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Tortuguero Wildlife Tour

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Address: Puerto Limon 1000, Costa Rica
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+506 8371 2323

Our business is specialized in a variety of tours around the Caribbean in...

Our business is specialized in a variety of tours around the Caribbean in Puerto Limon Costa Rica, we offer reliability, responsibility and safety first.We travel to Tortuguero National Park and other attractions in the Caribbean.

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top notch operator provides excellent service

Promptly picked-up at the port and taken to the canal. Very knowledgeable and went out of his way to locate animals and get photo opportunities. Safely escorted both ways in a... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Alderley Edge, UK
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked this trip primarily to see some birds, as I pointed out to William in correspondence. Picked up fine by taxi, as arranged, from outside the cruise ship terminal, my wife and I were transported to the canal for our boat trip - just ourselves on the boat. The local "captain" did his best to punt us along the... More 

Thank peregrin2012
South Gloucestershire
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We boarded a jungle pontoon boat which enabled all on board to have good views and began cruising through the canals. The area is said to be an ideal habitat for exotic wildlife. At first I thought this was an overrated comment, but the eyes of the two guides spotted delights we might easily have missed. We came very close... More 

Thank AlanSL
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Promptly picked-up at the port and taken to the canal. Very knowledgeable and went out of his way to locate animals and get photo opportunities. Safely escorted both ways in a clean modern taxi and respectable driver. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Highly recommend this operator!!! Thanks William

Thank candykane2016
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We visited the port while on a cruise. Walked out to the street and found the excursion guys. Promised a comprehensive tour with 4 attractions. Once in the van, we hurried to the Canal Tour. Pay offs from van driver to boat tour guy. Was advertised to be an hour tour and it took about 20 minutes. No commentary, we... More 

Thank Jackie R
tucague, Propietario at Tortuguero Wildlife Tour, responded to this review

I want to indicate that this opinion does not belong to my business since the name of this person does not match any name that we have in our databases and that never any driver of our business is going to never pay him directly a driver of the boats as They mention it in this opinion and our tour... More 

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105 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We were a group of 10 on this private tour arranged by one of our cruise critic roll call members. We were met outside the cruise terminal on a very rainy morning, which was appropriate for our boat ride through the Tortuguero Canals and the rainforest. Ponchos were provided and the boat had a canopy cover, so we were kept... More 

Thank ninaslcpa
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Eight friends did the canal tour from the cruise ship. The ship docked early, but our driver was there waiting for us outside the terminal.. Transport was excellent and we had a great day with lots of information provided about the area on route to our boat. We had the boat to ourselves for the canal tour and we saw... More 

1 Thank skibud2014
Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Fantastic! Private tour for just the two of us for $200. Perfect taxi pick up. Amazing boat tour on the canal, tranquil, peaceful, beautiful in a shaded well maintained boat. William is a lovely gentleman with an incredible eye for spotting plants and creatures among the vegetation. Wonderful birds of all sorts, great and small, sloths, caiman, iguana, flowers, rare... More 

Thank Erika S
Decatur, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 27 January 2017

So beautiful and tranquil! Our own cabbie tour guide was waiting for us with our name printed out. He gave us coines from Costa Rica to keep and off we went to a serene boat ride with another couple down the canal and saw monkeys, sloths, and beautiful birds. From there we hiked the rain forest and saw many flowers... More 

Thank kathywhitecalera
San Diego CA
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89 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

All the reviews are spot-on... this is a top-notch company. From pick-up to drop-off, we were treated to a completely private tour that included all the items William and I had discussed prior to our arrival. If you want a good taste of Costa Rica in this region, definitely book here. Don't tour the river on a boat packed with... More 

1 Thank Valerie P
Asheville, NC
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

William Guerrero, Tortuguero Wildlife Tour, operates an excellent tour service of the canal and the surrounding area. Our guide, Manuel, was dynamite. He explained much of the flora and fauna in the area with humor, knowledge and good English. We arranged this private tour for eight instead of the cattle-call of the cruise line. You can no longer go to... More 

1 Thank AdshevilleTom

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