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Monteverde Wild Hikes

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Would do it again!

Thank you Monteverde Wild Hikes and our guide Marvin for a wonderful hike. We hiked from Monteverde... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Kenniswong109
Wonderful views, excellent hosts.

We just completed a hike with Marvin thanks to Monteverde Wild Hikes, and had an amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Lynn C
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Monteverde Wild Hikes is a Professional Guide Service offered by a group of local Wildlife experts from the Monteverde community, founded by Quakers from Fairhope, Alabama on April 19th, 1951. It offers Bird Watching Tours, Night Guided Walks...more
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60109, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Thank you Monteverde Wild Hikes and our guide Marvin for a wonderful hike. We hiked from Monteverde to Gucimal over 1.5 days, and we were well-taken care of. Accommodation was suggested to us for the night before. I thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful breakfast so we...More

9  Thank Kenniswong109
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Kenniswong109: Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience with the TA community. It is very important for us to make sure each visitor will not only enjoy each adventure but also to know they would do it again. Muchas Gracias for that!...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

We just completed a hike with Marvin thanks to Monteverde Wild Hikes, and had an amazing experience. Everything was taken care of for us. The meals were wonderful; the hosts along the way were very accommodating; the views were second to none, and our guide...More

8  Thank Lynn C
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Lynn C: It is so nice of you to share your adventure in San Luis and Monteverde with the TA community. Our small team of professional Wildlife Experts is so pleased with your review and with the fact that you and your friends really...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Last year we had heard about a hike between Monteverde and Guacimal. We are more adventure hikers and really wanted to do it. We contacted Monteverde Wild Hikes and they were happy to set us up with Marvin who arranged everything from start to finish....More

9  Thank dkey
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Dear dkey: Thank you, thank you, thank you! It was great being able to assist you with this unique hike that very few have done. It was amazing to learn you wanted to do this hike that we were trying to promote for the benefit...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

We are SO happy we booked the 6 hour bird walk AND that we booked it with licensed guide Marvin. It might sound like a long time, but even with our 9 and 12 year old kids it went fast. 34 different species of birds...More

8  Thank Bionicrat
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Bionicraft: Thank you so much for contacting Monteverde Wild Hikes and joining one of our Guided Adventures with us. We are few Naturalist Guides but passionate about our job and we all enjoy reading the reviews of our visitors. Marvin is an excellent guide...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much to Dulce and Rossy! They both love nature and made our experience so special ... We loved exploring the forest at night! They also both gave us valuable advice that helped us make the most of our Monteverde experience!More

8  Thank Passport632300
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear JB and family: Thank you for writing a review and sharing that experience with the Tripadvisor community. That means a lot to us. We hope you will have a blessed journey around Costa Rica and that you will all go back home and greet...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We hiked with Marvin and he was wonderful! Very quiet and patient and incredible at spotting animals and telling our kids (age 6 and 8) everything about them. We went to Green Paradise and saw a toucan, a coati, many many beautiful birds and insects....More

8  Thank nicoleke
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear nicoleke: We are grateful to read your review and share the experience with our other few naturalist guides. It was a pleasure having the opportunity to provide our service to you and your lovely family. We all thank you for joining a Monteverde Wild...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Our group went on a tour with Dulce Wilson, and we saw all the wildlife we were hoping to see! Dulce was very experienced, knowledgeable, and talkative. She helped us find 2 male quetzals, 1 female quetzal, a side striped palm viper, a black guan,...More

12  Thank Sarah L
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear Sarah L: We can't thank you enough for the wonderful review you shared with the TripAdvisor community. Our Team of Naturalist Guides is thrilled to know that you all saw the wildlife you hoped to see with one of our wildlife experts. It is...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Our guide, Rosie, was excellent. She was patient and answered all of our many questions. The night hike was informative. For my kids, the highlight was definitely the eyelash viper we saw almost immediately (and at hip level right by the trail so be careful...More

13  Thank rgeary1771
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Dear rgeary1771: Just grateful with such an excellent review. It was a joy to have been able to provide this service to your family and Rossy and all our guides are very good with kids. Most of the guides have kids of their own or...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018

During our two week trip to Costa Rica, Dulce was our guide while visiting the cloud forest near Monteverde. We were primarily looking for birds, and we saw about 80 species of birds here, which would not have been possible without Dulce. We even got...More

11  Thank Meghan J
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Dear Meghan J: There are no words to describe our gratitude for the wonderful comments about your resent experience in Costa Rica and specially in the Monteverde area with one of our Wildlife Experts. It is so good to know that you got so see...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

We were very pleased to have had Marvin give us an early morning birdwatching tour - he was punctual and knowledgeable. He took photos and videos of birds through his telescope with us. Also let us borrow his binoculars. Remember to bring your own binoculars,...More

13  Thank Richums
MissDWilson, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Wild Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Richums: We are pleased to read your nice remarks about the the Bird Watching Tour experience you had with Monteverde Wild Hikes. Indeed, Marvin is one of our professional wildlife experts and very knowledgeable like you mentioned. We are grateful you took the time...More

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Hello patk52016: Nice place Mariposa and delicious breakfast too. All you need to do is let us know at what time you would like your Natural History Walk or Bird Watching Tour and the date. Night Guided Walks and Natural... More
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