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Vacation Buggy Private Tours

Downtown Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 253, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Vacation Buggy provides "Only Private Excursions" for families and groups to tour our local area or...
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Owner description: Vacation Buggy provides "Only Private Excursions" for families and groups to tour our local area or an exciting adventure to a very remote area of the Rainforest...These Private Excursions are only for you, your family, or group, and we travel in our Extremely Cool, Vacation Buggy/ATV or Jeep, Limousine. We offer two very popular excursions - Our Welcoming "get to know the area" excursion, allows you to quickly get acclimated to our towns of Manuel Antonio and Quepos areas as we show you all of the great restaurants, night life, beach's, ATM"s, etc... or experience some of Costa Ricas most remote locations with our extremely popular Jungle/Waterfall excursion - which is one of the only ways to go deep into the True Rainforest. This excursion allows you to see the real side of Costa Rica as we journey through the palm plantation, quaint towns and villages on our way to the top of the Rainforest.. Get acquainted with the local area, explore the incredible jungle or request our unique "Vacation Wedding Buggy" for that special day! Vacation Buggy can accommodate up to 8 guests with one Buggy and 15 with our Buggy and Custom Jeep, and is safe, secure and accessible to people of all ages and abilities.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This was, by far, our favorite trip in Costa Rica. Everything about it was just great! Do not take this trip lightly because there hiking involved and some of it is not easy. So, if you are older and not in good shape, this may not be for you. We loved Luis, our driver/guide and our lunch stop was THE... More 

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benandlaurensmom, Thank you for taking the time to detail your fun adventure with Luis and Vacation Buggy. We are delighted to hear that this was your "Favorite Tour of your trip" as we always strive to provide a fantastic and memorable experience. However, it is the combination of the magical waterfalls, Crazy bridge, fun and educated guide as well as... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was an excellent tour! the tour guide Dopper was very knowledgeable on the area and of Costa Rican history. He was also born in America so you can easily speak to him about comparing the livelihoods and how a transition there was.

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andybacca, Glad that you enjoyed the tour and you are absolutely right in that this time of the year, which is our rainy season, the water can be a little chilly. However, I'm sure that the thrill of the overall adventure, seeing the quaint Costa Rican towns, traveling through the Palm Plantation, crossing the crazy bridge and seeing the magnificent... More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

While in Manuel Antonio, Vacation Buggy arranged a great adventure for our big family -- buggy drive through a rain forest, walk over a long and high suspension bridge and then swimming under the waterfalls. It was 100% safe, but thrilling. We ranged in age from 8 to 83 and all loved it. They also arranged for us to go... More 

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msamelia2013, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your experience. We are pleased to hear that all of you had a great time. The destination is definitely off the beaten path which is what makes it so special - you really do get to see the "Real" Costa Rica. Much appreciated, More 

San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A group of 11 of us took the tour and we had an amazing time....our guides were Dopper and Luis. Within minutes of picking us up from our villa we were pulled over to the side of the road watching monkeys swinging through the trees and it just got better and better from there. It takes a little while to... More 

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Paula B. Thank you for the fantastic review of your Vacation Buggy Excursion and the great time that you had with Dopper and Luis. Our destination is magical but as you pointed out, the journey getting there is enlightening and spectacular. We also all appreciated your generosity to invite us over for a fantastic dinner. Making new friends is what... More 

South Weber, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

If I had to package Costa Rica into a single day, I would do this tour. Doppler, our guide, was the perfect host and even watched our three young kids while my wife and I swam in the waterfall. He was very knowledgeable and when I asked him a question he didn't know the answer to, he found out the... More 

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Trevor C, We appreciate you taking the time to generate a review of your experience with Vacation Buggy and very pleased to hear that you all had a great time. Your family was a delight to tour and hope that you look us up again if you ever return to our beautiful Manuel Antonio area. Much appreciated, More 

Flemington, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a not to be missed tour for everyone in your group and/or family. We had our family of six ranging in age from 4 to 80 years old and our guide, Dopper, was very sensitive to our group’s individual needs. We started with an exciting scenic drive through the mountains and many tiny villages prior to arriving at... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Private Tours, responded to this review

Kinoa2, Thank you for taking time to generate a review of your experience and we are extremely pleased that all of you had a great time. We pride ourselves on providing an exciting, unique and educational excursion and it sounds like we accomplished this with your group. Thank you for touring with us and hope you had safe travels back... More 

Collinsville, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This tour was truly amazing. Don answered all of my questions and handled everything perfectly. We had some concern because we had a 3 year old, 80, and 84 year old. He answered all questions and gave reassurance of the trip. Everybody in the group had a great time and it was not too much for anyone. The older members... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Private Tours, responded to this review

Austin K, We are grateful for taking the time to generate a review of your experience with Vacation Buggy and pleased to hear that everyone enjoyed the excursion. We truly enjoy taking families of 3 generations, Grandparents, kids and grandchildren as our tour can be appreciated by the entire family. Much appreciated, Don More 

United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our family (2 adults & 2 children - 10 &13 yrs old) had a wonderful time on this excursion. Our guide was Luis, who was both extremely attentive to our needs and very knowledgeable about the area and about Costa Rica. Our tour took us to a remote location, up in the mountains, across a hanging bridge and into an... More 

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MMN1025, Thank you for your review and recommending our tour as our goal is to provide a fantastic and memorable experience for families and groups of all ages. We appreciate you touring with us... Much appreciated, Don More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband, son and myself just spent 8 days in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. One of the tours we chose to do was Vacation Buggy! We are very glad we did, it was one of the high lights of our trip. Luis was our tour guide for the day and we could not have been more pleased. Luis was very... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Private Tours, responded to this review

Moo5096, We love to hear that this was one of the "high lights of your trip...Thank you for the kind words and glad that we were able to establish fantastic memories for your family. All the best, Don More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

If you only have time to do 1 excursion in Manuel Antonio than this should definitely be the one. Luis was our guide, super knowledgeable and an ambassador to the area. The trip starts at 8 am when they pick you up in a rockin' ATV and it ends when you want it to. They definitely aim to please, we... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Private Tours, responded to this review

Neal n, We greatly appreciate your review and pleased to hear that the two of you had such a great experience. Thank you for touring with us and we hope to see you again sometime down the road. Much appreciated, Don More 

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