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Charlie's Adventure Tours

Costa Rica
506-2672-1041
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Charlie’s Adventures is the Premier Tour Company in the Papagayo Gulf with over 14 years of experience. We have multilingual tour guides, our own... more » Owner description: Charlie’s Adventures is the Premier Tour Company in the Papagayo Gulf with over 14 years of experience. We have multilingual tour guides, our own equipment and fully insured boats. We know that next time you think of Costa Rica, and especially Papagayo Gulf – Guanacaste, you’ll think of Charlie’s Adventure and the days you had the best moments of your life! « less
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Communidad, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

You can't go wrong with this trip... We booked the "Aqua Combo Tour" for 30 people to be a great conclusion to a week long mission trip in Costa Rica. This trip was... In a word... FANTASTIC. Carlos (the son of the owner) was captain of the boat on our trip, and took awesome care of us... they were ready... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Terrible tour agency. They cancel your tour at the time to go onboard. Not because of bad weather, simply because they cannot plan really a tour. Which should be their expertise. In addittion I'll have to wait 3 days to see if I'll get my money back. In summary, this agency should not be operating.

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British Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

There was a Charlie's tour office at our resort (Allegro Papagayo) and we found the service there very good. Helpful, informative and not pushy at all. The prices are also really quite reasonable. We booked and went on a boat trip across the bay to Coco Beach. I don't remember his name, but our guide was fabulous and worked so... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We used Charlie's Adventures for a snorkeling trip while staying in the Gulf of Papagayo. We were staying at the Andaz and were picked up right at our hotel beach. The boat arrived right on time. It is a full day of boating and snorkeling and lunch. Our guide, Bruno, was great. The trip to the bay for snorkeling was... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Charlie's was really awesome. We were happier with their tours than the ones we booked through our tour rep. The person who helped us book was super helpful and friendly, and helped us make the best of our time there. There was no pressure, and they actually suggested various items to us so that we didn't double up on the... More

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Toronto
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Me and my girlfriend went on the Snorkel Combo, which was $50 each. It ended up only being, her, myself and the tour guide, who was also the boat driver. The boat itself looked like a lawsuit waiting to happen. It was old, uncomfortable, and looked derelict. It turned out we had to waste about 45 minutes dropping off all... More

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Belleville Ontario
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Upon arriving at the resort( Allegro Papagayo) I went into Charlie's Adventure tour and told them I was ready to scuba dive for 5 of the seven days I was at the resort. No problem they said. We go out with 4 divers min. And they already had 3 signed up. I would be number 4. Great,I just spent $1000.00... More

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Onoway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We did a half day Aqua Tour and had a great time snorkelling, fishing, BBQ on the beach. We saw dolphins, rays, pelicans, vultures, tons of fish. The BBQ on the beach was very good and some of the fish we caught they cooked up for us. Bruno our guide was very funny and kept us entertained all day

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Conroe, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I went fishing with Charlies Adventure tours in December 2013 and had the best fishing day of my life. I caught a 10-pound Mahi, an 8-pound Mackerel, a small grouper, a small Bonito and a 70-pound Roosterfish! It was a wonderful day; thanks Carlos. Pura Vida!! Mike P., Houston, TX

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long island ,ny
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We booked an afternoon snorkel sunset adventure cruise. We waited and waited for it to come and it never did. We were so upset as we gave up other things for this trip. The boat literally never showed. The staff at Charlies saidthey would come and we aited and waited. then they didn't want to refund our money because they... More

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