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Kayak Jaco
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Since 1998 Kayak Jaco has been introducing travelers to the joy of getting out on the water of the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The coastline is spectacular and the beaches are pristine. Our sea kayaks, outrigger canoes, stand up paddle...more
| Playa Agujas, Quebrada Ganado, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
+506 2643 1233
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can’t say enough good things about our trip. We last minute decided to try them out and Kenny was more than happy to oblige, even with our young kids, 6, 7 and 9yr olds. They gave us a discount which was even better! They...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jeffl2375
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

We kayak at home and thoroughly enjoyed kayaking in the ocean. The guides were fantastic and very entertaining. Snorkeling was good, fresh fruit on the beach was delicious, a fun time, highly recommend this company

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LucyPF
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Great tour this morning with Kayak Jaco; picked up just outside our apartment by the owner, Neil. Very friendly ex-pat, who has lived in the area for years, therefore very knowledgeable. Super, friendly tour staff who are great at pointing out landmarks, and wildlife in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fergustravel
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Excellent tour with friendly and knowledgeable staff! My husband and I went on the sunset tour with Leo and Wilbur and it was an amazing experience. We were picked up directly from our hotel in Jaco and taken to the central office before heading out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Erin B
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing morning with Kenny and Harrison! They were fun, professional and knowledgeable guides. The equipment was in great condition and the water was perfect. Kenny even cut us open a couple of coconuts for a refreshing treat after our tour. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Helen D
Reviewed January 25, 2019

My husband and I, along with our 4 kids (2, 3, 7, and 10 years) went on a sunset kayak trip with Kayak Jaco and it was one of the major highlights of our time on the Pacific Coast. The staff was wonderful and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melissa M
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Great Kayaking tour. Good guides very proffessional and the tour duration over 3 hours! This company does also have a Private Trimaran Tour that id great. You can go out for 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 hours. Including drinks and fruit etc

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mari C
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We had a fantastic day with Captain Neil on his catamaran Ashuma. He was very flexible with our group of 6 with very different agendas and was able to make everyone’s happy. We snorkeled, we fished, we relaxed, we swam to a gorgeous beach, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vr2
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Neil was awesome, he took our our family on a sailboat for a few hours. It was just us on the boat which made it all the better. We got the opportunity to snorkel and fish but it was one of my favorite activities we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan424384
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Kayak Jaco arranged for us to have a couple of hours snorkelling with Captain Neil in the bay at Playa Herradura. We went out on the beautiful catamaran, and enjoyed chatting all about life on the water in Costa Rica. Neil was great company. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ivan g
February 20, 2018|
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Response from Kayakjaco | Property representative |
Our capacity on Ashuma is 6, And she is very comfoirtable with 6 persons on board. 7 will sometiomes be accepted with certain conditions
January 20, 2018|
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Response from G3614ZDkevinp | Reviewed this property |
He had plenty of beers for 2 when we went. Plus you could bring extra just in case! Snacks included fresh fruit cheese crackers meats. Hope that helps.
Stacy S
April 16, 2017|
Response from Kayakjaco | Property representative |
Hello Stacy S The tour is enjoyable year round. It rains mostly at night in the Jaco area. And June is actually quite dry. Our water clarity( good snorkeling) is dictated by surf size more than rain. We will recommend... More