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Address: Apdo 146-5019, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 4107532440
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While offering all of the traditional tour packages and transportation...

While offering all of the traditional tour packages and transportation services, Avispa’s Adventures aims to provide you with an active experience of the real Costa Rica-providing tours like no others, taking you off the beaten path for a one of a kind, matchless experience which is over and above a standard big coach tour.Avispa’s Adventures - licensed and insured - is privately owned and operated by a North American, Amy, and a Costa Rican, (Tico) Avispa. Our company provides personal attention, superior customer satisfaction and unique adventures for an unforgettable experience. It is truly our pleasure to share the natural beauty of Costa Rica through a native’s perspective, while maintaining the desired comforts and quality of service that today’s travelers expect and deserve.

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Just the perfect tour with knowledgeable, friendly people. We spent the afternoon enjoying the Nicaraguan tour; will definitely use Avispas again and again

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just the perfect tour with knowledgeable, friendly people. We spent the afternoon enjoying the Nicaraguan tour; will definitely use Avispas again and again

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Since I last reviewed Avispas Adventures for their border run trip, I had the unfortunately experience of trying another outfit (my timing was off with Avispas) and had a truly horrible experience!! They literally dropped you off at the border and left you to your own devices. Not so with Avispas!!! Amy speaks fluent Spanish and will guide you through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We used Avispas Adventures while on a recent visit to Costa Rica. Due to time constraints were were unable to use their services for any local tours but we're able to use them for 2 different shuttle services. We could not be more impressed with Cheppie and his wealth of local knowledge. Not only did he provide prompt service, he... More 

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I have been using Avispa Tours for 2 years and I just wanted to say that I believe that Avispa is the best tour to take for your 90 day pass. I have met so many great people on the tours but the best part is that you pay one price and Amy walks you through everything. Other tours may... More 

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We went on a day tour to Nicaragua with Avispa's Adventures and had a great time! The tour was great, the guide was knowledgable and the border crossing was made so much easier by their experience and professionalism, I was a bit concerned about that part but their guidance made it so less stressful, even for this anxiety-prone traveler! Thanks... More 

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Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We went on two tours with Avispa's - the Palo Verde Adventure and the Llanos de Cortez Waterfall tour. They also transported us to and from the airport. Communication with Amy before (and during the trip) was fantastic. She helped us decide on which tours to pick and provided a lot of information. We are a family with four young... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and were unsure on who to use for hotel transport and tours. I found Amy and Cheppe on line and am so glad I did, excellent service, clean transport and Phenomenal pricing are just three reasons to use them. I had only planned on airport transfer but ended up doing a tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

So this is our 5th time in Costa rica. It is our 4th year using avispas adventures. Amy and Jose are the best. Always on time. Vehicles are clean and always with a beverage and snack available. They made sure our kids enjoyed all the the trips, and took time to make sure my elderly mother was well taken care.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We went on 3 excursions with Amy and her team. They were courteous, professional and a lot of fun! They personally guided us at each of the tours we went on to make sure that the experiences were loaded with local information and facts. The personal touch that they exhibited was the best! We went to local restaurants that were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I never write reviews. I just had to, in order to give a shout out to Amy, owner of Avispas Adventures in Coco Beach, Costa Rica. Amy was amazing. She listened carefully to what we wanted to accomplish. Then she customized the tour so we didn't waste time on things we didn't want to do. The new mini bus, the... More 

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