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Fly With Us - Ultralight Tours

Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 8330 3923
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My wife said this was, "One of the Top 10 favorite things I've ever done!" And I burned up the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
thepearl
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Midland, Texas
So great!!!

Just loved the tour! Amazing experience, very nice pilot with a lot of flight experience, I felt... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Janina S
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We offer scenic flights in an open gyrocopter of 20 minutes, 30 minutes or 60 minutes departing from Sámara, Tamarindo, Nosara and Punta Islitas. Contact us for details. Description Tour Sámara: Taking off from our runway "Airpark Costa Rica" locally known as "La Pista" only 10 minutes outside of the beautiful little beach town Sámara in Guanacaste. Our shortest tour of 20 minutes will lead you first to one of the most beautiful white beaches in Guanacaste called Playa Barrigona where famous actor Mel Gibson owns a beach property. Next, you will head inland to the River Buena Vista on the lookout for sunbathing crocodiles along the river. The next part of your flight takes you to the beaches of Sámara and Carillo where you might get a soaring eagles' perspective of manta rays, dolphins, big schools of fish and sea turtles. From Carillo you'll overfly the Isla Chora on the way to Playa Buena Vista were you'll experience the sensation of flying just over breaking waves and feel you're surfing in mid-air! Return to the runway while enjoying a beautiful view of the rain forests and mangroves. In the time from December to March and August to Oktober you can often see whales playing near the shore. What to bring? You'll need a video or photo camera that can be secured at your wrist, also good idea to bring sunglasses.
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Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife said this was, "One of the Top 10 favorite things I've ever done!" And I burned up the airport wifi during our return trip learning how to become a GyroPlane pilot if that means anything. We saw crocodiles, sea turtles and rays during...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Just loved the tour! Amazing experience, very nice pilot with a lot of flight experience, I felt very safe all the time and had an awesome view.

1  Thank Janina S
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

I booked the 20-minutes helicopter-tour with Ultralight Tours and it was sooo awesome. I could see the whole town of Samara and many beautiful beaches around it and so many animals. The pilot flew very safely and told me many interesting facts during the flight...More

1  Thank Hostel L
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

What an experience!!! It is so different to see Costa Rica from an open air gyroplane. My flight really helped me appreciate the beauty of Costa Rica and the gorgeous shoreline. You get to see whales, dolphins, and tremendous scenery.

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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend including a Gyrocopter flight in your itinerary if you are visiting the Guanacaste region Costa Rica. I had a fantastic experience with my pilot Guido out of Tamarindo! I am extremely uncomfortable with heights and I was really pushing my limits when...More

1  Thank Sandra M
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

If you do one thing while in Samara go on the gyro copter. It is an experience you will never forget! Joerg is an amazing pilot and it is a very safe aircraft, if I could give it 10 Stars I would.

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Loved this trip. We had a stunning flight over the coast ( over Mel Gibsons house! ) and out to the sea, where we saw a family of whales ( with calf ). If you are in and around Samara - this is a 'must'....More

Thank Justin D
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

I am absolutely stunned by this amazing experience! We did the 60 minutes tour with Joerg in samara and it was fantastic! It is a great way so see the landscape with its beautiful beaches and enjoy the wind and the view. We saw lots...More

Thank Anja F
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

yes it cost a some money (but see what you get in return )...amazing flight and impressed by the skills while not taking any risks from the pilot. took the 1 hour flight and did see sooooooo much .,whales ,dolphins,manrays,crocodiles... if we come back we...More

Thank kurtdelarue
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We visited Costa Rica last year but sadly were too far from Samara to book a gyrocopter flight. So I waited an entire year until we could return to Costa Rica. And this time, Samara was top priority so I could tick this off my...More

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Yermalis L
May 21, 2016|
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Response from uptobat | Reviewed this property |
We booked thru our lodging, Samara Palms, which we also recommend. They handled the details. But you could also use the Samara-Carillo Info Center who are also very helpful. They are listed as #1 under Samara "things to do... More
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juliesuo
January 29, 2015|
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Response from Michele H | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your interest in flying with us. We offer different scenic flights, all prices are based on a departure from our runway near Sámara: 20 min - 110 $ 30 min - 150 $ 60 min - 230 $ We hope to see you... More
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