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Tropical Paradise Black Cano

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East side from central park, Cano Negro town | Next to Soda La Palmera, Los Chiles 21401, Costa Rica
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Incredibly good service!

Joel and Rosa run this family business with a lot of love! They have a great spirit and are full of... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
floriankuster
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Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
caimans and monkeys and all the birds

We had a great tour with Joel in an open boat. It was the highlight of our trip so far. We... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Cricket R
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Paraiso Tropical Cano Negro is a small family business. It offers tours by boat and kayak, sport fishing, birdwatching and hikes in Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge. All these activities are guiding for people of the community.
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“cano negro” (15 reviews)
“boat tour” (6 reviews)
“la fortuna” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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East side from central park, Cano Negro town | Next to Soda La Palmera, Los Chiles 21401, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Joel and Rosa run this family business with a lot of love! They have a great spirit and are full of enthusiasm for what they do! It is their upmost priority that clients feel welcome and well attended, they want everybody to leave with a...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We had a great tour with Joel in an open boat. It was the highlight of our trip so far. We recommend calling ahead as the drive is long and arduous. Either way you go from the la fortunate area. But totally worth it. Joel...More

Thank Cricket R
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had simply a wonderful day... a 3 hour boat tour with Excellent guide showing us all kind of birds, sloth, monkeys, Caïman, ... around the river and the lake. The explanation were great, in no hurry, we stopped at each great spot. Then, a...More

Thank l_floquet
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We pre booked a boat trip with this company from the UK,having read good reviews on trip advisor.They were great to communicate with responding to emails quickly.We found the road trip there from Arenal quite difficult as we chose the wrong route, Joel advised us...More

Thank GraceNorthernEngland
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I drove the 2 hours from La Fortuna for the 2 hour boat tour with Ernesto. He was a fantastic guide, slow and keenly observant. We saw caimans, basilisk lizards, many species of birds, monkeys, and even a sloth. We also saw...More

Thank awrightbrian
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

The name and location here seems a bit confusing. Perhaps they have an office in Los Chiles as well but we visited their little office for "Paraiso Tropical" near the boat launch in the town of Cano Negro. We had originally planned to book with...More

Thank 1313RichardD1313
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

We did a 7AM boat tour with Ernesto. It was a super fun trip and we got to see the usual suspects - caymans, trogons, vultures, northern jacana, cormorants, jesus christ lizards, toucans......The road to this place does not show up on google maps. We...More

1  Thank Nagender B
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

After reading about this place on trip advisor we thought we would give them a call and see if they were available for a tour the next day. We spoke to Rosi and arranged to travel up the following morning. We drove our rental car...More

Thank gailj402
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

During our wonderful holiday trip to Costa Rica we visited one of the most stunning national parks, Cano Negro ! This park is a true gem if you love to spot animals. We came in contact with a local guide who had a small tourist...More

Thank Twensj
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Both Joel Sandoval and his wife Rosi Arguedas are very nice and helpful people who also speak very good English. If you really want to see the Cano Negro then come to them rather than taking a tour and starting from Los Chiles as the...More

Thank Supratik
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MRM10111
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Response from Supratik | Reviewed this property |
I have given the contact details of Joel and Rosi in my review. Just call them a couple of days before. They themselves are unlikely to respond here.
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