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Address: Downtown Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 253, Costa Rica
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Description: Vacation Buggy provides "Only Private Excursions" for families and groups...
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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Amazing Jungle Tour

We enjoyed our jungle tour with Dopper. It was a fantastic start to our vacation where we learned about the rainforest including plants, animals, and local terrain. Going to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We enjoyed our jungle tour with Dopper. It was a fantastic start to our vacation where we learned about the rainforest including plants, animals, and local terrain. Going to the waterfall and having free time to swim around was the best. Dopper was very knowledgeable and friendly and we never felt rushed. He was kind enough to meet us in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Loco Louis was the best guide! We were very impressed with this excursion. For 4 adults that didn't want to zip line it had just enough thrills and was very educational. We were happily seated in the 6 seater jeep which picked us up right at our resort. We had the whole day to explore the rainforest and even a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We just returned from a fantastic tour with Dopper and Luis and wholehartedly agree with all the other rave reviews. It was a great experience for our entire group of 15- ages ranging from 3-70. I cannot recommend this highly enough.

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

gps5, Thank you for your review and we are pleased that everyone enjoyed our excursion. It is always special for us to entertain such a broad age group as your's - with everyone loving the tour. Much appreciated, Vacation Buggy More 

Conway, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

What an awesome tour. We spent Thursday, July 30 with Dopper and Louis and it was awesome. We visited two small villages and then some really big waterfalls. The terrain was harsh, but the buggies handled it with no problem. The swimming holes were really cool and be sure to watch out for a "Jesus Christ" lizard. You should see... More 

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

Patrick H. It was great touring your fantastic group and we are excited that all of you had a great experience. Yes, Luis has eyes behind his head as he can spot anything that moves! We appreciate you touring with us and the generous review that you provided. Much appreciated, Vacation Buggy More 

Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We just returned from a week in Costa Rica. Everything about the planning of the trip was excellent and booking a trip with Vacation Buggy was a great part of the whole experience. Out guides were so courteous, careful (without making us afraid) and informative. They made the whole trip enjoyable and interesting. The waterfalls were fun, beautiful and refreshing.... More 

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

Paul2112187, We appreciate you taking the time to generate a review of your experience and we are pleased to hear that Vacation Buggy "was a great part of your entire experience while in our Manuel Antonio area:..Our guides are great, the waterfalls beautiful and lunch is fantastic which is why we love to show our guests the real side of... More 

Levittown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a tour you can't miss. We drove all the way from Atenas and it was well worth the trip. Our guide Luis was amazing. When we went to the waterfalls which is something no one should miss in their lifetime, my husband lost his sunglasses in the waterfall. Luis sprung into action and went into the rushing waterfall's... More 

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

e I, Thank you for your generous and kind review of your day with Vacation Buggy and we especially appreciate your comments about Luis - who is a very special guide and we are privileged to have him part of our team. He always amazes our guests with spotting wildlife, etc...but this may be his most memorable find - as... More 

Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went Ziplining, and Catamaran, etc...but our trip with Dopper and Luis was the best thing we did. The Jeep and ATV were amazing vehicles, the drive super fun, filled with knowledge and 2 great guys. They 'made' the trip with their knowledge and personalities. The waterfall was great, no hurry or pressure so we could take our time, etc...... More 

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

yopurp, Thank you for taking the time to generate such a great review. Dopper and Luis are the best and we appreciate you acknowledging their hospitality and knowledge and yes, Koki's is the best and only opens for Vacation Buggy during the week - we are blessed! Much appreciated, Vacation Buggy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We were picked up in morning in the "Vacation Buggy" -- a Polaris 4x4 -- at our hotel by Luis, who was awesome -- super friendly with great enthusiasm. The tour was extremely cool -- driving about 45mins-1 hr to a really cool nature preserve with hanging bridge, swimming holes and gorgeous waterfalls. It was great -- perfect for families... More 

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

Joseph T. We thank you for your candid comments and recommendations to provide more information on our website - excellent points! Appreciate you touring with us and please look us up again if you ever return to our beautiful Manuel Antonio area. Kind regards, Vacation Buggy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This was by far the best tour we took while in Costa Rica!! Luis our guide was amazing! He was so knowledgable. He stopped along the way to point out then different animals and plants. He could spot things I would have never been able to see. We saw Jesus Christ lizards, iguanas, toucans, and monkeys. It was a great... More 

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

Katiec9407, Thank you for taking the time to generate a review of our unique excursion. We are extremely pleased to hear that it was the best tour that you experienced in Costa Rica. Certainly, that is our goal and it sounds like we achieved that goal with your group. We also appreciate your kind words about Luis - he is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Dopper Huckel was one of the best private tour guides we've ever had - and we've had a few - Africa, Australia, Europe, the States. Very knowledgable and personable, Dopper showed us some amazing plants, animals, birds and insects. Great local Costa Rican lunch. Even with two teenagers bereft of wifi, we had a great tour. Highest recommendation from La... More 

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

Brett B. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the day with Dopper and especially, the accolades you provided as he loves what he does and goes over and above the "call of duty" to make sure that his clients have a memorable experience. Much appreciated, Vacation Buggy More 

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