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Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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I offer high quality tours of discovery, expertly designed to fulfill the...

I offer high quality tours of discovery, expertly designed to fulfill the adventurous spirit in you. Reef and rainforest explorations are edifying and exhilarating - and often hands-on! Corcovado National Park is a breathtaking site no matter how many times you tour its vast unspoiled beauty. I am located in Drake Bay, near to Corcovado, right in the heart of one of Costa Rica's most untouched ecological wonders. The Osa Peninsula still holds many surprises for those seeking to see nature, all Corcovado area can only be described as "the most biologically intense place on Earth" (National Geographic).

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We did three tours with Pacheco - float trip, Corcovado, and Cano Island. They were all good. Snorkeling was much better than I expected at Cano - we snorkeled for 2.5 hours... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did three tours with Pacheco - float trip, Corcovado, and Cano Island. They were all good. Snorkeling was much better than I expected at Cano - we snorkeled for 2.5 hours straight with a great guide. The float trip involves an hour+ hiking before you get to the river to float and then involves about 45 minutes of hiking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying how grateful I am to Carlos for treating my friends and I with so much kindness, patience, and ... We booked three tours with Pacheco Tours and Carlos was our guide in all three. He made our experience so fun and even helped us cross things off our bucket list (we swam with a sea... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 3 excursions with Pacheco Tours. The first one was a snorkeling tour to Isla de Cano. Great experience! Our guide Carlos helped my wife to overcome her fear as it was the first time she was to snorkle. Our second tour was a hike through the national park to Sirena Biological Station. Carlos was our guide once more.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that Corcovado national park as an attraction deserves five stars and more. Just be careful who you book with. This review is about our guide, Carlos from Pacheco tours. We went on the half day ($90, for reference) tour to Corcovado and there were 10 people in our group. Only upon arrival in the park... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We did two tours with this company and they are amazing. Everyone is really nice and really helpful. The snorkeling was super, we had a really nice and funny guide. Highly reccomended!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We spent 7 nights in Drake Bay and spent two of our days participating in wonderful tours with Pacheco Tours. Carlos Pacheco was our guide for both days. He's a native Costa Rican and has lived in the Drake Bay area for 30 years. His knowledge and passion for the area was quite remarkable. He's very personable and fun too!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Carlos is an incredible tour guide. We took two tours with him; snorkeling and the rain forest. I had never snorkeled before and Carlos made sure I was safe and comfortable before leaving me on my own and then he made sure that it was a great experience - I am now hooked we saw may fish including a shark... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Carlos is a fabulous tour guide! We took 2 tours with him, snorkeling & a day trip thru the rainforest. Both were amazing. Later I took a plankton tour where he showed us the luminescent plankton & helped us to learn a bit about it. He has a sincere love for this area of Costa Rica & knows so very... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

They picked us up from our cruise ship, very easy to due business with and booking on line was quick and easy.,Went to Cano Island snorked for two hours one hour each time and saw nice colorful fish then we went to the beach and enjoyed a typical Costa Rican lunch made by Pacheco tours.. Good tour highly recommend.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Carlos is an awesome and cool guide. We observed all the possible and wildest animals of the Corcovado and he was amazing with my young kids. My kids had to keep the pace of the group - they are 4 and 6 years old - but they did!

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