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“A Fantastic Expereince” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Manuel Antonio Expeditions

Manuel Antonio Expeditions
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Owner description: 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.
University Place, Washington
1 review
“A Fantastic Expereince”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour through the Manuel Antonio National Park with our tour guide Juan. He pointed out so many things to us that we never would have seen on our own. We greatly appreciated his personableness and willingness to candidly answer many of the questions about Costa Rica we'd formulated during the week of our stay. We also briefly met and were warmly greated by his business partner Pablo (who'd been recommended to us by someone living there locally). After leaving Manuel Antonio we realized we'd left something in the hotel. We were having difficulty communicating with the hotel about it and so called Pablo and asked him to assist us. He was very willing and not only helped make sure our item was located but then arranged for a driver to deliver it to us in San Jose before we left the country!! We'd readily recommend this tour company to anyone!!

Visited February 2012
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“Definately take a guide with you in the park!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

We chose a guided tour of Manuel Antonio national park and it was worth every penny. The guides are so knowledgeable, and are able to spot the animals in the trees that were never would have seem going alone. We saw howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, both types of sloth, tree frogs, bats, iguanas, anoles, geckos, spiders, tucans, and many other birds and plants. The guides were able to take photos for us through their telescopes so we left with close up photos of monkeys and sloths. A great experience!

Visited February 2012
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San Jose
2 reviews
“Ok but overpriced... we saw very few animals”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

We took the boat to Damas mangrove with Manuel Antonio Expeditions. We were expecting to have a very good nature tour with a lot of animals but I feel that our tour was very boring probably we were unlucky finding animals wich I understand they might not be there the whole time for us. We barely saw monkeys and sea birds wich you find them in north america because they are migratory. We were very disappointed in this tour because I think we could have had a better day from our two days in Manuel Antonio.

Visited January 2012
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natureguide, Owner at Manuel Antonio Expeditions, responded to this review, 19 March 2012
Hello dear visitor. We feel sorry the day you had the tour not many animals show up. The mangrove is a natural environment and we can not control the animals. We wish every tour the animals will come out but sometimes that isn´t the case. We will promise our clients excellent naturalist guides with vast knowledge about the wildlife and the all ecosistems in general, first class transportation and a excellent meal. We try to make our tours more of a all country experience so you learn more about our life style. Animlas are unpredictable and we dont feed them to encorage them be around humans. We sincerely apoligize with you.
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San Marcos, California
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“Take a guided hike through Manuel Antonio!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

The tour guides in this park are so well informed and passionate about the forest. Most have special binocular telescopes to give us a fabulous view of the flora and fauna along the hike. We saw howler monkeys, wolf spiders, iguanas, fabulous birds, white faced monkeys, crocodiles and so much more.

Visited February 2012
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Edisto Island, South Carolina
1 review
“Enjoyable & Informative Walk through the Park with Paul Gonsalves!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

My 7 friends and I took a wonderful guided tour through Manuel Antonio National Park with guide Paul Gonsalves. He was so informative! He found so much wildlife and let us look through his scope, and gave us lots of interesting information about the plants and animals of Costa Rica. We would not have seen half of what he pointed out, and he took the time to answer all of our questions. He even took pictures with our cameras through his scope so we could get a better shot! I would highly recommend a guided tour through this beautiful park, and highly recommend Paul Gonsalves as your guide!

Visited February 2012
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