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Capt. Tom's Tours

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125 East Surfside Fruiteria call 1 800 360 9084 toll free, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
+506 2654 7070
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Vandara plus Miravalles Volcano

Absolutely, an awesome day! Highly recommend this tour through Captain Tom (whom we've used every... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
DiamondMik
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Atlanta, Georgia
Best day of our week!

With so many tours available near Playa Prieta, I got lucky and chose the best. Captain Tom was... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
jtc51
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chicago
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We have been offering the best guided tours for over 16 years in Guanacaste. From the ocean to the rainforests. Side trips and adventures to make your vacation here exciting and memorable. The professional guides are the best....English speaking with extended knowledge of costa Rica. Air conditioned vans will pick you up at your hotel or home.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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125 East Surfside Fruiteria call 1 800 360 9084 toll free, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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+506 2654 7070
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"typical tico lunch"
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"fishing trip"
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"hot springs"
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"palo verde"
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Absolutely, an awesome day! Highly recommend this tour through Captain Tom (whom we've used every time we've been to CR). We're a family of two, 59 year olds and 29, 28, and 26 year olds. We were picked up by Carlos early a.m., an excellent...More

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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thanks Faye, Carlos said you were all great to show around and he enjoyed having you guys on the trip. Thanks Again, and I am happy you had a great time. Capt. Tom..

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

With so many tours available near Playa Prieta, I got lucky and chose the best. Captain Tom was easy to communicate with and he arranged our day so it was stress-free. He advised the Vandara/Miravalles adventure. It was so much fun!! All the other reviews...More

Thank jtc51
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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

It is always great to hear back from our vacationers. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. I have other tours that offer an enjoyable experience as well. Thanks Again, Capt.Tom

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

The day I went, I was a little leery of the rough water, (being a person who suffers from motion sickness,) but the sailboat just cruised through the waves. The day was awesome, with unlimited cocktails, great tunes, beautiful landscapes, and great food. Snorkeling was...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

I communicated back and forth with Capt Tom about the specific details of the day trip I was planning. He answered all of my questions promptly and was very helpful. Not know what to expect, my group was overwhelmed with the amazing adventure we went...More

Thank kmgnb1976
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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Hi Kristy, Thanks so much...we did it!! Getting all your group of 18 happy with our combo trip was easy for us. Carlos always does his best for everyone....a great guide for sure. Thanks Again, and hope to see you back here soon. Capt. Tom

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

Carlos is the best, What a great day at the volcano. With the zip lines to the water slide, a great lunch and the hot springs. We had a great day. Even though because of my back I could not do a lot of it....More

Thank luv2par36
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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

I am happy you enjoyed your trip. Thanks, Capt. Tom

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic trip with such a knowledgeable tour guide Carlos! By getting an early start we were able to see howler and white face monkeys, crocodiles, bats camouflaged by forming a line up a tree and multiple types of birds. The trip was...More

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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Thanks Charlene and David. Glad you had a great time. I love that trip, and take time to time when I can get away. The lunch is the main reason for me haha amazing food for sure...See you guys next year. Thanks, Capt. Tom

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I used Capt Toms tours again and went fishing. Capt Tom made booking easy and reasonable and the fishing was awesome! We started catching fish 5 mins after we left dock and continued until we pulled lines and headed home. Check out...More

Thank John H
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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Hey John, Yeah, it was a great day to get out. Denis and Arturo are amazing fisherman in their own right...glad you caught a bunch. Thanks Again, see you next time. Capt. Tom

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

We live in Costa Rica during the scary Canadian months. Our guests generally want to experience many of the tours or adventures CR has to offer. As we ourselves have "done it all" and always with Captain Tom, we wouldn't think of sending our friends...More

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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thanks so much...always a great time with you. You also always send us the nicest people to take on adventures and tours around Costa Rica...our pleasure for sure. Thanks, Capt. Tom

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Capt Tom and his crew were the best!!! I wasn't sure what I wanted to do or where we wanted to go and his suggestions were spot on!!! From the sunset catamaran cruise, horseback riding, fishing, and jungle hike we had a blast!!!

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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Great to have met all you guys. Hurry back..still plenty more to do here Thanks, Capt. Tom

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

We decided to make the canopy tour on the next day so we wrote an email and a whats app message to Tom and he replied immediately and organised a great tour for us. He also came to our hotel to make sure we will...More

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Tom H, Owner at Capt. Tom's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

It was nice meeting you girls. I knew you were in need of a little extra guidance for your first time in CR. Glad you enjoyed the trip. I hope to see you again and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Capt....More

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Patrick O
March 16, 2018|
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Response from Tom H | Property representative |
Hi, My Palo Verde Jungle River Trip is great for all ages. There are lots of animals to see....birds, monkeys (whiteface monkeys sometimes come on the tour boat..fun for all) crocs and great food. It is our most popular... More
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Pa K
January 9, 2018|
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Response from Tom H | Property representative |
Hi Patti, My email is working now, so feel free to write to me. From years of experience in rental cars in CR, I suggest to book online ahead of time. Be aware of the insurance and what is included...Rates usually include... More
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