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Kayak Jaco

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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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Such a fun day!

My family and I booked a catamaran for 4 hours with Kayak Jaco and we had so much fun! Neil was the captain, who was accompanied by Wilbur, and they were both so nice! My husband... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My family and I booked a catamaran for 4 hours with Kayak Jaco and we had so much fun! Neil was the captain, who was accompanied by Wilbur, and they were both so nice! My husband wanted to do some fishing so they did and we were able to catch a fish! My husband and kids went snorkeling and they... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A friend and I did the sailing tour and had an absolutely amazing time. The boat was really nice and the views were incredible. We hopped out of the boat and swam for a while, had great food and drinks on the boat and even saw several sea turtles. I definitely recommend going sailing with Kayak Jaco! It has been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was our first attempt at sea kayak and snorkeling. Guides showed us how to kayak and use oars. Easy enough, my 13 year old son was able to kayak in a single-person canoe on his own. Double person canoes also used. Our group ages ranged from 13-46 and all had a good time. This is a little bit of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We met the owner's daughter at our condo and she recommended her parent's company. So glad she did! Jacob took us out for an amazing time! We kayaked out to an unoccupied beach where we swam for a while and were treated to fresh pineapple and watermelon - after that, a couple and their guide who were out for an... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We did the Kayak and Snorkel tour. It was amazing! We kayaked to a private beach and relaxed, and then snorkeled. We saw a blowfish, a crayfish of some kind, and a sea turtle. Our guide was so knowledgeable and kind. I would recommend this tour for everyone!

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Neal and Wilbur gave us a day to remember... We sailed al day long and Wilbur accompanied us on a snorkeling tour: he made sure we didn't miss anything, like turtles, and puffer fish (how could he see them?). While sailing we saw dolphins, flying fish, flying rays (yes, unbelievable! Lunch was also great and it was so very nice... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We did a morning kayak with Leo and Wilbur during our stay in Jaco. It was wonderful. The kayaking was at a relaxed pace and very enjoyable. We went to Limoncito, a very beautiful beach and snorkeled in that area. The highlight was a tree full of frigate birds and pelicans. I'd recommend this trip for paddlers of all levels.

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Monroe, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Sailing with Captain Neal was better than I could have imagined. The surf was rough, but he brought us to a great location where we still were able to swim with plenty of gorgeous fish including a puffer and sea turtle. We had a great snack of cheese and fruit and sailed away. Then our dream came true when 6... More 

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We rented kayaks one day and the Ashuma trimaran another day and both trips were excellent!! The equipment & gear is all in immaculate condition, the guides (Neil, Leo, & Wilbur) were knowledgeable and friendly, and all the communications & reservations with Jasmin were professional and prompt. We are so grateful we found Kayak Jaco and that they were part... More 

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Kayakjaco, Owner at Kayak Jaco, responded to this review

So glad you had a great time on your outings with Kayak Jaco. I know I enjoyed the sailing tour. I just wanted to let the readers of "Trip Advisor" know that you enjoyed our guided 1/2 day sea kayak tour and that we don't rent our kayaks or the sailboat Ashuma. The title of your review might be confusing.... More 

Lovettsville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We spent a couple of hours with our guides. Started out at their facility where we were given the option of single/double kayaks or outrigger canoes. We all opted for the single kayaks. The guides brought our canoes down to the beach while we received a short lesson on paddling and then walked to the beach. We paddled for about... More 

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