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Bahia Rica Adventures

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Paquera, Costa Rica
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About Bahia Rica Adventures
A variety of exiting places are easy accessible by boat from Bahia Rica. The gulf of Nicoya is known for its spectacular weather, beautiful beaches, impressive cliffs, calm water and islands full of wildlife. Our boat trips will take you to many special places where you can encounter lots of different animals like monkeys, lizards, iguanas, birds, turtles, butterflies, dolphins and a number of different fishes. Bahia Rica also offer a complete sport fishing package after fish like Pacific Sailfish, Roosterfish, Yellow Fin Tuna, Cubera Snapper, Wahoo, Pacific Jack and Marlin of different species.You can experience Costa Rica’s exotic west coast from a kayak with Bahia Rica. Paddle in calm bays with fascinating island where you can go ashore on untouched virgin beaches. Or you can try the Stand Up Paddle Boards on the calm water in the Gulf of Nicoya.
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Discover Nicoya Peninsula bioluminescence on an after-dark kayak tour in Paquera Bay, where you’ll see glowing algae in the water all around you. Exploring by kayak means you can enjoy the natural phenomenon without the distracting noise of a motor, and you’ll spark bursts of sparkling light each time you dip your paddle into water where bioluminescent algae are present.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was absolutely incredible and an experience that you cannot miss! The bioluminescence is truly magical and our guide was so helpful and knowledgable. He knew just where to find the brightest spots! The owners were so accommodating of our time constraints and very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank frankie r
Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi guys, Thank so much for coming and doing the tour! It is a very nice tour and Luis loves showing people the magic of the "glowing" water. We hope to maybe see you again soon!

Reviewed August 27, 2019

This tour was great and very reasonably priced, if a little short. Bioluminescence is so cool! Tour guide was fantastic, had a lot of information, and was very passionate about what he was showing us.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank georgebolt69
Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Luis, our guide is very passionate about sharing his knowledge about the biolumienscene, and making sure everyone on the tour is having a good time. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience - when you have fun, time flies! Thank you so much for...More

Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

We were are group of 6 backpackers from England, Switzerland and Denmark who travelled around in Costa Rica for 3 weeks, and the bioluminescent kayak tour was by far the best activity we did on our whole trip. The owners Vigdis and Thomas welcomed us...More

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2019

Hi guys, Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so happy that you are happy with the tour! If you are ever here again we would love to take you out again.

Reviewed April 29, 2019

Tortuga Island is beautiful, but can be crowded. I still felt it was worth it. Loved that we went with them as it was just 12 of us in the boat and I guess that's full for them. Our boat driver brought us all around...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

We are so happy our agent set us up with this semi private tour. The other boats looked miserable. Sweaty couples wearing too small life jackets sitting row after row with strangers looked at us with envy as we breezed by drinking our Imperials with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

We were driving hour and a half ( we were staying very far) at night time in peninsula nasty roads to get there but at the end it worth it every seconds. We could happy to drive 3 hours to see the mother nature's mind...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank shefrocky
Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2019

Thank you so much for taking time to write us a review - we are delighted that you enjoyed the experience. We love it ourselves, and find the bioluminescence just magical. You are right about the pictures - the best ones are the ones you...More

Reviewed March 12, 2019

We traveled to Paquera simply for this bioluminescence tour, and it was worth the detour. We were a family of 4 adults and 3 children (ages 6, 8 & 9) so ended up doing a private tour. The kids were all in double kayaks with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

Our Guide Jeff picked us up at our accommodations near Playa Naranjo and provided an informative and entertaining commentary as we travelled to Tortuga Island with a snorkeling stop along the way. We also stopped near the shore to see a colony of monkeys! The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pam T
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the bioluminescent kayak tour. We had two guides one in the front and one in the back which I thought was great. The water is very calm so it isn’t too tough to paddle. The stars were amazing and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

We went on the bioluminescence tour with Kellan who claimed he had just finished a course in being a sea kayaking tour and had been leading tours for Thomas at Bahia Rica for a month. In order to see the bioluminescence, we traveled without any...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Hi, we are located 1,5 hour from Montezuma. 1,5 km from the Paquera ferry landing. The tour starts at 18:00, so you should aim at being here latest at 17:45. Just wanted to comment on how to get to Bahia Rica from the... More
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