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“Great hike” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Montezuma Falls

Montezuma Falls
Entrance just south of main town road, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Montezuma
Type: Waterfalls
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Dillon, Colorado
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Great hike! You have to do a little scramble to get to the upper falls. We did a zipline and ended up at the upper falls and pool

Visited November 2011
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Columbiana, Ohio
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“Be fit to travel to falls”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

If you start at the bridge before entering the town be aware. My husband and I were greeted by a tico. His name to me is "Golom" from the "Lord of the rings" movies. He said he would show us the "way". He scooted around on the slippery rocks like nothing. HE HAD CROCS ON. Get CROCS with bottom soles that look like something to clean dirty dishes with. He never slipped and actually took them off and had me step on them in very odd angle spots. My expensive Keen sandels slipped badly. The" way", was insane. Major slippery rocks, at different inclines, crossing the river, scaling rocks. If you are not fit take a different path to see the falls. We made it to the 80 ft. fall. My husband dived off a cliff he had to climb up, but said it was insane and could barely catch his breath when he was done. It was beautiful. No Monkeys. They always say " you'll see monkeys" Wrong. We were there for ten days, we saw them twice. Although, you did hear them around. Obviously, you then had to reverse your course and go back the same way.

Visited October 2012
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Bavaria, Germany
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“Cascadas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

there are 3 Waterfalls, and they are awesome. On the first one you can go for a swim. If you hike up to the third one, you can jump into the second one and also there is a tarzan swing to have a lot of fun. don´t go in flip flops its a pretty steep hike.

Visited July 2012
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Salem, Oregon, United States
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“Day trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Coming from the USA I have seen a lot of water falls, but this one was warm! I couldnt believe it!

We started our walk from our hotel room in Montezuma, it was a fast easy walk to the trail. On the way there and back we purchased a drink from a guy on.the street..coconut water mm so drink some colons with you ;)

The hike was very mellow, not steep at all. we only had time for the first fall.

If you have time I would check this out and go for a swim!

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Portland, Oregon
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“Fabulous Day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We highly recommend taking a guide if you want to jump off the waterfall or do any of that crazy stuff like my husband love to do. Many people (tourists mostly) have died there so it pays to know the safe spots to jump and then it can be a LOT of fun. It is absolutely beautiful and there is a wonderful place to swim between the first and second waterfall, you can jump off the first and second waterfalls but do NOT jump off the third waterfall as most deaths occurred there. However at the bottom of the third is a cave and you can crawl behind the waterfall and jump through it. Again, take a guide to show you everything, what price can you put on your life? Safety first, fun will follow!!

Visited September 2012
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