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Oro Verde Biological Reserve

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Amazing birding and local experience!!

I came to Costa Rica on a mother/daughter trip and we all love birds, but are not avid birders. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Charleston, South Carolina
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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
New Hampshire
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came to Costa Rica on a mother/daughter trip and we all love birds, but are not avid birders. We did one of Ronny’s bird watching tours and all had an incredible time. Ronny and his coworker were both very knowledgeable, patient and went above...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank equaltravel
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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank MARK C
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

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank taryn_marie1
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!!!

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank FrankK3193
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

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Stardust_Trumpeter
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

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank Kristin A
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

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Beverly R
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.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank A L
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

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank Sherry F
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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.