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William Mangrove Tours

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Damas Island, Quepos, Costa Rica., Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
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Had an amazing time exploring the Mangroves guided by William. We paddled around the serene setting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kenzie D
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Boston, Massachusetts
All around AMAZING Experience

From start to finish, this was an incredible day. William picked my friends and I up in his car and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
adventure_time11
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In the mangrove everything flows harmoniously. The most extraordinary biodiversity of plants & wildlife live here in the Damas Island. This excursion will take you through the Damas canals where there are no shortage of wildlife and amazing plant life with its unique ability to survive in salt water. This tour can be done either by boat or kayak and is fun & educational. Includes typical CR meal.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Damas Island, Quepos, Costa Rica., Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had an amazing time exploring the Mangroves guided by William. We paddled around the serene setting on kayaks and were able to see impressive wildlife and vegetation. At one point we were surrounded by 25+ monkeys hopping from branch to branch, playing, fighting, and eating...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

From start to finish, this was an incredible day. William picked my friends and I up in his car and drove us to his house where the Mangrove tours start. He was professional, on time, and had so many great stories to share. While on...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend recommended this activity and we were not disappointed! William and his family are so lovely. Transportation was provided to and from our hotel. We saw three different sets of monkeys, along with iguanas, birds, and other wildlife. William's knowledge of the mangrove swamp...More

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William D, Propietario at William Mangrove Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your kind words. I'm glad you did enjoyed the tour also is motivation to continue with this project called Conservation!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a group of friends traveling from the United States and did this tour yesterday am. It was wonderful. The guides were excellent at spotting animals, things I never would have seen! The mangroves are beautiful and the view of the ocean is outstanding....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We joined William and his team for their Mangrove Tour, which was a great experience. If you like to spend a relaxing afternoon kayaking along a quiet river through mangroves, learning some interesting things about Costa Rica´s nature and spotting some cool animals this is...More

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William D, Owner at William Mangrove Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi. Thank you very much for your kind comment. It was a great pleasure.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing family owned business!! Small group, our travel couple and one other couple enjoying a nice easy mangrove tour in double kayaks with our guide William. He was very open about not guaranteeing seeing certain animals. That being said, we saw, iguanas, ant eaters, sleeping...More

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William D, Owner at William Mangrove Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your good comment for our company. you will be always welcome.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

So nice to meet someone so passionate about preserving and understanding his environment. Tour was informative and we did get to see some interesting wildlife. Home cooked lunch was great too!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

In March, 2018, wonderful staff at La Posada Hotel recommended William's kayak tour of the mangrove forest. He picked us up at 6 the next morning and drove us to his home next to the river about 20 minutes away. Along the way he answered...More

Thank DMS S
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William D, Propietario at William Mangrove Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi. Thanks for sharing this nice comment about us. It was a pleasure !

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

William took me on a kayak tour through the mangrove canals one morning recently. I was fortunate to have been treated to a family of capuchin monkeys in the trees just as we started on our tour. His knowledge of the land, plant and animal...More

Thank Judy H
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William D, Propietario at William Mangrove Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Judy it was a pleasure and thank you for your comment

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We really enjoyed this. We learned a lot about the wild life and native plants while enjoying a relaxing boat ride through the mangroves. Our favorite part of the tour was when they took us to where the canal met the ocean. Simply breathtaking! After...More

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William D, Owner at William Mangrove Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you for sharing part of your vacations with us.

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R-Valverde
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Response from William D | Property representative |
Yes, we do have availibity, here is our info about our tours. Route 1: This is a very flat and recreative 15 km route. We start from our farm in Damas, we ride through oil palm plantations, where the harvest process is... More
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