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Forest Alive

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Address: Costa Rica
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In a Natural History Private Tours you will be in the Nature Documentary...

In a Natural History Private Tours you will be in the Nature Documentary yourself. Learn about the Cloud forest with your Naturalist Guide who will help spot unique wildlife and plant species. The forest has a unique language, let our guide from the Forest Alive Naturalist-Team translate it for you! Day tours and Night tours in all different Reserves and Parks in Monteverde and adjacent areas.

Why a Private Tour? Go away from the crowds. Perfect for families. Experience the forest according to your own goals and interested.

The right pace and focus for photographers(beginners, amateur and professionals equally).

For people that want to have a deeper experience in understanding the different forest types of Monteverde. For Scientists like Biologist, Botanists, Ornithologist, Teachers and more...

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Great Learning Experience

We had a 60 min lecture, followed by a walk in the woods over four suspension bridges. Another day we did the night walk in the woods. The guides were outstanding. Without them... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
JoeKathyFL
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a 60 min lecture, followed by a walk in the woods over four suspension bridges. Another day we did the night walk in the woods. The guides were outstanding. Without them the forest would have been just a lot of green. Don't come to Monteverdi and not see the forests in depth.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super cool guide (Jason), very nice visit where we got to see a sloth, a tarantula, a scorpion, a viper and some toucans. Would definitely recommend, the owner (Andy) was super nice and knowledgeable.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andres was an amazing guide! We had such a wonderful night tour and I can't thank him enough. He knew a lot about all the animals there and you could tell he was really passionate about his job. I would definitely recommend to anyone traveling in the area.

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Phoenix, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an outstanding experience with Andy and Forest Alive. We have three kids ranging in age from 9-16 and Andy made our day both fun and informative. He's beyond qualified and this was such a great way to spend most of our day (we added the zip line experience at the end to really top things off). Andy seems to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. I have no idea how Andy finds the animals but he did! He's the best and very knowledgeable. My 8 yr old daughter was with and and she loved it. Andy was patient and answered all of her curious questions...and kept us all entertained. His passion for nature is unmatched. Highly recommend! Here is a picture of one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Forest Alive experience in Monte Verde, Costa Rica with Andres was sensational. His ability to spot wildlife was incredible, and provided a most entertaining night experience. Seeing native wildlife like sloths, many birds, a tarantula, a viper and numerous others was way beyond our expectations. I would highly recommend this experience.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very fun night tour with Andy! He's super knowledgeable, entertaining & our daughter thoroughly enjoyed asking him questions & experiencing the cloud forest. Thanks for a memorable experience!

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the absolute highlight of our Costa Rica trip. Not only did we forge a lasting friendship with Andre, we were able to experience Monteverde in a way not possible on our own. Andre is truly a master guide; wise, extremely knowledgable, with a great sense of humour. His incredible skill of finding animals and his boundless enthusiasm kept... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

My husband and I did both a day tour of the Monteverde cloud forest and night tour of a smaller reserve with Andy. He was great - very knowledgeable and very helpful. We saw a quetzal, sloths, spiders, vipers, bats, and monkeys. Andy either took or helped my husband take some professional looking pictures so that my husband now has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Jason was our guide and he was amazing. He is a great guide who knows a lot about wildlife (not only the one in Monteverde but around the world) and he is always eager to answer to our questions. When a person is passionate about what he does everything becomes easy and that's Jason - ask for him!

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