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“ZUMA TOURS IS AWESOME” 5 of 5 stars
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ZumaTours
Main Street, Montezuma 60111, Costa Rica
506-2642-0024
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Ranked #4 of 18 activities in Montezuma
Type: Tours
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Owner description: Zuma Tours, your ocean experts in Montezuma since 1993, Tortuga Island Tour, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Taxi Boat to Jaco & Montezuma, Connections w/ Mal Pais & Santa Teresa, San Jose, Airport, Manuel Antonio, Sport Fishing, Also: Horseback Rides, ATV Rentals, Canopy Tour, Surfing, Cabo Blanco and Curu reserves. From accommodation to transportation, everything in one company. Zuma Tours: the most reliable and professional tour company in Montezuma
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Glendora, California
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“ZUMA TOURS IS AWESOME”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

I booked an 11 day trip for myself and two younger kids thru Zuma Tours and rented Ivan's Beach house and Montezuma Sollevente cottages. The properties were beautiful but the service was the best. We made friends with Javier and Ivan who run Zuma Tours and they were awesome. Then we stayed at Montezuma Sollevente run by Varina and Marco. They treated us like family. They were so helpful and invited us on activities with them. We have a friendship for ever now. Javier at Zuma tours was very quick to respond and detail. We booked all our activities thru him. We went snorkeling to Tortuga Island, rode horses on the beach, zip lined and rode quads. Every activies was great and the tour guides were wonderful. I cannot say enough GREAT things about Zuma Tours, Ivan's House, Montezuma Sollevente and the wonderful friends we made in Javier, Ivan, Varina and Marco. It was a trip of a life time and I recommend it to everybody.
Jessica

Visited November 2012
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“Special Treatment!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We were a party of 10 with everyone wanting to do everything. We were treated like royalty by J C, Xavier and the rest of the staff at Zuma Tours. They were so helpful with everything from scheduling tours to just giving advice and directions. J C was very honest about the dive vis. being pretty poor, which we appreciated very much. We ended up renting a private boat trip which included snorkeling, diving, touring around, and lunch at Tortuga. We had a great time with our crew of J C, Don Carlo (?), and Brian. We got to do a lot that is not included in the standard trip to Tortuga. Three of us did dive and we saw plenty, even in poor vis., thanks to our divemaster (whose name escapes me, sorry). These guys really made everything fun, and certainly enhanced our week long stay in Montezuma! Thanks guys! Lisa Bonds

Visited November 2012
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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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“Top Notch Service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We used Zuma Tours 3 times during our 10 day trip to Montezuma. Tito and JC helped booked all of our tours. They were professional and extremely knowledgable. They even took time to answer questions that didn't pertain to tours they offered. All of the tour guides were excellent and offered extra information about Montezuma. The day trip to Tortuga Island was a great value and on the way back Douglas (the tour guide) stopped to let everyone see the dolphins swimming near by. Young Vision surf camp was also an excellent choice. Alvaro and Michael were great instructors. I have nothing but great things to say about this company. I highly recommend them and will use them again on my return visit to Montezuma!
-Erica and KC

Visited November 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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“The BEST fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We booked a water taxi from Jaco to Montezuma and it turned out to be the very best way to travel (the quickest and most scenic). We booked a tour to Isla Tortuga, the snorkeling and sightseeing was incredible! It was easily our favorite day on our honeymoon in Costa Rica! We were so delighted that we planned to return to San Jose via water taxt to Jaco again. It was the quickest way back to the airport and we had another great experience! The staff was very friendly and offered great tips while we were visiting Montezuma. They are very trustworthy gentlemen and we would highly recommend Zuma tours to anyone. JC and Tito became our friends and they are wonderful!

We saw dolphins, humpback whales five times, and sea turtles on the taxi rides. Even more wildlife at Isla Tortuga!

Visited September 2012
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“Great snorkeling trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

They picked us up 45 min away in mal pais for fre. Then a 45min boat ride out to torture island. Snorkeled for 1.5 hours then a great lunch. The afternoon was 2 hours of whatever you wanted to do... But you had to rent stuff if you dont want to just lounge in the surf.

Bathrooms are $1 on the island.

On the ride back, our guide spent the time stopping our boat. We saw dolphins, sea turtles, pilot whales and humpback whales. Bring your own towels, change of clothes, and you can bring your own beer if you want. They had some for you as part of the cost.

Visited September 2012
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