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Manta SOS Guide - Day Tours

Ave 114 Calle 114, Manta 130804, Ecuador
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Great Tour

After reading good reviews we decided to book a tour of Manta including Pacoche and Montecristi... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ian M
Excellent tour

What an amazing tour Carlos our guide was on of the best guides I have used.. Knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicky R
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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Private tours in Manta Ecuador
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“panama hat” (15 reviews)
“puerto lopez” (11 reviews)
“fish market” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ave 114 Calle 114, Manta 130804, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After reading good reviews we decided to book a tour of Manta including Pacoche and Montecristi through Manta SOS guide. Unfortunately due to our ship docking later than originally planned we were unable to visit the fish market something that the company let us know...More

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing tour Carlos our guide was on of the best guides I have used.. Knowledgeable and passionate about manta We each bought a Panama hat and a box for them to go in... The fish market was great... Would recommend this tour 101%...More

Thank Nicky R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour started out very very well with the visits to the fish market on the beach and the boat building on the beach. This was terrific, busy bustling noisy, so many strange fish. Only the tuna was recognizable. The boat yard next door, where...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this private tour for our canal of Panama cruise. Manta is not a spectacular city but our tour with Jonathan was. We went to the fish market, then to a city museum then to Montecristi museum and store tour. We then had a...More

1  Thank Louise D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We(Three of us) organised a trip with Fernando in January. He met us inside the port gates and we had a comfortable drive to the fish market. Best fish market I have seen and so clean. Fernando was an excellent guide speaking clear, excellent English....More

1  Thank gwynethAnglesey
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Manta sos put a tour together for us very last minute. Fernando was excellent and gave us a lot of history about Ecuador which is really interesting. Also recommended a wonderful restaurant for lunch.

Thank 0311Patricia
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We really enjoyed our trip. It began with a timely pick-up time. OUr guide, Fernando, was very knowledgeable and share many details with us. His spoken English was excellent. We visited Pacoche Park (a great walk), Montecristo monument and mauseleo to one of their early...More

1  Thank Fancypaw
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had a spin around Manta and the Fish Market, then out to Montechristi for the Alfaro museum and the market. Since we were more than ten people off the cruise ship, the rate was US $55/head. Our guide Mauro (one of the company's principals,...More

1  Thank Shawnino
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Fernando M, Manager at Manta SOS Guide - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Tourist, The reason we asked the money upfront is because I cannot have someone collecting the money after inside the port it is too risky, all the groups come back in different times, and the guides cannot take the responsibility of collecting the money,...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

DAY TOUR: Monticristi & Manta highlight Back ground: we are in our 50-60's, familiar with private tours. We were on a cruise. We were disappointed that our tour turned out badly, since SOS had many favorable reviews. What we like: 1. The email communication was...More

3  Thank Explore E
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Fernando M, Manager at Manta SOS Guide - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear tourist, We sent you a confirmation of the tour where you are able to read the description of the tour and you never asked us to switch, even though this was done couple month before your arrival, then I was there when everyone asked...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We are staying in Manta for several weeks and wanted in-depth tours of the area. Our first day's tour was led by Guido, who took us to see the fishermen's beach, and Pacoche forest. Guido was a delightful guide. Later in the day my husband...More

Thank DebGG
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Luv2GoAtlanta
29 October 2017|
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Response from gwynethAnglesey | Reviewed this property |
Contact Manta SOS. you won't be disappointed.
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Meconopsis_11
15 August 2017|
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Response from Fernando M | Property representative |
Hello there, Please send us an email that is published on this TripAdvisor profile, or google us. We will be able to help you Kind regards
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Sandy R
19 May 2017|
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Response from Fernando M | Property representative |
Hello Sandy, I am sorry for the late response; please click on the link to on our TripAdvisor profile and go to our website or look for MantaSOSguide on google. we have a group that you can join thanks so much for... More
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