We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Freddy Tours

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Great guide

Just finished Freddy's tour. Great guy who is very open to explaining how he and his family live... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
Rain forest tour of Baru with Freddy Cascante

May family and I were lucky to be referred to Freddy Cascante while we were in Costa Rica. He took... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
m g
Arlington, Virginia
Read all 93 reviews
All photos (136)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hacienda baru”(18 reviews)
“wild pigs”(6 reviews)
“speaks fluent”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
+506 8895 3160
Reviews (93)
Filter reviews
89 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshacienda baruwild pigsspeaks fluentinteresting facts about the areagreat guidemanuel antonio national parknatural worldamazing photoscell phonesharing his knowledgecosta ricahigh powered telescopebeautiful birdswalked rightflora and faunanaked eyeprivate tour
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 89 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Just finished Freddy's tour. Great guy who is very open to explaining how he and his family live and operate. Safe driver in nice car and personal tour in quiet park. Haven't done National Park to compare it to, but from his stories this is...More

Thank TheBlindsLady
Reviewed 4 August 2018

May family and I were lucky to be referred to Freddy Cascante while we were in Costa Rica. He took us on a 3 hours tour through Baru - a wonderful alternative to the crowded Manuel Antonio park. We had the pace to ourselves and...More

Thank m g
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely the BEST! Freddy is extremely knowledgeable, personable and was just an absolute pleasure getting about this beautiful country and about him. He took the time and went above and beyond to make sure we had a great experience. On top of that he’s a...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We did a tour through Hacienda Baru with Freddie on the 25th of June. Freddie was a fantastic guide, he speaks perfect English and is super knowledgeable about all the animals. I've never met someone with such incredible eagle eyes! He was spotting creatures in...More

Thank Lily M
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We opted for a private tour at Hacienda Baru with Freddy over the crowded Manuel Antonio park. We were so glad we did. Freddy speaks fluent English and has a passion for his work. He was able to pick out animals and birds that we...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Our private tour with Freddy was exceptional! He was enthusiastic and informative, as well as friendly, funny, and fluent in English. My husband and I saw a wide range of birds and animals we would have never seen alone. One highlight was seeing a sloth,...More

Thank rosemela3
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Freddy took our family of 3 on an excellent trip through Baru. We originally intended to follow the beaten path to Manuel Antonio but after seeing the crowds there we opted to take his advice to go to Baru and were glad that we did....More

Thank bluewaterfever
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Freddy was amazing!! Great guy and has an eye for everything wild. We did the baru trip instead of the manual Antonio tour and I think it was well worth it. Baru was peaceful and quite. Perfect jungle setting. We saw sloths, monkeys, a stick...More

Thank Jameson S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife and I traveled to Costa Rica for the first time with friends who had been there before and toured with Freddy previously. We now know why they loved Freddy. Freddy is extremely knowledgeable about fauna, culture and wild life. Despite probaly doing this...More

Thank redfish12018
Reviewed 25 February 2018

My boyfriend and I stayed at Hotel Vela Bar in Manuel Antonio, which is very close to the Manuel Antonio National Park. However while we were there, severe storms had closed the Manuel Antonio park for the week. Disappointed, we researched other options for park...More

Thank Amanda F
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
La Posada Private Jungle Bungalows
984 reviews
.95 km away
El Faro Beach Hotel
497 reviews
.97 km away
Hotel San Bada
1,048 reviews
.98 km away
Villa Prats Hotel
107 reviews
.99 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 100 restaurants in Manuel Antonio
Baldi's Fresh
109 reviews
.00 km away
Restaurante Buru by the park
193 reviews
1.02 km away
Restaurant Hostel Costa Linda
179 reviews
1.21 km away
Sol Frozen Yogurt, Drinks & Gelato ( NOT BEACH LOCATION)
327 reviews
1.50 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 106 attractions in Manuel Antonio
Naturalist Michael Araya Flores
191 reviews
1.08 km away
Playa Espadilla Norte
136 reviews
1.47 km away
Manuel Antonio National Park
1,044 reviews
1.39 km away
Costa Rica Jade Tours
2,038 reviews
.99 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jim G
11 May 2018|
Response from Freddy C |
Hola Jim.! Good morning hope y’all are having a good time so far.! This is Freddy how can I help you sir.? You can call me at +506 8895-3160 or same phone number for WhatsApp for some reasons I can put my email in here
Google Translation
24 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Freddy C |
Hi there.! How can I help you.? This is my phone number or WhatsApp +506 88953160
Google Translation
20 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
Email him, he will respond very quickly.