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Johan Chaves - Nature and birding Tours

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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
Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
+506 8850 4419
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All reviews his knowledge manuel antonio national park el rey spotting scope costa rica bird guide great guide he loves his job keen eye tour guide flora and fauna take photos amazing pictures scarlet macaws great with kids birding trip knew exactly where
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Jarrod40
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Jim H
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed September 20, 2018

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

Thank thehorticulturalist
Reviewed August 21, 2018

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

Thank SScheibel
Reviewed August 19, 2018

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

Thank Nikkiwad
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank curlywirlygirly
Reviewed August 5, 2018

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

Thank Maria K
Reviewed August 2, 2018

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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Michele P
September 5, 2017|
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Response from paddington760 | Reviewed this property |
If you follow the TA link to his website, then click on Contact me you'll find his email address.
Michele P
September 5, 2017|
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Response from SoCalQTPie | Reviewed this property |
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
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