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Address: Mountain behind Samara beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 50626560920
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US$40.00*
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Nature Hike with Naturalist at The Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
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US$39.99*
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Samara Trails Including Werner Sauter Biological Reserve

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must-do in playa samara

we were not expecting a lot of meaningful wildlife watching or hiking while at the beach, so this guided hike surpassed our expectations. our guide Berny was a fellow birder and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Warrenton, Virginia
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Warrenton, Virginia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we were not expecting a lot of meaningful wildlife watching or hiking while at the beach, so this guided hike surpassed our expectations. our guide Berny was a fellow birder and nature lover, and made this part of our trip one of the most memorable. highly recommended for anyone interested in local plant and wildlife. view at the top is... More 

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Biel-Benken, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, a fascinating trip with a unforgetable view at the top. Just look, and you will find a ghost vampir.

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Evans, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Went for a drive through the beautiful green mountain. Fun adventure! We weren't quite sure where we were going, but it fun exploring.

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Swindon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our guide, Bernie, was very knowledgeable and passionate about Costa Rican plants and wildlife. He has an amazing eye for spotting things, including camouflaged birds and a whale breaching way off in the distance. He also speaks good English. We did see moneys, birds, insects and other animals. But its more about the plants and environment than an animal spotting... More 

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Thank AndyBInWiltshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Outstanding tour. Samara Adventure Company organizes transportation to the reserve, which is privately maintained, and excellent guides. Bernie, our guide, was exceptionally familiar with the trees and other vegetation, insect, birds and animals, and he had a remarkable ability to spot birds, lizards and the plentiful Howler monkeys in the canopy. Tour is about 5 miles on trails overall, with... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

An amazing look at Costa Rican fauna and flora, largely because of a wonderful guide Bernie. Bernie apparently does this walk every day, sometimes twice and yet he conveyed interest and enthusiasm the entire time. He found things we would have never spotted on our own such as an own sleeping on a perch. He explained uses and history of... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Werner Sauter Biological Reserve is beautiful and with a view of the peninsula that is well worth the hike.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Took a morning excursion to the Werner Sauter Biological Preserve near Samara. Booked through Samara Adventures. Our guide, Hanzel, was well informed and provided an excellent commentary about the Preserve and the conservation activities. He also knew where birds and monkeys could be viewed and photographed. Hanzel shared a lot of information about the variety of trees and plants. The... More 

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Belwood, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Go in the morning. IT starts at 7:30. It is cooler. Take your camera. The guide is excellent. Telephoto lenses will guarantee great howler monkey photos

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Wonderful informative and knowledgeable guide (Hanzel) took us on an amazing hike. It is a very long hike so if your not in shape this is not for you. Picked me up at 7am & didn't get back to our hotel until after 11 am. Saw monkeys, beautiful blue butterflies and saw an amazing view at the top. After the... More 

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