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Jungle Tom Safaris Day Tours

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Address: Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 2221 7878

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Great transport option to Tortuguero

Can't comment on the yours as we booked with Jungle Toms as an easy alternative to taking the public bus/boat option and were really pleased we did. Hadn't realised breakfast was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 17, 2016
Kate K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Can't comment on the yours as we booked with Jungle Toms as an easy alternative to taking the public bus/boat option and were really pleased we did. Hadn't realised breakfast was included, this was a great chance to try the typical Tico rice, beans and eggs breakfast...very tasty. Later, Luiz our guide, had the shuttle pull off the road so... More 

1 Thank Kate K
Detroit, MI
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

I booked a day trip from my hotel located on the west side of San Jose, closer to the airport. Do not take a day trip, especially if you are on that side of the city! They have options with overnight stay, I hope it works out better than my experience. The day started with the bus being late by... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The rooms and pool were lovely. Our guide was friendly & helpful, however we were disappointed by the activities & felt that the website does not describe the activities accurately. The transfer from La Fortuna did not include breakfast or a visit to the banana plantation. The 'magical' boat tour was simply a boat transfer to Tortugero. The walk to... More 

Thank Janine C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

It started a bit bumpy since our reservation over email turned out to be for another day. Luckily as I waited for pick up at 5:30am I called Safari Tom's to see if they will be on time. The lady swiftly called the driver to turn around and pick us up. The drive was long and the road was terrible... More 

Thank Angelina A
North Yorkshire, UK
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

We used Jungle Tom Safaris to transport us from Tortuguero to San Jose. There were good and not so good points. Jungle Tom safaris would have been flexible enough to pick us up at hotel rather than the dock but for a much higher fee (more than a water taxi), which we declined. We were the only people at the... More 

Thank CJL6
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Ours was a two night/three day visit. The location is superb, situated on a broad waterway round the corner from Toruguero village with a backdrop of towering jungle trees festooned with flowering vines, bromeliads and orchids and teeming with monkeys. The garden is like an outside zoo visited by toucans, hummingbirds and herons. The food was a little ordinary but... More 

Thank Susy P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Jungle Tom must have the market on this tour, because I booked through Viator, then Gray Lines was involved, only to get a trip with Jungle Toms. Anyway, Luis was our tour guide and was very knowledgeable of the area. The river water level was low, and we were dragging bottom a few times. Did not see much wildlife on... More 

Thank Flyerman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I did the 2 day 1 night tour with Luis and Kevin and would thoroughly recommend this. We booked the Economy package which was by far the best value thing I did in Costa Rica. The trip was well organised, with everything running smoothly and the guides were knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I thought the accomodation was really... More 

Thank EmmaRDocherty
Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

On our last day of a 6 week tour through central america we splashed out the $105 for a 1day tour to Tortuguero. We were sceptical at first as this was much more than we had spent on anything else but given that a private shuttle anywhere in Costa Rica costs about $45 each way we figured it would be... More 

Thank K R
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

Wound up in a 10 person van tour bound for Tortuguero with Jungle Tom Safari's. Once I got past my hating to be around people and got on board with it, the day was really quite fun. They picked us up from our hotel and headed out toward Tortuguero. Luis had to do everything in English and Spanish which was... More 

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