangroves and it was brilliant! We stopped on the way to see sloths in the wild on the beach, and then arrived near Matapalo for the kayaking. The guide was friendly and excellent at pointing out...More

Thank maddy_ew
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thanks for the nice review! Glad you enjoyed your trip to the mangroves. Please visit us again soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Very relaxed, detailed and engaged explanation on mangroves, a lot of Attention to client up to the nicely prepared fruit buffet table; also we had very nice talks in general about people and culture - was nice to getting to know more about Cota Rican...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you so much for your excellent review! We appreciate that you saw our details and that you enjoyed our guide. We think he's wonderful and intelligent too! Rachel Pineapple Tours

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Strongly recommend. Loved learning about the ecosystem, wildlife and kayaking through beautiful areas. Guides were great!

Thank Pam D
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thanks for the kind words. We really appreciate that you took the time to leave us this great review! Please visit us again! Rachel Pineapple Tours

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Strongly recommend! If you want to see nature in an amazing ecosystem, this tour is for you. Our knowledgeable and super friendly guide Felix showed us the 4 different types of mangroves, pointing out each one. He educated us about almost everything we saw…we left...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you so much for the two thumbs up! We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Please visit us again soon. Rachel Pineapple Tours

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Our time with Pineapple Tours was one of our favorite parts of our trip to Costa Rica... Our guide Roberto and driver (Dener?) were both great. They were able to spot howler monkeys and sloths just on our drive to and from the launch spot....More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you so much for your excellent review of our Whales Tail Combo Tour. What a compliment that our tour was one of your favorite parts of your trip! Seeing the scarlet macaws just topped off the tour. Thanks for coming with us. Hope to...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

We really wanted to do the cave kayaking tour that Pineapple offered however the weather and waves were not cooperating so we chose the kayak and snorkel trip instead. We were not disappointed. The guide was very easy to communicate with and attentive to all...More

Thank Scott M
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thanks, Scott M, for your great review! We appreciate your understanding that when the waves and weather aren't in our favor, sometimes we cannot offer the Ventanas Caves Ocean Tour. I'm glad you were able to still get out on the water and enjoy yourselves!...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I enjoyed seeing the mangroves and kayaking in general but was hoping to see more wildlife. The guides did stop a couple times along the trip to the launch site to point out some sloths which was fun. While kayaking we saw some lizards and...More

Thank Darren G
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your comment, Darren. While the wildlife is not something we can control (you'll see from other reviews that this mangroves is normally full of lots of amazing wildlife), the garbage is definitely something we can control. My second guide, who stays at...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Nice tour. Friendly, knowledgeable guide. It was pouring down rain when we showed up for the tour. They left it up to us whether we went or not. I'm glad we decided to go because by the time we got on the water the rain...More

Thank Jesse S
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for your review! I'm glad you decided to go when it was raining and that it cleared up for you. Usually the rain stops and actually, wildlife LOVES drizzle and the after rain. Think about it.... everything comes out of hiding and wants to...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was a great experience all around. Booking the tour in person with the very delightful and informative Rachel: got us all prepared for what to expect. The staff at the office super friendly, Thanks Jose! After a quick ride to the start of the...More

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Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review of our company! It makes me so proud to read your words. Everyone that works for us really puts their heart and soul into this business and I can't be any prouder. We are super blessed!...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Brought my friend visiting from the US...this was one of her favorite things we did! Saw lots of birds, a racoon, 4 sloths and white face monkeys up close on the river bank. Victor and Japo were great guides. Thanks for a great day!

Thank Christine S
Rachel W, Owner at Pineapple Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you so much for your excellent review! I'm glad this was one of your friends' favorite things to do in Costa Rica! Thank you for coming with us and hope to show you some of our other tours soon! Rachel Pineapple Tours

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Eleni_96
23 January 2017|
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Response from Rachel W | Property representative |
Hi! The tour you are talking about is a 1/2 day of kayaking AND snorkeling. It's our combo tour at Marino Ballena National Park. And this is the best time of the year for this tour!!! The conditions are amazing! It... More
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Judy A
10 January 2017|
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Response from Rachel W | Property representative |
Hi, Yes definitely a 4 year old can go in a double kayak with an adult! We take young children all the time to the mangroves. We have 3 double kayaks available. Please contact me directly for more information. Thanks!
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