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I am Johan Chaves, a local naturalist guide who has lived in the region since my childhood. Besides my professional training, the passion for the natural world, enthusiasm and the experience gained at the field during this 13 years in my profession...more
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This trip was amazing! I am new to birding, and have much to learn! Johan is very knowledgeable and also very enthusiastic! He has a passion for what he does. He makes every effort to confirm that you can see the birds, he is patient,...More
I can't imagine that one could do better than birding with Johan. He knows the area and the birds as well as the history of Costa Rica. He has a keen ability to zero in on a bird with his green laser pointer and scope...More
We stopped in Quepos on September 18 while on a long cruise that just ended. Johan met us at the pier and then took four of us to Manuel Antonio and later to another location to look not only for birds but all other creatures,...More
Thanks to Johan we had the most amazing time at Manuel Antonio. His depth of knowledge and enthusiasm was catching.
Without his skill we would not of seen 90% of the sloths, bugs, frogs, snakes and birds that’s we did see. He has a fantastic...More
Johan comes highly recommended and gets such great Five Star reviews here for good reason, he really is a terrific guide in every way and you should have no hesitation in booking a tour. He is very patient and was kind to our children, listened...More
There is a reason he has 5-stars all the way across the board. Johan is the kind of person you instantly want to be friends with, displays an incredible depth of knowledge, is enthusiastic and full of energy. We were very fortunate to book a...More
We spent a morning in Manuel Antonio NP with Johan on his wildlife tour and could not recommend highly enough. He kept us and my two teenage sons completely engrossed from start to finish. We saw everything that was on our wish list and much...More
We had the pleasure of having Johan as our tour guide through the National Park. He is by far the most knowledgeable person we’ve encountered on our trip regarding the animals in Costa Rica. He has a warm, attentive, patient, and caring personality. He spent...More
Johan came highly recommended (personal recommendations & relationships in CR are very important when choosing tour assistance of any kind), and he exceeded all of our expectations as he gave us insights into & views of creatures we never would have without his knowledgeable &...More
Johan was exceptionally knowedgeable - so much so that the other guides along our path would stop to listen as he taught us about the animal life we saw.
I couldn't recommend him high enough. Book this tour.
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Hi Michele, I believe your message was intended for Johan, but it came to me (I left the review). You should be able to contact him via his website link through TripAdvisor or FaceBook. He is a great guide, so I hope you're... More
Hi Michele, I believe your message was intended for Johan, but it came to me (I left the review). You should be able to contact him via his website link through TripAdvisor or FaceBook. He is a great guide, so I hope you're able to get it squared away.