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Forest Alive

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Fantastic night tour!

Our night tour with Andy and Roberto at Monteverde was really one of the highlights of our trip in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dorsten, Germany
Amazing bird tour and fantastic guide!

I had a private half day bird watching tour with Andrés and I can honestly say it was one of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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In a Natural History Private Tours you will be in the Nature Documentary yourself. Learn about the Cloud forest with your Naturalist Guide who will help spot unique wildlife and plant species. The forest has a unique language, let our guide from the...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our night tour with Andy and Roberto at Monteverde was really one of the highlights of our trip in Costa Rica. Thanks a lot!

Thank brigittestuewe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a private half day bird watching tour with Andrés and I can honestly say it was one of the highlights of my entire month long trip to Costa Rica. We saw many different species of birds and even some other animals. Andrés was...More

Thank towlerc01
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Monteverde Cloud Forest with our Forest Alive tourguide and he gave us an amazing perspective of the plants and animals that live there and how they work together to survive. Fun, upbeat, and very informative. Loved the hummingbird feeding station! Thank you for...More

Thank Alejandra F
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Just completed a night tour with Andy and it was absolutely fantastic! We saw so many critters. We even got to smell an millipede, which smelled like almonds :) We also saw a beautiful tarantula with orange tipped legs, two snakes, a sleeping toucan, a...More

Thank berkeleycalbear
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Made a night tour in Monteverde guided by Andres. His knowledge and the knowledge of the spotters made this night tour an unforgetable experience with lot’s of different animals caught on camera. We even watched a slotflight and watched the losing slot fall out of...More

Thank Robert v
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve owed Andy this review for a year. It is well deserved and long overdue!! I am an ecologist and was visiting Costa Rica for the first time in March 2017. When Andy learned I was a college professor and taught environmental science, he went...More

Thank brenstrillium
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We booked a pirvate tour, mainly for birding, but also for the general understanding of the climate areas around Monteverde. What we got was tour of extra class. The bird watching started at the hotel where we already spotted quite big number of species. Finaly...More

Thank Geniesser7x7
Reviewed 2 April 2018

so we did the monteverde cloud forest.. i found this tour ridiculously expensive for what it offered.. when you pay you're told there's gonna be hundreds of birds and animals and parrots and monkeys, toucans.. after hours of hiking we only see 1 BIRD.. as...More

Thank Bogdan S
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent private night tour. Andres the owner of Forest Alive was very attentive and he got us a great guide: Ian. The tour lasted around 2 hours and a half throughout different paths in the Monteverde. We were able to see a Sloth, armadillos, a...More

Thank Franciny Z
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I would highly recommend Forest Alive for treks through the reserves in Monteverde. Ian our guide was full of knowledge and had a eye for spotting wild life. The knowledge that we took from our tours helped us enjoy our rest of our adventure. Thanks...More

Thank Linda F
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24 February 2017|
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Response from Forest Alive E | Property representative |
We have the best naturalist guides in our team that work with us exclusively! We have very experienced naturalists and biologists with years of working in the field. Our tours are only private where we focus on your... More
2 August 2016|
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Response from jimOnChinook | Reviewed this property |
The guys are so knowledgeable and honest that I would ask them. Time might depend upon month and weather, so we tourists can't answer you properly.
11 January 2016|
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Response from Forest Alive E | Property representative |
We meet in the Monteverde Outdoor Center in town or will be picked up in your hotel if transportation is arranged through us.