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Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Just outside the crowded beaches of Tamarindo, Las Baulas National Park offers an often-overlooked natural getaway. This tour takes you through the park’s vast network of mangrove forests on a relaxing boat trip. As you float down the river, your guide points out wildlife like howler monkeys, crocodiles, and tropical birds that you might not see on your own.
  • Mangrove tour in Las Baulas National Park from Tamarindo
  • Escape the crowds without having to travel far from Tamarindo
  • Get the chance to see the rich diversity of the mangrove forest with a guide
  • Shade-covered boat is a cool and comfortable way to spend a day
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Hotel pickup and drop-off in Tamarindo/Langosta area
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Hotel pickup and drop-off outside of Tamarindo & Langosta area, contact us to arrange this for an extra fee

Departure Point

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Departure Point

Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear comfortable clothes, sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Native's Way Costa Rica

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari.

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Howlers were highlight
NevonnaSchroeder
, Mar 2021
Our guide (Ivan?) was knowledgeable & personable. He answered questions & interjected humor. He made the tour.
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star-5
Informative and fun, but would go in kayaks next time.
Sara_P
, Feb 2021
I had a great time out on the water, searching the mangroves for birds, insects, fish and crocs. The guide was lovely. The crocs were shy that day but our guide made sure we found one. There was only one other person with me on the tour which made it informal and personalized. All in all a great couple of hours exploring and learning about fantastic nature. The only thing I realized throughout the experience is that the motorboats can't be good for the inhabitants of the estuary...I began to wish I had gone for the same tour, but in kayaks! The tour is dedicated to the nature and animals, after all.
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If You Enjoy Wildlife And Natural Beauty, Go!
William_K
, Jan 2021
I had a great experience during my ride up the estuary. The guide was extremely friendly, knowledgable, and terrific at spotting different kinds of wildlife. I learned quite a bit about various species and enjoyed the smooth, scenic outing.
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A beautiful Blue Heron
abrmson
, Feb 2020
They guide was good and he pointed out a smaller crocodile and some beautiful birdlife and monkeys but all in all the boat ride was a bit boring and not as spectacular as the website projected. Not bad though for $35.00 per person.
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