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Explornatura

4th Avenue, Turrialba downtown, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
+506 2556 0111
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Explornatura offers rafting, canyoneering, ziplines and lots of overall adventure vacations in Costa Rica. Merge the natural attractions of Costa Rica with the a local cultural experience while traveling down rivers, over mountains and top trees, and along beaches while meeting the friendly, happy people of Costa Rica. Turrialba, a rural town centrally located just 2 hours from San Jose, is the home of Explornatura Adventure Travel. Locally owned and operated, we are adventure specialists and nature lovers with more than 20 years’ experience in Adventure Vacationswith an impeccable safety record. We also own and operate the Canyoning Tour and the Pacuare River Rafting expeditions. Whatever is your idea of adventure and nature vacations include, we will exceed your expectations.
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4th Avenue, Turrialba downtown, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
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"canyoning tour"
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"rio pacuare"
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"rappelling down waterfalls"
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"costa rica"
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"the river"
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"felt safe"
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"zip line"
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"base camp"
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"day trip"
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"great photos"
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"great memories"
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"starting point"
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"go pro"
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"wonderful trip"
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"rice"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Super Mario!! Made this extra fun. Professional. Great way to spend half a day. Just the right mix of beauty in nature and adrenaline.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great time canyoning and running the Puribaye river. Explornatura took great care of us. Eduardo made our rafting trip memorable!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great trip. Staff were experienced and always concerned with guest safety and enjoyment. Micheal, our guide, was excellent. Equipment was in good condition, particularly the rafts. Might be nice to get new helmets so they all included go-pro / camera mounts? Lunch was adequate...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We did the canyoning/zip-lining and whitewater rafting with Explornatura and were hugely impressed. We were well looked after with great explanations at the start, then lots of fun on the activities. They were knowledgeable about local nature etc too. Absolutely fantastic, highly recommended

Thank aldoj
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Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Thank you for spend your 2 adventure days with us. We really appreciate your comments and your visit. You are always welcome in Turrialba. Pura Vida

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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We have spent the last 2 days with Explornatura. Firstly I would say that it is a very professionally run company, the guides are extremely knowledgeable (not just about the activities but about the wildlife, crops and vegetation and the country in general) and I...More

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Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

It was a pleasure to have your family with us in Turrialba. Thank you very much for your comments and for coming with us for your 2 days of adventure. Mario, Raul, Dave and Arnaldo really appreciate your comments. The canyoning, canopy tour and with...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure what to expect before going into this tour, but it surpassed any and all expectations I had. My family and I had a great time! Mario and Dave are hilarious and informative. They know their way around the waterfalls and the absolutely...More

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Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

We are glad about surpassing your expectations. Thank you very much for visiting us and for your comments. Dave and Mario said "muchas gracias too" Our canyoning trip is a great option for families, we work hard to provide a safe experience with great service...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Mario and David. They were knowledgeable, skilled and funny too. We had never rappelled before but have ziplined a few times. It was really fun and got easier after each time. We felt safe and in good hands. Literally!!!...More

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Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

I am glad to know you had a first fun and safe rappelling experience with us. The Canyoning and Canopy tour is one of the best activities you can do in Turrialba, thank you for coming with us and for the time to make your...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

This was our first full day in Costa Rica and was a great start to our trip! Mario and the other guides were very experienced, patient, enthusiastic and attentive. Mili took great photos the entire time and we have great memories to take with us....More

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Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you very much for spending your first day in Costa Rica with us and for your recommendation. Mario, Mili and rest of the crew really appreciate your comments, they work very hard to provide the best service. I hope you continuo have great experiences...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I booked a white water rafting session with Explornatura. We had great fun! We met our team at 8am. We were the only customers on the raft, our guide Raul explained that you can get as many as 8 people in a...More

Thank Audrey S
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Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you very much for booking your trip with us. We are very proud of your comments. Raul and the rest on the team says "muchas gracias" We are focus on safety and the quality of the experience, most of the time we have small...More

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