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Oro Verde Biological Reserve

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So many birds

Early morning bird hike with Ronnie Duarte at Oro Verde. A birding friend was visiting us and we... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
equaltravel
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New Hampshire
Memorable moring

We had been traveling on the road to Oro Verde, and on our way back stopped to take a picture of... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
MARK C
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Portland, Oregon
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Uvita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Early morning bird hike with Ronnie Duarte at Oro Verde. A birding friend was visiting us and we called Ronnie to book a morning hike on his families 350 acre reserve. The hike was about 4 hours and we saw over 30 varieties of native...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had been traveling on the road to Oro Verde, and on our way back stopped to take a picture of the Whale's Tale on a bluff over looking the ocean. A car stopped, and the driver asked if everything was OK, which led to...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

For you birders out there and visiting the Dominical area, this is a can’t miss tour. Ronnie meets you at Oro Verde and gives you a personal tour around land that his father had owned before him. He is extremely patient as he leads you...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are going to Costa Rica for the nature experience - this is the place to visit. I thing never in my life I don't see so much extraordinary species in one place. Wish to come back soon!!!

1  Thank Frank K
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Ronni has cleared trails through the forest and is very well equipped with bird call recordings, spotting scope, and laser pointer. He speaks good english and is very knowledgeable about the wildlife. You must book him in advance - we...More

2  Thank Stardust_Trumpeter
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

We had a splendid morning bird-watching trip with Ronni, an excellent guide, at Oro Verde Reserve. We came with binoculars, but others on the trip did not, yet our guide found many birds in his spotting scope so all could see. Ronni spotted the White-crested...More

2  Thank Kristin A
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Ronnie took us on an unbelievable night hike, starting at dusk and ending at 9:30 pm! We saw so many spiders, frogs and other interesting insects. As an aside, we were quite amazed by the number of fire flies on the property and the totally...More

2  Thank Beverly R
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Amazing day we had. Kids were able to help released some baby turtles. It was an life event that touch my heart of this little beings..around 60 turtles were released one day before leaving Uvita. Kids named as first memory of Costa Rica.

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Tour through the jungle was great, lot's of wildlife and mosquito's. We saw white faced monkey's, sloth's, toucans, and wild forest chicken's and some sort of guinea pig rodent. Zip lining was fun, lot's of walking from zip line to zip line and climbing. Very...More

2  Thank Sherry F
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

This is an amazing and magical place to be! It is an intimate setting that gives breathtaking views.

1  Thank Julian V
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Response from equaltravel | Reviewed this property |
they don't have a website and I don't have Ronnie's #, you can google Uvita Information Center and you can book through them.
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