Manuel Antonio Herping (Reptile & Amphibian) Research Adventure - Quepos

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    5:30 PM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the loc.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    1: Hotel Playa Espadilla, Manuel Antonio Park road, Provincia de Puntarenas, Quepos, 60601, Costa Rica
    2: El Avion, Manuel Antonio, Provincia de Puntarenas, Aguirre, Costa Rica
    Traveler pickup i.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Costa Rica is home to around 144 species of snakes and nearly as many species of frogs and toads, Costa Rica is an incredible and popular destination for herping enthusiasts. More than a quarter of the country's land has been designated protected national parks and nature reserves helping to keep wild populations of animals healthier and more diverse than anywhere else in Central America.Designed for very exclusive small groups in mind (6 people max), we will spend full time searching strictly for all herpetological creatures, our experience is the perfect activity for nature and wildlife photographers, herpetology or tropical biology students and professors, or any eco friendly traveler.We will educate you on what makes these nocturnal animals so unique. We encourage any and all questions you have throughout the tour. Our job is for you to have a fun, educational tour of one of the most distinct habitats in the world.

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Stop At: Manuel's Tours

Your Herpetological adventure is designed to seriously explore the surroundings areas of Manuel Antonio National Park and Quepos with the intentions of finding every local species of reptiles and amphibians. We will spend the entire 3 hours researching at Playa Espadilla Hotel Private Nature Reserve for mostly Viper Snakes (Fer-de-Lance and Eye-Lash Pit Vipers), colorful Tree Frogs (Red-eyed Tree Frogs, Masked Tree Frogs, Gladiator Tree Frogs) or any other interesting herpetological species. We will provide rubber boots, professional snake hooks, powerful flashlights and bottled water for the hike.

Duration: 3 hours


Private Certified Naturalist Tour Guide

Bottled water for the hike

Manuel Antonio & Quepos Hotels Roundtrip Transportation included

Rubber boots provided during rainy season (If you choose to go with our rubber boots, it is important to pack socks that reach above the top of the boot)

When we meet for the tour, we will have powerful flashlight available for everyone

All pictures and videos taken during the tour with our ATX Swarovski Spotting Scopes

Entry/Admission - Manuel's Tours



Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Hotel pickup and drop-off from outside Quepos-Manuel Antonio local areas.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

A light cotton T-shirt and pants are ideal for the tour. Comfortable clothes are recommended (Long sleeve shirts are not necessary)

Closed-toed shoes (tennis shoes or hiking boots) are required to participate on the tour. (Please, no sandals or Tevas)

Important Pickup Information: Our meeting point will be right at your hotel lobby or front desk (Sharp Time please, NOT Costa Rican Sloth Time) Whether you are booking a group, private or deluxe tour, please be an ethical traveler, it's not respectful make other enthusiastic participants wait in the car or van, if you are having a delay situation (breakfast, eletrical, mecanical, etc) Do not hesitate contacting us, we will be more than happy to help you and make sure you have the most plesesnt and saticfactory experience with our company.

Near public transportation

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers