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Great to do this in the heat of the day as it's mostly shaded. Our guide Alex was very informative, telling us a lot about the trees and plants and their traditional uses. We saw a good variety of birds and an armadillo, which was...More
We booked a tour of this reserve through the adventure company in downtown Samara. We were picked up promptly at 6:30 AM to maximize the chances we'd see interesting animals and minimize discomfort from the heat.
Our guide, Berny, was extremely knowledgeable about the reserve...More
We had a wonderful time! Our guide, Berny, was fantastic! He sees things we wouldn't have seen and is very, very knowledgeable! We saw many birds, trees, plants and mammals, including monkeys! We were amazed by the beauty and history of the reserve!
If you are spending multiple days in Samara, you need to book this tour! Our guide, Berny, did a great job providing information about the Tropical Dry Forest and had a great eye and ear for the local wildlife. The lookouts were magnificent. Well worth...More
A very well informed guide took us on a 2 hour walk through the reserve to see all teh plants and animals - owls, bats, monkeys lots of types of birds. Great view over the reserve to the sea and island from the top of...More
My husband and my 5 year old daughter visited the Werner Sauter Biological Reserve on April 14, 2018 with a professional tour guide Berny Castillo arranged by Samara-Carillio Info Center. It was a great experience. We learned a whole lot of information about specific trees...More
If you are very interested in trees and birds, this is the tour for you. But it wasn’t for us. The guide knew his stuff but we were pretty bored, especially the kids (11 and 13). The tour was supposed to be 3 1/2 hours...More
The guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the reserve. He did his best to find birds, butterflies, and mammals. The walk had a few spots where good balance was helpful. We did not have any bug problems. It was a little warm and...More
Our guide,Berny,was so knowledgable and enthusiastic,showing us birds with the telescope and telling us the history and the properties of the trees and shrubs that we saw on this incredibly informative tour.We finished up with fresh pineapple and watermelon,and soft drinks.Recommend doing the early morning...More
I agree with the previous respondent. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and a lot would be missed without his guidance and knowledge. The pace is slow enough to catch your breath and get good photos. You wouldn't want it... More
I agree with the previous respondent. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and a lot would be missed without his guidance and knowledge. The pace is slow enough to catch your breath and get good photos. You wouldn't want it it faster or slower or without the guide. Cheers