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Pacheco Tours

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Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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I offer high quality tours of discovery, expertly designed to fulfill the...

I offer high quality tours of discovery, expertly designed to fulfill the adventurous spirit in you. Reef and rainforest explorations are edifying and exhilarating - and often hands-on! Corcovado National Park is a breathtaking site no matter how many times you tour its vast unspoiled beauty. I am located in Drake Bay, near to Corcovado, right in the heart of one of Costa Rica's most untouched ecological wonders. The Osa Peninsula still holds many surprises for those seeking to see nature, all Corcovado area can only be described as "the most biologically intense place on Earth" (National Geographic).

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Cano Island Snorkel and Corcovado Nature Tour

We did both the Cano Island Snorkel and Corcovado Nature Tours with Pacheco Tours. Both tours were excellent. The Pacheco staff was always very accommodating, knowledgeable and... read more

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Reviewed 31 March 2017
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Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We did both the Cano Island Snorkel and Corcovado Nature Tours with Pacheco Tours. Both tours were excellent. The Pacheco staff was always very accommodating, knowledgeable and professional. Roberto, the leader of our Corvcavado tour was clearly passionate about the wildlife and that made the trip even more informative and exciting. Carlo was also a great facilitator for both tours.

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Huntington Beach
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a blast! Loved our day full of laughter and adventure! We loved the information regarding the flora and fauna, swimming in the waterfall and had so much fun floating! It was a small group and we felt safe the whole day. The coffee and empenadas they provided for lunch were delicious!

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Ymir
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

My daughter and I did almost all the tours offered by Pacheco tours. This locally run family owned business is amazing! Father Carlos Pacheco leads most of the tours and his knowledge is deep and enthusiasm is infectious. Wewere made to feel like part of the family. Snorkelling was great value for money with 2 snorkel opportunities, lunch and snack... More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

We did the Corcovado (Sirena station) tour and it was absolutely incredible. Our guide, Carlos, was immensely knowledgeable, and made the day for us. His passion and enthusiasm for the wildlife was inspiring, and he always found something interesting to talk about. The trip starts with a 45 minute boat ride to the park, with beautiful views of Caño island,... More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

We took the snorkeling tour of Cano island and had a very good time. It included lunch on a different protected beach on the mainland. We saw many different fish and it was enjoyable. A few things to know. First, where you go is a protected environment and as such there isn't any restroom facilities. So plan ahead accordingly. If... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

We did three tours with Pacheco - float trip, Corcovado, and Cano Island. They were all good. Snorkeling was much better than I expected at Cano - we snorkeled for 2.5 hours straight with a great guide. The float trip involves an hour+ hiking before you get to the river to float and then involves about 45 minutes of hiking... More 

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying how grateful I am to Carlos for treating my friends and I with so much kindness, patience, and ... We booked three tours with Pacheco Tours and Carlos was our guide in all three. He made our experience so fun and even helped us cross things off our bucket list (we swam with a sea... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We booked 3 excursions with Pacheco Tours. The first one was a snorkeling tour to Isla de Cano. Great experience! Our guide Carlos helped my wife to overcome her fear as it was the first time she was to snorkle. Our second tour was a hike through the national park to Sirena Biological Station. Carlos was our guide once more.... More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that Corcovado national park as an attraction deserves five stars and more. Just be careful who you book with. This review is about our guide, Carlos from Pacheco tours. We went on the half day ($90, for reference) tour to Corcovado and there were 10 people in our group. Only upon arrival in the park... More 

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We did two tours with this company and they are amazing. Everyone is really nice and really helpful. The snorkeling was super, we had a really nice and funny guide. Highly reccomended!

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