Palo Verde Boat Tours, Ortega

We are a small family business with nearly 25 years of experience on rural tourism. We offer boat tours for people interested to observe and preserve wildlife along the Tempisque River lower basin. We are bordering Palo Verde National Park and Cipanci Refuge about 1:30 hrs. We comply with all the require insurance and permits to operate our business.

Vision: To be a family business pioneering in boat tours that encourages the tourism development offering personalized services that allows the satisfaction of our visitors; Committed to continuous improvement within our brand of environmental sustainability, cultural​ sustainability and social commitment

Mission: To present quality, in a rural family environment with personalized attention, creating a genuine experience that allows the enjoyment of the biodiversity with respect and harmony with nature. To be a window to the customs, traditions, and the gastronomic originality, promoting links for the development of the families and the enjoyment of our visitors.
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  • My wife and I were taken here by our tour guide (Herson Segura) we first did the boat tour and we got to see lots of different birds, crocodiles, Iguanas and howler monkeys. Then we returned to the re...  more »
  • My friends and I stopped in as a side trip while traveling back to San Jose. First be careful going out there bc after you get off the highway all the roads are dirt. So in the rainy season there were...  more »
  • Incredible experience! Very family friendly. The first part is the boat tour, which is full of exotic birds, iguanas, crocodiles, and monkeys. The tour guide narrates, so it has a "national geographic" feel to it. Afterwards, you return to an incredible meal: chicken, beef, and the most exquisite Costa Rica fare we've ever had. We have six children, and the whole staff made us feel at home. It's one of the coolest highlights of our trip. Patricia and Francisco were so hospitable! My hat is off to their entire staff.
  • Value for money. Not only did they accept us on to tour last minute, but they gave us a personalized escort to show us down to the river. On the actual tour, both the driver and guide showed extreme knowledge and professionalism. Got to see several monkeys, birds, Crocs, etc. When returning for lunch, we were served food in abundance, with it being one of the best meals I have tasted here in CR. Only negative is the lack of clarity on website about cost and times of tours--had to wait for email response after making "reservation" online. Wish they had proper online booking available.
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