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Ultralight Tours

Address: Flying Crocodile | Buena Vista, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 26568048
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Ranked #21 of 28 Activities in Playa Samara
Owner description: Ultralight TourYour Best Tour EverDeparture LocationsSamaraDeparting from our private runway at the...
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Owner description: Ultralight TourYour Best Tour EverDeparture LocationsSamaraDeparting from our private runway at the Hotel Flying Crocodile and then flying over miles of beautiful mangroves, you'll first head to one of the most beautiful beaches in Guanacaste called Playa Barigona. Next, you'll head inland to the River Buena Vista on the lookout for sunbathing crocodiles along the river. The next leg of your flight takes you to the beaches of Samara and Carillo where you just may get a soaring eagles' perspective of mantas, sharks, big schools of fish and sea turtles. From Carillo you'll overfly the Isla Chora on the way to Playa Buena Vista were you'll experience the sensation of flying just over breaking waves and feel you're surfing in mid-air! Return to the Flying Crocodile Hotel while enjoying a beautiful view of the rain forests and mangroves. In the time from December to March you can often see whales playing near the shore. What to bring? You'll need a video or photo camera that you can secure at your wrist, also good idea to bring sunglasses.
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Elst, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

When you are in Costa Rica on the pacific side make sure you don't miss this flying adventure. The flight is breathtaking, flying over the shoreline and rivers, up high and even a few feet above the waves, searching for crocodiles in the river or even get lucky like we did by spotting a whale with a young calf and... More 

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Liverpool, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

When you visit Costa Rica make sure to schedule a gyrocopter tour with Ultralight Tour. I based my first visit to Costa Rica around the gyrocopter tour at the Flying Crocodile, Samara and I was not disappointed. With so many things to see when on vacation, it’s hard to narrow down the choices. When flying in a gyrocopter, not only... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011 via mobile

This a great 20 min flight. You see a lot of Samara and it's beautiful surrounds and you get to experience a great way to fly. Sights include Mel Gibsons home, beach cliffs, waves up close and beaches to the North and south of Samara. The gyro copter is an amazing machine; if you like the pilot will turn off... More 

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