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“So much fun!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Original Arenal ATV

Original Arenal ATV
La Fortuna, in front of the Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7522
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Owner description: Our adventure begins when we pick up each of our clients at their hotel in our Comfortable passenger van. Then we travel to our private farm located next to the volcano and National Park. Here You will be introduced to our profesional bi-lingual guide who will give you all the information you will need to to begin your adventure atop of your Quad. You will start out in open plans where you can warm up with your quad. Then quickly you will start your crazy ride through the tropical rain forest. This experiance you will never forget! Crazy turns, wild jumps and alot of adrenaline running though your body. And all the time you will experiance one of the natural wonders of the world. You will come to observation points where you can stop and take pictures to remember your adventure. Also you will come to natural rivers where you can stop and take some of the mud off from your crazy ride. Then you will begin your jurney back through the jungle. You will be on your quad for 2 1/2 hours, full of adrenaline and excitement. After you make your way back you can wash off, take a drink and talk with others about your crazy experiance. Then we will take you back to your destination where you can enjoy the rest of your vacation.
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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“So much fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

First time riding ATV's. Got a private extra long tour. Augustine was the best!! Hope to go back and see him again. You get to see so much wildlife and parts of Costa Rica you would never see on foot!! Be aware...I got pretty dirty!

Visited May 2012
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Coconut creek
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“Great adventure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

This was my first time driving an atv. Our tour guide was great and very fun. The tour was a good amount of time, very happy for the price. Our tour guide was even nice enough to take pictures and a short video with our camera of us driving. This was an awesome experience and great memory. Would definitely recommend this company and would definitely use them if we ever go back to Costa Rica

Visited March 2013
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Surrey, Canada
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“Lots of fun, lots of local knowledge to keep it interesting along the way!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Myself and 3 friends had a riot yesterday afternoon, Agustine was our tour guide. My gf said he was like a young Morgan Freeman LOL. He was very knowledgeable, we shared the shuttle ride back with those that did the walking and horseback versions of the same tour and we definitely had the most fun. We got to switch back and forth between riders, stopped to smell the honey flies... Howler monkeys, Tucans and beautiful views of the Volcano. Augustine's not a bad photographer either, his shots of us turned out great. He helped me mount my go pro with a mount I was missing, he even had a couple helmets with mounts ready to go. I give our guide 5 stars, as we all know that's a major factor in making and breaking a tour.

Visited February 2013
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Waterloo, Canada
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“ATV trip that's great for beginners”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I had never driven an ATV before, but that was not a problem here. Augustine, our guide, did a great job of explaining it to us, and took his time at the beginning when we were all still a little unsure.

This trip is through a private farm that has a great view of the Arenal Volcano, as well as Lake Arenal. Stunning scenery. There are lots of cows and horses to see as well.

Even better is that this is Costa Rica, where it rains a lot. Even in the dry season, we got to ride through lots of mud and puddles. And let's face facts...don't you want to get muddy when you ride an ATV? I sure do!

Transportation to and from our hotel was also included.

I would highly recommend this tour. It may be a little more boring for seasoned ATV'ers, but if everyone in your group has the same level of experience, they could easily turn it up a notch for you! They would probably enjoy that!

Visited January 2013
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Providence, Rhode Island
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“Lots of fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Augustine was a great ATV guide. It was a blast: lots of mud and hills! Would definitely recommend. I had no prior ATV experience, and it was so much fun!!!

Visited December 2012
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