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The Night Tour with Tracie The Bug Lady

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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8701 7356
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Really professional and definitely worth it

This was by far the most fascinating tour we have had in Costa Rica. We got to see many different... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Neurojuice P
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Amazing tour, do not miss it!!

This was one of the best tours I’ve ever been on. You will learn exciting and interesting facts... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jordana L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was by far the most fascinating tour we have had in Costa Rica. We got to see many different insects, arachnids, snakes and bats that we would have never been able to spot on our own. Not only, both Tracie and Gianfranco are extremely...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best tours I’ve ever been on. You will learn exciting and interesting facts about insects and amphibians throughout the walk. Tracie has a fantastic personality and keeps your attention from beginning to end. I did not want this tour to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Did you ever tell scary stories around the campfire at night as a child? Were you secretly thrilled when someone came up with a ghost story you hadn’t heard? Taking the night tour through the jungle recalls the best of those childhood thrills, except it’s...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Tracie and her husband were able to find the smallest (and some larger) creatures at night! She is an enchanting and knowledgeable storyteller. She even knows the personalities of some specific spiders!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tracy, the Bug Lady and her husband John, lead a magical night hike in Drake Bay on the Osa peninsula. You and a small group walk, learn and explore for 3 hours during the evening the world of bugs and insects. I watched a trap...More

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a must do ! I am quite afraid of (or at least "disgusted by") spiders, and most insects. But Tracie really manages to present them under a new light and she's really able to communicate her passion and knowledge. I never thought I would...More

Thank Camille L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would really recommend this tour! Even if you’re afraid of spiders and insects. We saw a lot of them. I loved the way Tracie tells the stories, she knows a lot about them. It has changed the way I looked at insects in a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone in our group agreed that the Bug Lady tour was one of the best experiences of our entire trip. Tracie is a gifted storyteller and educator, and she and Gian introduced us to so many amazing creatures that live just a short walking distance...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw some interesting animals and were given abundant information about their habits. Must do while visiting Drake's Bay!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been on many wildlife tours and this definitely was one of the best. Communication prior to the tour was excellent . On the tour Tracie and Gian were very well organised so we saw lots of amazing creatures.Their detailed knowledge and enthusiasm made...More

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Jeanette K
28 October 2016|
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Response from Gianfranco G |
Hello, unfortunately we do not offer the Night Tour from Puerto Jiménez. Because of logistics we can only offer the tour to guests lodging in Drake Bay near the town of Agujitas. Thanks again for your inquiry
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tastebuds_7
7 July 2016|
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Response from avLondon | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peggy, I would get in touch directly with Tracie and ask her advice as I am sure she can organise other tours than just the night tour as well as give you hotel recommendations and other specific tour guides. Tracie and... More
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Motte01
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Response from janssens10 | Reviewed this property |
My earlier review: Incredibly which animals, insects and other critters are hiding just under your eyes, barely a few meters from your lodge. Tracie is the Bug Lady. She just lacks two extra legs to make the picture complete... More
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