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The Night Tour with Tracie The Bug Lady

#1 of 27 Outdoor Activities in Drake Bay Features Animals
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8701 7356
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Bugs are amazing!!

Not a "bug" person, but was interested in what lurks about at night and the variety that Costa Rica... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
San Diego, California
Shouldn't be missed!

This was one of the best things we did in Drake Bay. Absolutely amazing-even though I'm not a big... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
West Lorne, Canada
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+506 8701 7356
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Not a "bug" person, but was interested in what lurks about at night and the variety that Costa Rica has to show. Tracie is very sweet and very informative. She educates in a really fun way in a really great environment-easy to walk (no hiking...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This was one of the best things we did in Drake Bay. Absolutely amazing-even though I'm not a big bug fan! Fascinating information from truly expert people. Tracy and her husband made this a memorable night and a definite must see. Would do it again...More

Thank 56loish
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We saw a snake Caterpillar thing, frogs, toads, spiders, scorpions... Really great tour! Downside: bugs everywhere.

Thank vonronge
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Tracy does the most wonderful night tour I have ever experienced anywhere! Even if you are afraid of spiders, you're going to fall in love with the trapdoor spider. She knows exactly where to touch that mossy rock wall, and all the tiny little trapdoor...More

Thank Renate H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The Night Tour with Tracie & Gian was truly unforgettable. Both Tracie and Gian are incredibly knowledgeable, and their sincere passion for all the mysterious creatures of Costa Rica was both palpable and contagious. They not only share a lot of interesting facts about every...More

Thank Yana K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Very knowledgeable and fun. Great for families and adults. These folks are really good with people, and really know how to get kids excited about nature. I watched some of the other night tours in the area and this is likely the best one.

Thank mmmmmmmmmmjkljkl
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We went on this tour with our 11-year old son and we all loved it. Gian and Tracie were obviously extremely knowledgable and also seemed to enjoy guiding the rest of us in the secrets of animal night life in this part of the world....More

Thank Ebba F
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We went along for the bug walk with Tracie and Gian. It was amazing, We only walked up and down the track that we have walked up and down lots of times in daylight, but They helped us to see it with new eyes. We...More

Thank travellerT9145VJ
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Tracie (the Bug Lady) and John were great!! - Very!!! knowledgable about the insects and small animals found at night. They both did a great job of finding and discussing many aspects about what was seen on our tour. John did a wonderful job with...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My 11 y.o. daughter and I set off with Tracie & Gianfranco from Drake Bay Wilderness Resort one night in March, and got to see the paths that we used by day in a WHOLE new light. It was SUCH a great outing -- this...More

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Questions & Answers
Jeanette K
28 October 2016|
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
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
16 October 2015|
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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