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Address: | Playa Agujas, Quebrada Ganado, Jaco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2643 1233
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Description: Since 1998 Kayak Jaco has been introducing travelers to the joy of getting...
Since 1998 Kayak Jaco has been introducing travelers to the joy of getting out on the water of the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The coastline is spectacular and the beaches are pristine. Our sea kayaks, outrigger canoes, stand up paddle boards and sailboat are the best way to enjoy these coastal waters. We don't pollute or disrupt the balance of nature; we just paddle through our small slice of it, not leaving a trace. If you seek "Fun on the Water" Kayak Jaco has the tour for you:• Independent folks love our kayaks• Groups and clubs are fascinated by our unique outrigger canoes• Those who are serious about kicking back adore our sailboat• People looking for exercise can try SUP. Snorkeling is included on these tours (when conditions permit) and it enables you to get even closer to the best that Costa Rica has to offer - it's nature. Since 1998, Kayak Jaco has been running safe, sustainable, enjoyable tours and we strive everyday to ensure that your trip will be a wonderful Costa Rica memory for years to come.
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Fun Outrigger/Snorkeling Experience

We had a great morning paddling the outrigger and snorkeling. The guides were friendly and attentive, and found some interesting fish and other creatures during our snorkeling... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Barbara R
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We had a great morning paddling the outrigger and snorkeling. The guides were friendly and attentive, and found some interesting fish and other creatures during our snorkeling time. They were also very well organized, and made sure everyone was having fun. Highly recommended!

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We arranged to have Neil take 6 adults out for a few hours on his catamaran. Neil is very knowledgable about Costa Rica and has been sailing all his life. Neil provided coolers with pop, beer, juice and water as well as freshly cut pineapples and oranges for our enjoyment. We sailed to a cove as it started to rain... More 

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our crew: 14 of us, 3 generations ranging in age from 74 to 12, spent the morning/early afternoon with Kayak Jaco in January, 2015 The Kayak Jaco Team, lead by Leo, did an excellent job. We rolled the outrigger canoes into the sea and paddled over to a little beach - took a break half-way over for an swim. (Love... More 

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Oakland, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

attempted to sign up for this several days before succeeding. pick up was on time, kayaking commenced promptly upon arrival. went to playa limoncito but encountered some jelly fish so went farther to playa blancho, which is way nicer. saw fish while snorkeling. staff very attentive, one found a couple cute puffer fish to show us under water. fruits were... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We are staying in Jaco and wanted to check out this Kayak adventure as we had heard great things. It lived up to everything we heard, that's for sure. The whole crew had a great time, would absolutely recommend this to anyone in the area!

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

As a part of the Overseas Adventure Travel tour of Costa Rica I experienced the Jaco Kayak outrigger tour. A late afternoon tour allowed us to see a great number of birds and enjoy the warm waters of the Pacific. Swimming, snorkeling, and paddling led to a memorable experience. Top this all off with a beautiful Costa Rican sunset and... More 

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Goodrich, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We had a group of 7 and it was a lot of fun. Very safe, easy instructions to follow. Leo and the leader were very friendly. Beautiful beach to snorkel and swim once we got there. Even saw some Scarlet macaws!

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Moline, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Awesome morning of kayaking. I think the guides name was Leo, and we had a tandem kayak. We paddled, hiked on the beach, had snorkel and swim time, paddled to another beach and went to an amazing waterfall. There we had a snack of fresh pineapple and watermellon. Clean changing rooms and restrooms. They sell very nice long sleeve shirts... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Jacob was our tour guide today and it was just my mom and I. We did the afternoon tour, so it was a little more rough than if you went in the morning.If you have never kayaked before, make arrangements to go early in the morning as we are experienced kayakers but more so in the Gulf of Mexico and... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I'm a kayaker at home, so I couldn't pass up a chance to kayak in Jaco. I was the only customer, so it was just the guide and I in separate kayaks. The weather and water conditions were perfect; the guide was great; and I had a very enjoyable morning.

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