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Rio Claro Day Tours

Punta Rio Claro, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
(506) 83928351
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in Drake Bay
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Paris, Île-de-France, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Simplicity of great beauty. True kindness from Ricardo about tourist and personnal engagement taking care of the vulnerability of Turtles

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Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is something your really do not want to miss. The tour is great and totally unexpected, but let me say the most important part is Ricardo. We are two families from Italy with two kids each and we definitely feet lucky to had the opportunity to meet Ricardo and spent some time with him. It is difficult to explain... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful tour, very surprising and beautiful. We recommend you to do it! It was one of the most exciting trip we made in costa rica. The best is to walk from drake to a jungle path to rio claro (1h and a half walk) ! Enjoy!

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Acton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Ricardo has lived in harmony with nature for the past eighteen years dedicating his life to saving thousands of turtle eggs. He welcomed us into his simple home, provided us with water shoes & sunglasses and ushered us to canoes to paddle up the Rio Claro.. which was pleasantly cool! We scaled up a steep path under a waterfall and... More 

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Lille, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Excellent value for money (15USd each) regarding to the beauty, atmosphere, emotions, and kindness if Ricardo. I don't gwrite any more word so it can remain a impressive surprise for every next visitor. Thank you rio claro team!

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Utrecht
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We had a great experience! First of all: the welcome by Ricardo was very friendly and nice, he has a great little spot just at the mouth of the Rio Claro. Secondly: the canoe tour was great! So much fun and our very friendly 'captain' Steven waited ten minutes smiling when I was deliberating whether to jump a cliff or... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This was the highlight of our stay in Drake Bay. Beautiful scenery and incredible value. A refreshing and invigorating activity, esp. recommended for older children. Saw toucans and monkeys, as well as hawksbill turtles that just hatched! Can swim or boat up the river. Very friendly and helpful guide and owner.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Ricardo has a really nice place at Rio Claro which he decorates and treats with love and care. Besides the canoe tour to wonderful waterfalls and a natural jacuzzi you can watch Adriana creating bacelets and necklaces made of materials found at the beach. What we really liked is Ricardo's effort of conserving sea turtles by saving the eggs from... More 

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Müllheim
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We had a wonderful day with Ricardo at the waterfall, swimming, snorcelling and many monkeys. We will come back....

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We had fun jumping from a rope swing (haven't done that in 15 years; The river is beautifully clean and clear, and docking the canoe later and walking up the waterfall is an adventure not to be missed. Kids would have fun here.

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