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The Night Tour with Tracie The Bug Lady

Features Animals
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8701 7356
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Completely worth it

I highly recommend this tour. I can't compare it to the other night tours that are on offer in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
Amazingly fun and interesting tour

This was an exceptionally well organized and interesting tour. Tracie and Gian “tag teamed” so that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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“her husband” (36 reviews)
“trap door” (26 reviews)
“night tour” (40 reviews)
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8701 7356

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I highly recommend this tour. I can't compare it to the other night tours that are on offer in Drake Bay (some accommodations have their own), but Tracie's has great ratings online, so we went with her and Gian. They were great! They run the...More

Thank HenryLori
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an exceptionally well organized and interesting tour. Tracie and Gian “tag teamed” so that one would show us something while the other looked for the next thing, which meant our three hours were filled with interesting encounters and information: trap door spider, tailless...More

Thank TdotDave
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything you read about on their website does not make the experience justice. It's even more amazing. However, I want to rename The Bug Lady for the "No Touch Lady" for everything she showed us, one should not touch, but above all you should not...More

Thank Wictor P
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I were blown away by this tour! Tracie really draws you in with her great personality and brainy charisma. I can't recommend it enough for anyone who loves insects or nature. Honestly, it was one of the highlights of our trip. The...More

Thank Joyce T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was awesome. I am really afraid of bugs but wanted to conquer my fears. Tracie and Gian made learning fun! I felt completely at ease. We learned a lot about the different creatures, their habitats, and their behaviors. Tracie is so "in to"...More

Thank Torylove
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this so much. We almost missed it due to illness. We went 4 years ago and I still reflect back on the amazing things we saw. Loved it and this can't be replicated without the expert eyes of Tracie and Gian. I was...More

Thank chad_heidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was probably the most informative night walk I have done so far! Tracie and Gian are very passionate in explaining each species that were encountered during the tour. It rained almost the entire time, but Tracie and Gian still managed to spot numerous species....More

Thank alexander01846
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was awesome. We really enjoyed finding all the little critters at night. There was a lot of information and both Tracie and Gian were enthusiastic about the insects and mammals. Tracie had a lot of interesting facts and history about bugs - her...More

Thank laurenhone
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Tracie and Gian were Great guide for bugs. I am sure Tracie "Bug Lady" loves bugs! She is educated and entertainer! We really enjoyed this night tour with her. Actually I'm not interested in bugs but I really enjoyed this tour very much! I fully...More

Thank FoodieTravelerYK
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had the tour booked via our hotel and all I can say is don't miss it! It's a 3 hour comfy walk with amazing insects they found and information provided. Afterwards they provide a link if interested with everything we saw during the night...More

Thank Christianek1
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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
8 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