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Damas Island Mangrove Kayaking Tour

  • Kayak tour of mangrove forest on Damas Island
  • See part of Central America's largest mangrove forest ecosystem, a hotbed of biodiversity
  • Spot native wildlife such as monkeys and tropical birds in their native habitat
Damas Island Mangrove Kayaking Tour
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Damas Island Mangrove Kayaking Tour
USD 69.00
Paddle past the giant twisted root systems that characterize mangrove forests on this kayak tour of the largest mangrove ecosystem in Central America at Damas Island. This biodiversity hotspot is home to tons of birds, reptiles, and aquatic animals that you can spot easily with the help of your guide. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your Manuel Antonio or Quepos lodging as well as lunch or dinner.
What to Expect
At the beginning of this tour you will learn about the history of Quepos. Your guide will explain the presence of the United Fruit Company in the area and you will see one of their most important villages, Damas.

This is one of the most informative tours of the area. During the tour you'll learn about one of the most puzzling ecosystems in Costa Rica. Our expert nature guide will lead you through this astonishing environment and will give you plenty of information about the flora and fauna of this unique environment. Depending on the tide, meals will be served either before or after the tour.
Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kayak tour of the mangroves and a great traditional breakfast

We did the Damas Island mangrove kayak tour and it was fantastic. Kendall was our guide and he knew so much about the area. You could also hear the pride he takes in how Costa Ricans value the environment, and the special place the mangroves...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 10 September 2018
pretty enchanting

eerie but beautiful quiet kayak through the mangroves. a very memorably strange experience i will not forget.

Thank Oliver I
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile
Kayak adventure

We really loved this excursion! I enjoy the more authentic tours/ adventures and this was just that! It was a prefect amount of time! We did a morning tour and if your looking to kayak morning is the way to go! Guides were very knowledgeable...More

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 5 September 2018
Mangroves, fun & significant

Had Johan as our guide. It was just the two of us and him...we got really lucky...only 2 kayaks out there. He told us of the importance of the mangroves, the 4 different kinds, just so interesting and other worldly. He also is super informed...More

Thank csleung5
Reviewed 28 August 2018
Awesome and educational

Loved our tour guide, Juan. He was very knowledgeable and helped us spot so many animals and reptiles specific to that area.

Thank jjsdtravel2010
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