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“A great first zipline experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of SunTrails Montezuma Waterfall Canopy Tour

SunTrails Montezuma Waterfall Canopy Tour
150 mts northwest of Hotel Amor de Mar, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506-2642-0808
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Ranked #10 of 18 activities in Montezuma
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Owner description: WATERFALLS ZIP LINE TOURS The canopy consists of a series of 9 cables, 13 platforms that are suspended high above the forest floor. While on the canopy tour you will see a number of plants and animals unique to Costa Rica, possibly including howler and white-faced monkeys, parrots, iguanas and much more. During the tour we stop at the famous waterfalls where you can take pictures and go for a swim in the pools carved by the cascading waters. After that we´ll stop in Montezuma, so you can have some time to shop and look around.
Montezuma, Costa Rica
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“A great first zipline experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This tour was my first time zip lining, and the staff here were exceptionally friendly and informative both before and during the tour. Some of the ziplines were a bit short, and we did do quite a few stairs, but the stunning longline at the end left me with a thrill. Wear your bathing suit as the midpoint of the tour features a swim in the topmost tier of Montezuma Falls. After all that sweaty jungle trekking, yore going to want to take a dip. Try the rope swing into the pool :)

Visited August 2012
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“Great tour in Montezuma!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

My wife and I booked this tour during our honeymoon in Costa Rica. The staff was great and the scenery was fantastic. The photos and videos on the $20 disc we purchased from them were awesome and something we are very happy we decided to buy.

Visited July 2012
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“Very professional and stunning scenery!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

This tour is spectacular! We had a mixed group of experienced zip liners and several that had never done it! The staff is very patient and encouraging! They take photos and do a video for purchase at the end ($20) and it is well worth the price. The trip to the waterfalls is amazing! The steps up can be a bit tough though if you are out of shape like I am LOL. This is a must do!

Visited June 2012
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“Great experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

This was a lot of fun! For $40, it is a tad overpriced, but still worthwhile.

After the first group of platforms, they take you down to one of the waterfalls. You only have a limited amount of time, so don't waste it standing around! Jump in! It's definitely deep enough and you'll want to hop on that rope swing before the others in your group spot it.

Speaking of groups, it'd be nice if they put a tighter cap on group size. Waiting in line on the platforms got old, especially if you are put with a loud group of Jersey Shore types.

The hike from the falls back to the next platform is not for the overweight or extremely out of shape, trust me. If you are hesitant after that statement, then don't go. It is steep and demanding. If you are of average fitness, you'll be fine.

The guides are all very kind and patient and they even give everybody a cold bottle of water at the end.

Stunning views and thrilling speeds. Do it!

Visited May 2012
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“So beautiful - well worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012 via mobile

15 minute van ride to Sun Trails from Montezuma (they pick you up in town). Friendly staff, beautful views. 45 minute break at an amazing swimming hole between two waterfalls (there is a rope swing too!). All in all well worth the $40.

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